New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac Discussion of Classic or running Windows, Linux and other OSes on the Mac.

Boot Camp Help!


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
Helfeather

 
Member Since: Jun 24, 2007
Posts: 27
Helfeather is on a distinguished road

Helfeather is offline
I allocated too little memory to the Windows partion during the bootcamp set up (5GB).

My Windows XP is fully installed now, but it doesn't have enough memory to install some programs.

Is there a way to allocate more memory into the Windows partion?

Can anybody help?
QUOTE Thanks
Nate

 
Nate's Avatar
 
Member Since: Aug 14, 2006
Location: CA, USA
Posts: 134
Nate will become famous soon enough
Mac Specs: 20" Intel Core 2 Duo iMac, 2.16GHz, 2GB Ram, 500GB Serial ATA, 256MB Video Ram

Nate is offline
I need help on this please also!

I am a MacMan! Go Mac! My favorite football teams are the Chargers and the Macs!


QUOTE Thanks
bobtomay

 
bobtomay's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 22, 2006
Location: Texas, where else?
Posts: 25,132
bobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond repute
Mac Specs: 15" MBP 2.33 C2D 256 4GB, MBA 13" i7 1.8, MB 2.0 2GB, Nano 4th, 3GS, iPad 1

bobtomay is offline
1) Use Bootcamp to restore your drive to a single partition and start over again giving Windows more space.

2) This space is not called memory.
Memory (aka RAM inside a computer) is typically used to refer to things which are used only for temporary storage.
This space on items of a more permanent type of storage, such as hard drives, is commonly referred to just as "space" or "storage space".
(FYI: There is such a thing as allocating memory inside windows related to it's virtual memory.)

3) For anyone else looking at this, it would be a very good idea if you are planning on doing anything with your Bootcamp windows partition to give it a minimum of 10GB.

I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Question???? | Is it possible??? »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Boot Camp: Won't boot anymore AlexM Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 2 10-02-2009 03:02 PM
Boot Camp Vista Install Problems sailorfoley Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 7 05-28-2007 07:44 PM
Driver and Boot Camp problem sheahan Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 2 04-17-2007 03:38 PM
Parallels with Boot Camp Partition slowing computer down markw10 Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 3 01-31-2007 11:26 PM
Help With Mac Drivers/Internet In XP via Boot Camp chincheck13 Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 4 07-29-2006 10:14 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:57 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?