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How to solve disk usage 100%

You need to increase the virtual memory.

Set the setting as below

  • initial size – set equal to RAM size
  • maximum size – set double the RAM size

To do this, follow the following steps:
1. Go to Control Panel> All control panel items > System
2. Click on Advanced system settings
3. Under performance, click on settings
4. Go to Advanced tab
5. Under Virtual memory, click on Change
6. UN-check “Automatically manage paging file size for all drives” check box
7. Select your windows drive (where OS is installed)
8. Click on Custom size radio button
9. Set Initial size equivalent to your RAM size in MB
10. Set Maximum size to twice of your RAM size in MB
11. Click on Set
12. Click on OK thrice
13. Restart your system

This should resolve this issue,

Tips to speed up Windows

Some tips to speed up Windows operating system

  1. check which program use the most resources (especially memory) and remove or disable if possible
  2. disable some unused startup programs
  3. remove unused programs in the PC
  4. remove unused plugins or extensions in web browser
  5. defragment hard disk
  6. reinstall windows (please backup all important files – e.g. on my document, desktop, emails). With Windows 8 onwards, you have option to “reset” the PC
  7. upgrade RAM (memory). limit for 32-bit OS is 4GB only
  8. use SSD (solid state drive)