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What's a viirtual memory and how do I increase it?

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MaureenMLove Tue 05-Aug-08 16:28:55

In simpleton terms please! I can type and I can press post on MN, but that's about it!grin

nannynick Tue 05-Aug-08 17:54:12

Virtual Memory is when the space on your hard disk (where all your files sit) is used as memory.

Best to let the operating system (Microsoft Windows for example) to control it itself.

If you find that Virtual Memory is being used frequently, consider installing more Physical Memory (actual memory chips).

MaureenMLove Tue 05-Aug-08 21:13:10

Oh, thanks Nick! I noticed a little window that came up and Windows seemed to be dealing with it. I wasn't sure if it was something I had done or something I needed to do!

Hope you are well and your new'ish job is going

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