How To Increase Virtual Memory (Pagefile Size) in Windows 10

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.

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