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#1 Shadow Bird

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Posted 12 December 2010 - 08:12 AM

Im sure this is an easy one, im just not a windows fanboy. My question: what should i set my paging file to when i only have 512MB of physical RAM

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Posted 12 December 2010 - 08:30 AM

My suggestion would be to increase the RAM. Windows 9x is the only version of Windows I've ever run with that small amount of RAM.

Generally, I tend to suggest letting Windows manage the page file...seems to handle it quite well and I never have to think about it or worry whether it's too large or too small.

I don't think there is a definitive answer, other than minmizing the consideration by taking the two steps I find workable and satisfactory.


#3 Shadow Bird

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Posted 12 December 2010 - 08:48 AM

I think i shall use your second suggestion, as i dont have cash to pay for RAM. thanks Luis!

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