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Ask them to look at the other processes. If I look at my processes I see four IEXPLORERs with 10-15MB, SiteView (in-house tool for web automation) 15 MB, ProductTranslator 14MB, svchost 10MB, DLLHOST 10MB, inetinfo 9MB, MCSHIELD 9MB, etc. etc. etc. etc.

Maybe it would also help if you told them that a VB program as small as this:

Sub Main() MsgBox "Ahoj Jendo", vbInformation, "Greeting" End Sub
takes up as much as 3MB of memory according to the Task Manager.

In either case I think the best solution would be to disable the Task Manager for those users ;-)

Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live.
   -- Rick Osborne

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In reply to Re: make perl release memory by Jenda
in thread make perl release memory by batkins

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