Reclaiming memory from Metro style apps

kemical

Windows Forum Admin
Staff member
Premium Supporter
#1
Windows 8 it turns out can do very clever things when it comes to saving memory:

Starting with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, whenever Windows detects memory pressure on the system, it will repurpose nearly all the memory that suspended Metro style apps would otherwise hold onto. Windows 8 can reclaim this memory without having to terminate an app.



You can read the full blog here:

Reclaiming memory from Metro style apps - Building Windows 8 - Site Home - MSDN Blogs
 


Last edited by a moderator:
This website is not affiliated, owned, or endorsed by Microsoft Corporation. It is a member of the Microsoft Partner Program.
Top