What does available physical memory mean?

by on May 4, 2010

Q: What is available physical memory ? it says i got 100 to 350 mb.. from total phys. mem. of 1024.mb. in the system info. that looks low. is it ? i have a dell insp. 1505 xp os.. the pages are kind of slow. everything is kind of slow. what can i do to speed things up. any help please.


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    In Windows, physical memory referrers to the RAM in the computer. The total is the amount of RAM installed in the computer 1024megabytes (or 1 Gigabyte). Available is the amount of memory the computer isn’t using at the moment and is available for use.

    See this article for some tips on speeding things up: http://www.askageek.com/2007/09/11/what-causes-pc-slow-down/