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Hi,

I have a page file of about 400 MB on D drive and 500 MB on E drive with C having no pagefile.

I was wondering if I can get the pagefile's on D and E drive back to 0 so I can start again.

There seems to be no easy way to do this...

The reason: I want to see if it make my computer faster.

From the initial ( black background screen) it takes about 25 seconds to boot up into the logon screen , this seems too long.

Thanks,

eric
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Hi Eric,

See if this helps: http://support.micro...;307886&sd=tech
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Hi,

Thanks for the reply.

I was really interested in getting the pagefile back to a certain value, for example it might start out at 50 MB on a clean install.

This might be :

a) a stupid idea
b) a stupid question
or
c) make no [bleep] diffeence <_<


Im just experimenting.....

So to rephrase, I want to clean the page file(s) I am aware they can be moved to diferent drives...

Thanks once again,

And yes I'm sure the answer is a or b


Eric
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Actually, the answer is C!

XP uses a dynamically sized paging file, unless you specify a size (which is a unneccessary with XP and NTFS).
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ooookkkkkk


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