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  1. richjordan255

    richjordan255 New Member

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    Nice easy question guys

    All im after is a decent defragging program that will also defrage the page file, ive used defraggler a lot which is ok but wont touch the page file.

    Many thanks

    EDIT: I used to use System mechanic which was ok at it, but was expensive
     
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    PerfectDisk does it, but it's not free.
     
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    + 1 for Perfectdisc!!
     
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    Diskeeper does this (it's not free also), or
    disable page file, restart computer, delete C:\pagefile.sys, defragment drive C:, enable page file again.
     
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    ok silly question temp how do i delete pagefile.sys once i disable pagefile
     
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    Go to the page file settings and select custom size. Make the initial size the same as the maximum size. Then your page file will never become fragmented in the first place.
     
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    By default windows *should* delete it, but to be sure, either enable "show hidden files" and "show system files" under folder options and watch whats inside drive C: or
    run this on a console window (with admin rights): del C:\pagefile.sys
    Also follow Polaris573 advice after.
     

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