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How To Increase virtrual memory

Step 1: Right Click on My Computer Icon on desktop and Go to Properties

Step 2: Go to Advanced Tab (1) and Click on Setting (2) under Performance Tab

Step 3: Go to Advanced Tab and Click on Change Under Virtual memory Tab

Step 4: Select the Drive which you want to change the Virtual memory for Eg: C drive or D drive (1) and Click on the Radio button near Custom (2).

Give Initial Size In MB (3) and Maximum Size in MB (4) and Click on Set (5).

Then Click on Ok and again OK and It will ask for reboot , then reboot it.


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i have a emachine e627 i got it in Dec of 2009 and a blue screen flashes up that says driver_trol_not_less_or_equal_ than windows try to restart again..

1. Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
2. Click the Advanced tab.
3. Under Performance, click Settings.
4. Click the Advanced tab.
5. Under Virtual Memory, click Change.
6. Click No paging file. Click OK, click OK, and then click OK.
7. Restart your computer.
8. Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
9. Click the Advanced tab.
10. Under Performance, click Settings.
11. Click the Advanced tab.
12. Under Virtual Memory, click Change.
13. Click System managed sized. Click OK, click OK, and then click OK.
14. Restart your computer.

Hope this works!

Jun 12, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Keeps shutting down.

To resolve the issue, Please perform the following steps:

Step 1: BIOS Reset

To reset the BIOS defaults, follow these steps:

1. Restart the computer and press F2 (F10 in some Notebooks) as soon as the HP logo appears.
2. Go to Exit menu and select Load BIOS defaults or press F9.
3. Go to Exit menu and select Save changes and Exit or press F10.

This will reset the BIOS defaults. Now, when the Notebook restarts, press F8 repeatedly until the start up menu appears. Select the Safe Mode and press Enter Key to enter in Safe Mode and then perform the step 2.

Step 2 : Disable the "Automatically Restart" under System Failure:

1. Click Start, right-click the My Computer icon, then Properties.
2. Click the Advanced tab, then Settings in the Startup & Recovery section.
3. Remove the check mark next to Automatically Restart under System Failure.
4. Click OK to close the Startup and Recovery window, then click OK to close the System Properties window.
5. Restart the computer.

Step3: Reinstall Power management

To reinstall Power Management in Windows XP, follow these steps:

1. Click Start, select Control Panel, and then choose Performance and Maintenance.
2. Click the System icon to open the System properties window.
3. Select the Hardware tab and click Device Manager.
4. Click the plus (+) sign next to System Devices.
5. Right-click the ACPI Fixed Features button and select Uninstall.
6. Restart the system.

On restarting the system, Windows will automatically detect and install Power Management on the computer.

May 25, 2010 | HP Pavillion ZV6000 Athlon 64 3500+ 15.4in...

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Losing virtual memory. how much to replace. express service 11124380917

Virtual memory is a setting, physical memory is something you can replace. Right click My Computer, choose Properties. Look on the General tab to see what you have for RAM. You should have at least 1GB. Less than that you'll have performance issues. 2GB would be good. More is better.
Virtual memory is a setting, and should be 1.5 to 3 times what you have for physical memory. Right click My Computer, choose Properties. Choose the Advanced tab. Under Performance, choose Settings. On the Advanced tab under Virtual Memory, click Change. For initial size, enter the number in MB that is 1.5 times your physical memory. (1GB = 1024 MB) For maximum size, enter the number in MB that is 3 times your physical memory.
Hope this helps! Good luck.

Mar 09, 2010 | Dell Computers & Internet

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low virtual memory

Ok let me help you, hopefully you have atleast 2GB of hard drive space left.

Step 1: Double-click Control Panel

Step 2: Double-click System

Step 3: Click on the advanced Tab

Step 4: Click the "Settings" button under Performance

Step 5: Under Performance options Click on the Advanced Tab

Step 6: Click "Change" under Virtual Memory

Step 7: Select Custom Size, ( if custome size is grayed out uncheck Automaticall manage paging...)

Step 8: Change Custom Size to 2048, if you have more than 3 Gigabytes on your harddrive available, change the custom size to 3072.

Step 9: Hit the "Set" button then "ok"

You may need to restart your computer after this is complete.

This is really just a temporary fix. I would suggest purchasing more Ram for your computer. If you would like you may reply to this message with the make and model of your computer and I will gladly look up what you need to upgrade.

Feb 08, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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my computer is extremely slow

1. Uninstall Unneeded Programs (Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs) Keeps at least 10% of your HDD free, 20% is preferred. Windows uses this space for it's swapfile.
2. Scan Your Hard Disk for Errors. (Double-Click MY COMPUTER, Right Click C:, Properties, TOOLS TAB)
3. Scan for Viruses (If you don't have an updated and functional AV, http://free.grisoft.com)
4. Check for Spyware and Adware (http://www.download.com, Spybot search and destroy)
5. Defragment Your Hard Drive (Double-Click MY COMPUTER, Right Click C:, Properties, TOOLS TAB)
6. Adjust Visual Effects for Better Performance (Right-Click the MY Computer Icon, Properties, Advanced TAB)
7. Stop Programs from starting on Windows boot (Start, RUN, MSCONFIG)

Jun 22, 2008 | Gateway Computers & Internet

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