Brit + Co Guides Logo

How to understand virtual memory

Understand Virtual Memory

1
STEPS
TOOLS

When a computer is running the operating system and several other programs are running at the same time.

When a computer is running the operating system and several other programs are running at the same time.

The RAM memory often becomes Full when running many programs.

Instead of closing the programs the operating system will 'pretend' or virtual memory to store some of the data.

The creator of this guide has not included tools