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So I tried eliminating the pagefile and guess what? Windows still reported some virtual memory being used (a really small amount). I guess you CAN'T disabel the pagefile. It seems that Windows needs the pagefile. I think the best solution is to set a specific size for the pagefile.

Edit: Crap. Used pagefile four times in my post. I really need to work on my english skills .
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Originally Posted by Melcar
So I tried eliminating the pagefile and guess what? Windows still reported some virtual memory being used (a really small amount). I guess you CAN'T disabel the pagefile. It seems that Windows needs the pagefile. I think the best solution is to set a specific size for the pagefile.

Edit: Crap. Used pagefile four times in my post. I really need to work on my english skills .
Oh really i havent had this probloem at all i just disabled it and that was that.
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Oh really i havent had this probloem at all i just disabled it and that was that.

It doesn't seem to cause problems. I'm just saying that some virtual memory is still being allocated by Windows even if I disabel it.
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I tried disabling pagefile a few times and it caused more problems than it solved, especially if you use Photoshop, or Fast User Switching.
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It doesn't seem to cause problems. I'm just saying that some virtual memory is still being allocated by Windows even if I disabel it.
Oh rite i get you maybe just assign 100mb
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I think it all comes down to how you use your system. I still say that having some fixed amount of virtual memory is better.
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I have 2gb of ram
disabled the paging file
no problems at all
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I have 2gb of ram
disabled the paging file
no problems at all
Well im glad ive got another member to back me up with the ''No problem'' statement lol
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I have 2gb of ram
disabled the paging file
no problems at all
I think you should read the articles posted above and understand how windows addresses memory. You probably won't have any problems, you will just "think" you've eliminated the page file. It is impossible for the system to function with only 2gb of ram, windows will address more. Most programs when opened will reserve 1-2gb of VM even though they don't use it. So in your configuration you'd open up excel or photoshop, it would tell the computer to address all this memory and hold it even though it wasn't being used. Errors would pop up everwhere if the system wasn't able to address it on the pagefile.

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I have 2gb of ram
disabled control of paging file
no problems at all
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