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As a general rule, forcing the amount of swap space in Windows 2000 or XP doesn't always work too well. Your best bet is to set the second hard drive -- whichever drive doesn't contain your system partition -- to contain the swap space and set Windows to automatically manage the amount of space used on it. You can also set a swap partition on the system drive -- in fact, you need to have at least some swap space on the boot drive in order to have proper support for crash logging, but if you're not taking advantage of this, you can turn the swap file off on your system partition.
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