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Windows 7: SSD Drive Filling Up Fast

10 Mar 2011   #11
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

personally i've got 4 gigs of ram, and have set my pagefile to 512 megs.

i've often got lots of apps open, including biggies like photoshop, dreamweaver etc, and loads of browser tabs.

not had a problem yet. *crosses fingers*

if you start seeing 'not enough virtual memory' error messages, then you'll need to make it bigger.


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10 Mar 2011   #12
scrooge

win 7 ( 64 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wizkid View Post
Hi

Thanks for your reply

Just to confirm all drivers are installed on the SSD drive and then all my games are installed on another drive. If the page file size is in correct will the system start to crash?

I will run the service pack clean up tool now


i'd move the pagefile to the (d drive)
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10 Mar 2011   #13
wizkid

WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUM 64BIT
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scrooge View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wizkid View Post
Hi

Thanks for your reply

Just to confirm all drivers are installed on the SSD drive and then all my games are installed on another drive. If the page file size is in correct will the system start to crash?

I will run the service pack clean up tool now


i'd move the pagefile to the (d drive)

Hi
Thanks for your reply

If I move it over to the other drive shall I leave the page file size at default?
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10 Mar 2011   #14
scrooge

win 7 ( 64 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wizkid View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scrooge View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wizkid View Post
Hi

Thanks for your reply

Just to confirm all drivers are installed on the SSD drive and then all my games are installed on another drive. If the page file size is in correct will the system start to crash?

I will run the service pack clean up tool now


i'd move the pagefile to the (d drive)

Hi
Thanks for your reply

If I move it over to the other drive shall I leave the page file size at default?
there's a setting for (system manage size) try that.

scrooge
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10 Mar 2011   #15
wizkid

WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUM 64BIT
 
 

OK,

I am trying to find the tutorial which shows how to change it over to the other drive but can't seem to find it.
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10 Mar 2011   #16
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

if you really do want to move it:

set 'no paging file' on C - press 'set', then make a custom or system-managed-size pagefile on D (or E...).

it's up to you, but i've kept mine on C - as it's faster than D!
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10 Mar 2011   #17
scrooge

win 7 ( 64 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
if you really do want to move it:

set 'no paging file' on C - press 'set', then make a custom or system-managed-size pagefile on D (or E...).

it's up to you, but i've kept mine on C - as it's faster than D!

will it make that much of a difference in speed ? i always put it on the d and e drives
never thought about speed difference.

scrooge
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10 Mar 2011   #18
wizkid

WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUM 64BIT
 
 

Thanks for your further replies,

I've decided to leave it on C for the time being, if I start to experience issues then I will probably move it over to the other drive.

Thanks for your help
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10 Mar 2011   #19
scrooge

win 7 ( 64 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wizkid View Post
Thanks for your further replies,

I've decided to leave it on C for the time being, if I start to experience issues then I will probably move it over to the other drive.

Thanks for your help

well mickey megabyte maybe right about the speed so maybe just leave it. after all
you did get back alot of the space .
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