How to fix virtual memory error Windows XP/2000/2003.

Easily Fix Windows XP/2000/2003 Virtual Memory Errors.

Virtual memory errors are very common occurrence among windows users. A common misconception with most users is that their computer needs more memory though in some cases this may be true. The majority of the time it is the result of user running multiple applications simultaneously causing the paging file usage to exceed the set limits. Though, Windows will manage this setting by default its not always that reliable if your computer runs certain applications. Fortunately, increasing paging file size is a simple fix for this problem.

Simply put when you change your paging file size you increase the amount of the hard drive space allocated to virtual system memory. Unless you have a really small hard drive changing this setting should not even be noticeable in terms of your hard drive space. Although, it would be a good idea to check your remain hard drive space to make sure your not at max capacity.

Below is the the details for this procedure.

1.Right Click My Computer.

2. Go to Properties.

3. Click on the Advanced Tab.

4. Under Performance click Settings.

5. Then click on the Advanced Tab.

6. Click on the Change button under the Virtual memory section.

7. Select Custom size and double the Inital size (MB) and the Maximum size.

8. Select Ok to all open windows.

9. Restart Your Computer.


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