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Low Memory When Using Media Player


I have a new laptop: compaq cq60-615dx notebook- 2gig ram- 250 harddrive- intel celeron. I have a pop-up message that says, "low memory close all other applications and try again" when trying to play a dvd. When this happens i wasn't using any other applications my anti virus wasn't running, nothing was updating. I don't see a reason for low memory.

Taskmanger: cpu usage jumps from 1% to 85%
Phycial memory: 750mb to 900mb (i checked this when nothing was running)

I have only added 3 software programs which were not running. I have searched this forum and apparently others have had a hard time with low memory using widows 7. I'm willing to buy more ram but i would like to know first if that will resolve this problem. One post a gentlemen stated he had no other software added and had 8gig memory and had low memory (high cpu usage)trouble.


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