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“Your system is low on virtual memory” error message – Get rid of it now

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on January 27th, 2013 | Leave a comment

After starting up the computer, you will find a window pop up at the right bottom of the screen saying something similar to the following error message:

“Your system is low on virtual memory. To ensure that Windows runs properly, increase the size of your virtual memory paging file.”

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Just as what indicated, if there is not enough virtual memory, you computer will run incorrectly or even display various weird error message during PC startup, shutdown or the daily usage. But how can you increase the size of your virtual memory paging file?

Fourthly, just remember that whenever you go online to read emails; interact with friends on online social network sites such as Twitter, Facebook, MySpace; download a video or music; or even buy something online, you will get exposed to prospective Internet threats such as key-loggers, Trojans and s lot of some other malicious threats. Seriously, those threats are able to attack & remove any file from your PC, causing some unexpected errors during the startup. To increase virtual memory on your computer you should run your computer protection program immediately to detect & get rid of all existing threats. By the way, you’d better let your antivirus antispyware program running in the background to realtime protect your computer.

Secondly, you should uninstall all unwanted programs correctly. The more programs on the computer, the slower the computer will be; besides, the more unwanted programs exists on the PC, the more chances for you to get some error message like “Your system is low on virtual memory”. So to make computer always run properly all the time, it is best that you can uninstall some unwanted programs from the computer. In addition to, this also helps to free up more available disk space to make computer run faster.

Moreover, you should run a Disc Cleanup to regularly clear the useless system junk files from your computer, which followed by a simple disk defragmentation. In this way, all files will be arranged coherently on the hard disk and easier to be accessed to, which will not only increase computer’s virtual memory but also optimize PC performance at the same time.

If possible, check and make sure that all your computer drivers are up to date and authorized. We know that there are numerous trial versions of drivers which cause indiscoverable malfunctions to the computer, bringing in the 100% CPU usage or the “virtual memory too low” message when the system has to speed too much time in loading the driver. By the way, to correctly establish the relationship between the computer and the software/hardware, do remember to check and update all the outdated drivers.

Finally, you should keep on regularly checking and fixing computer registry errors. Windows registry is a place that is used to store all information related to your hardware and software. It comprises the operating system that running in your computer and all application software you have, the preferences that you have set to the computer. In this way, no matter when you add a program to the computer, kinds of registry entries will be added to the registry database. However, if any registry entry goes broken or missing, you will come to the chance to get a computer error message. Due to the fact that registry is used frequently; registry error is regarded as the most common causes for kinds of computer errors including the “Your system is low on virtual memory” message. So, the last tips you should do is to regularly check and fix Windows registry problems. You can easily do this with a help of a registry cleaner tool.

With the above solutions, you can easily increase your virtual memory and make the computer run correctly. But you should know that there is not a one-time required job; to get the computer work properly all the time, insist on performing these steps in your daily PC life!

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