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Page File Question
« on: September 18, 2012, 05:39:54 PM »
I hope this is not a ram question but my page file setting is custom(was that way always)
please see screenshot) and my pc is very fast,the question is should I leave it alone or
set it to system managed size? I dont know really what that would do-I googled this
issue and did not find my answer

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Page File Question
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Re: Page File Question
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2012, 06:41:05 PM »
On xp machines I set the page file to 2048 for both min and max. This way there is plenty of page file it the system needs it and since it is a static size will keep it from being fragmented.

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Re: Page File Question
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2012, 07:15:40 PM »
Ok
I dont really want to try that as my system is runing fine but thanks.
What would happen if I set it to system managed?The tip you gave
me is a static pagefile? I have 512 megs of ram you say I should set
mine to 2048 for both?

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Re: Page File Question
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2012, 07:28:18 PM »
Set static and both to 2048. It is better than letting it change size :wink:

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Re: Page File Question
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2012, 07:32:52 PM »
That wont harm my system?
Can I still change it back to what it was before?

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Re: Page File Question
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2012, 07:33:59 PM »
No it wont harm it, why would it? lol

And you can always change it back.

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Re: Page File Question
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2012, 07:50:55 PM »
Thanks I will try
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Re: Page File Question
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2012, 07:50:55 PM »