Use Pen Drive And Hard Disk as RAM

by Dinesh 2012-08-27 15:19:50

How to Use Pen Drive And Hard Disk as RAM?
PC requirement of RAM is huge and because ram is very expensive memory so we try to minimize it by either using Hard Disk or PenDrive as RAM. Thou using hard disk and pen drive as RAM is very economical option but they are not as fast as the actual ram is so the ram space which is created through these opteration are used to store data of applications that are not currently active that is which have been stopped ,not closed but which we are not using currently.
Among the two type of external ram, pen drive is faster one because pen drive is created using much faster disk technology then hard disk.

How to use Hard Disk as RAM:-
1. Goto "My Computer" and Right Click on Blank Space in My Computer or simply Right Click on My Computer Icon

2. Now on right click menu that appears Left Click on Property
Now new windows will pop up here. if you are using XP then goto Advanced Tab and if you are using Higher Version then Goto Advanced System Setting option on the right in the window that appeared and then Goto Advanced Tab of the next window.

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3. Here you can see number of Setting Button, click the setting button which is under performance section

4. In Virtual Memory Section you can see the currently allocated space and if you feel it is not present or used in less amount then click on the change button and increase the value in the window that appears
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