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Customize Swap File Settings
The swap file is a file on the hard disk that is used for virtual memory paging. When a multitasking system such as Windows has too much information for it all to be held in memory at once, some of it is stored in the swap file until it is needed.
The default swap file settings for the Windows 95 operating system are generally poor; by default the swap file is always placed on the C: drive, and it is set to start out small in size and then be dynamically resized. You can increase performance by customizing the swap file, using the Windows settings controls. Before you do this, you will need to determine what settings to use. The best way to do this is to read these three optimization sections, which discuss swap file location, size and resizing respectively.
Once you know what you want to do, set up the swap file by following these steps:
Warning: Do not make the swap
file too small or you risk running out of memory and experiencing system crashes and other
problems. Do not disable virtual memory or you may experience system problems.