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Windows 7: can i put 7's pagefile on 32-bit (D:) drive?

19 Sep 2009   #1
client 9

7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
can i put 7's pagefile on 32-bit (D:) drive?

I have 64-bit Windows 7 running on drive C.
w/ Readyboost enabled (if this matters)

Is it possible / feasible to move my pagefile to my 32-bit (D) drive?

I googled but couldn't find an answer.

thanks.

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CPU: Core2 Duo CPU E8500 3.16GHz, 3000 Mhz
Motherboard: X48-DS4
Graphics: HIS Radeon HD4850 IceQ4 TurboX (2 in XfireX )
Memory: 4GB
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64


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19 Sep 2009   #2
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Your hard drive is not 32-bit....it's the OS that resides on the drive. As long as the drive is formatted with a file system that Windows can use (Fat, Fat32, NTFS,) than you can put it there.
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19 Sep 2009   #3
SquonkSC

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by client 9 View Post
I have 64-bit Windows 7 running on drive C.
w/ Readyboost enabled (if this matters)

Is it possible / feasible to move my pagefile to my 32-bit (D) drive?

I googled but couldn't find an answer.

thanks.

______________
CPU: Core2 Duo CPU E8500 3.16GHz, 3000 Mhz
Motherboard: X48-DS4
Graphics: HIS Radeon HD4850 IceQ4 TurboX (2 in XfireX )
Memory: 4GB
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Yes, you can without any trouble.
(providing there isn't already another pagefile on that drive)
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19 Sep 2009   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by client 9 View Post
I have 64-bit Windows 7 running on drive C.
w/ Readyboost enabled (if this matters)

Is it possible / feasible to move my pagefile to my 32-bit (D) drive?

I googled but couldn't find an answer.

thanks.

______________
CPU: Core2 Duo CPU E8500 3.16GHz, 3000 Mhz
Motherboard: X48-DS4
Graphics: HIS Radeon HD4850 IceQ4 TurboX (2 in XfireX )
Memory: 4GB
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
client

Is d another partition on the same drive or a different drive. If its the same drive dont other if its different the just eliminate the file on c and create one on d.

Ken
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19 Sep 2009   #5
client 9

7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Yes, D is a separate drive. Thanks for the quick replies everyone!
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