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It sounds like System Restore is enabled.

Is it?
Noob question but how do I check If its enabled?
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post #12 of 25
Is your pagefile size managed by windows?

To check for system restore:
Control Panel >>> System >>> System Restore

(pagefile is under system as well)
post #13 of 25
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ok I got it thanks, should look like this yes?
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post #14 of 25
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Ok page filing is equal to my amount of ram, what should I set it as?
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post #15 of 25
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ok I got it thanks, should look like this yes?
Yup leave them off and delete the restore points.

You may also want to disable hiberantion:
Type "powercfg.exe -h off" at the command line with out the quotes. You will need to delete the hyberfil.sys on c: manually.
post #16 of 25
I would set it to 1024MB min and 1024MB max. You can turn it off (or make it smaller) but you may run into a few issues with programs that require the pagefile.
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I would set it to 1024MB min and 1024MB max. You can turn it off (or make it smaller) but you may run into a few issues with programs that require the pagefile.
Can I set it to a seprate drive or it doesnt work that way?
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post #18 of 25
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Ok well that worked well, Free space went from 6gbs to 14gbs thanks!!
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post #19 of 25
You are welcome!
And yes you can set your page file to a different drive if you like.
post #20 of 25
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You are welcome!
And yes you can set your page file to a different drive if you like.
And If I do that will it be like having it on the C drive?
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