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Virtro memory My computor wont open alot of files and programs because it tells me my virtro memory is to low how can I i get more virtro memory?

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Go to the control panel. Go to system. Go to the advanced tab. Under performance, press the settings button.

Press the advance tab.

Below virtual memory is a change button. Press that.


Press the custom size radio button. press ok.

It will ask you to restart your computer.

Make sure you have plenty of free space on your drive as well.

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