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March 22, 2007

Vista the Shrinking Violet…

Filed under: Work — thebestbrew @ 11:49 pm

While doing the VM thing with bits and pieces of the Demo Showcase (Chris Parkes’ links here..posts on the Demo Showcase) I casually observed that Vista is a clever little minx with memory (Vista does Tardis with RAM…).

Today, it slunk into a quiet little corner of physical memory measuring just under 350Mb. How small can it go? How low a bar can this funky little OS limbo under?

After a brief slumber, Vista then started re-inflating right in front of my eyes, gradually occupying more and more RAM, slowly speading itself out of its quiet corner and emerging into the light of normal activity.

Clever little Vista (1) via James Senior

Clever little Vista (2) via Matt McSpirit

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