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Q: want to know my page file size after increasing page file size in registry

As per instruction on the link below, I have modified registry to increase page file size.

I have put each 5,000 MB so page file size should be around 15 GB according to me. But when I look at "performance" tab, it shows limit only 3765392 so around 3766 MB.

I checked under settings >> Performance Options of Advance computer properties, there it shows Total Paging Size 2046 MB. But when I click change, there it contains custom size of 5,000 MB.

So finally I just want to know if my paging file size have really increased to 15 GB or it's just 2046 MB as it shown there.

- How to overcome the 4,095 MB paging file size limit in Windows

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A: want to know my page file size after increasing page file size in registry

I sorted this out myself. After I restarted computer, I could see the new page files created but the total was only 9000 MB though I put each (total 3 page files) 5,000 MB in registry.

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I have a Dell Dimension 5100 with Winxp pro sp3 1 Meg of RAM and extra 500 gig hd:
I changed (increaded) the Page File zise (Virtual Memory) on both drives and it corrupted the Registry. Now it does not even let me re-install winxp on that drive. Towards the end of the installation I get a message that it cannot copy certain files. The file names varies according to the SP version on the winxp pro cd.
Also, I lost the original OS disk from DELL.
Can I use another copy of WinXP pro and the Key Code from DELL for the re-installation of XP???

A:Page File Size Change Corrupted Registry

Can I use another copy of WinXP pro and the Key Code from DELL for the re-installation of XPClick to expand...

yes but it would have to be an OEM copy of XP pro. One possible problem, if you use a CD from HP or other OEM manufacturer, it may not ask for the key when installing, this will cause an activation issue after installation.

It would be best to borrow a Dell XP pro disc if you can find one, then it will not ask for a key during installation and will activate properly.

The key on the label will work to get it installed, but may not activate, you may have to call Microsoft to get it activated. The reason is the key printed on the sticker is different than the key installed when using a Dell or other OEM CD.

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I have new Dell Windows 8.1, IE, and using older 2010 office (word). When I write or create something on Word, it doesn't match the actual 8 x 11" page, and I always have to guess and see if the size is right. When I print, the sizes are never the same. I need to compare both of them exactly, so that I can see the right size on the screen. How can I do this? I have tried many many possibilities but never seem to work. Thanks!

A:page size on screen doesn't match normal 8x11 page size

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I recently upgraded my laptop to 512mb(max ram) and am having trouble changing my virtual memory - it is now set at 192-384 and I want to set it to 1024-1024 (so I can host a tcp/ip game)...

Each time I change it & click "ok" it performs a mini-dump, reboots, and reverts to the 192-384 setting.

Any ideas?

W2K, PIII 800mhz, 512MB RAM

I did this before on my PII laptop and it was no problem (max ram there is 192 so I set page file to 384-384) - I set it, rebooted, and the change took effect.

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New year greetings....

I purchased a new motherboard and RAM . ASUS M5a97 and 32GB DDR3
Made a fresh install of Windows 7 x64. My query is how much PAGE FILE do i really need? Currently windows created a PAGEFILE of 32 GB..(Do i need that ?) or manually reduce the size ? and how much ?

Will be using 3dsMax Design for rendering

A:PAGE File Size

Hi inwell. With 32 Gbs of RAM, you shouldn't need a page file that size. I have 8 Gbs myself and have manually set the page file to 2 Gbs without encountering any problems.

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I prefer to set min and max page file sizes the same, but was wondering what to set it at with 64 GB of ram.

A:64 GB ram PC page file size

you don't need page files with 64 GB unless you use all of it, in that case allow the same amount to the page file

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Hi all. I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit edition on my PC with 8 Gbs of RAM and I noticed the size of the page file is also 8 Gbs. My question is, with 8 Gbs of RAM do I need a page file that large? And if not, would it matter if I reduced it to say 4 Gbs, or even 2 Gbs? Thanks for any help!

A:Size of page file

2GB or even 1GB is fine. I am running all my systems on that because they all have small SSDs where space is at a premium. And you can also delete the hiberfile (if you do not use hibernation). The command is powercfg -h off. That saves you another 8GBs.

