Windows 10: How does Windows 10 choose which disk to use for virtual memory

Discus and support How does Windows 10 choose which disk to use for virtual memory in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; I have page files allocated on three different disks. When Windows 10 uses paging, which disk is selected? Another question: I have a data SSD.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by HarryMangurian, Sep 12, 2020.

  1. How does Windows 10 choose which disk to use for virtual memory


    I have page files allocated on three different disks. When Windows 10 uses paging, which disk is selected?


    Another question: I have a data SSD. Can I set my C: partition page file size to zero and just have pagefile space on the data drive??

    :)
     
    HarryMangurian, Sep 12, 2020
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  2. ARTOSOFT Win User

    USB memory disk as a paging file for virtual memory?

    Hi,

    I want to know your opinion about usb memory disk as a paging file for windows virtual memory.

    I am trying to set paging file on usb memory disk, but it is looks windows don't like it and simply ignore it and create paging file on my c:\ drive. It is looks like paging file is created on usb memory disk, but when I check, there is no swap file on usb memory disk. The usb memory disk still empty.

    Anyone have experience on it?

    Regards,
    Arto.
     
    ARTOSOFT, Sep 12, 2020
    #2
  3. Virtual disk service wont start

    Hi,

    Thank you for showing interest on Windows 10.

    I appreciate you for providing details about the issue and we are happy to assist you.

    I suggest you to start the Virtual Disk Service and check if it helps.

    Follow the below steps:

    • Press Windows key + R from the Keyboard.
    • Type services.msc and hit Enter.
    • In the Services Window, look for Virtual Disk service and
      Stop
      it.
    • Restart the computer and Start the Virtual Disk
      service and set it to Automatic.
    • Restart the computer and it check if it works.
    Reference: Refer to the following Microsoft article on
    Windows 10 help & how-to
    .

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/support

    Kindly let us know if you need any further assistance with Windows. We are glad to assist you.

    Thank you.
     
    Harshavardhan Rathod, Sep 12, 2020
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  4. Ahhzz Win User

    How does Windows 10 choose which disk to use for virtual memory

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Sep 12, 2020
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