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Crazy page file growth! - Help needed!

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Hi All, I'm having a strange problem I've never encountered before.  When I first boot my Win10 machine, I have about 17-18GB of disk storage space.  After about 2 hours (often less), my page file has grown considerably to the point where my storage is out of space and my system crashes.  A reset is the only option at this point.  I'm not running anything too RAM intensive (Chrome always takes up the most memory and I'm only doing desktop work), so I'm not sure what's happening.  I suspect there may be a memory leak, but am not sure how to detect it or what would be causing it.  I don't suspect malware or such as I have done scans recently.  I have the option, "Automatically manage paging file size for all drives" check in the System properties.  This happens everytime I use my machine.  I have 8GB of DDR4 RAM and and 240GB SSD.  Any help would be appreciated, thanks!

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Try setting your Page File to a 4GB Custom Size - as example below

 

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This is how you manage page file size in windows 10

 

Right click on This PC and open Properties.

Select Advanced System Properties

Click Advanced tab

Under Performance, click Settings

Under Performance Options, click Advanced tab

Here under Virtual memory pane, select Change

Uncheck Automatically manage paging file size for all drives

Highlight your system drive

Select Custom size

Change the Initial size value and the Maximum size value to a higher value

Click Set

Finally, Click Apply/OK all the way.

 

Hope this helps!

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