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Hi. In windows 10 in performance option under virtual memory the Total paging file size is set to 3200MB. Is this fine?. I have 2 drives. 1 SSD and 1 HDD for games. My memory is 1300mhz at 8GB.
I looked and 3200MB in GB is 3.2GB of ram. Could this be using too much and that why I get a lot of stuttering in games?.
I also clicked change and recommended is 1913 MB but currently located is set to 3200 MB. Is it safe to change to recommended?

A:Page file size?

This is a Win 7 forum; I don't know if Win 10 is necessarily different on the page file topic.

In Win 7, you could certainly set it to a lower setting and get along fine.

I use 1024 mb minimum and 2048 mb maximum. Some people go lower than that.

You'd have to experiment to see if it makes any difference at all in the stuttering. 8 GB of RAM is typically plenty for a gaming machine.

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Time to dispel some rumors! I just built a new system and I've got 2GB of PC3200 RAM installed -- plenty o' RAM to go around (It's an ASUS A8N-SLI Premium w/ AMD Athlon 64 4000+, 320GB Seagate SATA). After getting everything to function (drivers, etc. etc.) I'm left with naught but the page file. Now, I've heard some dirty rumors in the past about definitely setting the page file (1.5 times the amount of RAM, etc. etc.) but don't put much stock in it so far. :haha:

Currently I've got it set to automatic page file settings (i.e. windows selects the appropriate page file size) -- is this an optimum memory setting? Should I set it to something manual or just leave it at system settings?

A:Page File Size?

I've never noticed much difference no matter where I have it. If I were you I'd disable it entirely and see if you run into any problems, if not there you go, thats about as optimal as it will ever get.

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Ever since I tweaked the page size virtual memory my desktop HP has been acting strange. I would like to reset it to what it was before I screwed it up. Is that possible? I turned on the "let the computer decide" feature but I'm not so sure that's helping anything.

I have 1 gig of RAM, an 80 gig HD, and I'm running Win XP pro. The present paging file size is 1498 mb. The problem is, I constantly get "not responding" messages while the computer tries to catch up. The computer works fine for the most part. It's just that it has slowed down a lot and I think its because of the page file virtual memory thing. I don't know...maybe not. Appreciate suggestions.


A:What's the best size for a page file?

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Well, my virtual memory was set to 22GB before. I have three hard drives, and 12GB of RAM.

Anyway I didn't want all of that space being used on my hard drive for virtual memory because its starting to get full so I set it to 6144MB in the System Properties on drive C and I have it disabled on drive D and E.

Well that helped a little, instead of the page file size being 22GB it dropped to 17.6GB, but I still want it at 6GB (or at least lower!). I have no idea why it is so high, I have it set to 6144MB or 6GB in virtual memory but somehow there is 11.6 more GB of pagefile coming from somewhere, and I don't know where.

And before anyone asks yes I restarted the computer, like I said it went from 22GB to 17.6.

A:Problem with the Page File Size

Hello Helltech,

According to your screenshot, it shows that you have 6144MB "Currently allocated" for the page file on the C: drive.

Virtual Memory Paging File - Change

What you could do is set it to have no page file for any drive for now, restart the computer, defrag all HDD's, then set your page file back to 6144MB for the C: drive. Afterwards, see if that reset the value in the dxdiag tool.

Hope this helps,

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Does letting Windows XP dynamically size the page file have any effect towards fragmenting the HDD? I locked mine in at 3072 with the theory that this would minimize HDD fragmentation, but I would like to know if this is the case or not.



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Hello Forum.

I have been wondering about ' % of time the disk is processing read or write requests' at every boot in Task Manager, as it is 100% for one or two moments and while prowling I found that the system managed paging file is only 448 MB ( Currently allocated) with the recommended being 4335 MB and the minimum allowed 16 MB: the installed memory is 8 GB ( 6.94 GB usable) and with 'Automatically manage paging file size for all drives' ticked.
I have a HP Pavilion laptop, 1 TB hard drive Windows 8.1.
Is my paging file size rather small for the 8 GB memory ?

