Virtual Memory

  fredie 21:15 20 Oct 2003

I am running windows 2000 professional with 256 meg of RAM. I frequently get a dialogue box popping up saying that the virtual memory minimum is too low and that the system is low on virtual memory.

Is there anything I should do?

Thank you

  krypt1c 21:26 20 Oct 2003

Hi fredie - check what your virtual memory [pagefile] is set at. It should be about 1.5 times your physical memory, in your case 256mb + 128mb = 384mb. You can check what it is with right click my computer > properties > advanced and you should get a display that will tell you what it's set at. You should also have applications ticked, rather than background. W2K will tell you what size it should be. Click the change button the display should say minimum allowed nn, recommended nn, currently allocated nn. This is also where you can change it.

  mark e 21:48 20 Oct 2003

I may be mistaken but I think you need hard drive space for it to work, so check your drives to see how much space are on them.


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