Managing the pagefile size in Windows 10 is super simple and can drastically improve game performance and prevent crashes. Follow our step-by-step guide and quickly fix those pesky crash errors!
Step-By-Step: How To Change Pagefile Size in Windows 10
- Use an administrator account to log on to Windows 10.
- From the desktop screen, right-click the Start button to open its context menu.
- Click System.
- From the left pane of the System window, click Advanced system settings.
- On the System Properties box, ensure that you are on the Advanced tab.
- Click the Settings button from under the Performance section.
- On the Performance Options box, go to the Advanced tab.
- Click the Change button from under the Virtual memory section.
- On the Virtual Memory box, uncheck the Automatically manage paging file size for all drives checkbox.
- From the available list, click to select the drive on which Windows 10 is installed. (C: in most cases.)
- From below the list, click to select the Custom size radio button.
- In the now-enabled fields, type the minimum and maximum size of the Pagefile in megabytes (MB) according to the physical memory present in your computer.
- Click Set and then click OK.
- Restart your computer when you’re done.