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I have built a rig to be predominantly used with Adobe Creative Cloud Programs. 32gb of ram, a 256gb ssd for Windows 8 (64-bit) and programs, a 64gb ssd for a home testing server, 3 hdd for storage, and another 64 gb ssd. I want to use the 3rd ssd for the Windows 8 page file and PhotoShop's swap file. My question is, how much of that should be used for each. I understand that the page file needs to be in its own partition, and I plan on allocating the remaining room for the swap file, but what size should I make the page file partition? Thanks, in advance, for any help you can provide for me!

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I don't really want a debate....lol... just a solid answer based on the style of use of my computer as to optimize the setting of my page file.

Some say set it to "system managed"....but I hear many others say this is absurd.

I have these hard drives:

18 gig Partition = holds windows and essential business programs + OS programs, (like Adobe Acrobat, Winrar, DiskKeeperPro, etc) It is a small chunks of the Sata hard drive I have.

279 gig partition = holds other various crap, (installed games, porn, movies, music, large wav files done with Acid Pro music program, etc) It is frequently accessed and is the other chunk of the Sata drive.

37 gig IDE drive = Holds stuff I intend to burn...a simple "trunk" or storage spot.


With this said, which drives should I have a page file set on? And if so, if on any, what size??
Thanks for any who help. I'll check my post later.

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What would be an optimum size for pagefile.sys ? I have 8 gb of ddr2 ram and the pagefile.sys is around 4.5 gb . I guess this is not necessary size. Would it be good to fix it around 1 or 2 gb ? Thanks in advance.

A:Optimum page file size

Leave it alone. Windows knows what it is doing.

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I am running xp pro on a machine with 1GB of Ram. During high activity I am unable to not have a Page File without getting an error. Does anyone know what a good size for my Page File would be?

A:[SOLVED] Page File Size

The page size is normally 1.5 times the size of physicaly installed RAM.

If you are having trouble with it cant you just put it on 'System Manager size'?


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I will be creating a partition on the second Hdd for the pagefile.
I have 2 Gig of Ram installed.
My question is what size should the partition be? Less than than 8 Gigs I am aware of.
But more importantly, what Min and Max should the settings be for the PagFile. Perhaps let the system decide?

If I do set a PagFile on the OS partition I am considering 2MB - 200Mb to generate a kernel dump report. Note: Although I will have an Image of OS If the issue at hand is small enough I amy gain some experience in trying to fix it using the reports.


A:Solved: Page file size for XP on 2nd Hdd?

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hi, whats the best page file size for 4gb ram memory for gaming, i use windows 7 x64 ultimate and is it moving page file to different partition good, i have one hard disk with page file on C system, boot partition and have logical partition D and E. Thanks

A:best page file size for 4gb ram memory

Hello ljubinko, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It's best to let the page file be managed by the system instead of setting a custom size. This way you do not have to worry about getting a low memory error if you should set the size to low.

It's only worth moving the page file if it'll be to a separate hard drive and not just another partition on the same hard drive. In addition, the other hard drive should be as fast or faster (ex: SSD) to gain some performance with it.

Virtual Memory Paging File - Change

Hope this helps,

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I'm visiting my sister in law and they asked me to look at their computer. For a few days now I have been doing my best to solve the problem but I'm at an end here. They have one admin account and two other accounts. Whenever any account is logged into, a popup box with the following comes up:

Your system has no paging file, or paging file is too small.

To fix this problem, go to system in control panel, click advanced tab and under performance, click settings. On advanced tab, click change. Click 'custom size' and then type an initial or max paging file size.

I have done this several times with no success. I have hit "Let system manage", "custom size" (with various numbers) and have even zeroed out the page size, restarted and then reset it and restarted the system. nothing works. I have also attempted the previous steps in safe mode. I have cleaned a bunch of malware and other errors off using Advanced System Care and Malwarebytes but something is causing this error when the accounts log on.

