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Windows 7: Problems with the pagefile

29 Jun 2016   #1
ianmozzy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Problems with the pagefile

Hi
I keep setting my pagefile to be put onto another drive than my C drive but it keeps getting reset after a couple of reboots.
I have a 60 GB ssd for a boot drive.
I want the pagefile to be put onto another drive, which is 120 GB raid of 2 other SSDs. It has two partitions. One I want to use for the pagefile, and one as a cache for another drive. All drives have no hardware issues I am aware of.
It causes space and performance problems when it gets reverted. I need the space on my C drive. I notice it slows my computer down when the reverts the pagefile back to the C drive.
It is obvious that is the case as I check the free space available in the C drive and do a 'dir /a:h' command in the command prompt and there it is.

No matter how I change, it always get reverted to the 'Automatically manage paging files for all drives' in the Virtual memory options.
It is extremely frustrating.
I do not want the pagefile to be automatically managed by windows. How exactly do I remedy this?


I need a solution.

Just to be clear.
MY UPDATES ARE TURNED OFF UNTIL 1ST OF AUGUST AS I DO NOT WANT WINDOWS 10.


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