How To Use USB Flash Drive As External RAM In Windows (Readyboost)

USB Flash Drive As External RAM is a quick trick to add to the operation of any computer system. A flash drive, also called a pen drive, thumb drive, or memory stick, commonly known as Universal Serial Bus (USB) flash drive. If your computer seems slow, and you have already gone through making sure there are no viruses, spyware or adware using Antivirus software to scan the system, it may be because your system needs more RAM. RAM is the short-term memory of the computer that works with the processor to multi-task. RAM can easily be added to your system if you are not already at maximum capacity for your motherboard, and you have available slots. Using a flash drive as RAM is a quick, easy and cheaper way to increase system memory.

 

Step By Step How to Use a USB Flash Drive As Readyboost

1. Insert your USB flash drive and format it.

How To Use A Flash Drive As External RAM In Windows (Readyboost)

 

 

2.  Right click on your USB flash drive and click on “Properties”.

How To Use A Flash Drive As External RAM In Windows (Readyboost)

 

 

3.  Click on ‘Ready boost’ tab and then on ‘Use this device’.

How To Use A Flash Drive As External RAM In Windows (Readyboost)

 

4.  Choose maximum space to reserve system speed

How To Use A Flash Drive As External RAM In Windows (Readyboost)

 

5.  Click on OK and Apply.

How To Use A Flash Drive As External RAM In Windows (Readyboost)

 

6.  You’re done! Use your USB flash drive as RAM.

How To Use A Flash Drive As External RAM In Windows (Readyboost)

USB flash drives are immensely useful tools capable of fixing computers and booting operating systems. They drop in price each year at the same time that their storage capacity continues to double, making them great for any tech enthusiast on the go. And if all else fails, they’re still good for storing files, too.

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Prinze Tosine

Hi, am Prinze Tosine, a technologist based in Lagos Nigeria with a passionate heart of Blogging in any tech related matters . I derive fun in what i do, from blogging to web design, computer engineering etc.

3 thoughts on “How To Use USB Flash Drive As External RAM In Windows (Readyboost)

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