Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Virtual memory, part of CompTIA A+ (220-902) Cert Prep: 1 Introduction to Computers.
- Virtually memory is an important part…of every Windows system…but it's not a real obvious part.…So in order for me to explain it to ya,…I thought I'd use candy.…Who doesn't love jelly beans.…Now all of these jelly beans, each individual jar,…represents a different program…that is currently sitting on my hard drive.…I've installed Microsoft Word.…I've installed Solitaire.…I've installed World of Warcraft.…I've installed PaintShop Pro…or whatever old program you wanna think about.…But they're not running right now, do you understand?…They're just installed on the hard drive.…
And each of these manifests as a file.…Now these files are different sizes.…Some have more jelly beans than the other.…But what we wanna do is start running programs.…So to run the programs, this is going to represent RAM.…Now it's a small bowl…because I didn't put a lot of RAM into this system.…It's probably only got half a gigabyte of RAM.…So this is my RAM.…Now as I begin double-clicking on programs,…I hit the start button, Microsoft Word,…
In this introductory course, Mike Meyers explains the basics of how a computer works and the operational procedures that are key to any well-running IT team, including soft skills such as professionalism, communication, and safety. In Chapter 2, Mike tours the four most recent versions of Windows, as well as the OS X and Ubuntu Linux operating systems. He shows how to navigate to essential tools in each OS and explains how to manage virtual memory (RAM).
Details about the CompTIA A+ certification and the exam blueprints can be found at https://certification.comptia.org/certifications/a.
- Interacting and communicating with clients
- Understanding the top three threats to a PC
- Touring Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 10
- Touring OS X and Linux