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just a question, is it possible to give 1 computers spare RAM, that isnt being used, to another pc??
Is there a program that does this?

Just wonderig because i rember there use to be a thing were you could devote some processing power to climate change or something and was wondering if its possible across a small LAN network as i have got a main pc that i'm using for map compiling/editing which usess lots of processing power and two laptops that are only doing word documents and email, so i would like to give it a boost

Just thinking aloud

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short answer...no this isn't possible

there are methods for sharing processing power between two machines...but they require having an OS capable of clustering (and knowledge of how to cluster)
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