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Can the paged pool memory limit can be increased?

We have a windows server 2003 R2 machine, 4GB RAM, 32 bit. The paged pool limit is set to 354 MB. We have been having crashes twice in the last month and it is due to event ID : 2020 - The server was ...
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1answer
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Change Page File via registry, WinXP

I'm trying to run a script to move users page files from C: to D: (if they don't have enough space) I've figured out how to do it by modifying ...
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4answers
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How do I tell if my Windows server is swapping?

I'm using Process Explorer to monitor my windows server while it reconstructs some data. It's primarily a CPU intensive process, but I want to make sure it's not swapping. How can I tell if it is ...
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8answers
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Swap file fragmentation: fact or fiction?

This is about Windows, but I'm sure it applies to other OS as well. I've heard people say that if you want better performance, you should avoid swap file fragmentation. To do this, you can either ...
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7answers
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What exactly does “system managed size” mean for a Windows pagefile?

Windows has a "system managed size" option for pagefile size, which seems to lack precise documentation. What exactly does Windows do when you choose this? Does it simply select default min and max ...
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swap partition vs file for performance?

What is better for performance? A partition closer to the inside of the disk will have slower access times, and we must wait for the drive to switch between the OS and swap partitions. On the other ...