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Pagefile.sys monitor

  1. #1

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    win 8

    Pagefile.sys monitor

    I would like to know what programs are using Pagefile.sys and how much space each program is using. Anyone know how to do this?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 651
    Windows 8.1 x64

    Using it how? Programs don't specifically utilize the paging file directly, the Windows memory manager determines if the amount of memory pages of a virtual memory allocation, reservation, or commit gets placed in RAM or the paging file. So, I'm curious as to what specifically you're looking to troubleshoot, as there may be a better / more advantageous way to determine what you're looking for.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    win 8

    OK let me rephrase my question.

    I want to know (at any time) what pagefile.sys is being used for and how much 'disk space' is being used(not allocated but used).
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