Windows Dynamic Cache Service Updated

Good morning AskPerf! This is a quick blog to inform you that you no longer have to contact Microsoft Technical Support to obtain the Dynamic Cache Service for Windows Server 2008 R2. It is now freely available to download from the following link: Microsoft Windows Dynamic Cache Service Additional Resources Too Much Cache? Microsoft Windows…


Incorrect amount of RAM listed

Hello everyone!  Aamer here from the Windows Performance team at Microsoft.  Recently, I’ve noticed an increase in customer calls regarding the amount of RAM that Windows reports.  This blog will discuss the reasons why Windows may report the incorrect amount of installed RAM. First off, you should confirm that your OS supports more than 4…


Where has all my Physical RAM gone?

Hello AskPerf! Ranajoy here from the Windows Performance Team. One of our highest call generators here in support surrounds low Available Memory shown in Windows Task Manager. Today we are going to take a brief look at this value and where this “Missing Memory” may be hiding. Picture the following: Windows 2008 R2 Server with…