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My vitual memory

The computer says my vitual memory is low what do that mean

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  • gaga08 Feb 09, 2008

    I keep getting a warning that my virtual memory is too low. Than the page goes down and I lose whatever I'm working on. I already tried going in and clicked on system managed size, and nothing has worked. My pages keep freezing up and then the page will crash and go back to my desktop. So frustated..I've asked a million people and no one knows what do do. Can you help??



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Your pc's virtual memory works as second RAM. When ever any of your programs are used frequently its temp files are stored in virtual memory so that u can have fast access to it. Its size is 336 MB initially. You can change it by right-clicking My computer->Advanced->Advanced Thank u

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It means the amount of hard drive free space is either low or it means you must increase the limit of this space. first remove any un-necessary files by doing the following: 1.) open explorer and click c drive. 2.) right click and select properties 3.) select "disk cleanup" now select the Tools tab above and select "check now" now select "Defragment now" next, right click "my computer" on desktop then select Advanced tab and select "settings" then select next Advanced tab and select "change" in the virtual memory area. type in the maximum under custom size and select "set" and ok out.

Posted on Sep 16, 2007

  • Marty marty Sep 27, 2007

    any progress on this solution yet?

  • Marty marty Sep 27, 2007

    any progress on this solution yet?



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