Custom Size Paging File In Windows 10

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Windows 10 Set A Custom Paging File Size & Custom Virtual Memory Size

In this post, we will be taking a look at how you can set a custom paging size for your virtual memory in Windows 10.

By default, Windows will automatically manage the paging file size however, it might have set a much lower size than you would like or a larger size so you can easily change the size. Below we have listed the steps showing how you can increase or decrease the size of your paging file.

Change The Size Of Virtual Memory In Windows 10:

1. Open the start menu and search “Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows” and open it

2. Click the “Advanced” tab > In the “Virtual memory” box click the “Change” button

3. If you have “Automatically manage paging file size for all drives” selected then untick this

4. You now need to select the hard drive you would like to create a paging file on then click “Custom size

5. There will now be two options: Initial size and Maximum size > You can now set the amount of disk space you would like to use > Once you are happy you can then click the “Set” button (At the bottom it will give you an idea of the minimum and recommended you should be using)

There you have it that’s you how you change the size of your virtual memory in Windows 10. Depending on the size of your hard drives will depend on the amount you will be able to allocate for the paging file.

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