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To my surprise my Acer laptop has two 30G HD. I now get a low memory warning but my 2nd drive has pleny of space. How do I share files or link the 2 drives so i don't have a memory issue?

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I suspect you have one hard drive with two partitions C: and D: (??).
Download Sequoiaview from www.win.tue.nl/sequoiaview/

This will let you see what is taking up so much space on the C: drive. Then Move the files over to D:.
You don't say what OS you have (XP or Vista) so I cannot tell you how to re-map your My documents folder to the D: drive but usually you click the My Documents (or Document for Vista) link and then change the location to an existing folder on the D: volume. Then move all your folders in C: My Documents over to D:\My Documents.

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Drive C shows low disc space but is only half full


This could be caused by a virus, or you could simply have a small HDD with a newer version of your OS. Certainly I recommend running a full scan with the free version of Ad-Aware Anti-Virus from Ad Aware Free Antivirus and Antispyware by Lavasoft Protection from... to start with. Also, if you have a smaller hard drive, something around 40GB or less, newer versions of the Windows OS will not consider the percentage of the drive's storage space in use, but only the raw amount of free space available on said drive.

Another possibility involves the paging file and its size, something which would be a concern on any modern OS. If your paging file, or virtual memory allocation, is too large, you can receive warnings about low disk space because even when it is not in use that storage space is counted as "in use" by your OS.

Finally, in general these types of problems can result from not performing routine maintenance on your HDD and its partition(s) and file system(s). Running a file-system integrity scan and a thorough defragmentation operation on your drive is a good idea just on principle alone.

Apr 29, 2014 | PC Desktops

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How to solve low memory problems? Normally this warning message shows when you...


How to solve low memory problems?


Normally this warning message shows when you run many programs same time than the RAM installed on your computer is designed to support. Your can solve this problem by increasing the system paging file size also called as virtual memory. Using this virtual memory windows moving information to and from the paging file for fast processing. This will free up enough RAM for other programs to run properly.

To increase the system page file follow the give path:

Control Panel > System > Advanced > Click on Settings (Under Performance) > Advanced > Change

Here under Drive (Volume label), you have option to select any of your hard disk drive, but the best choice is, select any drive other than C drive for virtual memory.

Set the double Initial & Maximum Size of your Virtual Memory. Here set initial size 700 MB and maximum size up to 1000MB; you can change this size according to the free space available on your hard drive.

on Apr 08, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Virtual memory low, not sure how much I have got and what I can upgrade to? My desktop ser no is 11419107876?


I assume that you got a little balloon in the
bottom right-hand corner announcing that your
virtual memory is low and that Windows is
adjusting it. If this happens just once, don't
worry.

As the message said, Windows found a problem
and fixed it. But if it happens repeatedly,
it could be that your settings don't allow
Windows to make the necessary adjustment.

First, make sure your drive isn't overly full.
In Windows Explorer, right-click the drive
icon and choose Properties.
If the amount of free space is under about
10 percent, you'll need to free up some space.
You can use the Disk Cleanup button right next
to the free space indicator, or manually move
some files to off-line storage,
or uninstall unnecessary applications whatever
it takes to get more free space.

If low drive space isn't the problem, the
virtual-memory settings may be wrong.
Right-click My Computer and choose
Properties. Click the Advanced tab.
Click the Settings button in the
Performance panel.

Click the Advanced tab in the Performance dialog.
Click the Change button in the Virtual
memory panel. Whew! This setting is buried
quite thoroughly!
Look for the System managed size option,
select it if it isn't already selected,
and then click OK, OK, OK. That should end the
warnings.

Aug 17, 2010 | Targa PC Desktops

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Is this system came with inbuilt speakers?


