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xp problems(virtual memory)

by nubbin / May 7, 2004 6:26 AM PDT

about 2 days ago when i booted up..A message that windows just recovered from a severe system crash..well it did it's thing, i re booted. and things seemed to be ok...now a couple of days later i am getting ,an error (yellow !) that my virtual memory,is to low and is being adjusted automatically by windows.
I have a dell, 256 mem,1 year old.
I never had this problem before. Oh and i have been monitoring this forum, on a regular basis.And have all the free ware , adaware,spybot, Avg etc.and run them often, along with Stinger. can anyone tell me or guide me into adjusting this memory. thanks

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Re:xp problems(virtual memory)
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 7, 2004 6:32 AM PDT
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Re:Re:xp problems(virtual memory)
by nubbin / May 7, 2004 7:07 AM PDT

55.8 GB.HD
42.1 GB free
Os XP home Edition
version 5.1.2600 ser,pk 1 build2600
total physical mem 256 mb
avaiable phy mem 119.43 mb
total virtual mem 881.47 mb
availabe mem 573.30 mb

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Good info, but didn't answer my questions.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 7, 2004 7:27 AM PDT

You didn't tell what the paging file or virtual memory was set to.

Bob

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Re:Good info, but didn't answer my questions.
by nubbin / May 7, 2004 7:40 AM PDT

page file space 626.49 mb
page file c:\pagefile.sys
and i installed house call and ran the scan NO PROBLEMS
did this help....

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Re:Good info, but didn't answer my questions.
by nubbin / May 7, 2004 7:41 AM PDT

where do i find where virtual mem is set to????

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Good info, but didn't answer my questions.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 7, 2004 7:50 AM PDT

I supplied a link that showed how to find that setting.

If you don't use supplied links, be sure to tell the forum that you are not reading the links since I expect you to read such supplied added items.

Bob

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Re:Good info, but didn't answer my questions.
by nubbin / May 7, 2004 8:37 AM PDT

Thanks Mr.Proffitt
I went back and read the link.It helped, I guess I was doing one thing at a time and missed the link, things seem ok now. thanks again

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