Br_T asked in Computers & InternetSoftware · 1 decade ago

Apparently, it seems that all Microsoft products are prone to "not responding". Why is this so?

Other software don't hang as often.

2 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You're probably low on RAM, either buy more, or you can try an alternative to it. Increase your virtual memory, which acts like RAM and makes the programs think that they are in RAM when they're really not. It uses your hard drive space, so make sure you have at least like 10 gb left, although that's more than "enough". Now, right-click on My Computer in the Start Menu, then click on Properties. Here, go to the advanced tab and then click on the first Settings button (In Performance section), and then go to the advanced tab in the new window. Click on Change, uncheck the line at the top if you have vista, (it shouldn't exist if you have xp), then select the "main" drive of your computer. This is usually drive c:. Now select Custom, then set BOTh the initial and the maximum number to the same amount.(At least 2500mb). Click on Set before you click OK. You will have to restart in order for the changes to take effect. This should've fixed those "not responding" errors.

  • 1 decade ago

    Just hit

    Alt then F4 if that doesnt work hit the x button then hit close the progran then cancel

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