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 What is virtual memory on a computer?

Answer In computers, virtual memory--otherwise known as virtual storage--is a part of the hard drive that is used to simulate extra random access memory (RAM). The appearance of additional RAM can make a ... Read More »
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What is virtual computer memory ?

Virtual computer memory enables desktop and laptop computers to find empty random access memory (RAM) needed to load additional programs or work faster in the programs that are open.How It WorksVir... Read More »
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Can a computer run out of virtual memory?

The short answer is yes. Virtual memory is a storage area outside of a computer's "working memory" (RAM). Programs and the data it operates over are placed in virtual memory and only the parts nee... Read More »
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My computer comes up with virtual memory low sometimes. Is this the same as RAM?

Virtual memory sounds innocent enough doesn't it.I have tons of RAM that isn't being used and my dream machine computer tells me that I am running out of virtual memory.You click on a program and i... Read More »
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What Do You Do When Your Computer's Virtual Memory is Low?

When your computer's virtual memory is low, your computer will run much slower, and you may have trouble using some programs. You have a few choices on how to increase the size of your virtual memo... Read More »
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