Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#19806 new defect

[Guest OS windows 7] VirtualboxVM process memory increases while launch app in guest OS

Reported by: ramboliu Owned by:
Component: other Version: VirtualBox 6.1.10
Keywords: Memory leak Cc:
Guest type: Windows Host type: Linux


Host OS : ubuntu 20.04 VirtualBox: 6.1.12.r139181 Guest OS: windows 7 ultimate x64 7601 test app: mBlock

VM config: Memory 2G.

How to reproduce:

  1. Use top to monitor memory usage.
  2. Open VirtualBox, boot windows 7 guest os to desktop.
  3. Install and launch app named mblock.exe.
  4. While mblock launch completely. then close it.
  5. Repeat launch mblock.exe and close scene several times.
  6. Check memory status. ==> We find it increse to 3.3G, But i only allocate 2G.

Attachments (2)

VBox-memoryleak.log (194.0 KB ) - added by ramboliu 4 years ago.
VBox log
mem pic.jpg (87.7 KB ) - added by ramboliu 4 years ago.
top detail of memory

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Change History (3)

by ramboliu, 4 years ago

Attachment: VBox-memoryleak.log added

VBox log

by ramboliu, 4 years ago

Attachment: mem pic.jpg added

top detail of memory

comment:1 by ramboliu, 4 years ago

Most importantly, while reboot guestos, it doesn't decrease to default allocated memory size.

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