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Windows 7: Virtual memory - Pagefile problem: no drives in list!

13 Jan 2009   #1

Windows 7 beta 1
 
 
Virtual memory - Pagefile problem: no drives in list!

Hi all, I'm here to ask help for this problem:



As you can see the drives list is blank, and I cannot change the location and size of pagefile!
Does anyone have the same problem or have some tips to solve this?
Thank you very much in advance.

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13 Jan 2009   #2

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Could you explain how you arrived to that problem?

Did you tweak anything on the hard disk drives under Disk Management?
What are your system specs? Did this happen suddenly, it was like this after install or it happened later?
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13 Jan 2009   #3

Windows 7 beta 1
 
 

Hi thanks for the answer. No i didn't tweak anything, it's a fresh install.
I have two hard drives partioned in this way:



I have an asus maximus formula mb with an E8400 cpu. If you need more information I would be verry happy to answer. Thank you.
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13 Jan 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Have you installed all your MB drivers?
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13 Jan 2009   #5

Windows 7 beta 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Have you installed all your MB drivers?
No i didn't, in fact I forgot to tell. I searched a lot but i didn't find anything about intel chipset driver, i supposed that it wans't necessary to install them.
Do you think this could be the problem?
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13 Jan 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

I think it's a good possibility, so you didn't build the system yourself and you don't have the drivers on a disc then, so you will need to go to the Asus site to download the latest drivers.
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13 Jan 2009   #7

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Hmmm...Something feels weird on your partitioning....

Why is the 200MB boot partition actually 4 GBs? Have you created the partitions manually during install? What other OSs do you have on BOOT?

Please open CMD and post the results of this command:

BCDEDIT /enum ACTIVE

or just

BCDEDIT
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13 Jan 2009   #8

Windows 7 beta 1
 
 

Yes I created partion manually during install just to avoid the 200 mb partition. The 4gb partion that you see is that i would like to use for pagefile.

Here is the screens:





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13 Jan 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

What OS are you running x86 or x64?
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13 Jan 2009   #10

Windows 7 beta 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
What OS are you running x86 or x64?
x64 beta 7000
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