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Page file Sir, Could you please explain me what is pagefile and what is the use of this one.

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Computers use the RAM of the computer to store the active programs, and perform other operating system functions. Obviously, there is a limit to how much RAM is available for this function. This is why Windows runs faster with more RAM installed.

Since Windows allows you to open multiple programs and switch between them, it is more efficient to "swap" inactive programs or parts of programs out of RAM, so a special disk files is created - "pagefile.sys".

Pagefile.sys is related to the "Virtual Memory" function of Windows.

You can see the pagefile setup by right clicking on My Computer, the go to Properties/Advanced/Performance/Advanced.

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