Windows ReadyBoost Give Windows Vista More Memory and Speed
Windows ReadyBoost, A Windows Vista disk caching technology which can increase your windows vista computer with more high-speed memory. ReadyBoost disk caching technology using flash memory on an USB 2.0 drive, SD card, CompactFlash, or other form of flash memory to make computers that running Windows Vista more responsive and boost vista system performances. Meanwhile, ReadyBoost can consider as an alternative solution to increase memory and more applications are ready to run without accessing the hard drive.
This ReadyBoost disk caching technology is using the intelligent memory management of Windows SuperFetch which significantly improve system responsiveness on your windows vista and help to resolve the slow paging file on your vista hard disk.
To increase your memory caching on Windows Vista using readyboost method, It requires an USB storage device that meets minimum performance and space requirements below:
- The device must be at least 64 MB
- The device must be USB 2.0
- It has to be able to read at 3.5 MB/s
- It has to be able to write at 2.5 MB/s
To get started using ReadyBoost, follow these steps:
- Plug in USB storage device.
- Go to Computer and right click on the removable storage device and select Properties.
- If your device is compatible, you will see a ReadyBoost tab. Click on that.
- Select Use this device and select the amount of space on it you want to dedicate for the ReadyBoost system file.
- Click OK and you are finished.
If you have more questions about ReadyBoost, check out Tom Archer’s blog.He has a great FAQ about ReadyBoost posted.
More information : Microsoft ReadyBoost