Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Paging File


06 Feb 2010   #1

Win 7
 
 
Paging File

When my system boots I get a message that there is no paging file and windows will set a tempoary one. I have 4 gigs of ram so I go through the procedure of setting a page file size and reboot after which I get the same message. Can someone tell me what I must do to correct this?

Thanks, Bob


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

06 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

If you could un-hide protected OS files in folder options and look on the root of the C drive. (just open C) and give us a screen shot, or just see if there is a file there called "pagefile.sys" and see how big it is. This woudl be a good start.

Also, you must remember to click "set" when changing the paging file (or virtual memory). If you don't hit "set" when doing this....it will not take.

Virtual Memory Paging File - Change - Vista Forums

Name:  pagefileset.PNG
Views: 36
Size:  15.4 KB


Check those two things and let me know.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Feb 2010   #3

Win 7
 
 
Paging File

I did all that you suggested without success I did clicl on SET and I could not find pagefile.sys, I'm wondering if it could possibly be that I do not have full administrative rights. Non matter what I do it reverts back to NO PAGING FILE.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 Paging File




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Paging File
Thread Forum
questions about if i need a paging file or not Performance & Maintenance
Solved Paging File Performance & Maintenance
Solved What should I set my paging file to? Performance & Maintenance
Solved Tut for changing paging file?? Performance & Maintenance
SSD and paging file(s). Hardware & Devices
Move Paging File? Performance & Maintenance
Paging file system will not set General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:15 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33