General
  • Type Personal computer
  • Product Form Factor Ultra-slim desktop
  • Width 7.6 in
  • Depth 7.6 in
  • Height 1.4 in
  • Localization United States
  • Desktop type Budget desktop system , Small-form-factor PC
Processor
  • Type Intel Atom N280 / 1.66 GHz
  • Installed Qty 1
  • Max Supported Qty 1
Cache Memory
  • Type L2 cache
  • Installed Size 512 KB
  • Cache Per Processor 512 KB
Mainboard
  • Chipset type Intel GN40
  • Data bus speed 667 MHz
Environmental Parameters
  • Environmental standards EPA Energy Star
RAM
  • Installed Size 2 GB / 2 GB (max)
  • Technology DDR2 SDRAM
  • Memory Speed 667 MHz
  • Configuration Features 1 x 2 GB
Storage Controller
  • Type Serial ATA - Integrated - Serial ATA-300
  • Storage controller interface channel qty 1
Storage Controller (2nd)
  • Type None
Storage
  • Floppy Drive None
  • Hard Drive 1 x 160 GB - Standard - Serial ATA-300 - 5400 rpm
  • Hard Drive (2nd) None
  • Hard Drive (3rd) None
Optical Storage
  • Type None
Optical Storage (2nd)
  • Type None
Storage Removable
  • Type None
Monitor
  • Monitor Type None.
Graphics Controller
  • Type Integrated
  • Graphics Processor / Vendor Intel GMA 4500M Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0
  • Digital Video Standard High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)
Audio Output
  • Type Sound card
  • Sound output mode Stereo
  • Audio output compliant standards High Definition Audio
Telecom
  • Modem None
Audio Input
  • Type None
Networking
  • Networking Network adapter
  • Wireless LAN Supported Yes
  • Data Link Protocol Ethernet , IEEE 802.11b , IEEE 802.11g , Fast Ethernet , Gigabit Ethernet , IEEE 802.11n (draft)
  • Compliant Standards IEEE 802.11b , IEEE 802.11g , IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Expansion / Connectivity
  • Expansion Slots Total (Free) 1 ( 0 ) x Processor , 2 ( 1 ) x Memory , 1 ( 1 ) x PCI Express Mini Card
  • Interfaces 1 x Display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) , 6 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 pin USB Type A ( 4 in front ) , 1 x Network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45 , 1 x Display / video - HDMI - 19 pin HDMI Type A , 2 x Keyboard / mouse - Generic - 6 pin mini-DIN (PS/2 style) , 1 x Headphones - Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm , 1 x Microphone - Mini-phone 3.5 mm
Printer
  • Type None
Miscellaneous
  • Features Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)
  • Compliant Standards PC 2001
Power
  • Device Type Power adapter
  • Power Provided 65 Watt
Operating System / Software
  • OS Provided Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Software Acer Smartboot , Google Desktop , Google Toolbar , Acer PowerSaver , Acer Client Manager , Acer QuickMigration , Adobe Acrobat Reader , Veriton ControlCenter , CyberLink PowerDVD (OEM) , Acer eRecovery Management , McAfee Internet Security Suite (Trial) , Microsoft Office Professional 2007 (60 days trial)
Manufacturer Warranty
  • Service & Support 1 year warranty
  • Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 1 year
Card Reader
  • Card reader Card reader
  • Supported flash memory cards Memory Stick , MultiMediaCard , SD Memory Card , xD-Picture Card
Sustainability

May 27, 2010 | Acer Veriton N260GU2802CP (PSVA506017)...

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How to save folders containing files onto a memory stick


using a pen drive is not a tough job


just plug it in to the usb port and wait for a few seconds
*you will see a baloon tip saying found new hardware
*wait untill it says device installion complete
*reboot if neccessary

now go to my computer
*you will see a new drive in it(it is your usb pen drive)
*double click to open it

you can acces it like your normal hard drive partiitions

if you want to copy something to your pen drive then

*right click on the file or folder
*select the option "send to"
*your pen drive will be listed in it
*click on the name of your pen drive
*wait for copying to finish

after that go to my computer open the pen drive and see if the file is copied


you can also delete the files in your pen drive

*select the file
*press delete in the keyboard

files deleted from pen drives dont reach recycle bin

Apr 13, 2009 | PC Desktops

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I have a acer aspire 5050 laptop/notebook and everytime I try to watch a video on youtube or just serach the internet, it's slow and the wors, "low on disk space" pop up. I click the clean disk...


Acer partition thir drives as standard install.....open my computer and you should see a C drive and drive called data (probably E drive)...when the C drive is low on space windows doesn´t have enough room for a swap file and really slows up......move some of your less used files from My Documents to the Data drive by cuttting and pasting......Make sure you leave at least 700mb free on your C drive so windows can work normally
Also go into internet options in control panel in the general tab under browsing history click setting....where it says disk space to use lower the value to around 300mb....click ok and close window....this should free up a bit more disk space

Regards

Nov 24, 2008 | Acer PC Desktops

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I have an Acer Aspire 3500 laptop & want to merge the logical drive D to primary drive C as the C drive keeps filling up & I get a Not Enough memory warning coming up the whole drive is only 40gb


Download Partition Magic (or some other Disk Partitioning tool) and delete the D:\, then resize the C:\ to maximum size. Note that this is not a foolproof process and you may lose all your data - so back it up before you begin.

Secondly, 40 Gb is a fair bit of space to have filled. Have you tried backing up any data (that is not essential on the Hard Drive) to DVD's or some other external storage device, and deleting Restore Points and Temporary files to clear up some space?

In both cases, defrag the disk after you have finished.

Good luck.

Apr 23, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Memory capacity


You seem to be a little mixed with your question,256MB refers to your memory, which applications use to work, but when you mention download space, you would be refering to your hard drive space. If you right click on My Computer, then click on explore, then look at your 'C' drive it will tell you how much space you have left. If you are running Windows XP 512MB of memory is adequate, unless you are photo or video editing, or using memory hungry programmes, in which case 1GB would be better for performance, depending on the maximum amount your motherboard will allow.

Oct 18, 2006 | Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

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