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Windows 95 Cache Tips
by John ... aka wizardawg

Windows 95 does not use Smartdrive to cache the hard drives in your system. Instead, it uses 32bit VCache that dynamically grows and shrinks as the need arises (not to be confused with Swapfile, which operates in a similar manner). If you have more than 32MB of physical memory, VCache may be using more memory than it can efficiently manage.

You can limit the maximum amount of physical memory VCache uses by adding the following lines to the System.ini file (instead of the Registry - go figure!):
The above values are in Kbytes. Feel free to experiment, but you must have a value greater than 0 for the MinFileCache value. By limiting the VCache in this manner, you will experience improved system performance.

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