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Vitual memory low

I get message saying my vitual memory is low

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Re: vitual memory low

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.

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Re: vitual memory low

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

Posted on Sep 16, 2007

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