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Location of pagefile.sys?

  1. #1

    Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 16
    Windows 8.1 x64

    Location of pagefile.sys?

    I've been Googling, and did a little searching here on these forums, but can't find the answer to my simple question:

    Where is pagefile.sys located on Windows 8.1??

    Edit: Found it. I had to tell Windows to not hide protected files. It's right there in C:\

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  2. #2

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Glad you got it.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 187
    Windows 8.1 Pro/ Windows 8 Enterprise

    Hi, put a tick on "Show hidden files and folders" and uncheck "Hide protected system files" options in Control panel and then open Computer/ "C" drive and you should see the pagefile.sys.

    Good luck, werty
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  4. #4

    Posts : 187
    Windows 8.1 Pro/ Windows 8 Enterprise

    I am glad too. If you have any other questions don't hesitate to ask.
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