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Virtual memory is really hard disk space used as memory.
If you are running low on virtual memory, make sure your hard disk is not nearly full (check in MyComputer). or adjust Virtual Memory settings:

On Windows XP look in

  • Control Panel
  • System, Advanced,
  • Performance,
  • Settings,
  • Advanced,
  • Virtual Memory.(set to a larger number)
I believe it's in a similar location in other versions of Windows.

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

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What memory sticks do i need


Quoted from the technical specifications available on the Sony website UK. http://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/cyber-shot-compact-cameras/dsc-h300/specifications Storage Media Internal MemoryApprox.55MB Compatible Recording MediaMemory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed), Memory Stick PROHG Duo, Memory Stick Micro*10 , Memory Stick Micro (Mark2)*10 , Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, microSD Memory Card*10 , microSDHC Memory Card*10 , microSDXC Memory Card*10

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Sony Memory Stick Formatter Software If your Sony Memory Stick has stopped...


Sony Memory Stick Formatter Software

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If your Sony Memory Stick has stopped working in your digital device,
Sony's Memory Stick Formatter Software may be able to format your Memory Stick in a more compatible way for your device.

Compatible operating systems include:

* Windows® 7 Starter / Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate
* Windows Vista® Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Ultimate
* Windows® XP Home Edition / Professional
* Windows® 2000 Professional

Preparation

* Confirm that the write-protection switch of the Memory Stick is set to the "Write enable" position.
* Insert the Memory Stick into the Memory Stick slot of the device or computer.
* If you are using a file recorded on Memory Stick with another application, quit the application before beginning the formatting process.

The Format Process

Note: Formatting will erase all files in the Memory Stick. Always double-check the Memory Stick contents before formatting to prevent loss of important data.

* To start Memory Stick Formatter, click Start->Programs->Memory Stick Utility->Memory Stick Formatter.
* At the "Drive List" screen, click to highlight the drive letter that represents the Memory Stick device/slot.
* Click the Start Format button.
* At the "Warning..." screen, confirm that you wish to format the Memory Stick, and click OK. Note: To quit the process, click the Cancel button.
* Do not remove the Memory Stick from the Memory Stick slot during formatting, as this may cause corruption.
* At the "Format was successful" message, click OK.
* To quit the Memory Stick formatter utility, click the Exit button.

Download the Sony Memory Stick Formatter Here.

I hope that helps.
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Click here for Sony's Memory Card File Rescue software.

on Apr 18, 2010 | Sony 2GB Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Card

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Sony Memory Stick Formatter Software If your Sony Memory Stick has stopped...


Sony Memory Stick Formatter Software

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If your Sony Memory Stick has stopped working in your digital device,
Sony's Memory Stick Formatter Software may be able to format your Memory Stick in a more compatible way for your device.

Compatible operating systems include:

* Windows® 7 Starter / Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate
* Windows Vista® Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Ultimate
* Windows® XP Home Edition / Professional
* Windows® 2000 Professional

Preparation

* Confirm that the write-protection switch of the Memory Stick is set to the "Write enable" position.
* Insert the Memory Stick into the Memory Stick slot of the device or computer.
* If you are using a file recorded on Memory Stick with another application, quit the application before beginning the formatting process.

The Format Process

Note: Formatting will erase all files in the Memory Stick. Always double-check the Memory Stick contents before formatting to prevent loss of important data.

* To start Memory Stick Formatter, click Start->Programs->Memory Stick Utility->Memory Stick Formatter.
* At the "Drive List" screen, click to highlight the drive letter that represents the Memory Stick device/slot.
* Click the Start Format button.
* At the "Warning..." screen, confirm that you wish to format the Memory Stick, and click OK. Note: To quit the process, click the Cancel button.
* Do not remove the Memory Stick from the Memory Stick slot during formatting, as this may cause corruption.
* At the "Format was successful" message, click OK.
* To quit the Memory Stick formatter utility, click the Exit button.

Download the Sony Memory Stick Formatter Here.

