A Guide to Freeing Memory when Upgrading Windows System

When you find a little trouble because of an unexpected error while upgrading your system to a newer version of Windows, you are exactly doing the wrong thing.

Upgrading to a newer version is a thing some clients do to enjoy a more high quality of performance and visual effects or even because they find it more convenient to use for their other applications.

But when you are on the verge of upgrading and a dialogue box has appeared indicating an error message regarding the process, well then it would mean another story.

How come?

The main thing you should think first is the virtual memory.

What is a virtual memory?

Memory is defined, in a technological way, as a partition that stores important things used to complete your system such as parts of the operating system, your applications and some important data.

Specifically, a virtual is a memory, often as simulated on a hard disk, is used to stimulate an additional free memory for storage. It allows software or applications to be stored in a memory space.

Although we say that computers nowadays have far grown into a bigger memory size, it is still comes to insufficient because applications and software have also increased their memory size due to some enhancements stored along their parts.

Clearly, without proper sufficient memory which is required in updating a Windows Operating System, the process would never be successful thus resulting to an error.

Resolution

When the main issue of the problem is on memory, then one must consider of doing something by clearing out the space taken. Remember that bigger size requires bigger space.

With this, we can think of clearing out the space by freeing up the space on the desired storage location or moving some files in order to give way to a larger one.

To be able to refrain from encountering this kind of error in the future or to be able to resolve when encountered, the following guides are made:

Disk Clean-up

Everybody is familiar of this system tools because of its useful usage particularly in clearing up useless files or data that are still stored in your computers.

To be able to use disk cleanup you must click the ‘Start” button first and then the “All Programs” and find the “Accessories”, then the “System Tools” and eventually the “Disk Cleanup”.

Now, you can start to choose what file or memory space you want to start clearing.

External Location. The use of DVD’s, CD’s or USB storage is another way of clearing files especially if you still want to go back for it when you need it.

Moving to Desired Volume

This can be done by signing to administrator and going to the “Start” button. After that, look for “Computer” and then to the “advanced Settings” and to the “System Properties”. There, look up for “Advance Tab” and the settings under performance; then your performance options to the “Advance Tab” and change it. Go to “Automatically Manage Files in all drives” and note for the recommended sign; then customize the recommended initial size to the box and then type in also the allowable maximum size on the designated box and click “Set”. In the Drive List, click the location where you have stored in the windows system and set to “No Paging File”. If asked, click “Yes” and “Ok” then restart the computer.

With this guide and recommendations, you will now be able to manage the problem or even refrain yourself for encountering the same error again.

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