Insuffient System Resources exist to complete the requested service SBS 2003 Workstation

Posted on 2009-05-01
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I have a client with an SBS2003 with 6 XP Pro workstations. One of the users  is having issues with his XP Workstation. This has been going on for a while now. No pattern to it. Every so often at lease once a week his workstation will just stop working. What I mean by this is...
- The mouse moves and I can double click on shortcuts but not one single application will open up. It just returns the following error
 "Insuffient System Resources exist to complete the requested service"
This is a brand new system with Quad Core Processor, 4gb Memory, 160gb Hard Drive, 550watt power supply. All other workstations in the office are by far inferior to this workstation in question.  What should I do?? I
Question by:KCComputers
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    I have changed my page file using as the example.

    Please note: These errors happen when the Workstation is idle. First thing in the morning a couple of times per week. Please also note that this has 4GB of DDR2 memory and has a quad core processor. The user does not use anywhere near the capabilities that this type of spec PC can use. He uses Microsoft Outlook, IE and some networked apps from the Server. He doesn't know how to mutitask and very seldom does he ever have more than one app opened at the same time.
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    This is 32bit XP? Just for kicks, pull 2GB of RAM and see how it runs then.

    Chris B

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