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Prevent swapping for individual programs?


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gen244drdr

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Hey fellow geekmeisters,

Is it possible to make windows NOT swap for certain programs? For example, if I run a nice 3D game, alt-tab back to windows and then forget about my game for 3 hours, I want to be able to go back to it without windows swapping it back into memory (and consequently causing all kinds of annoying pauses)

I discovered today that Rome Total War Barbarian Invasion was using a whopping 600 MB of RAM! Later when I checked again it was using a still shocking 498 MB of RAM. I think this is enough to make almost ANY computer swap *winge*(memory leak?) (I have 1 GB ram and I use a good 300 on windows/background tasks) I realise if I stopped RTWBI from swapping I could intoduce out of memory issues but never the less I am interested if it is possible without disabling the page/swap file completely.

thanks for any advice

Adrian. :tazz:
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Michael

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It is not posable to disable pageing for one process, I am sorry. And since you are talking about a Game I don't think you realy what to do that at all!!!

300mb of ram for back ground process it a lot. Maybe you might what to lower it a bit, have a look at Easy Xp Tweaks .
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