Why does virtual memory in windows 7 automatically reset its self ?

By andiestwo5 ·
Why does virtual memory in Windows 7 reset its self after i set it up? I set custom virtual memory to set my own size using several hard drives and it works for a day or so and all a sudden i get a low virtual memory message and find that its reset its self back to default

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Because you are running out of virtual memory?

by seanferd In reply to Why does virtual memory i ...

7 would seem, then, to have an automatic override to manage virtual memory even if you set it to a static size.

Other than that, you may not be:
-filling both fields
-clicking "set" and "OK" all the way out of the dialog boxes
in which case you never set a static swap file size in the first place.

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Or another possibility is

by OH Smeg Moderator In reply to Why does virtual memory i ...

That at some point in time the Partition/Drive/Device that you have set the Virtual Memory to becomes unavailable for the OS to use and it returns to it's defaults.


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