XP - 'no pagefile.sys defined or too small' error

  AndyDy 13:23 08 Nov 2004
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I have tried several suggestions for a solution.
1. the obvious, redfine the pagefile size
2. try to get Xp to manage page file size
3. registry edit to remove tempfile entry

All started after I used disk defrag! I was running XP Home when the problem started, now it si XP Pro and SP2 but neither upgrade/patch affected the issue in anyway.

  JoeC 13:46 08 Nov 2004
  AndyDy 12:30 15 Nov 2004

I have no tried the reset to zero first option. I'll give it a go. Also found a suggestion to edit the registry item to move the destination for the file but will try this first, thx.

  AndyDy 10:45 17 Dec 2004

I fixed the problem by editing the registry to move the location of the file. Now I don't get that annoying error message!

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