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#1 deanpcmad

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Posted 11 September 2007 - 10:50 AM

If I incfease the Page File does that mean that I can run more Applications?
I have 512Mb of RAM (I know it's rubbish!! - It was 256Mb but I added an xtra 256Mb because it was slow!)
Here are my specs from msinfo32:

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
System Manufacturer AWARD_
System Model AWRDACPI
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 9 GenuineIntel ~2806 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG, 01/03/2006
SMBIOS Version 2.2
Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 229.23 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 1.22 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys


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#2 garmanma

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Posted 11 September 2007 - 12:01 PM

Maybe yes, maybe no. Your best bet would, of course, is to add more memory. Try it and see if there's any improvement. You can always change it back Here's a good read on the subject
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