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Avg Memory Usage: Heavy Error

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I have a computer that does all the Graphic artist stuff.

I get the "Avg Memory Usage: Heavy"  Error message then my system hangs.
I have Corell Draw Graphics Suite X5 and have 3 pictures loaded into memory up to 5 megs each.

My System is a Clone,
Win7 64bit
8gigs Ram
2 Disk Drives, System on 1 Terabyte and Swap File on D: 2Terabyte drive.
Nvidia Card with 1 Gig Ram.

It appears that the Memory is leaking?

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Would recommend uninstalling AVG. Use malwarebytes or trend micro.


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ESET or Sophos anti-virus are great as well.

However I believe the OP was referring to Average mem usage.

Some graphics programs like to gobble up memory, I know photoshop does a lot.

You may want to reduce the amount of memory that CorelDraw is using. I don't use that program, however I know that with adobe there are parameters in the preferences to adjust memory usage, and you may want to adjust those in CD.
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You can use process explorer to find out which process is consuming the memory usage.

http://download.sysinternals.com/Files/ProcessExplorer.zip



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That program is very handy I use it.
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by:Joseph Salazar
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I do not have AVG loaded I have Trend Micro.  Checked it out just in case....

It means CPU Processing Average

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i thought it was AVG my bad but anyways use the tool to identify the problem.

http://download.sysinternals.com/Files/ProcessExplorer.zip



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you can set the priority of the application by going into task manager > processes tab > right click > set priority> lower it > then a message comes up > Ok > then see if that helps.

You can also set affinity in this way as well, provided you click the set affinity option.
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that may reduce CPU usage. if not see the application provider's site and check for program updates and fixes.
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setting affinity tells the application which cores it will use.
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I uninstalled all of my Graphic Programs ( 6 each ), Deleted the directory structures in Program Files, my Documents and Shared documents folders.   Rebooted and reinstalled one every 3 days to see which one causes the problem.

It's been a couple of days since I installed the last one.  and the problem seems to have dissapeared.  Thanks everyone.
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Reinstalled all graphics Programs
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