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Is a swapfile needed?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by David Azose, Dec 27, 2006.

  1. David Azose

    David Azose Guest

    If I have 2gb of RAM, do I really need a swap file?

    David A.
    David Azose, Dec 27, 2006
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  2. David Azose

    Mike Walsh Guest

    Windows expects to have a paging file and will crash without one.
    Mike Walsh, Dec 27, 2006
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  3. David Azose

    DaveW Guest

    Well, to ask the question another way, why wouldn't you want to set up a
    small 2 GB swapfile as a safety measure? It doesn't cost you anything with
    today's large harddrive capacities.
    DaveW, Dec 28, 2006
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