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thumper88

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my computer randomly, without notice, shuts down programs that are currently running. it gives me an error message saying that the paging file is too small for this operation meanwhile.. i have more than 3/4 of my memory left on my C: drive.. it doesnt make any sence.. no matter how big i make the paging file, i still get that popup
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urichjones

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How much RAM do you have on your system and what is your pagefile size currently set as?
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umm the paging file is currently set as
Initial:369MB
Maximum: 3000MB

and my RAM has a capacity of 256MB
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Maybe you have a virus? post in the malware forum
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FYI, i was told once to set the initial and maximum sizes to the same amount.
this then avoids the pagefile sizes needing to adjust/grow.
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You can select system managed then press set
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