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Memory Issue

  1. #1


    Posts : 6
    7 Ultimate

    Memory Issue


    I've just got an error message saying I've ran low on memory and Windows needed to close some programs. It's a fresh install of Windows 8 Pro and I only have IE and Chrome open, how can I find out where all this memory has gone?


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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Allan,

    Did you by chance change your page file settings?

    Virtual Memory Paging File - Change - Vista Forums

    If you are real low on HDD free space, set your page file to be to low in size, or not letting the page file be managed by the system, then any one of these could cause you to get a "low memory" error



    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Posts : 6
    7 Ultimate


    Nope I haven't changed anything. There is 80GB free on the partition I have this OS on too.
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