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Page file size windows 2008 R2

We are deploying physical windows servers (460c/Gen8/128GB RAM/300GB HDD) if I implement the page file, following the best practice of 1.5 times the ram, its going to take up the complete disk almost, ...
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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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Page files and dump files and D: drives on Windows Server 2008

I have a Windows 2008 server with 7.5 GB of RAM and I want to get complete crash dumps off it. I started by moving the page file mostly off the C: drive - I left a small 64-MB page file on the C: ...
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Using a RAID 0 partition for a swap file

I am configuring RAID arrays for a HP Proliant server running Windows Server 2008. We will probably use RAID10 configurations, but split it to several logical drives. Is it reasonable to create a ...
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Windows pagefile location issue

I am using Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I heard it is better to store page file on the same disk as OS (normally disk C), is that correct? If so, any document about this point? thanks in advance, ...
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Stop windows paging vmware

I have a couple of vm's running on windows server 2008 and since they are set up to build work project at 3am it seems the memory they use is getting paged to disk and taking for ever to start up when ...
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System drive on SSD; pagefile to its own drive?

I am using an Intel X25-E SSD for the system drive of a Windows Server 2008 R2 server with 16 GB RAM. Would it be good practice to move the pagefile to its own drive? If so, for the pagefile drive, ...
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Move and Change Pagefile.sys size on Windows Server 2008

Does anyone know how to move the page file on Windows Server 2008. Everything seems to be in a different spot on this OS! Also, I would like to tweak it's size. If you know where that is (probably ...
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Any benefit or detriment from removing a pagefile on an 8GB RAM machine?

I'm running Windows 7 on a dual core, x64 AMD with 8GB RAM. Do I even need a pagefile? Will removing it help or hurt performance? Would it make a difference if this is a server or a desktop? Does ...