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Should I disable Page file with 2GB of RAM?

By el_leumas
Oct 12, 2005
  1. I'm currently using a A64 3000 PC with 2GB of DDR400 RAM (2x1GB), Samsung-UCCC chips, and a 120GB hard-disk. I use Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop CS occasionally. I use my PC mostly for gaming and editting. My current paging file is 2048mb. Should I change/disable paging file? Will it be faster if I disable Virtual Memory (paging file)?

    If I disable it, how do I locate and delete the page file on my hard-disk?
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +419

    Yes. Get rid of it, see what you think, if its worse, re-enable it.

    Right Click My Computer -> Properties -> Advanced -> Performance -> Advanced -> Change (bottom of window).

    Go through and set it to "no paging file" and click set on every partition you have. Then click ok. Then click ok, then it wants to restart. Restart. Fixed.

    If you follow what I said, that page file on your hd will dissappear on its own, no need to find and delete.
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