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Virtual Memory..LACK OF

Hi all,

I hope you can help me. My PC keeps saying its very low on virtual memory and its going really slow and the screen keeps freezing, is there anything I can do to speed up my computer and get more virtual memory ?

Is there any free downloads or tips you think will help...so far I have defragmented, disc cleaned and I have started to use a program called Glary Utilities, but none of his is helping.

I hope someone can help as I'm wasting a lot of time staring at a frozen screen these days and its really frustrating.

Regards,

Caroline x
(I have windows XP home edition)

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    Caroline T Feb 28, 2008

    Hi Compiz,

    Thanks for that advice on how to change my virtual memory settings. They currently look like this:-

    I have 176MB RAM

    Total paging file size for all drives:-

    Minimum allowed - 2MB
    Recommended - 261MB
    Currently Allocated - 262MB

    And I have set them up as....

    Initial 176MB
    Max Size 264MB

    ...................

    Basically I am still having the same problems, my PC keeps freezing and in general everything is going so slow its unbelievable.

    Any more tips or advice would be greatly appreciated.

    Regards,

    Caz x

  • Caroline T
    Caroline T Feb 29, 2008

    Is there anyone out there that can offer me any advice on how to free up more RAM ??? Pleeeease

    Caz x

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I strongly suggest you buy another memory card..

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    I strongly suggest you but another memory card...

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Right click on My Computer
Click on Properties
Click on Advanced Tab
under Performance Click Settings
Click on Advanced Tab
Click on settings to changed Virtual Memory

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