How to Increase Computer RAM by using Hard Disk Drive(HDD) Space

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We usually suffer “insufficient RAM” problem in our PCs. RAM multiplies the multitasking and the quality of the job. We need RAM even if we are to play a high end multiplayer game and to render high graphics utility software. Many of us spent a lot of money in buying RAM. Do you know, if you follow some tricks you can increase RAM by using the HDD space of your PC itself?


Let us introduce this new kind of technique to increase RAM of our PCs.

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How to increase Computer RAM Using Hard Drive Space?

Here we are going to list down the step by step process of this technique. You are

always welcome to comment below if you are facing any issue while executing the process. Just by changing some settings of your PC you can make the RAM works faster. Here are the steps-

For better understanding we have split the whole tutorial into two different parts. The first part is about the changes in the settings and second part is about increase the virtual memory.

First phase of the actions

Before starting the process, make sure that you have 50% battery left if in case you are going to make the tweak in your laptop and turn of all the data connectivity for some time.

Once you have done these, you are ready to rock and roll.

Start with “My Computer”: Let’s start, first of all we need to navigate our mouse cursor to the “My Computer” and then need to click right on the icon. A list of actions will appear there. The last one will be “Properties”. Click left on the “properties”.

Do some tweaks with Advanced settings: Once the screen of “Properties” opens, try to find out the option named “Advance settings” on the left panel. Click left on it.

Second phase of the actions

Now starts the second phase. Be careful while allocating spaces because it directly influence the RAM capacity of your machine.

The second phase of the action includes some crucial methods. Here those go-

Increase virtual memory of your system: Then you will see a tab named “performance”. Click on the “settings” option available there and you will be directed to another dialogue box. The dialogue box is the “advance settings”. Click on that and there will be an option of “virtual memory”.

  • Click on the “virtual memory” and change option.
  • Now you need to uncheck the option of automatic manage paging and you need to select the drive whose paging memory you want to alter first.

Then the process is simple. Define the custom size of the memory and if you are done with it, click on the “Ok” option to finish.

That’s it buddy. You have successfully done the process of increasing RAM using the HDD of your system. It speeds up the performances and efficiency of your machine as well. You can ping here anytime for any help.

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