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i set it to 2000mb in windows settings but under a disk analyzer it is still 16gb.. it was fine before but i just noticed today it changed back..
 
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#2
Did you click "set"
 
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#4
I just happen to have mine se to 2 Gb also

 
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try with different values for min and max and use powers of 2. for example from 256 to 2048
 
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#7
explorer also says 16gb i assume?

also... you're telling me you changed your PF size after it's been in use & it's also on the same drive as the OS? sounds unfortunate (although i think some defrag apps can move it right to the physical edge of the drive)
 

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Did you restart after setting it? I'm pretty sure that kind of change is subject to a restart since memory might already be in swap space so the best time to resize it is when nothing is in it (when Windows boots.)
 
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He probably had a boot failure and it loaded the old reg settings
 
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If you can set no pagefile, then boot off another drive and delete pagefile/see if still there then retry to size it.
 
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disabled it and its still 16gb. and the problem is i cannot find it anywhere on the drive. it says its in root of C:/ . i enabled "view hidden files /system files" and still cannot find it anywhere... i though the program is wrong but the 16gb is still missing... drive bad?
 
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i ended up messing around with a few options and i fixed it. i dunno...