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Lovepeaceguru

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I have 2GB memory installed in a 3.4GHz system on an Asus P5GD1-VM motherboard. I have two further 1GB DIMMs that I'm about to put in. However, Asus tell me that I won't see all the memory because it can only address 4GB memory in total and a certain amount is reserved for critical functions.

So what should I set my paging file size to?

I've got two hard drives: C with 146 GB free, D with 218 GB free. At present I have a paging file of 2.1GB on each disk. Is this the optimum? What should I do when I put in my additional 2GB RAM?

Thx for your help in advance!
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with 4+ gigs of ram, and 4+gigs of page file....you should be good..
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Hi. Here is an excellent guide (credit The Elder Geek) that should answer your questions:
http://www.theelderg...paging_file.htm
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Thank you Austin. That was a gem of a reply!
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