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How do I rebuild a Pagefile?

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    How do I rebuild a Pagefile?

    I currently have 32GB of RAM installed on my computer, my OS is on a SSD.
    I updated to the latest version of chrome and today I had a BSOD related to I think some issue in the latest version of chrome (Chrome would hang and then my Video Card driver crashed and recovered, the BSOD happened the second time that happened. I'm gonna be testing a bit so I'm fine on that front).

    However for some reason after my computer rebooted, I now have a 33GB Pagefile on my SSD where there wasn't before. Any way I can reduce this now? I let Windows manage the pagefile so...

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello IllusionaryInno,

    You could reset the page file by turning off the page file, restart the computer, defrag the Windows drive, and turn on the page file again.

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How do I rebuild a Pagefile?
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