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Limited Virtual Memory - Pagefile Increase...?


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sunandoghosh

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Limited Virtual Memory - Pagefile Increase...???

Dear friends,

I am confronted with a typical problem and am almost at my wits end.

I have two HDD:

Disk One 80 GB two partitions C and D on windows xp
Disk two 160 GB on three partitions E F and G on windows advanced server 2000

I have no problems as regards the first HDD in which I can work easily.

BUT when i boot from second HDD; it says while almost about to start that-

There is Limited Virtual Memory and asks to increase pagefile.sys.

I had no idea about this but i did a lot of reading and increased pagefile in all drives and partitions.

Still when I boot from 160 GB running on windows advanced server 2000; it shows error message that increase your pagefile and as a result i am unable to use it.

I am attaching two screenshots which may help in understanding my problem and possibly solving the error.

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Anxioustly awaiting replies.

Best regards,

Sunando

sunandoghosh (at) rediffmail (dot) com
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That is unnecessary. You simply need one PageFile 1.5x min to 3.0x max the amount of system ram on the boot partition and second one the same size on a separate HD for optimal performance. The most you will ever need is two.

Edited by admin, 29 November 2005 - 10:49 PM.

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I agree with GeneralAres (for once) you have far too many pagefiles and each if far to big. What I have been told though is Ram+Page files =2GB on Xp. The reason for this is that the less Ram you have the more you will use your pagefile. I am not saying GeneralAres is wrong but this sound logical to me.
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I did what has been suggested and its still not working.........????????

please help................
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Have you done any tweaking to you computer that could have affected it.
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Have you done any tweaking to you computer that could have affected it.

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nopes...apart from pagefile...nothing...as i am not expert at computers and therefore know my limitations stay away from any changes unless fully sure and absolutely necessary... :tazz:
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Ok presuming you know how to change the size of the page file can I ask you chose to have not page file and reboot and then make a new one there might be something wrong with the one that you have. If this dose not work then I don't think that it is your page file, and might be something else.
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How much actual RAM is in your PC?
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