Here is a logfile of the system specs from Advanced System Care followed by a hijackthis logfile:

System Information Report

Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Central Processor AMD Athlon™ XP 2400+
User Name Mo
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A:Unable to change Page File Size in XP

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Please make sure to carefully read any instruction that I give you. Attention to detail is important! Since I cannot see or directly interact with your computer I am dependent on you to "be my eyes" and provide as much information as you can regarding the current state of your computer.
If you're not sure, or if something unexpected happens, do NOT continue! Stop and ask!
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With the upcoming release of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor on Tuesday I have been going over my system making sure it is as optimized as I could get it.

I am looking for the best size for my systems page file. I use my system for gaming, as a HTPC, web browsing, torrent downloading/seeding and occasionally photo editing. I do a lot of multitasking, regularly at the end of the day I have 80+ tabs open across 5 - 8 windows, Spotify, uTorrent runs constantly in the background unless I am gaming. When I am gaming I usually close down all unnecessary tabs, close utorrent and anything else that I am not using; I will run Spotify and browse as needed.

Is it best to let windows manage the page file, which in my case creates a page file up to 48GB, or could I set the page file manually to a smaller size without a negative effect on my systems performance?

System Specs-
OS - Windows 7 Pro x64
CPU - Intel Core i7-3770K 4.2 GHz
Motherboard - Asus Sabertooth Z77
Ram - 32GB - x4 Crucial Ballistix 8GB DDR3
SSD - x2 SanDisk Extreme 120GB (Raid 0) - OS is on this array
GPU - EVGA GeForce GTX 670 FTW 2GB
Sound Card - Xonar Essence STX
Blu-ray - LITE-ON iHBS212-08
PSU - SeaSonic SS-750KM3 750W

I have a few regular hard drives ranging in size from 1 TB to 4TB, however I think it is better to have the page file on the SSD raid 0 array for the fast read and write times.

A:Optimum Page File Size - SSD Raid 0 - Win 7 Pro x64 - 32GB ram

Honestly, with that much ram you won't need your page file. The only thing you may need it for is when certain programs look for it as part of their code. Thus, this may cause problems if you were to just disable it. You can definitely drop it down to whatever you want, especially since you have a ton of memory as it is.

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I put extra 1 gig. of Adata ram memory on my SR1520NX computer.
I guess that would be the maximum ram I could have on my p.c., since
I only have 2 slots, each able to accept max. of 1 gig..

Shown here-

I have total of 1.87 gigs. of ram as shown.

What should I type in for my Page file Custom Initial and Maximum size to adjust my virtual memory?

I try to follow these instructions-

Windows XP Tips - Virtual Memory Tweak - YouTube

1.87 X 2 = 3.74 gigs.

3.74 X 1024 = 3829 gigs.

So should I put 3829 gigs. as my initial and maximum page file size ?

After I put that and reboot.

In virtual memory it says.

Total paging file size for all drives

Minimum 2 MB

Recommended 2878 MB

Currently 3829 MB

So should I now put in 2878 MB, for initial and maximum page size file, since that is what is recommended ?

Is it that since I have a lot of RAM memory, I do not need to put a high number as intitial and maximum page size file, since it will slow down the
hard drive if I set it too high ? Since I don't have any message saying I have
low virtual memory at the moment. What should I set the initial and maximum page file size at ?


A:Page file Custom Initial and Maximum size

See the notes here How to set performance options in Windows XP
you should allow windows to manage the page file size there is no need to alter it.
But it's your choice.

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Greetings again. I am quite familiar with modifying the page file in Windows. Lately I turned it off and was told to turn it back on. So I am coming here to ask some questions bear with me..

I have 16 gigs of DDR3 ram.

I have a Samsung EVO 850 (500 gig) SSD, Drive C. I keep ONLY windows and my primary games here. Available space is about 385 gigs.

I have a 1 terabyte Seagate Barracuda HDD, Drive D. I keep EVERYTHING else here. Storage of files and all programs not directly for Windows, such as Adobe, Downloads, my documents, all secondary games. Available space is about 545 gigs.

Currently I have the Page file set to 16,500 megabytes on my SSD. Both min and max values are set to this.

I recently read that I should have it off the main drive and never on an SSD.

