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Windows 7: Can't remove SWAP file without restart

02 Dec 2012   #1

Can't remove SWAP file without restart


could you please help, I wish to make possible of removing swap file from my ram disk before pc goes into hibernation. Is it possible to make this without system restart?
How to stop system using swap file without restart?

thanks in advance,


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03 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1

Welcome Rambit to the windows 7 forum.

No, the swap file when it is used is an internal part of windows and has files open or in use when active.

You must reboot to remove the swap file.

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 Can't remove SWAP file without restart

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