|When i start my computer the commit charge is about 300/2423 mb. As I open programs the commit charge grows--but it does not shrink when I close them.|
I've seen answers to this question that say "clear the junk out of your startup." Done.
I've seen answers to this question that say "Don't worry, Windows XP is smart enough to manage memory without your interference." However, as the commit charge grows, performance drops--eg coding a dvd takes about 2x longer, games load and play slower.
How can I clear memory without restarting?
Windows XP Pro
AMD athlon 64 3000
asus a8v deluxe
asus n6600 agp 256
1 gb ram