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Clear your page file pagefile.sys


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« on: March 21, 2008, 10:20:53 am »

To clear you page file (pagefile.sys)

Click Start
Click Control Panel
Click Administrative Tools
Click Local Security Policy
Click the "+" next to Local Policies
Click Security Options
Doubleclick "Shutdown: Clear Virtual Memory Pagefile"
Select the "Enabled" radio button
Click OK
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« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2008, 06:47:47 am »

Is there a need to clear the paging file?
I always thought it was good to have some data and stuff in it.
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« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2008, 10:34:18 am »

Makes it a little harder for computer forensics.
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« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2008, 03:12:10 pm »

Yeah its good if you want to clear traces of what you have been doing.
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