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  • n. Plural form of pagefile.


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  • Many applications, such as firewalls (this includes Peer Guardian!) will log all connections and store this list. (and even when these files are deleted, traces can remain in swap/pagefiles as well as recoverable “deleted” files on the hard disk.)

    p2pnet and privacy

  • By default, FGET is able to obtain a forensically sound copy of any file on the system, including those that are locked and in use (pagefiles, registry hives, etc).

    Help Net Security - News

  • Given that disk space is normally plentiful and that Windows has long used flexible pagefiles rather than static swap partitions, this too is a reasonable tradeoff to make.

    Ars Technica

  • If too many caches and pagefiles fill up, it can cause the problem that my iPhone exhibited.

  • You can now allocate pagefiles to any drive you want.

    News Tom's Hardware US

  • When running in XP, the pagefiles are stored on drives C, E & F using Windows system management.

    News Tom's Hardware US

  • Split the pagefile usage between these drives. this means that the system can use two drives to simultaneously access two pagefiles and then combine them, hence reducing access times.

    News Tom's Hardware US

  • In practice this can only be used for volatile data like temporary files and temporary caches, and also perhaps for pagefiles.

  • A separate disk for the OS (4 GB will be plenty for the OS for quite a while), then 2 or more separate disks to spread out the pagefile (an internal OS algorithm will use all pagefiles or prioritize which pagefile is least active and use it), then a separate disk for the logfiles for W2K DCs and Exchange servers (sequential log writing will be at warp speed when having a separate dedicated area), and then a separate disk for the RAID partition for applications on a Microsoft Terminal Server (MTS). | IT Forums


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