System.Machine.totalMemory property

[ The Windows Gadget Platform/Sidebar is available for use in the operating systems specified in the Requirements section. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions. ]

Gets the total amount of memory available in the current user session.

This property is read-only.


itotalMemory = System.Machine.totalMemory

Property value

An Integer that receives the amount of free memory recognized by the computer.


The amount of memory returned is considered virtual and exceeds the amount of actual physical memory available.

Individual CPU details are accessible through the CPUs collection of System.Machine.


The following example demonstrates how to get machine details.

/// <summary>
/// Initialize the gadget.
/// </summary>
function Init()
    // Get the machine details.
    sMachineInfo += "Processor Architecture: " + System.Machine.processorArchitecture + "<br/>";
    sMachineInfo += "Total Memory: " + System.Machine.totalMemory + "<br/>";
    sMachineInfo += "Available Memory: " + System.Machine.availableMemory + "<br/>";
    // Initialize the gadget content.


Minimum supported client
Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
End of client support
Windows 7
End of server support
Windows Server 2008
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