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how do i find out what is taking up my physical memory?


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shishomiru04

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hello, i looked at my system information recently and wondered what could be taking up my virtual memory?....i don't have any programs running...so why is about only 1/4 of physical memory?...is there a way to se what is taking it up?...could it be spyware programs running or something?

also, what is the difference between physical and virtual memory....my virtual cannot be my ram becuase it says i have more available then what i actually have for ram lol

thank you for your help!
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From system information, what are the figures from Total - to page space
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you confused me there...so i just will copy a pastete this and assume that what you were asking for...

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name DORETHA
System Manufacturer Dell Computer Corporation
System Model Dimension 2400
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9 GenuineIntel ~2657 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date Dell Computer Corporation A05, 12/2/2003
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume2
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
User Name DORETHA\doretha coleman
Time Zone Eastern Standard Time
Total Physical Memory 256.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 72.56 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 759.66 MB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
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This is what I was interested in

Total Physical Memory 256.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 72.56 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 759.66 MB


The physical memory is letting the side down, increasing it will help (obviously)

Download and install Everest Home Edition

Click + next to computer, click DMI, click memory controller, look for maximum slots and module size
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Go start...Set Program Access And Defaults...then clik custom see if your virtual machine is on.

clik on use current virtual machine for java
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