memory question

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by mcbogster, Nov 20, 2006.

  1. mcbogster macrumors newbie

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    #1
    what is the best way to find out what prosses are using up the most memory.

    cos at the moment, using istat pro my i am using 1.04gb ram of my 2.0gb ram
    on my 2.0ghz macbook

    and my computer is is not doing anything.
     
  2. yellow Moderator emeritus

    yellow

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  3. mcbogster thread starter macrumors newbie

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    #3
    thank you very much
     
  4. davidjearly macrumors 68020

    davidjearly

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    #4
    Open up Activity Monitor, located in ~/Applications/Utilities/,
    View 'all processes',
    Click on the list to order by amount of RAM being used,
    Observe!

    Sometimes a restart will sort issues like this.
    Otherwise, look out for dodgy printer software and start-up software.

    David
     

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