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09-Aug-2008, 06:30 PM #1
Itunes eats up PC's virtual memory
I don't understand why i keep on hitting 'low memory' when I convert my itunes videos to ipod. I've tried to keep everything to the minimum, removed and reinstalled itunes, removed itunes folders as suggested by others a couple of times but it keeps on coming back. I've print screen my pc's data and attached it here. I've googled quite a bit but still can't figure out what to do with this problem. Am thinking to increase my pc's RAM from 512K to 2G but I don't understand why initially, when I first downloaded itunes, I've managed to convert quite a number of videos using the same pc and RAM but now I can't even convert 2 videos without that 'low memory' message and based on my pc's virtual memory screen, Itunes eats up quite a large virtual memory when i only have 2 files in it. Appreciate your help soonest. thanks
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09-Aug-2008, 07:41 PM #2
If you're using any of the newer versions of iTunes, they are memory hogs. Add the fact you are working with video, 512MB is not a lot. Best to upgrade your memory.
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09-Aug-2008, 09:23 PM #3
don't see your attachment, but can you clarify converting video> as in DVD to iPod, MPG to iPod, syncing video to iPod, etc.
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10-Aug-2008, 04:05 AM #4
Yea, with newer programs 512 is not much, I use 1gig on both of my low level desktops, I cant cope too much longer before i upgrade and get 2 gigs or a new computer
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17-Aug-2008, 07:35 AM #5
Thanks for the replies. I'll upgrade my pc's memory to 2gig.
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