Virtual Memory

  curlylad 19:32 21 Sep 2005
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Can someone tell me what my virtual memory should be set to ?

160GB HD ,at the moment it is set to Initial size 720MB , maximium size 1440MB.

  woodchip 19:33 21 Sep 2005

Why do you want to change it???

  curlylad 19:43 21 Sep 2005

I am just doing a bit of 'spring cleaning' if you like on my system and have never changed this function.I just thought that it seemed a little low for the size of the hard drive and the amount of usage my PC gets , also I know that if it is set too low then it can impact on the speed your PC is running at.

  thms 19:43 21 Sep 2005

Usually 1.5 x installed memory. If your system is running ok best to leave it alone. You will not see any significant difference by changing it.

  VoG II 19:45 21 Sep 2005
  DieSse 21:41 21 Sep 2005

The size of the hard drive has nothing to do with virtual memory settings. The only influence is how much RAM you have.

But it's far better to leave it to Windows to choose for tself - it happens to be quite good at doing the correct thing.

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