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Set to System managed and see what happens. __________________ Where there's a will, There's a way. Thanks for everyone's help, keep the ideas coming. If the driver updates dosen't help you have to find out and isolate the device driver or software that is causing the problem. #23 Booter, Feb 8, 2003 johnlog Senior The fluctuations that can occur in pf usage could be explainend by what the systems think it needs to reserve so it's not 'real' used PF usage in anycase. this contact form

Back To The Top Tweet Copyright © 2005-2015 Online Computer Tips.com HOME | ALL TIPS | COMPUTER TUTORIALS | TECH NEWS | RESOURCES | ADVERTISING | ABOUT US | PRIVACY POLICY In addition to applications crashing anytime you run up against the memory limit, you'll also come across a lot of applications that simply won't run properly if the pagefile is disabled. When that application crashes, it's going down hard—there's no time to save your work or do anything else. WindowsBBS.com is completely free, paid for by advertisers and donations. recommended you read

Have you rebooted the system after changing the pagefile settings? I have 256mb ram, but was hesitant to just rush out and buy more. I have plenty of space (20gb free), and am only setting 4096 mb of space at that. It seems like I'm out of ideas.

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Voice your opinion in the comments, or even better—run some benchmarks to prove your point. The problem with this logic is that if you are opening 12 GB worth of in-use applications, your system is going to be extremely slow, and your hard drive is going Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Now to mess with it some more to see what happens if I change it back.

I swapped out the new battery for the old one and the machine started normally and, with no error message. Then when that is done reboot the computer. Advertisement Advertisement If you want to take a look at your own pagefile settings, launch sysdm.cpl from the Start menu search or run box (Win+R) and navigate to Advanced –> Settings https://blog.codinghorror.com/running-xp-with-the-pagefile-disabled/ The total paging file size for all disk drives may be somewhat larger that the size you specified".

Other than plugging the RAM into the motherboard, there is little than can be done to alter its performance characteristics. Thanks Last edited: 2012/05/23 cspgsl, #1 2012/05/23 Christer Geek Member Staff Joined: 2002/12/17 Messages: 5,730 Likes Received: 25 Trophy Points: 743 Location: Sweden Computer Experience: I'm trying! let us know if it works Ds. #5 Booter, Feb 8, 2003 John P Platinum Member Joined: Oct 9, 1999 Messages: 2,426 Likes Received: 0 Hmmm, I have a 256mb And are you still reciveing out of mem errors? #9 Booter, Feb 8, 2003 Booter Member Joined: Jun 7, 2002 Messages: 198 Likes Received: 0 What does Task Manager say

Since there isn't any additional RAM to be found, it looks for a substitute; in this case virtual memory which is also known as the page file. It might seem that with such a huge jump in installed RAM that the paging file would be unnecessary. The pagefile is a critical part of the operating system: The paging file (pagefile.sys) is a hidden system file that forms a key component of the Virtual Memory Manager (VMM) on Well, a few more thoughts: When logged in to the account with admin privileges, does it work or is it the same as in a limited account?

If our systems were never running out of physical memory with 2gb, then theoretically the pagefile never gets used anyway. weblink A number of developers are already running their systems with the pagefile disabled, as this post by Peter Provost illustrates. McConnell Proudly published with Ghost Search For Computer Help: Home > All Tips > PC Troubleshooting Your System Has No Paging File or the Paging File is Too Posts: 30 he could get a cheetah and couple gig's of ram.....heeheeeee.

by Trigger157 / June 8, 2006 9:01 AM PDT In reply to: ''Your system has no paging file" SOLUTION! It was a problem that meant you couldn't change the settings in the paging file box you describe. Ctr. http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-sp3-file-copy-error.html To Change the Size of the Virtual Memory Paging File try this link follow the instructions and set a "No paging file" Do this only if you got 1 gig ram

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If so, try custom with a minimum size of 1.5xRAM = 1152 MB and a maximum size of 3.0xRAM = 2304 MB. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Now that 2 gb of memory is relatively common, disabling the pagefile isn't such a crazy idea any more. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

I don't see a pagefile.sys on this computer (I have the correct option set to view system files). Make sure you put the s on Administrators. We are working to restore service. http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-cannot-delete-file-crc-error.html Speaking of spyware...

When I go into control panel - performance options it says my paging file size is 0 no matter what I set it to. #1 John P, Feb 8, 2003 So, how could half the pagefile be in use if there isn't one? System cahce is at 370 MB, PF usage is at 370MB and free Ram registers at 330 MB. Now, I'm not sure what to do.

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by John P, Feb 8, 2003. I looked again at the computer and it doesn't even have a pagefile.sys at all. Not all that long ago 32 to 64 megabytes (MB) of RAM was considered a huge amount for a personal computer.