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post #11 of 17
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is too much overkill? or hurt performance?
I imagine it would hurt performance a tad. You CPU does have to fill the page file with information, after all. My computer is running fine with page file 2.5 times the size of my RAM (5gigs).
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You can also let Windows manage it so you don't have to bother
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holy crap thanks guys. my boot time is insane fast. the blue bar when windows load went half way and loaded and bam windows was up.

as for the page file, i just copied what was set for C drive into D: drive. so i guess so far its good.

thanks again!
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You can also let Windows manage it so you don't have to bother
so do i have to set a limit for each partition?
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post #15 of 17
Set both the Min and Max to the same thing for the page file. 2048MB is the maximum it should be. You're only hurting yourself by making it bigger.
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I have 2GB of ram (like you) and running XP. I shut my page file off. Dont really need it with that much ram.
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I have 2GB of ram (like you) and running XP. I shut my page file off. Dont really need it with that much ram.
You would face later freaky bottlenecks
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