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Why is ReadyBoost only using 4GB when I have dedicated 32GB?

I don't know if I am reading this correctly, but why is ReadyBoost only using 4GB when I have dedicated 32GB?
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If I enable my device(s) for ReadyBoost on one Windows 7, will it be used for ReadyBoost too on another Windows?

I plan to use ReadyBoost to boost my poor Windows 7 x86 a little bit. Before I actually do this, I wanna make sure if it will be "safe" for me. My concerns include, if I enable my device(s) for ...
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HP Pavillion HPE

My computer has 16GB ram. It is very slow when rendering 3D models. The CPU meter shows 100%. I have been informed from HP that no upgrade to the memory is possible as the mother board will not allow ...
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how to enable intel windows readydrive on win7

How do I enable windows readydrive on win7(64 bit)? Yesterday when I start my computer, the readydrive was enabled. But today after I installed a update for Visual Studio (and reboot), the ...
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Which is best for ReadyBoost? SD card or USB?

Would it be better to use a USB or a SD card as use for ReadyBoost? I run windows 7 on a acer aspire laptop.
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Random Freezing Windows 7…Readyboost?

After I leave my computer idle for about 15 minutes and come back, everything just doesn't respond. It takes 1 minute to close the browser and when loading a webpage it responds with "page does not ...
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Make ReadyBoost use SATA instead of USB drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enable ReadyBoost on a second internal HDD? As far as I know, ReadyBoost only works on USB flash media. I have a 4GB SATA SSD, and I thought it would be interesting to ...
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Will readyboost speed up a secondary partion or harddrive?

I'm building a new computer and plan on using a few spare USB sticks with readyboost to cache disk writes. I'll be running Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64 I have a single 2 TB disk, and plan to make a ...
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What should I use the extra space on my SDCard for in addition to ReadyDrive?

I use ReadyBoost to increase the performance of my Windows 7 x64 with 2GB of RAM with noticeable results. I have a high speed SD card capable of 100Mb/s with a 16Gb capacity. Ready drive seems to ...
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675 views

Enabling ReadyBoost on an arbitrary drive

Is there any hack to enable ReadyBoost on an storage device at will? It seems to be only available on USB, flash based devices, but at work we have plenty of motherboards with an small ide-like ...
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How can I make Windows 7 ReadyBoost persistent?

Is there a way to make Windows 7 to keep the ReadyBoost cache across a reboot (and not encrypt it or keep the encryption key across the reboot) - so that ReadyBoost could actually boost the boot up ...
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Windows 7 ReadyBoost - What File System To Use With Flash Card/Drive?

NTFS, exFAT or FAT32? I know that FAT32 has a limit of 4GB transfer per file, but is it faster and better than NTFS or exFAT? Since Windows 7 by itself uses NTFS, it remains logical to format flash ...
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ReadyBoost on Machines With Large Memory and Traditional HDD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does ReadyBoost slow down systems with more RAM? We have several Mac Pros (running Windows 7) with memory ranging from 8 to 16 GB, and 7200 or 10K HDDs. I'm considering ...
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Does ReadyBoost slow down systems with more RAM?

I have 4 GB of RAM and would like to make use of ReadyBoost to speed up hard drive access, by taking advantage of its hard drive cache method. However, as I understand the technology, ReadyBoost ...
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Is Windows Readyboost with an SSD remotely as fast as a dedicated SSD disk?

I have at home a 1TB disk and a 40GB SSD. I have tried using Windows on the 40GB SSD, but it's just not doable, even when I install everything on the 1TB disk I run out of space. I am wondering if I ...
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ReadyBoost card “forgotten” on system resume

I have an SD card permanently lodged in the laptop slot to serve as ReadyBoost cache. Every now and then after resuming from hibernate/sleep i notice Windows has forgotten it was even using it before. ...
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2answers
343 views

Weird ReadyBoost behavior [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to stop ReadyBoost from rebuilding cache after every restart on SD cards and flash drives? I have a small SSD and setup it to work with ReadyBoost (just to try :) ...
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2answers
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ReadyBoost two 1GB flash drives vs. one 2GB flash drive

ReadyBoost: which is better for performance? Two 1 GB flash drives OR One 2 GB flash drive
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How to place SuperFetch cache on an SSD?

I'm thinking of adding a solid state drive (SSD) to my existing Windows 7 installation. I know I can (and should) move my paging file to the SSD: Should the pagefile be placed on SSDs? ...
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Readyboost on Windows 7 x64

I'm thinking of bying 1 or more flash drives or an SD card to use with the readyboost function on by 64bit Windows 7 machine. I have a few questions regarding it before i put my hand in my pocket and ...
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Resume from Hibernate on Windows 7 takes a long time (suspect ReadyBoost)

Resuming from Hibernate on my Windows 7 desktop takes an awefully long time, I'd guess 5 minutes. It is an Intel DP35DP with 64 bit Intel Core2 Duo E6750, 2GB and 2x320GB RAID0. Sony Lin's blog post ...
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Force ReadyBoost to be Persistent Across Reboots? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to stop ReadyBoost from rebuilding cache after every restart on SD cards and flash drives? I'm running Windows 7 x64. I'm using ReadyBoost with a lot of flash ...
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How can I reduce Windows 7 boot times?

