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# encoding: ascii
# api: powershell
# title: Trim Working Set for PID
# description: Trim working set for a PID.
# version: 0.1
# type: function
# author: SunnyChakraborty
# license: CC0
# x-poshcode-id: 3653
# x-archived: 2013-07-19T04:21:47
# x-published: 2013-09-19T22:29:00
#
# ***********WARNING***********
# !!!! Do not use in production environment before thoroughly testing and understanding the script. !!!!
# Do not use this to Trim Working Set for SQL Databases, there will be data-loss.
# Do not use this to Trim Working Set database for msExchange store.exe
# I havent tried this on IIS w3wp.exe processes.
# More NEGATIVE effects here – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2001745
#
## Trim Working set

Function TrimWorkingSet {
param([int] $procid)
<#.NOTES
AUTHOR: Sunny Chakraborty(sunnyc7@gmail.com)
WEBSITE: http://tekout.wordpress.com
CREATED: 9/20/2012
This starts the Evil Monkey series of scripts.
 
.DESCRIPTION
MSDN - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms686234(v=vs.85).aspx
Trim's working set to minimum levels (-1, -1)
You can give a max / min values by modifying the signature.

.WARNING
***********READ CAREFULLY***********
!!!! Do not use in production environment before thoroughly testing and understanding the script. !!!!

Do not use this to Trim Working Set for SQL Databases, there will be data-loss.
Do not use this to Trim Working Set database for msExchange store.exe
I havent tried this on IIS w3wp.exe processes.
More NEGATIVE effects here - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2001745

I have primarily used this to trim browser WorkingSet data. Tested on firefox / iexplore / chrome. It works with no tab crashing.
Trimming Working Set data, doesnt mean that browser Working Set values wont climb to their previous numbers.
I have seen some IE windows go back to similar working set numbers.

However, this script is really useful for a stuck browser and freezing screeing situations.
***********READ CAREFULLY***********

.EXAMPLE
TrimWorkingSet(1920)
#>

$sig = @"
[DllImport("kernel32.dll")]
public static extern bool SetProcessWorkingSetSize( IntPtr proc, int min, int max );
"@

$apptotrim = (get-process -Id $procid).Handle
Add-Type -MemberDefinition $sig -Namespace User32 -Name Util -UsingNamespace System.Text -PassThru
[User32.Util]::SetProcessWorkingSetSize($apptotrim,-1,-1)
}
TrimWorkingSet(5960)