Just out of curiosity, how much memory was explorer using? You said "7,5024
KB", but I'm sure you mean 75,024 KB, right? My explorer process regularly
uses 28,168 KB. Oh no, 27.5 MB! Surely you have enough memory to overcome
explorer using 75 MB?
Robert Firth http://www.winvistainfo.org
"Adam Albright" <AA@ABC.net> wrote in message
> This is weird... out of the blue my system which otherwise is very
> speedy dropped to a crawl, everything was running in slow motion with
> the hour glass showing excessively. I had my usual number and type of
> applications running. Brought up Task Manager and was surprised to see
> remaining free physical memory showing 0 MB. Next I went to Resource
> Monitor and sorted by process using the most memory.
> Surprise... it was Windows' Explorer and no, Windows Explorer wasn't
> running or even on the Task Bar as a reduced application, yet
> according to Resource Manager it was hogging an absurd 7,5024 KB of
> memory. A shutdown took a staggering 7 minutes, then I rebooted and
> system was back to normal.
> What the heck is going on?