I hope that helps.
____________________________________
Click here for Sony's Memory Card File Rescue software.

on Apr 18, 2010 | Sony 1GB Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Card

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Cannot transfer videos from pc directly to external memory, samsung star


Hi,

To transfer pictures (via a memory card) to a PC requires a microSD Memory Card, Memory Card Adaptor & Memory Card Reader. The microSD memory card MUST first be formatted, by the phone, in order for the phone to create the destination folders. Please note that the minimum size limit for the microSD memory card is 32MB.

This phone will support the use of a microSDHC 16GB capacity memory card. However, for optimal performance Samsung recommends using a card no larger than 2GB.

To learn how to format the microSD memory card, using the phone,The plug-in microSD memory card and its contents can be easily damaged by scratches or bending. Use caution when inserting or removing the card and keep all memory cards out of reach of children.

Warning: Formatting a memory card will permanently delete all current content.

To format a microSD memory card follow the steps below:

  1. Insert a microSD memory card into the memory card slot, located under the battery cover
  2. From the standby screen, press Menu
  3. Press Settings
  4. Scroll down then press Memory Management
  5. Press Memory Card Details
  6. Press Format
  7. Press Yes to confirm formatting the microSD Memory Card
Caution!: Do not repeatedly format a Memory Card as this shortens it's service lifeWARNING: Formatting the microSD Memory Card will permanently erase all data

To transfer pictures (via a memory card), from the phone, to a PC follow the steps below:
  1. Insert the formatted microSD memory card into the memory card slot, located under the battery cover
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    1. When correctly inserted, the memory card icon microsd2.gif is displayed
      1. From the standby screen, press Menu
      2. Press My Stuff
      3. Press Pictures or Videos to view the contents
      4. Press Manage
      5. Press either Move or Copy
      6. Press each image to check their box or press All to check All boxes
      7. Press either Move or Copy
      8. Press Memory Card
      9. Press either Pictures or Videos
      10. Press Paste Here to Move or Copy the Photo(s)/Video(s) to the microSD memory card
      11. Remove the microSD memory card from the memory card slot
      12. Insert the microSD memory card into the memory card adaptor
      13. Insert the memory card adaptor into the memory card reader
      14. Insert the memory card reader into the USB slot on the PC
      15. Navigate to the desired Photo/Video destination location, using Windows Explorer, then paste the Photo(s)/Video(s) into the destination on the PC

Regards.

Jun 18, 2011 | Samsung Star GT-S5233 Cell Phone

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What is the beep code asus p5ntws


AMI (American Megatrends International) BIOS Beep Codes.
AMI BIOS uses beeps of the same length and pitch. The error is displayed as a number of beeps. For example, 4 beeps indicated a timer failure.
BEEP CODE MEANING POSSIBLE CAUSE
1 Beep (No video) Memory refresh failure Bad memory
2 Beeps Memory parity error Bad memory
3 Beeps Base 64K mem failure Bad memory
4 Beeps Timer not operational Bad motherboard
5 Beeps Processor error Bad processor
6 Beeps 8042 Gate A20 failure Bad CPU or Motherboard
7 Beeps Processor exception Bad processor
8 Beeps Video memory error Bad video card or memory
9 Beeps ROM checksum error Bad BIOS
10 Beeps CMOS checksum error Bad motherboard
11 Beeps Cache memory bad Bad CPU or motherboard



Award BIOS Beep Codes
Award BIOS uses beeps of varying duration. A long beep will typically last for 2 seconds while a short beep will last only 1 second. Award BIOS also uses beeps of different frequency to indicate critical errors. If an Award BIOS detects that the CPU is overheating it may play a high pitched repeating beep while the computer is running.
BEEP CODE MEANING POSSIBLE CAUSE
1 Long, 2 Short Video adapter failure Bad video adapter
Repeating (Endless loop) Memory error Bad memory or bad connection
1 Long, 3 Short Video adapter failure Bad video adapter or memory
High freq. beeps (while running) CPU is overheating CPU fan failure
Repeating High, Low beeps CPU failure Bad processor



Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes
Phoenix BIOS uses beep code patterns to indicate problems. In the table below the '-' indicates a brief pause between beeps.
Example: 1 - 1 - 2 would sound like BEEP <pause> BEEP <pause> BEEP BEEP

BEEP CODE MEANING POSSIBLE CAUSE
1 - 1 - 2 CPU / motherboard failure Bad CPU / motherboard
1 - 1 - 3 CMOS read/write failure Bad motherboard
1 - 1 - 4 BIOS ROM failure Bad BIOS chip
1 - 2 - 1 Timer failure Bad motherboard
1 - 2 - 2 DMA failure Bad motherboard
1 - 2 - 3 DMA failure Bad motherboard
1 - 3 - 1 Memory refresh failure Bad memory
1 - 3 - 2 64K memory failure Bad memory
1 - 3 - 3 64K memory failure Bad memory
1 - 3 - 4 64K memory failure Bad memory
1 - 4 - 1 Address line failure Bad memory
1 - 4 - 2 Parity error Bad memory
1 - 4 - 3 Timer failure Bad motherboard
1 - 4 - 4 NMI port failure Bad motherboard
2 - 1 - 1 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 1 - 2 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 1 - 3 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 1 - 4 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 2 - 1 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 2 - 2 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 2 - 3 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 2 - 4 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 3 - 1 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 3 - 2 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 3 - 3 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 3 - 4 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 4 - 1 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 4 - 2 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 4 - 4 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 4 - 4 64K memory failure Bad memory
3 - 1 - 1 Slave DMA failure Bad motherboard
3 - 1 - 2 Master DMA failure Bad motherboard
3 - 1 - 3 Interrupt controller failure Bad motherboard
3 - 1 -4 Slave IC failure Bad motherboard
3 - 2 -2 Interrupt Controller failure Bad motherboard
3 - 2 - 3 <RESERVED>
3 - 2 - 4 Keyboard control failure Bad motherboard
3 - 3 - 1 CMOS batter failure Bad CMOS battery
3 - 3 - 2 CMOS configuration error Incorrect setting
3 - 3 - 3 <RESERVED>
3 - 3 - 4 Video memory failure Bad video card or memory
3 - 4 - 1 Video init failure Bad video card or memory
4 - 2 - 1 Timer failure Bad motherboard
4 - 2 - 2 CMOS shutdown failure Bad motherboard
4 - 2 - 3 Gate A20 failure Bad motherboard
4 - 2 - 4 Unexpected interrupt Bad processor
4 - 3 - 1 RAM test failure Bad memory
4 - 3 - 3 Timer failure Bad motherboard
4 - 3 - 4 RTC failure Bad motherboard
4 - 4 - 1 Serial port failure Bad motherboard
4 - 4 - 2 Parallel port failure Bad motherboard
4 - 4 - 3 Coprocessor failure Bad motherboard or CPU.
9 - 2 - 1 Video adapter incompatibility Use a different brand of video card

Apr 20, 2010 | ASUS P5NT WS (P5NT WS GREEN) Motherboard

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Virtual memory Information.


Tutorial Objective

This tutorial talks about anything about the virtual memory and how much virtual memory you need for your system.


Tutorial Introduction & Background

Today application is getting bigger and bigger. Therefore, it requires a bigger system memory in order for the system to hold the application data, instruction, and thread and to load it. The system needs to copy the application data from the HDD into the system memory in order for it to process and execute the data. Once the memory gets filled up with data, the system will stop loading the program. In this case, users need to add more memory onto their system to support that intense application. However, adding more system memory costs the money and the normal user only needs to run the the intense application that requires the memory only for one or two days. Therefore, virtual memory is introduced to solve that type of problem.


Terminology & Explanation

There are two types of memory, which are as follows:

* System Memory is a memory that is used to store the application data and instruction in order for the system to process and execute that application data and instruction. When you install the memory sticks to increase the system RAM, you are adding more system memory. System Memory can be known as either the physical memory or the main memory.

* Virtual Memory is a memory that uses a portion of HDD space as the memory to store the application data and instruction that the system deemed it doesn't need to process for now. Virtual Memory can be known as the logical memory, and it controls by the Operating System, which is Microsoft Windows. Adding the Virtual Memory can be done in system configuration.


