Even today, virtual memory is still very important component of the operating system. No matter how much memory you have, there is always a need for virtual memory. Therefore, its performance is of great importance. Optimizing the virtual memory system will greatly improve the performance of the computer. Today, we will take an in-depth look at virtual memory, what it really is and how to optimize it! In this edition, we will also take a thorough look at the differences between swapfile and paging file as well as making a contiguous paging file. Come and check out the definitive Swapfile Optimization Guide! Here are the updates:- Added discussion on differences between swapfile and paging file. Corrected all references to the virtual memory file as paging file, instead of swapfile. Link : Virtual Memory Optimization Guide Rev. 4.0!