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Old 04-15-2006, 05:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default A little Confused on pagefile.

I got 1 gig of ram and i dunno wut to set my pagefile. i set my pagefile at 0 is that bad? what should i set it at?

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Old 04-15-2006, 06:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Set it to 1024MB, the optimal amount of memory (physical + virtual) for windows to run is 2GB.

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I have 1GB RAM also, and I disable paging file. it runs fastest with paging file disabled.

but I also run my system pretty lean - I disable themes, system restore etc.. and my Antivirus program is very low on resources (Antivir Personal Edition)
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Let Windows automatically resize the amount of the pagefile. Sometimes applications need more memory as you have and then your system will crash.
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Old 04-15-2006, 08:18 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally posted by JoeTheIdiot
Set it to 1024MB, the optimal amount of memory (physical + virtual) for windows to run is 2GB.
if you can set this amount in it own partition at the beginning of the second hard drive if you have one. I would not disable it, because it is nice to have the extra headroom.
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