Tutorial Information & Facts or Implementation

Virtual Memory is a HDD space that uses some portion of it as the memory. It is used to store application data and instruction that is currently not needed to be process by the system.

During the program loading process, the system will copy the application data and its instruction from the HDD into the main memory (system memory). Therefore the system can use its resources such as CPU to process and execute it. Once the system memory gets filled up, the system will start moving some of the data and instruction that don't need to process anymore into the Virtual Memory until those data and instruction need to process again. So the system can call the next application data and instruction and copy it into the main memory in order for the system to process the rest and load the program. When the data and instruction that is in the Virtual Memory needs to process again, the system will first check the main memory for its space. If there is space, it will simply swap those into the main memory. If there are not any space left for the main memory, the system will first check the main memory and move any data and instructions that doesn't need to be process into the Virtual Memory. And then swap the data and instruction that need to be process by the system from the Virtual Memory into the main memory.

Having too low of Virtual Memory size or large Virtual Memory size (meaning the size that is above double of the system memory) is not a good idea. If you set the Virtual Memory too low, then the OS will keep issuing an error message that states either Not enough memory or Virtual too low. This is because some portion of the system memory are used to store the OS Kernel, and it requires to be remain in the main memory all the time. Therefore the system needs to have a space to store the not currently needed process data and instruction when the main memory get filled up. If you set the Virtual Memory size too large to support the intensive application, it is also not a good idea. Because it will create the performance lagging, and even it will take the HDD free space. The system needs to transfer the application data and instruction back and forth between the Virtual Memory and the System Memory. Therefore, that is not a good idea. The ideal size for the Virtual Memory is the default size of Virtual Memory, and it should not be exceed the value of the triple size of system memory.

To determine how much virtual memory you need, since the user's system contains the different amount of RAM, it is based on the system. By default, the OS will set the appropriate size for Virtual Memory. The default and appropriate size of Virtual Memory is:

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* 1.5 =
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For example, if your system contains 256 MB of RAM, you should set 384 MB for Virtual Memory.

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256 MB of RAM (Main Memory) * 1.5 = 384 MB for Virtual Memory


If you would like to determine how much the Virtual Memory is for your system and/or would like to configure and add more virtual memory, follow the procedure that is shown below. The following procedure is based on windows XP Professional.

1-1) Go to right-click My Computer and choose Properties

1-2) In the System Properties dialog box, go to Advanced tab

1-3) Click Settings button that is from the Performance frame

1-4) Once the Performance Options shows up on the screen, go to Advanced tab

1-5) Under the Advanced tab, click the Change button from the Virtual Memory frame to access to the Virtual Memory setting

Then the Virtual Memory dialog box appears on the screen. In there, you are able to check how much the Virtual Memory you set. If you would like to modify the size of Virtual Memory, follow the procedure that is shown below.

2-1) In there, select the drive letter that is used to install the Operating System

2-2) Choose the option that says, "Custom Size:"

Once you choose that option, the setting for Initial Size and Maximum Size become available for you to set. Initial Size (MB) means the actual size of Virtual Memory, and Maximum Size (MB) means the maximum size of Virtual Memory that is allowed to use.

Let's say if your system contains 512 MB of RAM, then the ideal setting for the Virtual Memory is as follows:

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Initial Size (MB): 768
Maximum Size (MB): 1500


Once you are happy with that Virtual Memory size, click the Set button from Paging file size for selected drive to apply the setting for the Virtual Memory size. Then click the OK button to apply the setting.

That's where you can manage and configure for the size of Virtual Memory.


Additional Information

* To maintain the good overall system performance, you should be using the default size of actual size for Virtual Memory and the triple the value of the size of the main memory for the maximum size of Virtual Memory. If you find that main memory plus virtual memory is not big enough to load the intensive application, then you will need to add more main memory onto your system.