Can anyone here advise an 'Optimum' page file size and if it is better to have it enabled on the HDD rather than the SSD.

A:Quick clarification on Page File, size and placement

Larsenex said:

Lately I turned it off and was told to turn it back on.Click to expand...

told by whom and why?

I have 16 gigs of DDR3 ram.Click to expand...

Pleanty - - even for no-pagefile choice

I have a Samsung EVO 850 (500 gig) SSD, Drive C. I keep ONLY windows and my primary games here. Available space is about 385 gigs.

I have a 1 terabyte Seagate Barracuda HDD, Drive D. I keep EVERYTHING else here. Storage of files and all programs not directly for Windows, such as Adobe, Downloads, my documents, all secondary games. Available space is about 545 gigs.Click to expand...

given the choice, you've got all that correct imo.

Currently I have the Page file set to 16,500 megabytes on my SSD. Both min and max values are set to this.Click to expand...

PF is normally 1.5->3x installed ram. Setting MIN=MAX stops expansion and degridation that it causes. normally on HDDs, I'd defrag after the setting change, but that's not good for SSDs

I recently read that I should have it off the main drive and never on an SSD.Click to expand...

says who & why? The characteristics of SSD is ideal for a pagefile EXCEPT the low MTBF failures for perpetual writes - - kinda oxymoron to me.

Can anyone here advise an 'Optimum' page file size and if it is better to have it enabled on the HDD rather than the SSD.Click to expand...

one other thought.
The pagefile has a... Read more

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Hi, pls help me check dis problem out...

I got the error message that there is "Not enough paging file or virtual memory" and instructed me to change the paging file size. Which I did.

My RAM is 256MB btw.
Here's a pic of the Virtual Memory ctrl panel:
Problem is, after changing the page file size, the "Currently allocated" file size is still at 0 MB. No matter how many times I've changed it (Yes I've clicked Set everytime) and rebooted my PC, it's still at 0 MB. And then the error message keeps coming out at every reboot.

Here's a pic of the Performance Option control panel:
Wat do I do then?? Can someone help me out with this pls...tks

A:Page File size stays at 0 still after numerous times changing.

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We would like to know how to change the size and location of the pagefile file of Windows 7.
In XP we had the "changepagefile.vbs" script but it doesn't work with Windows 7.
We need to deploy a Win 7 image and have the unattend.xml execute a script for changing the size of the pagefile (have a fixed size) and the location (basically so old Oracle installers can continue because they see the pagefile memory).
Any idea, command or tweak for changing the pagefile? I've googled a lot but I've not found anything.
Thank you.

A:How to change page file size and location from command line during setup?

To change the page file size from command line, enter the line below (adapt the location and size)
wmic pagefileset where name="C:\\pagefile.sys" set InitialSize=2048,MaximumSize=2048
After setting the pagefile yourself, you can check its settings with:
wmic pagefileset or wmic pagefileset list /format:list
then restart your computer

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I have Win XP SP2, all updated, Word 2002, SP3.

Choosing say A4 for page setup, setting it to 100% and viewing as Print layout, at 100% used to give a screen size page which was actually equal to A4 ie 21cm x 29.7cm.

For some time now, the screen size is now larger than that - the ruler at the top and bottom shows the marking as being 21cm x 29.7cm, but the cm units on the ruler are marked off at larger than cm units, consequently the screen size page is larger than actual.

This is annoying as it is not an accurate representation of the page layout for things on the page relative to each other.

Any ideas what has caused this and how to fix?

A:Page size on view menu doesn't match screen size

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I want to know if there is any way to know the registry for changing the default page size in Microsoft office 2010/2013/2016.

I can change it manually, but I need the registry values.

Thanks in advance.

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I own a toshiba laptop bought Feb 2012, I'm trying to allocate more memory to the page file/virtual memory. So I uncheck the automatic system manage part, it allows to click custom. I enter a initial size to the recomended size, and then a max size click
on set and the problem begins. A system properties message saying "Enter a numeric value for the initial page file size". I have and I'm not really to sure of the issue with this. i was hoping to get some ideas thank you. 

