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Can you clear virtual memory on xp home edition?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Mischevael, Oct 15, 2013.

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  1. Mischevael

    Mischevael Thread Starter

    Aug 27, 2012
    ~I have windows xp home edition. The virtual memory keeps filling up and slowing everything down. Is it possible to clear it out?
  2. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

    May 12, 2002
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    Download and save the

    TSG System Information Utility (SysInfo.exe)

    After it's been downloaded and saved, double-click it to run it.

    Information about your computer will appear.

    Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the ENTIRE text here.


    When a Windows XP computer doesn't have enough RAM, it relies on "virtual memory" from the hard drive - which is much slower memory than RAM memory.

    It's my guess your computer doesn't have enough RAM or has too many programs running or has both.

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