How to Use ReadyBoost in Vista or Windows 7 to Speed Up Your Computer

If your computer is being run on Windows Vista or 7 and it has now started to give you tough time, in terms of slow speed, then there is nothing to worry about. This problem can easily be solved, while sitting inside your homes. There are so many computer softwares available in the markets that now different kinds of software related issues can be tackled by the users. ReadyBoost is considered to be the best and most practical options, for the purpose of taking your computer out of lagging situation. When the speed of your computer decreases, then the first thing that comes to your mind is the upgrading of memory, but finding out the most appropriate memory and its correct installation is a big deal, especially if you do not have complete knowledge about the hardware and software of your computer.

Microsoft has actually sorted out the problems of the users related to the speed. With the introduction of Windows Vista and 7, this firm has also given an easiest way of expanding the memory of your computer. And this can be done by the installation of ReadyBoost, which is similar to a USB drive.  Its use is very simple. If you have ReadyBoost in the form of USB drive, then you just need to plug it into the slot of your computer, which is running Windows 7 or Vista. Your system is going to detect this removable device on its own and a dialog box will appear on the screen. You need to click on the option saying, ‘speed up my system’. If your computer fails to automatically detect and open the folder, then you are supposed to go to ‘My Computer’ and then select the option of USB drive.

You will then have to go to the properties. You will find the tab of ReadyBoost, when you will click on the option of ‘USB removable drive’. Once you will reach there, then you are in need of clicking the option, which says, ‘Use the device’. Now allocate the required space, you are in need to speed up your computer. This can be done by using the slider. It would be easier and better for you, if you select minimum of 1GB space’s USB drive. When you are done with this process then click the option, ‘OK’. Once you will use the space of your USB removable drive for increasing the memory of your PC, then you will not be able to save any of the files in that drive.

Right after the completion of this process, you are going to see significant change and improvement in the speed of your computer. If at some point of time, you feel like not using the device, then click go to, ‘My computer’ and right click on the icon of removable USB drive. You will get to see the options in properties and you will then have to click the tab of, ‘ReadyBoost’. There, you will find an option of, ‘Do not use this drive’. By selecting this option, your computer will stop using the drive. All in all, it has become fairly simple and easy to upgrade the memory of your computer, with the help of ReadyBoost, in order to increase your computer’s speed.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *