Customize the pagefile.sys in Windows 10 (paging file)?
Here are few solutions to customize the pagefile.sys in Windows 10 e.g. size of paging file and virtual memory!
Content / Solutions:
1.) ... Setting of the pagefile.sys in Window 10!
2.) ... Paging file size in windows 10!
3.) ... What should be, when you move the pagefile.sys to another disk on Windows-10!
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1.)Setting of the pagefile.sys in Window 10!
If you want to open the settings for swap (virtual memory) file please start it, via Run-Dialog [Windows+R] and enter the command sysdm.cpl ,3 !
In advanced "System Properties" select the Tab "Advanced" and click the Button "Settings"
In the "Performance Options", please select also the tab "Advanced" and click the Button "Change..."
In "Virtual Memory", please un-check the box "Automatically manage paging file size for all drives"
(... see Image-1 Arrow 1 to 5)
Please read this: ►... Customize the Virtual Memory!
| (Image-1) Open the settings of the paging file pagefile.sys in Windows 10!
2.) Paging file size in windows 10 (customize virtual memory)!
For example disable, the virtual memory i Windows 10 on C:\ Drive (... see Image-2 Arrow-1)!
And use custom size for the swap file (pagefile,sys) on E:\ (:SWAP:) (... see Image-2 Arrow-3)!
Please dont forget the button "Set" (... see Image-2 Arrow 2 & 5 )!
| (Image-2) Customize the paging file pagefile.sys for Windows 10!
3.) What should be when you move the pagefile.sys to another disk on Windows-10!
When you move the pagefile.sys im Windows-10 to another disk, it should be no external disk! At best, use the fastest hard disk on the operating system!
Windows 10 can start without paging file. And the paging file (virtual memory) can be adjusted if necessary again.
4.)Recommended paging file size for windows 10!
The old rule "use the double size of the RAM" is for old computers with 1 or 2 GB of RAM.
There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to how much page file or swap space you need. It all depends on the programs you use and what they need. If you’re unsure, sticking with your operating system’s defaults is almost always a good idea.
FAQ 52: Updated on: March 27th 2017 21:31
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