Clear page file (pagefile.sys)|
Windows uses part of a hard drive space as "virtual memory". A page file (pagefile.sys) is a space on the hard disk used as the virtual memory extension of computer RAM. If Windows does not have enough actual memory, it uses a page file. Page file (pagefile sys) is a hidden system file (pagefile.sys). If you want to see it, you should change your file viewing settings to "show hidden and system files". A pagefile (pagefile.sys) is usually located on the drive where your system is installed on, While working on PC, you use different programs - so page file (pagefile.sys) may contain sensitive or confidential information, some applications may store "clear" passwords. To protect your privacy you may want to delete pagefile (page file) so nobody could see your data in the pagefile.