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Like the titla states fellas. I am going through a tutorial right now for speeding up my SSD's... it says to disable PF but I read a week ago to never disable it.
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Some people disable pagefile with no problems. I am one of those who says not to disable it though.
 
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You should try to see how it goes. But yea a lot people tell never disable your page file.
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disabling it would be alright if you got 3gb or more RAM, its like ram using the hard drive. but unsure of how unstable it would be if its off, i havent tried it myself lol didnt need too. but i read on a tweak guide you can turn both hibernate and pagefile off
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Some programs will throw a fit if they can't find a pagefile. I had problems with Company of Heroes, and also some older version of Photoshop, don't remember which one. So leave maybe 512MB just to avoid problems.
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yeah I turned off hibernate and saved like 4 GB of space. But PF is just a tweak that will alow me to speed up the SSD's from what I am reading. I will give it a shot and see if I can tell any difference.
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Some programs will throw a fit if they can't find a pagefile. I had problems with Company of Heroes, and also some older version of Photoshop, don't remember which one. So leave maybe 512MB just to avoid problems.
OK I will try that.
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post #8 of 30
I remember reading somewhere that some programs need the pagefile even if there are more than enough RAM

I suggest setting it around 1GB
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If you use memory intensive programs like Photoshop, Sony Vegas, ... Hell, any picture\\video\\sound editing program, it's going to throw a fit when you don't have a pagefile, even if you have 64GB of RAM on a dual-Xeon server board.
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Hmm I will just set it low then to open up some space. Oh and does anyone know how to get your Recycling bin off the main drive and onto my D: drive?
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