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Low Virtual Memory In XP

Thursday, October 4th, 2012 by | Filed Under: System Tune-Up Help
 


Carol writes:

I have a HP Pavilion PC, 512 RAM, 120GB HDD, Windows XP Home, SP3. Still have about 49GB unused on Hard Drive, but recently I’ve been getting messages about “low virtual memory.” I don’t want to get rid of the computer, even though it’s slowing down a bit, so any input would be great. I really don’t understand paging files, so I appreciate your advice. BTW, love purchasing stuff from Worldstart, and really enjoy these weekly e-newsletters. Thanks!

If your virtual memory is low, the computer may be set to a static swap file (virtual memory) that is too small. The good news is the fix is pretty easy.


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