Windows 10: pagefile.sys: 20 GB - reduce?

  1. Posts : 76
    Windows 10 Home, 64bit
       17 Aug 2017 #1

    pagefile.sys: 20 GB - reduce?

    My pagefile.sys on an Acer Aspire E 15 (Acer E5-573) is 20 GB big. Could / should one resize it? If yes, how?

    swapfile.sys is only 16 MB big. Is it OK?
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  2.    17 Aug 2017 #2

    Turn off pagefile in system advanced settings, reboot and then set pagefile to auto.
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  3. Posts : 76
    Windows 10 Home, 64bit
    Thread Starter
       17 Aug 2017 #3

    Thank you very much!

    Where / how can I do it
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  4.    17 Aug 2017 #4

    Enter said: View Post
    Thank you very much!

    Where / how can I do it
    control panel, system, advanced system settings, performance settings
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  5. Posts : 76
    Windows 10 Home, 64bit
    Thread Starter
       17 Aug 2017 #5

    Many thanks! Done.

    I had read that the computer is faster when the pagefile.sys size is set manually, that's why it was not set to automatic. I assume, it does not matter.
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