Recommended Paging File size SQL Box ?

We have a SQL and Windows Server 2008 R2, 16GB RAM and 16383 MB for total paging file size in total drives.
C drive is 100 GB
D Drive is 200 GB

Takes forever to login in. It is a virtual vm.

Do you think the paging file is set wrong ?

Thanks for your help
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Raja Jegan RSQL Server DBA & Architect, EE Solution GuideCommented:
Paging file for 16 GB RAM can be from 16GB to 24 GB.
What really matters is the type of drive your Paging file sits and the speed of your drives.
Try placing paging file, OS and tempdb on faster and individual drives for better performance.
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Paging files is for the OS. SQL Server use other ways for paging.
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namergSystems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Thank you guys.
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