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    tcd333
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    Default virtual memory/AOL problem

    When I try to load AOL 8.0, after about 5 min. I get not enough virtual memory messages. During the loading attempt my RAM meter is pegged w/.5 meg of 384 megs used.
    AOL tech support says it's a virtual memory problem between me & Microsoft. (I've increased the VM to 4 gig).
    Any help with this would be apprediated.
    Thanks

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    Member Help2Go Moderator Mich's Avatar
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    Right click my computer>select properties>go to advanced tab>click performance options button>click 'applications>then click the change button

    In the new window is where you change your paging file (virtual memory) make sure the initial size and maximum size fields are the same as the 'recommended' amount >click ok
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    aol is a con job
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    The rule is leave 25-30% of Hard drive space free at all times.
    As for getting 4 gig virtual memory you need a fair amount of free HD space to achieve that.
    It is best to allow Windows to choose the VM size. Forget about all the geeks who say otherwise. I have yet to see any performance increase by setting lmits.
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    like whoozhe said you should keep as much of your har drive free. If it is over 90%used you will se a dramatic change in perfomance, also dont forget to defragment it often
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