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Need additional disk space/memory


Hi Systemax,

I purchased a Systemax Venture computer about four years ago. At that time I was not aware that I might needed to have more memory. ( I'm constantly receiving a message that the computer is low on virtual memory and when I install software I usually end up with partial functionality). Ineed to be able to edit and upload photographs to a website, which uses a lot of memory. Could you please suggest how I can purchase memory, and how much I need ? I'm clueless on this issue. Is my serial number needed to help solve problem?

Thanks for your help,
Pam

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