View Full Version : Would a graphics card help?

20-08-2009, 03:49 PM
A friend has a Celeron budget pc that is several years old. It has an E61ML motherboard, which I assume would take an AGP graphics card. I have replaced the 256 RAM with 1 G, and tweaked it as much as possible to increase performance - it has improved considerably but he sometimes get "not enough virtual memory" or other such warning when several programs are running.

Would a cheap AGP graphics card help? The only other option is to reinstall WinXP, which we may do some day. He does not use it to play games.


20-08-2009, 03:59 PM
No, go to control panel>system>advanced?>settings under performance section>advanced tab and change the virtual memory. It was probably set from the original RAM size.
You can select min & max as RAM size and RAM x 1.5 (helps stop paging fragmentation) or just select system managed..

20-08-2009, 04:14 PM
Thanks Sol. I think we forgot to make the virtual memory changes after installing the 1 G stick of RAM.