Memory programs

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Sinster, Mar 16, 2002.

  1. Sinster

    Sinster Moderator

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    What is the best program to get my memory back. I have used Maxmem, and have tried ramrocket.
     
  2. loppdawg69

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    Iva had best results with clearmem from microsoft. Dont know the link just go to microsofts website and search for clearmem.
     
  3. LightWave

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    Yeah clearmem is a good mem tool. Simple but good! I used a mem tool once called MemTurbo 2.1! Pretty neat tool! Im not sure if its compatible with XP! And its not free!

    But i know a pretty good memtool wich is compatible with XP! And best of all, its free as far as i know :p

    You don't need to purchase expensive computer memory in order to speed up your PC - The Cacheman utility is designed to improve the performance of your computer by optimizing the disk cache, memory and a number of other settings. Cacheman prevents frequent paging to the hard disk caused by poor memory management, so you get improved performance, faster system reaction time and greater stability. Wizards and predefined profiles make it suitable for novices and yet it is also powerful and versatile enough for the more experienced user. Cacheman also corrects generic problems on systems with more than 512MB of RAM.

    Download Cacheman 5.11 : Here




    LightWave
     
  4. Eve

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    Clearmem Download Link

    Does anyone know the link to download Clearmem from? I have gone to Microsoft.com and done a search from there but I can't find any download link, and it doesn't seem to be listed in the products section. Can anyone help?

    Eve :p
     
  5. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    go to the home page of this site and look at the little table at the top under hotest downloads
     
  6. max

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  7. allan

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    You are much better off not using a third party tool to manage memory in this OS. XP has built in memory management and actually does a fine job - much better than any prior OS - and better than any utilities.
     
  8. phishhead

    phishhead OSNN Senior Addict

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    I use alittle prog called rambooster...small gui prog that is customizable...check it out works with all win os's
     
  9. Qumahlin

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    just use clearmem..there is a reason that MS made it :) and think clearmem is what 100k? all those other programs are like 2 meg just because they have a GUI.

    Clearmem works best :)
     
  10. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    if you need a program, ram idle is good, BUT, allans post is the most acurate on this topic, you'll lose performance if you don't let xp manage your ram
     
  11. Speed4Ever

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    I agree.

    All these memory programs do is take info from memory and throw into the pagefile. It serves absolutely no good purpose to do this.

    WinXP is NOT Win9x. Its time to quit treating it like it is.

    When an application needs more memory, XP will give it what it needs. IMHO, XP knows better than any 3rd-party tool what needs managing.
     
  12. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    well said speed
     
  13. topdawg

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    XP Pro uses a hell of a lot of ram eh..

    cuz i have a dual boot with the exact same settings.

    When i boot into 98SE i have 250mb free of 320mb ram
    When i boot into XP i have 180mb free of 320mb ram

    thats crazzzzzy, but i still love XP :)
     
  14. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    well of course it uses more memory! did anyone one actualy buy XP and think it wouldn't?. Itsa bigger program for one. Did anyone upgrade from DOS to windows and say "starnge it uses more RAM"? no because everyone knows it was bigger and more powerful and there for requires more power to run it!

    .....and relax
     
  15. topdawg

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    yea i know.. but even after i limit everything.. 70megs is a lot for my lil PC
     
  16. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    ANyone know where I can find clearmem, I tried to download from m$, but couldn't find it? Or could someone email it to me



    Sorry, I'm an idiot and didn't even try looking on this site. Shame on me.

    THis is why I shouldn't do this right after waking up!
     
  17. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    I use RAMidle its part of customizerXP it uses 625k of mem to run in background and can be set to freeup as much as you like with a time setting or minimum free setting it shows free amount on taskbar near clock and it frees up on start with a setting for that amount also ..........it dont hasstle you at all once set, I disable it when playing games so it dont interfere with that, right click on it disable .......... I like it :D
     
  18. phishhead

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    tried out clearmem...works good except you gotta go to the cmd prompt to run it...so I just wrote alittle batch file with a shortcut on the desktop and bam works like a charm.