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fveeFri Dec-14-01 02:20 AM
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"RAM vs RESOURCES"


          

On my Win98se PC, I use "System Monotor" and "Resource Meter" simultaneously. My 750mz P3 has 256megs of RAM. I monitor "Processor Usage%", "Unused Physical Memory", "Swapfile in Use" & "Swapfile Size" on the "System Monotor".

Problem: With about 6-7 applications and/or Web pages open, my Swapfile size was 140meg, Swapfile in Use was zero, Unused Phsical Memory was 110 meg and system resorces were below 10%. I tried to open another application and Received a message to close down an application prior to trying to open the new application.

Question: With all the RAM and Swapfile available, how come my resources are so low?

Better Question: Are there any tweaks to make more system resources available. In other words to make more of the (Physical or Virtual) RAM convert to system resources?

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RE: RAM vs RESOURCES
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Is it a BUG
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      FAQ
Dec 14th 2001
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RE: RAM vs RESOURCES
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RE: RAM vs RESOURCES
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muckshifterFri Dec-14-01 02:27 AM
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#1. "RE: RAM vs RESOURCES"
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Sorry to sound blunt but I'm not surprised you run out of "system resources".

Ram & swapfile has nothing to do with system resources. Shutdown or turn off any monitor or meters and a couple of “other programmes” and you will free up some resources.

Upgrade to W2K or XP they do not “suffer” with that “bug”

  

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fveeFri Dec-14-01 02:58 AM
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Fri Dec-14-01 02:59 AM

          

Or another Micro$oft Feature???

I don't always monitor the resources and RAM. I only do it because of the "Running out of" problem. What was the sence of upgrading from 128meg to 256 if I still have 120 "Unused" that is Unusable"?



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muckshifterFri Dec-14-01 03:08 AM
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#4. "RE: Is it a BUG"
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Again I say RAM has NOTHING to do with system resources.

Have a look here...
http://www.windows-help.net/techfiles/win-resources.html

  

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WhitPhilFri Dec-14-01 05:45 AM
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http://www.aumha.org/a/resource.htm

  

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RookieFri Dec-14-01 02:32 AM
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Freddie-Learning all the Time.... from old winmag? where you been all this time?



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crazyXgermanSun Jul-25-04 07:44 PM
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#6. "RE: RAM vs RESOURCES"
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welcome back, freddie!

check this out to answer your question: http://www.pcnineoneone.com/howto/resources1.html

Happy computing!

Alex "crazygerman" Byron
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