When I open a few applications, my computer will sometimes run slower. Then I close some of them to allow the remaining ones to run normally... but it doesn't help, I'm not recovering all the memory from my closed applications and so my computer continues to run slow. I have to restart the computer to get it rolling at normal speed again. I thought XP had a decent memory manager that would solve this problem that I used to have with 98, but it's still a problem. I've tried some "memory savers" like RAM Idle, but it doesn't change anything that I can see. Anyone know any programs that do effectively manage memory, or anything else I could do to help the problem another way?