Is it possible to run Windows Operating system without virtual memory? if i have suffecient RAM?
I dissabled pageing from system advance property but still in my task manager i can see Virtual memory ,Page pool ,non page pool memory etc.. so taskmanager Vm size mean something different ?
Please help me to get it correctly .
you can run a computer without a pagefile without any problem. But keep in mind that no memory dump is possible in case you'll get a blue screen.
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there is manage pasword in xp,so you dont have to enter credencials all the time,
Open User Accounts in Control Panel.
Click your account name.
Under Related Tasks located on the left side of the window, click Manage my network passwords.
You can now add a user name and password that you use to access a resource, or you can edit or remove an existing entry.
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Please check the following guides.
Pushing the Limits of Windows: Physical Memory
Should the pagefile be used even if I have sufficient physical memory?
No. Operating Systems do not allow applications etc to point directly to physical pages, by design. The application/OS doesnt care if the page is in memory or disk etc, so what you are seeing is simply by design. The memory manager handles this on their behalf.
The chapter on memory management breaks it down, you might want to give it a read.
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Thanks for the Insight ,if it is like that by design then why microsoft windows give us option to dissable Virtual Memory using system advance property ?. what is the purpose of dissabling Virtual memory ? Please refer me some KB .