The solution is simple to customize the paging file pagefile.sys in Windows 8.1, 8 and 10, (size of virtual memory)!
Solutions / Content:
1.) ... Open the setting for the swap file (pagefile.sys) in Win 8/8.1!
2.) ... Customize the paging file (virtual memory) in windows 8.1 / and win 8!
3.) ... What should be considered when change the paging file (pagefile.sys)!
Info: from Windows 10, there is the swapfile.sys, this is also used for swapping and is located on the same drive as the pagefile.sys.
See also: How to see hidden files and folder and file name extensions in Windows 8 / 10 Explorer?
sysdm.cpl ,3 (... see Image-1 Arrow-1)!
In advanced "System Properties" select the Tab "Advanced" (... see Image-1 Arrow-2) and click the Button "Settings"
(... see Image-1 Arrow-3).
In Window "Performance Options" select also the tab "Advanced" (... see Image-1 Arrow-4) and click the Button "Change..."
(... see Image-1 Arrow-5)!
In "Virtual Memory", please uncheck the box "Automatically manage paging file size for all drives"
(... see Image-1 Arrow-6). Read this: ... Customize the Virtual Memory!
... see Image-2 Arrow-2)!
And use custom size for the swap file (pagefile,sys) on H:\ (:SWAP:) (... see Image-2 Arrow-1)!
Please dont forget the button "Set" (... see Image-2 Arrow-3)!
The different than Windows XP, Win 8.1 and 10 can start without paging file. And the paging file (virtual memory) can be re-adjusted if necessary.
See also: How to set in Windows 8 / 10 associations for file type: open with multiple programs or apps?
FAQ 133: Updated on: November 6th 2015 16:03