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Vitual memory low

I get message saying my vitual memory is low

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  • drsgprasadi May 11, 2010

    I rquest you for better solution.

  • drsgprasadi May 11, 2010

    I tried that to improve memory status, but increasing size for virtual memory did not help and also removing files from the hard disc where windows is loaded did not help. I still get message, virtual memory low....



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Adding more RAM (memory) may also be a good idea as this will reduce the need for virtual memory to be used in the first place.

Posted on Sep 18, 2007

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    You may increase the size of the paging file. To do so, follow these steps if you are using Windows XP.

    1.Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
    2.In the System Properties dialog box, click the Advanced tab.
    3.In the Performance pane, click Settings.
    4.In the Performance Options dialog box, click the Advanced tab.
    5.In the Virtual memory pane, click Change.
    6.Change the Initial size value and the Maximum size value to a higher value, click Set, and then click OK.
    7.Click OK to close the Performance Options dialog box, and then click OK to close the System Properties dialog box.


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Free up more disk space. delete unescessary files on your windows drive.

Posted on Sep 16, 2007


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