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Old 02-04-2005, 10:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all i have a windows xp comp and not to long ago installed a 256MB Ram module on it. I originally had 128MB and now i have 384 all in total. The problem i am having is that i keep getting a pop up from windows that says that virtual memory is low and that it is going to try and increase it and then when ram trys to access some application that it might deny it. From my understanding virtual memory is only used when there is not enough memory available. How can i fix this problem?

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useually set your virtual memory 1.5 times as your ram module

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Set it to 4096 and you should be fine. Also, uncheck all but your antivirus in msconfig startup folder.
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Old 02-06-2005, 05:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
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well actually, it may still show memory use available but still have crap cached in VM. Reason being some programs set an amount aside of conventional memory, regardless if its being used or not.
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