How to get readyboost on XP: Using your Flash Drive as a Page File
Posted November 16, 2007on:
I’m sure lots of people want to know this as those without vista feel left-out. Well you can get the performance gain that Ready-boost gives you on XP its just a bit more hidden away. lets face it Ready-Boost is a fancy word for making your USB Flash drive hold the computers page file.
Ready-Boost does not give you extra memory as such but having the page file on a USB flash drive makes it much faster than writing to your hard disk so applications will run faster. I have covered the Page File before if you want to know more about it in one of my previous posts http://wizardcreations.wordpress.com/2007/11/07/speed-up-your-computer-part-24/.
How to do it
OK here’s how to make your USB Flash Drive as a page file. I have made a video to show you how. as usual there is a download and a youtube video. right-click the link below and select save as to download.
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