Cleaning my HDD

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by R4Liam, Jul 25, 2011.

Jul 25, 2011

Cleaning my HDD by R4Liam at 4:48 PM (420 Views / 0 Likes) 1 replies

  1. R4Liam
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    Member R4Liam Artsy Dude

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    Whilst trying to find out what takes up the most space on my hdd I came across pagefile.sys which is now 15gb in size and is the largest file on my hdd. My question is how do I refresh it to make it start over or how do i delete it/make it smaller because I know that I need it as it is virtual ram but it is eating away at my hdd. My ram is only 512mb btw
     
  2. digdug3

    Newcomer digdug3 Advanced Member

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    Right click "My Computer"
    Select Properties
    In the properties screen select Advanced...
    Select Performance Settings in the Advanced menu
    In Performance Options select the Advanced TAB
    Click on Change (virtual memory)
    Set it to whatever size you want (normally 1.5x your ram)
    Reboot your pc.
     

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