Checking System Memory (Windows NT/2000/XP)

Created:2005/02/23 Updated:2005/02/23 Questions and comments to:

Checking System Memory (Windows NT/2000/XP)


This document outlines the steps to follow when it is necessary to verify
the amount of RAM (memory) available on your computer.

  • Close all open programs and go down to the desktop

  • Locate and then right click on the My Computer icon

  • In the Systems Properties Tabs window that opens, click on the General tab

  • The amount of RAM or memory will be listed in KB kilobytes, MB
    megabytes, or GB gigabytes (my personal favorite)

  • The information will appear under the section labelled Computer