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I have a Dell Inspiron 1521. I got a new HDD for it i installed vista on it...like 3minutes ago it was running fast now all of the sudden it's slow. I open up task manager and in the performance tab it shows only 621MB on my physical memory usage history. I have no idea why it's like that or what it means I have 2 gigs of RAM. Do I need new RAM then? Or reformat my HDD again, cause I was told to reformat once more so my comp can recognize it better or w/e.

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I am no expert at vista yet but I can tell you that 2 gigs of RAM is not enough. You can disale some features in Vista, but it is a memory hog and you should probably be running about 4 gigs Ram.

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