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Windows 7: Changing Paging File Size

05 Aug 2012   #1
Amazing Aura

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Changing Paging File Size

What will happen if I change it?


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05 Aug 2012   #2
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

In your case, changing the page file size will only decrease your performance.

Win 7 is not XP and Win 7 chooses, automatically, the best size for your system, except, for those cases where one has 8 GB or more and even then you can easily leave the setting alone.

This was researched very thoroughly by Microsoft, and contrary to the "wisdom" of some bloggers and some forums, Microsoft does know what they are doing.
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05 Aug 2012   #3
OldMX

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
This was researched very thoroughly by Microsoft, and contrary to the "wisdom" of some bloggers and some forums, Microsoft does know what they are doing.
I really really like the sound of it, signature material
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05 Aug 2012   #4
Amazing Aura

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
In your case, changing the page file size will only decrease your performance.

Win 7 is not XP and Win 7 chooses, automatically, the best size for your system, except, for those cases where one has 8 GB or more and even then you can easily leave the setting alone.

This was researched very thoroughly by Microsoft, and contrary to the "wisdom" of some bloggers and some forums, Microsoft does know what they are doing.
Thank you. I have 6GB paging file.
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06 Aug 2012   #5
d0m0

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

What happens if I disable the paging file?
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06 Aug 2012   #6
OldMX

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by d0m0 View Post
What happens if I disable the paging file?
We are not allowed to talk about it, and there is no fight club...

Happens in some rare cases, some applications fail to launch, thats it.
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