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Old Feb 06, 2004, 03:24 PM
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Default shall i put my windows virtual memory on a Different hard drive??

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would i get better performance to put the swap file (page file) on a different physical drive from the system drive.
im using windows XP
shall i also let windows manage the size??

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Old Feb 06, 2004, 04:18 PM
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No.
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Old Feb 06, 2004, 04:22 PM
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oh, ok
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Old Feb 06, 2004, 06:27 PM
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Yes, putting the page file on other drive will help but don't let Windows manage the size. Choose a fixed size instead.
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Old Feb 06, 2004, 06:50 PM
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Yes you do in general, but it depends how much ram you have.

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Old Feb 06, 2004, 07:05 PM
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yes it will. Do as Van says.
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