Problem: Windows logs show resource exhaustion, or the system may be lagging. You may get an error stating that “Windows is low on virtual memory”. Cause: The exhaustion from this is due to the pagefile being full and not clearing properly in part due to windows not clearing on shutdown. Solution: Windows all versions: Right… Continue reading How to Reset Pagefile in Windows
Problem When you boot your Mac in verbose mode (cmd+V on startup), it hangs on the text “Waiting for DSMOS” and is booting a lot slower than usual. Solution Go to your Applications folder. Open the Utilities folder. Run Terminal. Copy and paste the following command into the Terminal window: sudo chown root:admin / Press… Continue reading Mac slow boot caused by “Waiting for DSMOS”
Problem Windows or Mac is running slow on your computer. Solution Try running the following fixes in this article to help speed it up again by following the steps for your operating system below. Windows Run DriveTidy to free up disk space Reset Internet Explorer settings Make Windows shut down faster Disable unnecessary startup items… Continue reading Troubleshooting a Slow Computer (for Windows & Mac)
This article assumes that there are problems with Parallels on a clean or healthy system. Close heavy applications running on the Mac side Remember that Parallels is sharing resources with Mac OS X and resource intensive programs such as iMovie, Photoshop or music production software should be kept to a minimum. Check how much RAM… Continue reading Parallels running slow
Problem When running Windows using BootCamp it runs slow and takes a very long time to defragment with the hard disk formatted with the FAT32 file system. Solution Convert your Windows partition from FAt32 to NTFS.