Change the Virtual Memory Size in Windows 10

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    The first thing that we need to do is right-click on the computer icon.
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    Then, we click Properties.
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    Now, we need to click "Advanced system settings".
    We make sure that we are logged in as an administrator before we proceed.
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    Once we click "Advanced system settings", we need to click "Settings" in the "Performance" menu.
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    Now, we need to click the "Advanced" tab.
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    At the bottom of the "Advanced" tab, we need to click "Change..." in "Virtual memory".
    In this case, there are 704MB allocated.
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    To change the size of virtual memory, we need to uncheck "Automatically manage paging file size for all drives".
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    Then, we need to select the drive for which we want to change the virtual memory.
    In this case, let's go ahead and choose the "D:" disk.
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    We can also click "Custom size".
    We will need to set "Initial size (MB)" and "Maximum size (MB)". In this video, the minimum allowed size is 16MB and the recommended size is 1393MB. Let's choose the initial size of 512MB and the maximum size of 2024MB.
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    Then, we need to simply click "OK".
    The system will prompt us to restart the computer.
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    We need to click "OK" and then restart the computer.
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Recent edits by: Eng, VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

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