Pagefile Weirdness!

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Pagefile Weirdness!

Post by DJ Tucker » Thu Oct 31, 2013 11:47 am

Hello everyone. I have a strange pagfile in that it keeps resetting itself to 10GB. i keep setting a custom size of 6gb intial and maximum. When i reboot my pagefile resets again to 10GB and the pagefile window says that pagefile is set to no pagefile? I decided to set "No Pagefile" on my hard drives and then have my pagefile cleared at shutdown.. When i rebooted my system i successfully deleted my pagefile on my primary hard drive then added a pagefile to my secondary hard drive of 6GB. Upon rebooting, the pagefile on my primary hard drive reappeared. For some reason, it is refusing to use the pagefile on my secondary hard drive. Anyone have any idea how to get the pagefile on the second hard drive to be the only pagefile to exist and to stop this huge 10GB pagefile reappearing?
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Re: Pagefile Weirdness!

Post by Major_A » Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:21 pm

I think that you were on the right track but for whatever reason it didn't stick. In the past I'd set the pagefile to 0, reboot, and then adjust it to the value I wanted. Since you aren't running an SSD as your primary/OS drive I'd say just leave it alone. There were some benefits of playing with it back in the low RAM (256MB-512MB) and XP days but now it's not even worth messing with it. My $.02.

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Re: Pagefile Weirdness!

Post by DJ Tucker » Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:51 am

Ok so i have managed to get the fil size down to 6gb but it refuses to go any lower so i'm keeping it at that. nothing else i do works :(
Armageddon V1.0
Processor: Core i7 9700k 4.9Ghz (AVX 4.9Ghz) @ 1.264v Barrow 240mm+360mm
Memory: 16Gb Corsair Vengeance LED 2700Mhz 16-16-16-32-1T
Hard Drive: Silicon Power P32A80 128Gb & Intel 660p 2Tb
Video Card: RTX 2070 Heatkiller IV 2010Mhz @ 0.975v
Power Supply: Corsair HX1000i
Monitor: Lenovo L24Q-10 1440P
OS: Windows 10 64 bit Pro
Mobo: ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 6
Case: Vector VDM01
Peripherals: K70 Lux, M65 Pro, and Void Pro Wireless

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