Rather than try to do this manually, I'd recommend a command-line tool courtesy of the good folks at SysInternals, which is designed to do exactly that: PAGEDEFRAG. When run, it will force a defrag on your page file the next time your machine is rebooted. You can also use it to force a defrag of the page file on each reboot, which is handy.
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