Fix Out of Virtual Memory Issues in Windows®
Get to know more on fixing out of virtual memory issue in Windows
Windows is an advanced operating system from Microsoft and has many highly functional features that helps in boosting user experience and productivity. The simple intuitive graphical interface featured in Windows enables effective utilization of the operating system's functionality. The extensive support for third party software programs and networking features also helps users to perform more with the system. Windows supports virtual memory coding, that is the users can allocate space on system hard drive to be used as an extension of installed physical memory in the system. Windows uses the allocated free space for booting the processing of user assigned tasks. The virtual memory too low message appears on screen in Windows computers when the amount of user allocated virtual memory is too low for the processing of assigned tasks. Users are more likely to see this message when a resource hungry program or application is launched or terminated in the system. The users will have to increase the virtual memory size or stop processing of such tasks to prevent this message from popping up on the screen.
Discussed below are some points that will help users to fix out of virtual memory issue in Windows:
- Close Running Programs/Processes
- Advanced Options
- Increase Virtual Memory
Close Running Programs/Processes
Users who are having virtual memory low issues in Windows are advised to open the task manager in the system using the available options for closing active processes and programs. The uses should check for running programs and process and close those who are consuming the most resources. This will help Windows users to temporarily close the virtual memory warning message.
Windows allows users to allocate hard drive space to be used as page file or virtual memory file. The amount reserved for paging can be configured by the users and the options to configure that can be found in advanced settings tab in system properties menu. The users should first access the 'Properties' menu of Windows and then select 'Advanced Settings' option to open system 'Properties' menu.
Users who have virtual memory issues in Windows are advised to increase the virtual memory size for fixing and preventing issues. The users will be provided with options to set the space on hard drive to be used as page file and are advised to input the minimal and maximum size as 1.5 times the amount of physical memory or RAM installed in the system. Doing so and restarting Windows will help fix all issues.
iYogi is the fastest growing online and remote tech support provider in the direct-to-consumers and small businesses sector. Our highly skilled and experienced tech experts available, 24x7x365 will provide the best issue resolution and customer satisfaction. Our award winning and low priced Annual Subscription covers the following services:
- Comprehensive support for resolving Windows out of virtual memory issue
- Diagnostic & repair for your technologies.
- Troubleshoot software errors.
- Update drivers and security to protect against online threats.
- Connect to Internet, devices and peripherals.
- Optimize your computer’s speed and performance.
Unlimited access to great tech support, all year around! We promise the lowest wait-time and highest resolution rate in the industry.