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Page file issue

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#1 clayto


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Posted 11 October 2015 - 05:48 AM

Everytime I boot I have started getting a popup notice informing me that a temporary page file has been created'which may be larger than specified'. I have found out more about this from a search but not why it is happening nor what I should set the page file to.


Currently it is 15187 MB, automatically managed; Minimum 16 MB;Recommended 1130 MB,


I have seen Used to be as low as 10% and generally it seems to be around 25%


I would welcome advice, and some explanation of why tis has suddenly cropped up.

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Posted 11 October 2015 - 05:30 PM

How much RAM do you have?  Generally the page file should be twice the size of your RAM.  If you have 4GB of RAM you would set a 8GB page file.  The more RAM you have the less you generally need a page file, however you should have a page file as it may cause issues if you don't.

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Posted 12 October 2015 - 03:59 AM

Let's have a look at this report for starters:

Please do the following:
- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog)
- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")
- right click on Administrative Events
- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."
- save the file as Admin.evtx
- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")
- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).

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#4 clayto

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Posted 12 October 2015 - 09:32 AM

I have only 2 GB of RAM.


I will follow the procedure described and report back.

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