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How can I check my virtual memory and RAM usage on Windows XP?

I have Windows XP and would like to check how much virtual memory I am running. I would also like to check how much RAM is being used. I have 256 on my machine. How can I do this?

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Windows XP includes a utility called Performance Monitor that will monitor just about anything your workstation does. It can be accessed by typing 'perfmon' from the Run command.

This was first published in March 2004

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