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Changing Virtual Memory?

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Wogster, Jan 26, 2003.

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  1. Wogster

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    I have a question to ask, I've always wondered what would happen if I changed Windows 98's Virtual Memory... It says it's recomended to allow Windows to do it, why? But then there's a spot to put a check mark on "I will set the Virtual Memory". Has anyone ever set this up manually? It says that I have "10808 MB Free", why would they put that option there if they didn't think anyone should tamper with it???
     
  2. Rockn

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    Because Windows can manage virtual memory better than we can. You can tinker with it all you want, but it will be a fixed value if you set it. Windows manages virtual memory dynamically on the fly when applications and the OS need it.
     
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