Installation Troubleshooting: Increase Size of the Virtual Memory Paging File

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Increase Size of the Virtual Memory Paging File

Problem Summary Windows Virtual Memory is too low. Event Viewer (System log) shows that system is running out of virtual memory.
Error Message Application popup: Windows - Virtual Memory Minimum Too Low: Your system is low on virtual memory.
Possible Cause Windows is increasing the size of your virtual memory paging file. During this process, memory requests for some applications may be denied.
Recommended Action To change the size of the virtual memory paging file, perform the following steps.
  1. From the Windows Start menu, click Start --> Settings --> Control Panel.
  2. Double-click System.
  3. On the Advanced tab under Performance, click Settings.
  4. On the Advanced tab under Virtual memory, click Change.
  5. Under Paging file size for the selected drive, click Custom size and type a new paging file size in megabytes in the Initial size (MB) and Maximum size (MB) boxes, and then click Set.

Note: The Initial and Maximum size should be set to the same value.

Release Release 7.0(2)
Associated CDETS # None.

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