What are these?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by toxicity, May 12, 2003.

  1. toxicity

    toxicity Guest

    pagefile.sys
    hiberfil.sys

    just wondering what these are? they are kinda big files and wondering what the use for them are
     
  2. blinden

    blinden OSNN Senior Addict

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    page files is your file which your virtual memory uses (do not delete)

    and I'm assuming the other files is system state infromation used when the computer goes into hibernate.
     
  3. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    You won't be able to delete the page file if you in the operating system from where the file originates. It is in use.

    If the other is for hibernation & you don't use that feature you can turn off hibernation.

    Control panel > Power Options > Hibernate.
    If left on the hybernation reserves disk space equal to your RAM.
     
  4. hiberfil.sys is used to store all the data on RAM to the hard disk in this file name, when you put the computer in hibernate mode.
     
  5. toxicity

    toxicity Guest

    Thx :D
    Since i dont use hibernate, how do i disable it?
     
  6. yoyo

    yoyo _________________

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    Like Hipster already said ^^^^ :p

    Control panel > Power options > Hibernate > uncheck "Enable hibernation".
     
  7. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    pagefile?

    I heard someone mention pagefile...

    did someone mention pagefile?

    i'm sure I heard someone mention pagefile.
     
  8. sboulema

    sboulema Moderator

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    no dealer please dont start about the pagefile, please, please :p
     
  9. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    *runs from dealer*


    you really should make your own pagefile site...... www.page-file.com:cool:
     
  10. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    heny...I didn't get to see the link you posted, and it's not up...could you do it again...thanx
     
  11. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    lmfao it don't exist yet............you should buy the domain;)