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CHARLES TOLLE asked on February 17, 2013. Status: Answered & Closed.

Dll Using Lots Of Memory

» I run XP on a Dell computer. I have recently started to encounter very slow response from my programmes. When I check the task manager, DLL application is using 300-350k of memory.


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» The first reason coming into mind is lack of free space.Insufficient free space on Windows partition. Norm suggested is circa 15%, which would be about 15GB on that partition. You need to free up space...logical candidates are video, graphics, music files. I would also uninstall Ccleaner, Spybot, and Windows Defender...replace with SUPERAntiSpyware or something more respected.

It this is not the case. Then you may have virus infection. For all the .exe file related problems caused by adware, worms, viruses(Worm:Win32/Neeris), Trojan, spyware and malware, such as slow pc, high usage of CPU/memory, system crashes and so on, DLL Suite will be the best solution for you to troubleshoot and remove the exe virus infection automatically as a geek!

As we know, exe file is one kind of dll files. The exe file runs programs and can be used as a delivery system for viruses or other malicious programs. Therefore, you need to remove the virus infection at first.

But one thing needs to be clear: many associated dll files have been affected in the process of virus infection removal and registry cleanup, so we have to do the follows:

Click Dashboard menu and > Click Scan DLL Errors button > Click Fix DLL Errors button after the scan.

JUAN ESPINOZA replied on February 23, 2013


All Answers:

  1. KARL TSCHUGGUEL replied on February 17, 2013: » It probably isn’t a question of "DLL". It may be the application that is running that dll. Considering that it is using only 350 K of memory, that isn’t much, maybe you have a small memory capacity.

  2. ALAA AZIZE replied on February 17, 2013: » If you are looking at the Process tab in Task Manager, all you should see are .exe files listed under the Image Name column. If you see something besides .exe files listed, tell us what you see that is not a .exe file.

    Then reboot your system and with no other applications running, look in the Task Manager, click the CPU column heading to sort the processes in order from top to bottom so the ones with the most CPU usage are listed first

    You would want System Idle Process to be first with the most CPU, since that is the free time your system has. 99% is about the best you can do there.

  3. CHARLES TOLLE replied on February 18, 2013: » As this computer is getting old, occasionally have had electric power disconnected. Also had to force shut down. Cannot state if this is related to time this first started as this has been ongoing.

    I wouldn't expect to see such a high DLL usage of memory. 351,000kb etc. When all else seems quite low (excluding i.e. and perhaps windword).

    It may be that DLL isnt the issue at all. I am just assuming that since my computer almost stops, this could be the cause.

  4. ALAA AZIZE replied on February 19, 2013: » If you have been have power problems and having to force shutdowns with the power button, you should run disk checking with error correction too, but just work on one thing at a time so we don't get mixed up!

  5. NATALIE LINKS replied on February 21, 2013: » I suggest to reboot normally, let things settle down without opening any applications, then take a look at your Task Manager for any svchost.exe that might be running ok.

    I have 8 svchost.exe Process running and none of them are using more than 22K and the rest are less that 10K of Mem Usage. XP Services run under the svchost Process and it is normal to have several running, but they should not be going crazy.

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