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How To Avoid Computer Memory Loss

Introduction

Memory loss occurs when there is not enough memory and the programs stop working. To help prevent this Windows notify you. When the memory is low the performance of the computer becomes very poor and there occurs problems in the display. Memory loss causes problems in program opening.

Step 1

The program which you might want to open may show slow performance or stop. There are two types of memory, random access memory and virtual memory. All the files and programs are stored in RAM but when there is not enough space these files are stored in temporary memory called a paging file. This information is known as virtual memory.

Step 2

Memory loss occurs when there is no space in RAM this happens when you run more programs than the RAM is installed on the computer. Memory loss also occurs when a program does not free the memory that is no longer needed.

Step 3

Memory loss can be prevented when running fewer programs at a time. Ways to prevent memory loss are by increasing the windows paging file size. You can increase it up manually up to the determined size. You can install more RAM that is compatible with your previous one. To determine which program is using the most memory open the task manager, right click the taskbar and then click the start task manager. Click the process tab and then click memory.

Step 4

Go to the start button and open event viewer, go to control panel and then click system and security, then go to administrative tools and then click event viewer. If the password is asked then give. On the left side click application and services logs for viewing error events.

Step 5

In order to assign size to the drives in Windows XP go to start, then to my computer and properties. Click the advanced tab and go to performance, and then to settings. Click the advance tab and click change. Select the drive C and select custom size where it is written total page fill size for all drives section and select recommended.

Tips

Type the number that is recommended, click set and then to ok. Finally click apply on the next window and then ok. The problem arises when you have to add RAM, upgrade your CPU or hard drive or have to install new graphics. To avoid static damage all your components must be at the same voltage. The problem arises when you have to add RAM, upgrade your CPU or hard drive or have to install new graphics. To avoid static damage all your components must be at the same voltage.

Conclusion

Memory loss is a major problem with computers. Every computer has its own RAM; the person has to use it efficiently. In order to prevent loss of memory do not open too many programs at one time, as this will make your PC slow or will hang. Next add a new RAM or upgrade it and all components should be at the same voltage. There are many hidden applications and processes running that cause the memory loss. If you can remove these files then the speed of a computer increases.

By Khurram Hussain, published at 03/31/2012
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