I have a Sony VAIO laptop that has an i7 processor, 6 GB of RAM and a 7200 RPM 500 GB 2.5 inch drive. I work in .NET, so I have SQL Server Developer, Visual Studio and a lot of other tools like that. ...
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ReadyBoost in Windows 7

I've bought an SD card today for my phot frame, but when I inserted it into my notebook I saw I could use it for ReadyBoost. Some background I'm a .net developer, using VMs and developing web ...
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Windows 7 ReadyBoost and TrueCrypt

Will the Windows 7 benefit from a ReadyBoost usb flash disk (or sdhc card) even if the system drive (partition where windows is stored) is encrypted with TrueCrypt 7.0a?
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ReadyBoost - How much space needed?

Just a simple question. How much could Windows 7 use effectively? ReadyBoost really helps, at least for me it's really working. I have got a simple Kingston pendrive, which is not bad, but it's not ...
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flash drive inconsistent with ReadyBoost

4GB Sandisk flash drive can be used for ReadyBoost on a Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit machine. However, the same drive gives a "...the drive doesn’t have the performance characteristics " error on a Win 7 Pro ...
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How to stop ReadyBoost from rebuilding cache after every restart on SD cards and flash drives?

On my computers (running windows 7 and vista and using SD cards and flash drives) ReadyBoost rebuilds cache after every reboot. Because of this and 5400RPM HDD, it takes several minutes for computer ...
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Does ReadyBoost really improve performance? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Windows ReadyBoost have a meaningful impact on performance? Does using an SD card with ReadyBoost help? Would I notice any difference on a 32-bit netbook with ...
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I am not able to use Ready Boost functionality with my Western Digital 500 GB External Hard Drive. Please Help

I have Intel Pentium 4 CPU 3.06 GHz, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate with 80 GB Hard disk & 1.50 GB of RAM. I also have a Western Digital 500 GB of external hard disk. Recently, I heard about Ready ...
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what appropriate “Allocation Unit Size” for an exFAT SD card with ReadyBoost

I've brought an 4GB SD card and I'm dedicating it for use by ReadyBoost (on Windows7) Im looking to get the most profit on performance, so i've formatted it with exFAT (as recommended by Microsoft) ...
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Windows 7 disables ReadyBoost after reboot

I have a USB flash drive that I dedicated to ReadyBoost on my Windows 7 PC. Whenever I reboot my machine, it "forgets" that the USB drive is configured for ReadyBoost. What could be the reason for ...
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I recently attached an external HD with eSATA in Windows 7. When I try to enable ReadyBoost, I click Test in the device Properties and nothing happens. Why?

There is a Test button on the ReadyBoost tab within the device properties which, according to help I've seen online, should test my drive's speed and display the results and whether or not I can use ...
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What's the difference between Readyboost+Suprefetch vs Pagefile (or Linux Swap) on a flash drive?

What's the major difference between new technologies and placing pagefile on a separate flash drive? It seems to me that new technologies are just wrappers. Am I wrong?
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How can I use my SSD as a ReadyBoost cache disk?

I'd like to use SSD as ReadyBoost cache disk. However, ReadyBoost can work with pluggable USB drives only (AFAIK). Is there any way to avoid this limitation?
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Can we format SD Cards with the exFAT format?

I don't have one to test this at the moment but I plan to buy an 8GB card and use it with ReadyBoost (Windows 7) on my laptop.
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Can I remove the drive letter on the SD card I'm using for Readyboost?

I'm using a 4GB SD Card in my Windows 7 laptop with Rreadyboost turned on for that particular card. In My computer the SD card shows its own drive letter. Since I'm only using the SD card for ...
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What's the maximum size Windows 7 allows for ReadyBoost?

I read somewhere the Windows 7 had removed the limit on ReadyBoost from 4GB and now allows an unlimited number of GBs. I would like to reconfirm this as a fact. At present, my Windows 7 RC 7100 ...
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2answers
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Is it advisable to use multiple ReadyBoost flash drives?

I am a fan of ReadyBoost and have seen good results using it with my work laptop. I tried something today and connected a second flash drive (2GB) and configured it for use with ReadyBoost. The first ...
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Enable ReadyBoost on a second internal HDD?

I have two SATA HDDs in my desktop PC (one for daily activity, one for storage and backup). I can finely use ReadyBoost with pendrives, but I wonder, Is there a way I could use my underutilized second ...