A:"Enter a numeric value for the initial page file size" Error Message

I guess your enter a wrong type. For example, you can enter 4000 rather than 4000MB. Make sure that what you type is numeric types.

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In the (famous) post NO KERNEL MEMORY DUMP FILES BEING PRODUCED UPON BSOD?, one of the checklist items is

- Page file base allocation size must be > than installed physical RAM

What does that mean exactly? I can think of at least 2 things:
1. the minimum page size
2. the allocation unit size on the disk that contains the page file.

But, if 1, then how does one set this and also set "System Managed".

System Managed usually comes up with a 16MB minimum, which is far less than the amount of memory (which is often 4GB these days).

And, by the way, this dialog box in Windows 7 has both a "Automatically manage page file size for all drives" at the very top, and if that is UNchecked, you can check "System managed" in the middle. I assume you mean the middle one, but maybe not? Maybe the top one?

Now, if "Page file base allocation size must be > than installed physical RAM" means 2 above, then how can that be? 4096 (ie 4K) is pretty standard for disks, and there hasnt been a system sold with that little physical memory in, what 30 years?

So I'm guessing it means something else. But where do you set that, if so?


(great post BTW!!!)

A:what is "Page file base allocation size" exactly

"Page file base allocation size" is the size of the page file when it is created.

If you delete the page file, then re-create it using "system managed" on Vista and Windows 7 systems, the page file size will be allocated greater than physical RAM.


Regards. . .



p.s. This does not apply to Windows 10, 8.1 or 8 systems.

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When I bootup my machine, PF usage is around 250mb, but after a while it is going up to 3gb. I ran HIjackThis, here is my log file. Please help me out with this issue.
OS: Windows XP3

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:04:29 PM, on 2/6/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Essentials\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\bin\ZCfgSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\SigmaTel\C-Major Audio\WDM\stsystra.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Essentials\msseces.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\RAJEEV\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files\WordWeb\wweb32.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\RAJEEV\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Update\\GoogleCrashHandler.exe
C:\Program Files\Veoh Networks\VeohWebPlayer\veohwebplayer.exe
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A:My Page File Usage keeps increasing

Hello and welcome to TSF.

HijackThis is no longer the preferred initial analysis tool in this forum.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a

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link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:


After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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rigel told me to post in here after he spent some time helping me out with my problem. Long story short, I believe I have malware on my computer that is keeping Firefox from running and is linked to my page file usage continuously increasing until I have to reboot my computer due to memory issues. You can see help that rigel gave me in my previous topic here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/207479/firefox-wont-start-linked-to-a-continuous-page-file-increase/Anyways, I followed the preparation guide for this forum, and here's my DDS log. The Attach.txt file is attached. I appreciate any help you guys can give me. DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Ben Jarvis at 22:14:50.14 on Tue 03/10/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_12Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2046.1155 [GMT -4:00]AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroupsvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\DLA\DLACTRLW.EXEC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\SHSTAT.EXEC:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\UpdaterUI.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\TalkBack\tbmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\Samsung\ComSMMgr\ssmmgr.exeC:... Read more

A:Malware Keeps Firefox from Starting, Page File Usage Keeps Increasing

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructio... Read more

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I am trying to print 9 photos using Photo printing wizard. When I select the photos the total file size is 5.4mb, I then carry on through the wizard and chose the walleted size (9 on one sheet) and press print. Then the file size sent to the printer increases to 110mb and just freezes it up, if I then try to cancel the print job, it just stays on deleting and dosen't go any further.
Dell Inspiron laptop and HP f2180 printer.
Any help Please
Thanks Jon

A:" photo printing wizard" increasing file size

Is Photo Printing Wizard a stand alone product or part of another program, and if so, what program?

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Thank you for taking the time to read my query.
I just restored a bkf file and the restored folder is smaller than the original bkf file. I need to delete the bkf file which is 12 GB but don't want to until I am sure all the files were restored.
I would like to figure out which files were not restored.
Is there any way to figure out which files are missing. After I restored the files, the report says that hardlinks could not be transferred but does not the size of them. The bkf file size is 33,754,314 bytes larger than the restored file,but the bkf file "size on disk"is 19, 099,648 bytes smaller than the restored folder!!!
When I left click on the bkf file and select properties it does not tell me how many files are in the bkf file only the bytes.

