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How do you know that the second page file isnt being recognized?
Well for 1, this only recognizes a small part of the C pagefile



And 2 - after a couple restarts the pagefile.sys is no longer on my B drive.
Edited by 2010rig - 2/6/11 at 10:59pm
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anyone got any other ideas?
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Leave the pagefile alone other than to set its size.
6gb is Overkill for 99% of use cases, set it to something like 1-2Gb and leave it be.

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/e7/archive/2...rives-and.aspx
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Should the pagefile be placed on SSDs?
Yes. Most pagefile operations are small random reads or larger sequential writes, both of which are types of operations that SSDs handle well.
In looking at telemetry data from thousands of traces and focusing on pagefile reads and writes, we find that
Pagefile.sys reads outnumber pagefile.sys writes by about 40 to 1,
Pagefile.sys read sizes are typically quite small, with 67% less than or equal to 4 KB, and 88% less than 16 KB.
Pagefile.sys writes are relatively large, with 62% greater than or equal to 128 KB and 45% being exactly 1 MB in size.
In fact, given typical pagefile reference patterns and the favorable performance characteristics SSDs have on those patterns, there are few files better than the pagefile to place on an SSD.

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I hear ya, but the point is that I should be able to move the pagefile to another drive, that's what's bothering me.
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I hear ya, but the point is that I should be able to move the pagefile to another drive, that's what's bothering me.
Why would you want to tho?
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