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Windows support enables you to set a flash drive as extended system memory in Vista

imageToday, we have a lot of versatile programs in the market. The only problem with these programs is that they require a lot of system memory (better known as RAM). The Windows support team says that Windows Vista has incorporated a new technology called ReadyBoost. The Windows support team points out that this technology enables you to add system memory temporarily by using a portable flash drive.

The Windows support team says that this technology is actually only an improvement to the old one, as the old method involved altering the “Virtual Memory” information in order to extend the system memory.

So now the question is how do you actually set up a flash drive as extended system memory? Simple my friend, all you have to do is follow these instructions from the Windows support team.

The Windows support team’s procedure

imageTo start off with the procedure by the Windows support team, open the “My Computer” option. You can do this by clicking on the “Start” button and double-clicking on the “Computers” option.

To continue with this procedure from the Windows support team, right-click on the removable disk drive. A drop down menu will appear, click on the option called “Properties”. The support team’s procedure is almost complete.
In the “Properties” tab, navigate to the “ReadyBoost” tab.
To enable the option, all you have to do is select the “ReadyBoost” option. To complete this procedure from the Windows support team, all you have to do is allocate the space that you want to use as extended memory.

Now your system memory has been extended. That should be all the help you will require to extend system memory using a portable memory device.

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