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IllusionaryInno

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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...
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Self-Built
    CPU
    i5 661 @ 3.33GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS P7P55D-E Deluxe
    Memory
    2x2 Corsair Vengence 1600MHz @ 1333MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS GTX 660 GDDR5 2GB Direct CU II OC
    Screen Resolution
    1920 by 1080
    Hard Drives
    1 x 500GB Samsung Spinpoint
    PSU
    Corsair HX520
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Antivirus
    Kaspersky Pure 3.0

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mvp
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.

Virtual Memory Paging File - Change
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2 x Samsung Odyssey G7 27"
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
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