The Page File, or Virtual Memory as it’s called in Windows, is a feature that allows pieces of programs and data to be stored on a section of a hard drive, much like system memory, or RAM. In doing so, it helps free up real RAM resources, which are much faster but far more limited in size.
Today, we take a look at a basic Windows service known as the “Page File” or “Swap File” depending on your OS platform or how long you’ve been computing.
Howto optimize your page file
Posted on Sunday, Feb 18 2007 @ 20:35 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck