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Nonpaged Pool Memory Allocation

The OS I was testing with was Windows Server 2003 x32 with 2.5 GB of RAM. I was testing paged/nonpaged pool leaks, and I was curious about how the memory manager handles allocations and commits after the startup initialization. It looks like it allocates about 120 MB to the nonpaged pool upon startup (in this […]

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