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Windows 7: moving swap/hibernate file to improve performance

12 Sep 2009   #1

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moving swap/hibernate file to improve performance

can i move the swap and hibernate files to another physical drive?

well ok i know the swap will, but i am having problems trying to move the hibernate one.

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12 Sep 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

As far as I know the hibernate file has to be on the same hard drive and partition as the OS itself...the page file (like you found out) can go anywhere
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12 Sep 2009   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Moving the hibernate file is not going to improve performance. Unlike the page file it is not used until you go into hibernation.
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