Memory status

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    Memory status

    I am trying to use the GlobalMemoryStatus() function to find out memory avilability in a PC.
    I am not having much success. Could anybody explain its usage with an example?
    Many thanks
    Bazz

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    PHP Code:
    #include <windows.h>
    #include <stdio.h>

    int main()
    {
        
    MEMORYSTATUS MemStat;

        
    GlobalMemoryStatus( &MemStat );

        
    printf"%ld %% of Memory in use.\n"MemStat.dwMemoryLoad );
        
    printf"\n" );
        
    printf"%ld bytes of physical memory.\n"MemStat.dwTotalPhys );
        
    printf"%ld bytes of physical memory available.\n"MemStat.dwAvailPhys );
        
    printf"\n" );
        
    printf"%ld bytes of pagefile memory.\n"MemStat.dwTotalPageFile );
        
    printf"%ld bytes of pagefile memory available.\n"MemStat.dwAvailPageFile );
        
    printf"Note that this number does not represent the actual physical size of the paging file on disk.\n" );
        
    printf"\n" );
        
    printf"%ld bytes of virtual memory.\n"MemStat.dwTotalVirtual );
        
    printf"%ld bytes of virtual memory available.\n"MemStat.dwAvailVirtual );
        
        return 
    0;

    hth
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