How to turn ReadyBoost on or off for a USB drive in Windows 7
Do you know how to turn the ReadyBoost on or off for a storage device in Windows 7-based computer system? With ReadyBoost, your biggest advantage is that you can speed up the overall performance of your system. Also, in case the AutoPlay option does not work when you plug in the USB flash drive, it is possible that it might have been disabled.
So, here’s how you can turn the ReadyBoost on or off for a storage device in your Windows 7-based computer system.
Step 1: Plug in a flash drive or flash memory card into the PC.
Step 2: Click Speed up my system in the AutoPlay dialog box given under General options.
Step 3: Click ReadyBoost tab in Properties.
Step 4: Click on ‘Do not use this device’ to turn ReadyBoost off.
Step 5: Click on ‘Dedicate this device to ReadyBoost’ for maximizing available space on the flash drive or memory card.
Step 6: Click ‘Use this device’ to use less than the maximum available space on the device for ReadyBoost and then.
Step 7: Move the slider to choose the amount of available space on the device you want to use.
Step 8: Click ‘OK’.
See how simple it was! However, if you are still unable to turn the ReadyBoost on or off for a storage device in your Windows 7-based computer system by following the aforementioned steps, check out our video. In the below given video, you can see each step being performed right before you.
In case you experience any technical glitch while performing the steps, feel free to call iYogi certified technicians. Having years of expertise, we offer unparalleled assistance to troubleshoot issues with Windows 7.