Freeing up RAM

  Fateful Shadow 10:20 05 Jul 2003
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Does anybody know where I can download a program that allows me to have more free RAM?

I think the programs that do this make Windows attribute a lot of RAM to the program for a second or two, therefore freeing up the RAM. Correct me if I'm wrong...which I probably am.

Anyone know any good, rteliable ones?

  Jester2K II 10:22 05 Jul 2003

Cacheman click here also tweaks your whole system memory set up...

  MichelleC 13:19 05 Jul 2003

Also turn off startup progs you don't need by typing in RUN/ 'msconfig'.

  graham√ 13:23 05 Jul 2003

As above, disable start-up items you don't use click here

  Fateful Shadow 14:28 05 Jul 2003

Thanks to everyone! I've used msconfig before, and I've got my startup items down to 2! I also tried the services.msc thing and I have disabled a few. I tried the software, but I find it a bit annoying and hard to use (could just be me though!)

Does anybody else know a reliable RAM free-er that is free lol?! (If that makes any sense!)

  Jester2K II 14:55 05 Jul 2003

Cacheman as mentioned above...

  powerless 15:13 05 Jul 2003

So your using XP?

How much RAM do you actually have?

  Fateful Shadow 15:21 05 Jul 2003

Thanks to everyone!

I've decided to go for a program called Freeram that my friend mentioned to me a few minutes ago. In answer to Powerless' question, I have 192MB RAM.

At the moment, I am running AOL 8.0, Sygate Personal firewall, and Freeram. The amount of RAM I have free is 69MB. Is that normal?

Hold that thought...Freeram just ran and I now have 98MB ram. Better or worse lol?

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