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Lesson 6. Managing Memory Usage - Pg. 21

21 Chapter 6. Managing Memory Usage In this lesson you learn how to manage the amount of memory used by the Pocket PC 2002 oper- ating system and its applications. Monitoring Memory Usage On a desktop PC, memory is used to run programs and temporarily store application data; long- term storage is provided by your PC's hard disk. A Pocket PC device, however, doesn't have a hard disk, so memory also has to be used for data storage. The more memory you have on your device, the more room you have to run programs and store data. TIP Pocket PC memory is both built into your device, and supplemented by data storage cards. When you start to fill up your Pocket PC's memory, you run into difficulties opening more applications and saving new files. When this happens, you have to either reduce your memory use, or increase