Diagnosing High Memory Usage

A Windows 10 desktop is suddenly running high virtual memory until it stops responding altogether. Some commands I’m using to figure out what is chewing up the memory:

Tasks filtered for those using over 100,000KB (100MB) of memory:

tasklist /FI "MEMUSAGE ge 100000"

Services associated with the above:

tasklist /FI "MEMUSAGE ge 100000" /SVC

List memory usage by a specific task:

tasklist /M powershell.exe

List physical and virtual memory (total and available):

systeminfo|find "Memory"

List all kinds of memory info that can be retrieved with typeperf:

typeperf -qx "\Memory"

List Cache Bytes (once per second until canceled with Ctrl-C):

typeperf "\Memory\Cache Bytes"

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