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Windows 8 computer out of memory due to bad memory tuning

Despite having 8 GB of physical RAM on my computer, after a while (many Google Chrome usage), it gets stuck and I can't start any program. The existing programs miserably get killed... Which tuning ...
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Prevent a closed source chosen process from swapping on Windows [duplicate]

When I run VirtualBox If I don't use VirtualBox for some time and then I come back to using it the virtual machine runs very slowly, obliviously all subsequent operation go enough fast. How I can ...
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Windows - How can I flush modified memory?

This is a follow up on my previous question, here: Windows modified memory without a pagefile - Super User I have no pagefile and a lot of modified memory according to resource monitor (Win 7 x64). ...
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Windows modified memory without a pagefile

How does Windows' modified memory work without a pagefile? The physical memory is modified and then...? I'm running Windows 7 with 16GB of RAM and no pagefile. I have about 2.5GB of modified memory, ...
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Changing virtual memory using batch

I am making a program using batch to boost pc performance and I have now come to the stage where I need to edit windows virtual memory to a size that I can change in the code. if needed it can be done ...
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Can anyone explain what is virtual memory?

In my system I am getting an error like "virtual memory is full". Can anyone explain to me what "virtual memory" is and how to fix that issue?
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Does a storage HDD need a page file?

I've an HDD used only for storing files (i.e., not used for installing software). Do I need to set a page file for it?
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How much RAM will Windows 7 consume or reserve for cache if I install 16 GB of RAM? [closed]

I have a pc with 4 gb of ram. I am thinking of buying 16 gb of ram because it might help windows 7 cache more "stuff" and I would browse stuff faster and maybe it would allow games to cache all data ...
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Empty/dump modified memory to pagefile in windows

I use process hacker to clear out a few gigs of ram before loading large files such as 2GB stack traces so that everything does not freeze up for an hour as stuff gets swapped back and forth. However ...
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What's the virtual memory address space limitation of a Win32 application?

Below is what I understand, please correct me if i'm wrong about the 3GB part? a win32 application's virtual memory address space is limited by 4GB. Of the 4GB memory address space each process ...
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Windows 7 virtual memory size

I have computer with 4GB RAM running windows 7 64 bit edition. I have set paging file size 8000MB( both initial size and maximum size) according this document, but after restart I'm seeing only 4GB ...
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Is it true to say that once I quit a process, the RAM used is immediately reclaimed?

I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 32-bit. Is it true to say that once I quit a process (Task Manager > Processes tab), the RAM used is immediately reclaimed?
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On Linux there is a 3GB/1GB kernel option. How do I do this in Windows 7 32-bit?

I have 4GB RAM installed. PAE is off. How do I tell the Windows 7 32-bit kernel to allocate 3GB virtual paging area to user mode and only 1GB to kernel space?
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Is that true that Windows can eventually address executable files as if they were parts of virtual memory?

I've once read somewhere that Windows can treat programs' executables and DLL files as parts of swap file rather than duplicating their content into pagefile.sys when swapping them out of physical ...
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How much virtual memory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: why do we need to set swap space as twice big as our physical memory? I have been working on computers for quite some time now and realize the importance of virtual ...
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Why RAM usage is much bigger than Virtual Memory usage

I am running some tests on a very powerful machine ( 24GB RAM, Window 2008 64bit ) I checked my task manager: Physical memory: 98% ( RAM is 24GB ) But the totally "Memory(Private working set)" usage ...
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16GB RAM. Is it OK to turn off virtual memory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do I still need to use virtual memory? I have a windows 7 64 bit machine with 16GB. Memory usage will never reach anywhere near that. Therefore I don't see why Windows ...
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Can I disable virtual memory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do I still need to use virtual memory? Suppose I have a system with 8 gigs of RAM. I have used systems with less than that including physical RAM and virtual memory. ...
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What is commit charge?

Wikipedia says In computing, commit charge is a term used in Microsoft Windows operating systems to describe the total amount of virtual address space for which the backing store is the ...
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Can we decrease page swapping? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Windows Swap (Page File): Enable or Disable? Can we decrease page swapping? My system has a 5GB RAM. And my paging file size is 2GB Even though I have many RAM, ...
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Do I still need to use virtual memory?

I would have thought this was already asked but I can't seem to find it. At what point do I no longer need virtual memory enabled? With 4GB of RAM I see that the computer rarely uses anywhere near ...
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Is Visual Studio 2008 a 32Bit Application?

Is the Visual Studio Application 32Bit , and thus can only address max 4GB ram?