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Old 02-28-2006, 01:21 PM   #1
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Default Virtual Memory/Page file?

I have turned off page filing for my machine. I did this because when looking at performance in task manager my machine was not using even half of my physical memory. Should I not be doing this? If so Why? Also after turning off page filing and looking at performance in task manager it still shows page file usage. Whats up with that?

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Old 02-28-2006, 05:32 PM   #2
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Default Re: Virtual Memory/Page file?

It depends on your system - some react different to others. I also took mine off once and put it to 'let the system manage it'. Well the result was that my system seriously went slow for a few boot ups and so I returned the pagin file figures; which i had written down. Fine, i had norton antivirus at the time but i smelt a bug with changing the setting.

So try it but i didnt beneft from it - ive also written an earlier and similar post that hasnt had much feedback unfortunately. Personally ive learnt to live with what the system has as a default and 'preferred' setting.
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