Is there any freeware/program that will tell me the number of files in the bkf properties dialogue box? Or even better let me look at the size and number of files in the three main folders I backed up.? I can not access/explore the bkf file only restore it. That would solve my problem. My backup tree is C:sharedhardlinkdata>beth>documents and settings>beth> and then 3 folders underneath
Thank you

A:bkf files:restored folder's size differs from size of bkf file

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After doing a lot of file management (backups, deletion of unnecessary files, defrag, etc) I was able to recover a substantial amount of space. When opening up Computer, I noticed that the size was only registering about 70GB free (out of 500). Knowing this couldn't be the case (I had found the directory my screen recorder saves to, apparently it records lossless avi at 1gb/minute) I did the usual right click on all the folders in root:\ and the size count was only 162GB, with hidden and system folders viewable. I found TweakNow PowerPack 10, which I had used for its Disk Usage Analyzer. That came up with only 94GB used.

After those installs, the disk size jumped to 94GB free.

Attached is the Systweak file structure (only root:\*, so nothing personally identifiable), the [email protected] Hard Disk diagnostic (can't make much sense of it, I'm a computer guy but not that far into the really specific components), and the main Computer window and properties.

If you can make any sense of it, please let me know. Also, if you might need any other readings, just ask.




Having problems with these photos. If you need them, let me know.

A:HDD size arrors, bad file size being reported

To post photos use the following:[img]yourphotolinkhere[/img]Host them at http://www.tinypic.com or your favorite photohosting place.

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I have MS Access 2010 & have a database that has been about 45 MB in size for 2 years. About a month ago I noticed it now is 67 MB. I compact & repair every time I save it which is twice a month. I've gone back & did a compact & repair on the 67 MB file but it does not change.

I must have looked at & changed something without realizing it. The actual number of records appears to be correct. How can examine and/or compare tables or other internals between the two sizes? I've seen a program called AccdbMerge come up on a few Google hits & was wondering if anyone ever used it?

And & all suggestions would be appreciated.

A:Access file size increased in size by 50%

The only reason I've seen for a database to get very large is when there is a picture (JPG file) used in a form. Apparently Access does not do a very good job with storing this type of data. Perhaps your database has an image stored as a data item in a table (or some other place.) Other than that...no idea why you should see such a large size.

Alternately, you can create a new empty database and then copy each object from your current database to the new one, one at a time, and check the size of the new database after each copy. That will at least identify which object is causing the problem.

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I’ve downloaded a bunch of themes for XP and am having a problem loading some of them. Windows says that the file is over sized!

Is there an entry in the registry that will reset the size limitation? Or is it hard coded?

A:.msstyles file size? How to get over the size limitation

You are aware that you won't be able to use any themes that are not Microsoft on a normal machine, right? This is probably not really a size problem.

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I remember, years ago, doing a Win XP registry entry that stopped Page File usage until all available RAM was used first.

Is there such a setting for Win 7?
I have 8GB of RAM, but I want to keep a Page File.

A:Page File Registry Setting?

Quote: Originally Posted by BillS22

I remember, years ago, doing a Win XP registry entry that stopped Page File usage until all available RAM was used first.

Is there such a setting for Win 7?
I have 8GB of RAM, but I want to keep a Page File.

You can of course set the page file manually but in my experience it is best to let Win 7 do it automatically, and with the amount of ram you have installed I doubt very much that the page file is hardly ever used.

Also best not to play around with the registry unless you are competent and know what you are doing no offence to you.

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I'm transferring files, from external hard disk to an another external hard disk...
from a non-external powered to an external powered one...

I'm using cut & paste...

Suddenly, blackout happens...

There'll be data writing failure...

So I checked some of my files(mostly in .iso)... Some of them have very big difference between Files Size & Size on Disk (around 4 GB)...

So, I tried to open it... Nothing happen...

Does this big difference can make anything goes wrong?

