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RAM capping while downloading large files

Q: RAM capping while downloading large files

Hi fellow techspotters,

odd thing has happened to my friend, whos pc I have handbuilt. Every time he starts downloading lets say 1gb or bigger file his RAM starts to fill up. No processes are visible to be the cause. Cpu usage stays on normal level, but the ram just keeps on filling. Until it is throttled by capping on 8gb and he is forced to pause the download and reboot the machine, and the RAM is cleaned.

I posted this under networking, because I doubt that it is a hardware related problem.
The numbers go some like this. 8gb of RAM = 20gb of download -> cap -> restart -> ram clear -> restore download. And the RAM gets used oddly like its ment to behave like this. Does it store something on the way?

It isnt actually a problem, my friend can cope with it. But I as a builder of the PC would really like to solve this. I have never encountered such memory behavior with downloads before.

Screencaps of the situation available when I get home from work.


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A: RAM capping while downloading large files

Does the machine have an anti-virus installed? And if so, does memory usage have the same effect with or without active scanning?

When monitoring Task Manager, which process is using the memory allotment that appears to be accumulating? Killing the process should clear memory usage by that process.

Forgive me as I beat around the bush, not really knowing what to say.
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Try using one of those download managers. They will enable you to resume the download to finish it. They also allow for multiple threads to a server to get the max connection speed out of your connection.
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Easiest solution is to download the file on to a computer off site using a different service provider. Put the file on a USB stick and take it to the client.

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An attempt was made to access a pageable (or completely invalid) address at an
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Usual causes: Kernel mode driver, System Service, BIOS, Windows, Virus scanner, Backup tool, compatibility

BSOD Index

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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BugCheck A, {0, 2, 0, fffff80002e18477}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\NETw5s64.sys, Win32 error 0n2
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Followup: MachineOwner

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An attempt was made to access a pageable (or completely invalid) address at an
interrupt request level (IRQL) that is too high. This is usually
caused by drivers using improper addresses.
If a kernel debugger is available get the stack backtrace.
Arg1: 0000000000000000, memory referenced
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bit 0 : value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation
bit 3 : value 0 = not an execute operation, 1 = execute operation (only on chips which support this level of status)
Arg4: fffff80002e18477, address which referenced memory

Debugging Details:
READ_ADDRESS: GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff800031070e0


fffff800`02e18477 448b08 mov r9d,dword ptr [rax]




PROCESS_NAME: uTorrent.exe

You have few drivers that need updating. Update these older drivers that were loaded at the time of the crash. Don't use Windows Update or the Update drivers function of Device Manager.

- search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of Device Manager).
- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.
- - The most common drivers are listed on this page: Driver Reference
- - Driver manufacturer links are on this page: Drivers and Downloads

Here are the drivers that you need to update, especially regi.sys Apr 16 2007, SFEP.sys Aug 03 2007, and SonyPI.sys Aug 03 2007.

e1y60x64.sys Aug 18 2008
NWADIenum.sys Jan 14 2008
regi.sys Apr 16 2007
Sahdad64.sys Oct 27 2008
Saibad64.sys Oct 27 2008
SaibVdAd64.sys Oct 27 2008
SFEP.sys Aug 03 2007
shpf.sys Aug 22 2008
SonyPI.sys Aug 03 2007
VSTAZL6.SYS Oct 15 2008
VSTCNXT6.SYS Oct 15 2008
VSTDPV6.SYS Oct 15 2008
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A:BSOD during downloading of large files, DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

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from Verizon 2 Mbps to Time Warner 15 Mbps (both were wireless)Click to expand...

Please educate me on this. Verizon has both DSL and mobile wireless, and 2 Mbps sounds reasonable for either. But I thought that Time Warner was only (coax) cable? And 15 Mbps download sounds to me like a cable service, not mobile wireless and not fixed wireless.

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Hi Hammyobob.

The internet discunnection at random may be caused by a lot of factors. Some (hardware and software related) of them are within your control and some are from the part of your ISP.

Can you let us see some info?

upload your MSINFO32.nfo file.
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A:Memory blocking while downloading large data files

Quote: Originally Posted by martinpelant

Hello I have a "little" problem.
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This happens only in Win7 (in Vista, XP it downloads without any memory leak using the same download managers)

Does anyone have the same problem or know how to solve it?

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Quote: Originally Posted by lboomheadshot

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My bet goes to router

Is your modem and router separate devices? Would your connection work if you plug the modem to computer directly?

I guess some routers have a passthrough configuration, if above is not feasible.

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Lately we have notices a good lot of BSOD issues with 14.12 omega driver installed.

Uninstall your installed latest version of the display driver.
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*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmdag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmdag.sys
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff8800f313160, fffff88003ef1dd8, fffff88003ef1630}

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Followup: MachineOwner

2: kd> !analyze -v
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/NODEBUG. This is not supposed to happen as developers should never have
hardcoded breakpoints in retail code, but ...
If this happens, make sure a debugger gets connected, and the
system is booted /DEBUG. This will let us see why this breakpoint is
Arg1: ffffffffc0000005, The exception code that was not handled
Arg2: fffff8800f313160, The address that the exception occurred at
Arg3: fffff88003ef1dd8, Exception Record Address
Arg4: fffff88003ef1630, Context Record Address

Debugging Details:
EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000005 - The instruction at 0x%08lx referenced memory at 0x%08lx. The memory could not be %s.

fffff880`0f313160 488b4130 mov rax,qword ptr [rcx+30h]

EXCEPTION_RECORD: fffff88003ef1dd8 -- (.exr 0xfffff88003ef1dd8)
ExceptionAddress: fffff8800f313160 (atikmdag+0x00000000000cd160)
ExceptionCode: c0000005 (Access violation)
ExceptionFlags: 00000000
NumberParameters: 2
Parameter[0]: 0000000000000000
Parameter[1]: 0000000000000030
Attempt to read from address 0000000000000030

CONTEXT: fffff88003ef1630 -- (.cxr 0xfffff88003ef1630;r)
rax=0000000000000000 rbx=0000000000000000 rcx=0000000000000000
rdx=0000000000000002 rsi=fffff8a01206d198 rdi=0000000000000001
rip=fffff8800f313160 rsp=fffff88003ef2018 rbp=fffff8a01caba198
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Quote: Originally Posted by joe7dust

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