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Whatis the maximum memory the medion rim2520 pc


Standard Memory : 512MB or 1GB Maximum Memory : 2GB ( 2 x 1GB) Total Memory Slots : 2 Memory Type : DDR2 533MHz (PC2-4200) 200-PIN SODIMM

Oct 08, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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System hang, due to the vertiual memory


All i can say is you have to reformat and try using other video cards.

Mar 27, 2009 | Asrock M266A Motherboard

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Memory type for the acer am5630-u5209a


Acer Aspire-Desktop AM5630-U5209a specs:
Memory Type-----DDR2
Memory Speed---PC2-4200, PC2-5300
Memory Type-----Non-ECC Non Registered
Memory Slots----2
Max Memory Per System--4096MB (4GB)
Max Memory Per Slot-------2048MB (2GB)
Dual Channel Memory Support---Supported
Tri-Channel Memory Support------Not Supported
Install Memory in Pairs--------------Not Required
also check your memory voltages by looking at the different memory voltage settings in your bios, write down the choices of the different voltages supplied by the motherboard for the memory.
Not all memory is created equal. for example, i purchased some high end gaming memory that matched my system specs only to find out it ran at a higher voltage than my motherboard would supply. Post again if you need more help ..
Regards..

Mar 20, 2009 | Acer Computers & Internet

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Memory upgrade


We have the memory you need. Memory-Up is committed to provide the best memory and excellent services for all of our customers. We know that sometimes it is a bit confusing to buy the correct type, speed, and capacity of memory for your system. Therefore we hope that these tips below would help you for buying the new memory.
Memory Upgrade Tips

What is Compatibility and Memory Density Issue?

Memory module can be composed using different type of memory chips and therefore created different type of density for the module. For instance, a 512MB PC2700 DDR SODIMM memory can be composed using eight 32x16(High Density 512Mb technology) memory chips or sixteen 32x8(Low Density 256Mb technology) memory chips. As the laptops are equipped with different memory chipsets, some older laptop (chipset) would have compatibility issue working with the modules that is built with the newer 512Mb technology. Using the Not-Compatible memory will result the laptop to either not boot or only recognizing half of the memory modules. Thus that is not the correct memory for your system. Our Memory Finder and Memory Scanner will help to eliminate those problems and find the correct memory for you. We guaranteed the memory to work or your money back. 

How much memory do I need?

Here are some general descriptions for different type of users and the amount of memory they would need for their systems.

Normal User: The system is mainly used for checking e-mails, processing word/excel file, and web surfing. Suggestion: 512MB to 1GB of system memory. 

Power User: The system is mainly used for playing computer games, editing photos/videos, running database queries, or multi-tasking environment. (Surfing web/Processing Word/Excel File/Listening to Music). Suggestion: 1GB to 2GB of system memory.

Super User: The system is mainly used for running large number of database queries, professional editing of photos/videos, heavy multi-tasking environment. Usually a server or a workstation would be considered as Super User due to the multiple accesses from users. Suggestion: 2GB and above of system memory.

How much memory and memory slot do I have with my system? 

You can download our Memory-Scanner to find out the the amount of memory that you have and the memory slots that are available for upgrade. 

How many memory module should I buy?

It is recommended to purchase one module with bigger capacity than two modules with smaller capacity. For instance, if you can buy either one 1GB memory module or two 512MB memory modules for your system, it is recommended to get one 1GB and leave the other memory slot empty for future upgrade if necessary. 

Note: For systems that supports dual channel memory mode, although memory modules need to be installed in pairs to enable Dual Channel Memory Mode, we still recommended users to purchase one bigger module than two smaller modules since Dual Channel Memory Mode has only a minimal improvement in the actual system performance.

What if I want to mix different memory together?

Different sizes/speeds of memory can be used together as long as their specification are qualified by the systems. For instance, a laptop can use one 256MB and one 1GB of memory for the total of 1.25GB system memory. Mixing two different speeds of memory modules would result the system to run at the speed of the slower memory between the two modules. We recommend users to use our Memory Finder or Memory Scanner to find the correct memory for your system.

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Oct 18, 2008 | HP Pavilion ZE5730 Notebook

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