Re: Lack of free RAM
With Vista, Microsoft saw unused RAM as a waste, so they made it so that
Vista caches certain things that you use regularly. It will make some
things snappier, but will release that RAM if needed by another
application. So, what you are seeing with the 0 free and the 1570ish
cached is normal.
However, your applications not working may be something completely
different. Have you tried running them in compatibility mode, or running
> I've been having some problems with opening applications and running them on
> my computer for some time, and I think I know why. Out of my total of 2045mb
> of RAM, 1570-ish is being cached with 0 free. Is this what is causing my
> problems? Right now 1.88GB are being used when only my browser and task
> manager are open. Help? What should I do?