What service is responsible for memory compression?

Anixx

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When I installed Windows 11 there was a "process" called "memory compression". But now, after I disabled some services, it is not there any more. I wonder, what system services are responsible?
 

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DigitalGoat

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I believe Sysmain disabled turns off memory compression.
 

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DigitalGoat

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It appears to yes, disabling on my system (really no need for it with SSDs and 64Gb RAM) also disables memory compression, whether or not it is suitable to disable on your system depends on drive types, memory amount etc, not sure if virtualisation will make use of memory compression, don't use it myself. :unsure:
 

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    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Predator Orion 3000
    CPU
    Intel i5-8400
    Motherboard
    Acer proprietary B360
    Memory
    40Gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA 2060 Super
    Sound Card
    Onboard Realtek + Creative Labs 720 plugins
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Gigabyte G32QC 32inch 16:9 curved @2560 x 1440p 165Hz Freesync Premium Pro/ Dell SE2422H 24inch 16:9 1920 x 1080p 75Hz Freesync
    Screen Resolution
    2560 x 1440p
    Hard Drives
    Intel 660p NVME (Boot), Samsung 870QVO 1TB (SSD), SanDisk 3D Ultra 500Gb (SSD) x2, Seagate 3Tb Expansion Desk (Ext HDD), 2x Toshiba 1Tb P300 (Ext HDD)
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Anixx

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I was just hoping that memory compression could make more memory available as I have the pagefile disabled (slows down the operation a lot). It seems, it does not if it compresses only cache.
 

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Anixx

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Well, I enabled SysMain, but still there is no compressed memory.
 

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