What is win386.swp?

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What is win386.swp?

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This question was answered on March 29, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The Win386.swp is the Windows swap file used for Virtual Memory in the Windows environment This allows the computer to provide more memory to applications than is physically present in the form of RAM This file can grow very large in size and needs to space to grow Hard disk drives with low available disk space will experience issues and decreased performance because of the lack of space available for this file to grow

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Posted by olivia of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 29, 2003