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07 Jul 2009  
zigzag3143

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AdeonC View Post
Hello everyone. I have a doubt in an odd situation.


I divided my Hard Disc onto three partitions. One of them I haven't used yet, so, hipotetically (I guess), it should be blank (with no files), right?

Well, I've just noticed that this "empty" partition has 5GB occupied already.

When I unchecked "Hide protected operating system files" feature, I found out this pagefile.sys file which has about 5.12GB.

What's that file for? Can I just get rid of it or, at least, reduce its size?


Thanks.
You dont actually have to have a page file especially if you have 4gigs or more of ram. You want tro set a lower and upper limit not let the system manage it. I have zero page file and nothing has happens. If you are more caoutious set on on a diff drive than where yhe OS is and make it abt 1.5 times the amount of ram

Hope this helps and let me know how it turns out



Ken
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