Banking Computers Sample Paper Computer - Sample Paper - 16

  • question_answer Virtual memory is

    A) Memory on the hard disk that the CPU uses as an extended RAM

    B) In RAM

    C) Only necessary if you do not have any RAM in your computer

    D) A backup device for floppy disks

    E) None of these

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Virtual memory is storage space on computer's hard disk that windows uses in conjunction with RAM. Thai is. If your computer lacks the RAM needed to run a program or operation, Widows uses virtual memory to compensate. Virtual memory combines computer's RAM with temporary space, on hard disk when RAM runs slow. Virtual memory moves data from RAM to a space called a paging file. Moving data to and from the paging file frees up RAM to complete its work.

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