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Out of Memory

by lktgdt / April 28, 2005 10:08 AM PDT

I just returned home to see my Windows XP (a305w)desktop was telling me I was "Out of Memory". What should I do ? Thank you!

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Please....
by Papa Echo / April 28, 2005 11:29 AM PDT
In reply to: Out of Memory

provide more details. What specifications ? Have you left the computer on ? How did he computer tell you - through a voice synthesizer, perhaps ? What were you doing with the computer at the time ?

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Out of Memory.
by lktgdt / April 28, 2005 12:49 PM PDT
In reply to: Please....

I think that it was trying to download an update..... Maybe this is not a concern..Thanks!

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Ouy of Memory
by Stan Chambers / April 28, 2005 1:11 PM PDT
In reply to: Out of Memory.

If this is a one time occurence, it's not something to be concerned about. If, however, it is a recurring event, you may need to increase the amount of memory in the machine.
Tell more detail, what operating system, how much memory is installed, etc.

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Out of Memory
by lktgdt / April 28, 2005 2:04 PM PDT
In reply to: Ouy of Memory

Thank you, Stan. I have Windows XP..
248MB RAM

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Graphics card?
by skippyd333 / April 28, 2005 4:55 PM PDT
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Do you have a video card or is that taking 64MB out of the memory. Xp recommends 256mb for xp if you don't have a vid card you have less the memory the card is using. get more memory for XP

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Out of Memory
by lktgdt / April 28, 2005 7:44 PM PDT
In reply to: Graphics card?

Thanks, I will do that.

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Not enough memory.
by Papa Echo / April 28, 2005 6:26 PM PDT
In reply to: Out of Memory

Add more momory. Until then,if your hard disk can take it, try increasing your virtual memory to 3X RAM, say 750 MB, as maximum and your current size as the minimum. BTW, what apps. are running ? Are you clean of viruses and parasites ?

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Out of Memory
by lktgdt / April 28, 2005 7:49 PM PDT
In reply to: Not enough memory.

Thanks! I have ZoneAlarm,MSAS,AVG,Tau Monitor,Counter Spy,TCMonitor,TC Active,..... Is that too many? Should I check my Startup?? Would that make a difference?

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