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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,523
Posted By rameshiyer
Hi Jimbo, Sure thanks. I have decided to...

Hi Jimbo,

Sure thanks. I have decided to upgrade to 8Gb (2x4Gb) as my notebook has only two memory slots. Though Microsoft recommends 3Gb for Win'7, I can safely assume twice as much would be...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,523
Posted By rameshiyer
@Big Tom yes, I managed to figure that out,...

@Big Tom yes, I managed to figure that out, though I am not an IT Pro. Noticed that with Chrome alone taking over 1Gb of memory, I would be better off upgrading to 2x4Gb like most people have...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jan 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,523
Posted By rameshiyer
Thanks @ignatzatsonic and @Big Tom for your...

Thanks @ignatzatsonic and @Big Tom for your inputs & suggestions. I checked and found from Acer as well as RAM manufacturers (their vendors, actually) that Transcend make 4Gb modules are compatible...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jan 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,523
Posted By rameshiyer
@pparks1, thanks for the response. But, are you...

@pparks1, thanks for the response. But, are you suggesting that I ugrade to 4Gb only, or would 8Gb (2x4Gb) would be overkill for my 64-bit Win 7 HP. This OS was shipped with my notebook, so I guess I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jan 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,523
Posted By rameshiyer
Mine is an Acer Aspire 5742G notebook was shipped...

Mine is an Acer Aspire 5742G notebook was shipped with 3Gb (one 2Gb+one 1Gb module). The OS as I mentioned earlier is 64-bit Win'7 Home Premium, and it has mostly standard applications installed...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 4,669
Posted By rameshiyer
Thanks. I too read about it as you mentioned....

Thanks. I too read about it as you mentioned. Hence, had changed default setting from 'sleep' to 'hibernate' but thought the system took longer to boot up after resuming from 'hibernate' mode, so it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jan 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,523
Posted By rameshiyer
How much physical RAM reqd for Win'7 HP (64-bit) to run smoothly ?

Hi,

I have been using a 64-bit Windows 7 HP based Acer notebook and sometimes find that the system has become sluggish. The notebook was shipped with 3Gb RAM. Do I need to upgrade the physical...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jan 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 4,669
Posted By rameshiyer
Is it better to leave laptop on 'hibernate' or 'sleep' in Windows 7 HP

Hi,

I have been using a Win'7 HP (64-bit) based Acer notebook for sometime. Recently, I noticed that the battery was draining faster than earlier. After I read some posts on the web, I changed...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Dec 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,297
Posted By rameshiyer
Yes, those settings for VM is for Win XP. I...

Yes, those settings for VM is for Win XP. I understand that Win 7 manages VM much better and it is recommended that the system manages it, instead of manual settings. Have left settings as it is for...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Dec 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,297
Posted By rameshiyer
Win 7 HP (64-bit) with 8 Gb RAM - keeps asking to save V'Mem settings

Hi Folks,

I had bought my Acer notebook a while back, which had 3Gb, but seemed insufficient for my work. Hence, I upgraded it with two new RAM Modules of Transcend make (2 X 4Gb) recently....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Dec 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,568
Posted By rameshiyer
Yes, I checked it. It shows Chrome using 300Mb,...

Yes, I checked it. It shows Chrome using 300Mb, followed by Firefox 258 Mb and IE9 234 Mb. Rest all less than 100Mb. SO far, sys hasn't 'hung' today, so just continuing my observation.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Dec 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,568
Posted By rameshiyer
Well, my office IT guy suggested I let Windows...

Well, my office IT guy suggested I let Windows manage the virtual memory settings as well as the pagefile. Also, I had highly memory intensive apps like MS-SQL Server 2008 installed earlier, but...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Dec 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,568
Posted By rameshiyer
Haven't noticed any particular task or browser...

Haven't noticed any particular task or browser using unusually high memory, though Task Manager shows 47% usage (3.2Gb used, 4.2Gb Free in Resource Monitor). Sure, I have a dozen tabs open in Chrome...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Dec 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,568
Posted By rameshiyer
Yes, the Maximum Memory option is unchecked in...

Yes, the Maximum Memory option is unchecked in MSConfig->Boot->Advanced Options. Also, the full 8 Gb RAM is in use as seen in BIOS as well as Resource Monitor. No driver issues noticed in Device...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Dec 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,568
Posted By rameshiyer
When my system got hung couple of times since...

When my system got hung couple of times since last week-end when I upgraded my RAM, I wasn't able to check even Task Manager as there were several application windows open and it seemed as though sys...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Dec 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,568
Posted By rameshiyer
What should be the optimum Virtual Memory in Win 7 HP (64-bit)

Hi,

I have an Acer notebook which shipped with 3Gb RAM which I found inadequate and recently upgraded to 8Gb (2x4Gb). However, I noticed that the performance of the system hasn't improved enough...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 57,504
Posted By rameshiyer
Thanks @arkhi. I know where to change the...

Thanks @arkhi. I know where to change the settings of ClearType in Win 7. Just wondered if IE9 had an issue with it, as I found fonts and wordings blurred when I was briefly using IE9. Have reverted...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 57,504
Posted By rameshiyer
Well, I use the standard fonts available to all -...

Well, I use the standard fonts available to all - Arial or Times New Roman. Hence, those fonts are pretty ok, just that when I enabled ClearType on Win 7, generally reading docs with any font seemed...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 57,504
Posted By rameshiyer
Hi, I use a laptop with Win 7 HP (64-bit) and was...

Hi, I use a laptop with Win 7 HP (64-bit) and was finding it hard to read docs and relatively small fonts, but after reading your post I managed to enable and set the ClearType Font with mostly...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 60,922
Posted By rameshiyer
Thanks Stormy13. Guess will leave it for Windows...

Thanks Stormy13. Guess will leave it for Windows to decide on VM, as it seems Win'7 handles VM differently and more efficiently than previous versions of Windows.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 60,922
Posted By rameshiyer
Thanks Bill2 for your response/input. However, it...

Thanks Bill2 for your response/input. However, it still doesn't explain my query. I am not a tech prof., so need advise on whether I should go with Windows' default settings of "System managed size"...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 60,922
Posted By rameshiyer
Virtual Memory - optimized settings

Hi,
I have been using Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit for an year now, and recently noticed that the "Currently Allocated" virtual memoy is 3063 Mb, while the "Recommended" VM is 4594 Mb. I have 3 Gb...
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