How to Allow Windows to Automatically Manage Page file Size on Windows 11 or 10?

A paging file is a hidden, optional system storage file on a hard disk. Only one can be attached to a hard disk. If needed, you can add more. The paging file extends the RAM’s capacity. If you have the paging file enabled, operations are automatically sent to the paging file to be stored to free up RAM. It automatically improves system performance.

But for any reason, you have turned on manual page file size or turned off paging files. And you can notice the slow performance of your computer. In this situation, you can try automatic page file size to improve the performance of your computer.

This risewindows article will teach you how to enable automatic page file size in windows 11/10.

How to Enable Automatic Page File Size on Windows 11?

Windows automatically manages the system page file size by default based on several factors, including disk size, speed, etc. Due to some reason, if you have changed it to manual or turned off this feature and want to turn it on, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, press Windows + I keys on the keyboard to open the setting app on your computer.

Step 2. Next, select the System category in the left pane.

Step 3. Select the About tile on the right side of “System” to expand.

Step 4. On the About settings page, click the Advanced system settings  link.

Step 5. The “System Properties” window will appear when you complete the above steps, and the “System Properties” window will appear. Select the  Advanced tab and click the Settings  button in the Performance area.

Step 6. A new window, “Performance Options,” will appear on the screen. Select the Advanced tab and click the Change button in the Virtual memory area.

Step 7. Check the checkbox “Automatically manage paging file size for all drives” in the “Virtual Memory” pop-up window.

Step 8. Click on the ok button.

Step 9. Press ok button.

Step 10. Hit ok button.

Step 11. Select ok button.

Step 12. Choose ok button.

Step 13. Microsoft Windows will prompt you to reboot your computer. Click the Restart Now  button to apply the changes.

That’s it.

How to Turn On Automatic Page File Size on Windows 10?

To enable or turn on automatic page file size in Windows, here are the steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open the setting App.

Step 2. Next, click the System .

Step 3. Then, select  About  on the left sidebar.

Step 4. On the About settings page, scroll down to see the “Related settings” area. Then, click the link  System protection .

Step 5. When the “System Properties” window appears, navigate to the  Advanced  tab.

Step 6. Click on the Settings button inside the “Performance” area.

Step 7. Again select the Advanced tab in the “Performance Options” window.

Step 8. Then, click the  Change button under “Virtual Memory.”

Step 9. Ensure “Automatically manage paging file size for all drives” is checked.

Step 10. Click on the ok button.

Step 11. Press ok button.

Step 12. Hit ok button.

Step 13. Select ok button.

Step 14. Choose ok button.

Step 15. When Microsoft Windows prompts you to reboot your computer, click the Restart Now  button to apply the changes.

That’s it.

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