<CT> Re: 386part.par/calmira_tips Digest V2 #15

  • From: "Brian L. Johnson" <blj8@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: <calmira_tips@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 16:15:36 -0700 (MST)

On Jan 19, AVTEKKI@xxxxxxx wrote to calmira_tips@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:

>In a message dated 1/19/01 10:38:09 AM US Eastern Standard Time,
>listar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
>>  In my root directory is a hidden file called 386part.par.  Its other
>>  attributes are system and archive.  It contains e mail addresses and
>>  subject lines, full and partial e mails, error messages, urls and lots of
>>  stuff I assume are web pages and graphics.  Some stuff dates back to 2
>>  years ago.  This file is 11.5 megs.  Is there any way to trim it down so
>>  I can reclaim some of that space?
>Hmmmm, verrry interesting, Bill; do you know where it came from or what
>program created it, left it, and set its attributes?

That's your permanent swap file (which should also be a hidden file). If
you delete it, Windows will complain badly, although it will recreate

If you want to shrink it, go to the control panel, then "386 Enhanced",
and virtual memory, and specify new settings.


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