A:Different in File Size & Size on Disk

Are you talking about this?

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When I right click a file to view it's properties there are two different values shown: one for file "size" and the other for "size on disk". The second value is always larger. Could someone please explain what the difference is because I'm in the process of allocating space for backed up user data on a network share and I need to multiply the average file size by the number of users to get an estimate of how much space to allocate to that share. Thanks in advance!

A:file size vs size on disk

Disks are laid out at a base level in sectors, and then in clusters which are groups of sectors.
For example, on a 32GB partition (Fat32) the cluster size is 32000 bytes. On a NTFS system, the standard size is 4K.

Files can only be on a cluster boundary. Therefore, in this example, a file that is 16,000 bytes (file size) will be 32,768 bytes (on disk). And a 40,000 byte file (file size) will be 65,536 bytes (on disk).
Or, on a NTFS system, a 5,000 byte file will take 2 clusters, or 8,192 bytes (on disk)

Do Start > Run > Command and at the prompt enter

After it runs, the "xxxx bytes in each allocation unit" is the cluster size.

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I mostly browse with FF, however, I occasionally visit sites with IE. Every site viewed with FF "fits" the monitor perfectly, however, if I use IE some sites are much larger (complete with left to right scroll bar!). Yahoo is the perfect example. I've enabled and disabled the settings in Accessibility to no avail. How can I resize these web pages without changing resolution or dpi? Thank You!

A:IE6 Web page size!

IE will remember the size of the last window it was opened in.

Use your cursor to drag the top, bottom and sides of the IE window to the edges of the screen, (if that's the size you want). Make sure the window you use is the only copy of Internet Explorer open. It should open that size from then on.

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I have a new computer which uses Windows XP and IE. Most of my web pages cover all of my 17in screen but some pages are squeezed into about 2/3rds of the screen and the rest is white. Can you tell me how I can make sure that they all fit please??

A:Size of web page??

Can you post a URL example?


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My friends computers web pages and font have gotten bigger. Is there a way to make both of them smaller so she doesn't have to use the slide bar to move the page left and right?

A:Web Page Size.

Check the ZOOM shown in the lower right corner of the browser window.

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I'm new to this publishing web pages
so this may sound like a stupid question
but here goes.
how come when I publish my home page to the web on my monitor the background is all the way across but what I have written and my photos are only on the left half of the screen. I have noticed some pages on the web are all the way across (like this Bulletin Board) but some are only half way.

A:Page size

Well, this has nothing at all to do with hardware, so I am going to move it out of here.

Web publishing... I guess that would go into Applications. So, go there to look for replies.

Get free stuff and help out a poor computer tech:
LarryCore begs for money

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Some time ago, I must have inadvertently "pushed a button" and the page size for Internet Explorer changed from "normal" to "magnified". I can't figure out how to change it back. Going into control panel and changing the screen resolution size has absolutely no effect. (I never re-adjusted the screen size anyway). It's so annoying to have to constantly work the page bars up and down, back and forth! I think the same thing has happened to AOL.

A:IE page size too big

Please remove your e-mail address if you don't want to get spammed to death.

As for the page size, assuming you are using Internet Explorer 7 or 8, look at the bottom right for the zoom option. It needs to be set at 100%. Or, in the toolbar, on your right, click on Page and you'll see the zoom settings in there too.

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I created a web publication in MS Publisher 2003. It is related to Murugan Bakthi. It contains some Tamil poems by various Saints on Lord Siva and Lord Muruga. It is about 45 pages. It is yet to be uploaded as a website. Eeach page now is of 760 px wideth and 4600 px height. In each page the text matter and the navigation bar occupy only 760 px X 1200 px. Rest of the page is blank. I want to change the size of the existing page into 760 px X 1250 px so that the web page will look neat and tidy. I have tried to get the necessary advice from Help coloumn and also by visiting the On-line help system of MS. But I am not capable of getting this answer there.

Please help me by giving necessary advice. I do not know much about computer excepting that I can use MS Office to a little extent. Therefore I request to the kindly responders to be elaborate and give me step by step advice.


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