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thats it... thank you
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You can always try the tweak to unload unused DLLs. Go to Run, type in regedit, find the folder called HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\ CurrentVersion\\Explorer, create a new DWORD value (right click anywhere, New -> DWORD Value) called AlwaysUnloadDll and give it a value of 1. Exit the registry and reboot for it to take effect.

I see that you got 2GB of RAM so I'm also going to suggest this tweak. Once again in the registry, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Con trol\\Session Manager\\Memory Management, create a DWORD called DisablePagingExecutive and give it a value of 1. Again, exit and restart to take effect. What this tweak does is that it prevents parts of the system code and device drivers from being swapped out to the paging file.

Damnit beaten to it again, and on the same thread no less.
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or you can find many more at TweakXP.com
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PEOPLE...YOU NEED A PAGE FILE!!!! no matter HOW MUCH RAM YOU HAVE!!!! the hard drive ALWAYS calls to the page file no matter WHAT!!!
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Yeah, turning it off is a bad idea, no matter what anyone tells you. You always need a back up, even if you have 2 gigs. It's like driving without a seatbelt just cause you have an airbag. Leave it on, your most memory intensive progs will just use RAM anyway.
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agreed. as long as you have enough memory on the hard drive you should be fine. windows automatically sets it at 1.5x the physical memory... my friend suggests 2x.
i have 2gb, so he suggested 4gb. of course, i set it at 512mb anyways cuz theres NO way im gonna use that much memory.
yea, you might find a bit of an increase in performance, but as long as your hdd's are 7200rpm at least (preferably with 8mb or 16mb buffer), then you should be just fine.
and, if you have 2x10krpm hdd's in RAID 0, then you might want to use those for ram instead of your dimms. (haha JUST KIDDING! but those would be nice and fast!)
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