How to speed up computer using ReadyBoost in Windows 7?
ReadyBoost, a new feature of Windows 7 lets you plug in a flash memory stick or SD card to store commonly used files for quicker access than off the hard drive.
ReadyBoost can speed up your computer by using storage space on most USB flash drives and flash memory cards. When you plug a ReadyBoost compatible device into your computer, the AutoPlay dialog box offers you the option to speed up your computer using ReadyBoost. You can select this option to choose how much memory on the device to use for this purpose.
You can enable or disable ReadyBoost for a specific flash drive or other removable storage device. Now, here’s how you can speed up your computer using ReadyBoost feature. See how you can:
- Insert an SD card into your card reader, or connect a USB flash drive to a USB port on your computer.Â Windows will automatically see if your flash memory is ReadyBoost capable, and if so, you can directly choose to speed up your computer with ReadyBoost.
- The ReadyBoost settings dialog will open when you select it.Â Choose Use this device and choose how much space you want ReadyBoost to use.
- Click Ok, and Windows will setup ReadyBoost and start using it to speed up your computer.Â It will automatically use ReadyBoost whenever the card is connected to the computer.
- When you view your SD card or flash drive in Explorer, you will notice a ReadyBoost file the size you chose before.Â This will be deleted when you eject your card or flash drive.
- If you need to remove the drive, close the explorer window and eject it as normal.
See, how some simple steps have made your job easy with increased speed of your PC. We have also uploaded a video solution, so that comprehending the above-mentioned steps can become easy for you. You can click on the play option in the given window and watch the video now.