Solved Paging file with 12gb ram Tags: Configuration RAM Windows 7 Last response: December 23, 2009 1:43 AM in Windows 7 Share nebun December 16, 2009 9:25:12 AM Hello everyone!!! I am trying to decide if it's a good idea to disables my paging file or make it smaller. I have 12GB ram, I know that it's an overkill but the more the better and I am running Win7 Home Premium. More about : paging file 12gb ram evongugg December 16, 2009 10:37:01 AM With that much memory you don't need a paging file. Try without it. Best solution The_Prophecy a c 213 $ Windows 7 December 16, 2009 12:15:09 PM A small number of applications still require a paging file to operate properly. You can get away with setting your paging file small though (256 - 512MB should be fine). Related resources 12GB Page File , 9GB Hibernate on SSD - Forum 12gb Ram Best Performance: No swapfile; swap on SSD; swap on Ramdrive? - Forum What should I set my file paging to? - Forum Memory Anomaly 12GB RAM - Forum paging file wont change - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Kewlx25 December 16, 2009 4:51:06 PM I'd go with The_Prophecy thephilly December 16, 2009 6:59:35 PM In addition minidump files can be helpful if problems occur, keep the pagefile just make it small. nebun December 23, 2009 1:43:09 AM The_Prophecy said:A small number of applications still require a paging file to operate properly. You can get away with setting your paging file small though (256 - 512MB should be fine). i kind of figured that one out, just could not make up my mind. thank you very much for your time. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumI can´t get my Asus P6T Deluxe V2 to work with 12gb ram ? ForumA 12gb pagefile.sys needed on a SSD 64-bit system with 12gb ram ? ForumHELP! Graphic Design workstation 12GB + DDR3 RAM ForumI have 12GB ram but only showing 3.5 used. Why? Forum6Gb or 12Gb DDR3? ForumVirtual RAM Page file : how much? Needed? ForumP6X58D Premium and 12Gb TR3X6G1600C8D ForumPage File Problem-is it RAM or HD issue? ForumIs it safe to disable paging file with 4GB RAM in XP 32Bit ForumWhy is windows slower when I turn off paging ? Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumDLL File help ForumHow to use lexmark x-75 with windows 7 ForumPutting a Windows 7 ISO file to Flash Drive ForumPage file with SSD, indexing More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !