How to Use Pendrive as RAM in Windows 7


There is a feature in windows 7 that can use your pendrive as RAM temporarily. It will help you to incress program running speed. Basic idea is to use your Pendrive as a virtual memory. After doing this setups if your computer’s internal RAM is full then your computer will use the memory available in pendrive to store the data as RAM. The feature is called windows ready boost. You just need follow simple steps to setup it in your windows 7 PC.

Steps To setup

  1. First of all connect your pendrive to your computer.
  2. Right click on your “My Computer” and click on “Properties”.
  3. Now click on “Advanced” from Advanced system settings and then click on “Performance”.
  4. Now click on “Advanced” and click on the “Change” button below virtual memory.
  5. Now select your Pendrive below and choose the option “Custom size”.
  6. As your last step view the memory available in your pendrive and write it down in the “Initial size” and “Maximum size” filed and click on “OK”.
  7. Now you are done. Now your pendrive will be used as your RAM.

Hope it is useful for you. Share your reviews,comments and questions about it in the comments box below. 😀

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