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How To Remove Pagefile.sys In Windows 10

enero 29, 2020

First of all, what is pagefile.sys in Windows 10 and why is it necessary? pagefile.sys is part of virtual memory and Windows uses this file as temporary storage to run programs / data). Modern games, videos, graphics, etc. will easily fill your 8 GB of RAM. In this case, the exchange file will be used. The swap file is, by default in the system drive, usually here: C: pagefile.sys. This tutorial will show you how to remove pagefile.sys in Windows 10.

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Remove pagefile.sys

One of the main user questions is: is it possible to delete the pagefile.sys file. Yes, and we will now explain how you can do it.

To change the settings for the swap file in Windows 10, go to Control Panel, select System, then click About <System Information <Advanced System Settings, then click Settings under Advanced Tab. Click again on the "Advanced" tab, then on "Modify" in the "Virtual memory" tab.

By default, Windows automatically manages the size of the pagefile.sys file, and in most cases this is the best option. However, if you want to delete the pagefile.sys file, select the Automatically manage swap file size for all drivers check box and set the No swap file option. You can also change the file size by specifying your own.

At the end, click on Apply and OK and restart your PC. The swapfile.sys and pagefile.sys files should disappear from your hard drive.

If you ever change your mind and decide to deliver this file, check the box "Automatically manage the size of the exchange file for all readers" and click "Apply" and "OK".

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