Must Know 6 Ways To Free Up RAM | Windows
Everyone has a little bit of information about RAM, but to start the article I think an introduction about RAM is not a bad idea, and this article covered free up in windows os.
SOME INFORMATION ABOUT RAM
Random Access Memory, short-form RAM, which holds programs currently running on your computer, it is one type of short-term storage. If your computer runs low on RAM it uses a part of the hard drive and called the page file that acts as ‘pretend RAM‘, that is slower than the actual RAM. To solve this problem here we suggest five procedures of free up RAM.
SIX WAYS OF FREE UP RAM IN WINDOWS
A. UNINSTALL SOFTWARE
Many times the apps which you have not opened in months, only westing resource on your PC, remove them very easily,
Go to Settings > Apps and click on the Uninstall option on the app which you want to uninstall.
B. SCAN FOR MALWARE
However checking malware on PC is worthy, but worthwhile also. We suggest a scan with Malwarebytes, that can help you to indirectly.
C. CHECK RAM USAGE
- Windows Power Usage Task Manager: Open the Task Manager from the Start Menu or you can use Ctrl + Shift + Esc shortcut. If you want you can click on More details to expand the utility. Next, click on the Memory header from the processes tab to short from most to least RAM usage, and keep the app in your mind.
Shift to the performance tab, and on the Memory section, you will see the chart which will show your RAM usage and to get more information you can click on Open Resource Monitor.
- Windows Resource Monitor Memory: The chart which will be shown at the bottom shows you how much RAM is free, short it by Commit (KB) and see which programs use the big quantity of RAM.
D. USE LIGHTER APPS AND MANAGE PROGRAMS
By the two ways, manage programs and using lighter apps you can free up RAM on your Windows computer. You use the lighter apps when it possible for you, for example, you can use Paint as an alternative to Photoshop.
The second way is giving attention to those programs which you have open, close the software with which you are not working actively. You can Bookmark open browser tabs that you want to read later and next close these to free up RAM.
E. ADJUST VIRTUAL MEMORY
Usually, when your PC is low on virtual memory, it shows you error messages many times. The good thing is you can increase the virtual memory, know- how you can…
On the Start Menu search for the Control Panel, and open Virtual Memory. In the top-right, switch the Catagory to Small Icons (if you want) and choose System, and click on Advanced System Settings (on the left side) and a new window will be open.
Click on Settings under Performance, on the Advanced tab. Again, Switch to the Advanced tab and click on the Change button.
After that, you will see the paging file size for your main drive, you can leave the Automatically manage box checked and allow windows to take care of it. If you are running low on virtual memory you may uncheck this, set Initial size and Maximum size higher than before.
F. RESTART YOUR PC
The most popular way of free Up RAM is restarting the PC. Every PC users must restart their computer and who spend a large time with PC, definitely restart the PC, regularly. When one restarts the computer, it clears the memory and resets all running programs.
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