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[Windows 7] ReadyBoost - why i need to set it up back after reboot? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Every time i reboot my PC i need to set back my device to use ReadBoost on it. Why? and is it any solution to tell my system to use it every time?

     

    Why my pendrive (USB) device is not visible in standard tab for system paging file in virtual memory window - is it possible to see there this usb (2.0) device?

    Monday, March 7, 2011 3:54 AM

Answers

  • But the best solution is to buy more RAM modules.
    that's true. RAM is cheap today, so buy it.

    "A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

    Want to install RSAT on Windows 7 Sp1? Check my HowTo: http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=150221
    • Marked as answer by Leo Huang Tuesday, March 15, 2011 6:24 AM
    Tuesday, March 8, 2011 10:22 PM

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  • Why my pendrive (USB) device is not visible in standard tab for system paging file in virtual memory window - is it possible to see there this usb (2.0) device?

    A page file can't the placed on an USB pen drive.

    "A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

    Want to install RSAT on Windows 7 Sp1? Check my HowTo: http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=150221
    Monday, March 7, 2011 1:38 PM
  • Sure it cant but ReadyBoost can use USB pendrive as swap device. Read this please: Wikipedia/ReadyBoost - thats why i asked.
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    Detect language » Polish
    Monday, March 7, 2011 2:19 PM
  • no, you can't put the pagefile on a pen drive. ReadyBoot is a FAST Cache, no RAM or pagefile replacement.

    "A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

    Want to install RSAT on Windows 7 Sp1? Check my HowTo: http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=150221
    Monday, March 7, 2011 2:32 PM
  • ok, i can't put pagefile - insted im using device as cache. The main question is why i need to set back my device to use ReadBoost on it every* time when i reboot my PC.

     

    * not every, but sometimes. Since 2-3 days i have readyboost on it after reboot. But why sometime it is and sometime it doesnt there? I never disconnected this device from my PC.

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    Detect language » Polish
    Monday, March 7, 2011 2:37 PM
  • The main question is why i need to set back my device to use ReadBoost on it every* time when i reboot my PC.

    have you disabled or set the Superfetch service to on demand start?

    "A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

    Want to install RSAT on Windows 7 Sp1? Check my HowTo: http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=150221
    Monday, March 7, 2011 3:11 PM
  • no, "Superfetch" is ON and autostart.
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    Detect language » Polish
    Monday, March 7, 2011 4:26 PM
  • which USB pendrive do you use? What is the used file system?

    "A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

    Want to install RSAT on Windows 7 Sp1? Check my HowTo: http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=150221
    Monday, March 7, 2011 7:58 PM
  • Capability: 2GB

    File system: FAT32

    Manufacturer: i have no idea - some no-name

    <textarea style="height: 80px; width: 444px; padding: 2px; border: 1px solid rgba(7, 0, 0, 0);"></textarea><select><option value="af">Afrikaans</option><option value="sq">Albanian</option><option value="ar">Arabic</option><option value="hy">Armenian</option><option value="az">Azerbaijani</option><option value="eu">Basque</option><option value="be">Belarusian</option><option value="bg">Bulgarian</option><option value="ca">Catalan</option><option value="zh-CN">Chinese (Simplified)</option><option value="zh-TW">Chinese (Traditional)</option><option value="hr">Croatian</option><option value="cs">Czech</option><option value="da">Danish</option><option selected="selected" value="auto">Detect language</option><option value="nl">Dutch</option><option value="en">English</option><option value="et">Estonian</option><option value="tl">Filipino</option><option value="fi">Finnish</option><option value="fr">French</option><option value="gl">Galician</option><option value="ka">Georgian</option><option value="de">German</option><option value="el">Greek</option><option value="ht">Haitian Creole</option><option value="iw">Hebrew</option><option value="hi">Hindi</option><option value="hu">Hungarian</option><option value="is">Icelandic</option><option value="id">Indonesian</option><option value="ga">Irish</option><option value="it">Italian</option><option value="ja">Japanese</option><option value="ko">Korean</option><option value="la">Latin</option><option value="lv">Latvian</option><option value="lt">Lithuanian</option><option value="mk">Macedonian</option><option value="ms">Malay</option><option value="mt">Maltese</option><option value="no">Norwegian</option><option value="fa">Persian</option><option value="pl">Polish</option><option value="pt">Portuguese</option><option value="ro">Romanian</option><option value="ru">Russian</option><option value="sr">Serbian</option><option value="sk">Slovak</option><option value="sl">Slovenian</option><option value="es">Spanish</option><option value="sw">Swahili</option><option value="sv">Swedish</option><option value="th">Thai</option><option value="tr">Turkish</option><option value="uk">Ukrainian</option><option value="ur">Urdu</option><option value="vi">Vietnamese</option><option value="cy">Welsh</option><option value="yi">Yiddish</option></select><select><option value="af">Afrikaans</option><option value="sq">Albanian</option><option value="ar">Arabic</option><option value="hy">Armenian</option><option value="az">Azerbaijani</option><option value="eu">Basque</option><option value="be">Belarusian</option><option value="bg">Bulgarian</option><option value="ca">Catalan</option><option value="zh-CN">Chinese (Simplified)</option><option value="zh-TW">Chinese (Traditional)</option><option value="hr">Croatian</option><option value="cs">Czech</option><option value="da">Danish</option><option value="nl">Dutch</option><option value="en">English</option><option value="et">Estonian</option><option value="tl">Filipino</option><option value="fi">Finnish</option><option value="fr">French</option><option value="gl">Galician</option><option value="ka">Georgian</option><option value="de">German</option><option value="el">Greek</option><option value="ht">Haitian Creole</option><option value="iw">Hebrew</option><option value="hi">Hindi</option><option value="hu">Hungarian</option><option value="is">Icelandic</option><option value="id">Indonesian</option><option value="ga">Irish</option><option value="it">Italian</option><option value="ja">Japanese</option><option value="ko">Korean</option><option value="la">Latin</option><option value="lv">Latvian</option><option value="lt">Lithuanian</option><option value="mk">Macedonian</option><option value="ms">Malay</option><option value="mt">Maltese</option><option value="no">Norwegian</option><option value="fa">Persian</option><option selected="selected" value="pl">Polish</option><option value="pt">Portuguese</option><option value="ro">Romanian</option><option value="ru">Russian</option><option value="sr">Serbian</option><option value="sk">Slovak</option><option value="sl">Slovenian</option><option value="es">Spanish</option><option value="sw">Swahili</option><option value="sv">Swedish</option><option value="th">Thai</option><option value="tr">Turkish</option><option value="uk">Ukrainian</option><option value="ur">Urdu</option><option value="vi">Vietnamese</option><option value="cy">Welsh</option><option value="yi">Yiddish</option></select>
    Detect language » Polish
    Tuesday, March 8, 2011 6:57 AM
  • Capability: 2GB

    File system: FAT32

    Manufacturer: i have no idea - some no-name

    how fast it the speed of the drive?

    "A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

    Want to install RSAT on Windows 7 Sp1? Check my HowTo: http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=150221
    Tuesday, March 8, 2011 12:42 PM
  • I tested it using HD Speed (http://www.steelbytes.com/?mid=20).

    Read (block size 4KB) - 4.1MB/s

    Write (block size 512 KB) - 1.8MB/s

    So it's look enough for ReadBoost.

    <textarea style="height: 80px; width: 444px; padding: 2px; border: 1px solid rgba(7, 0, 0, 0);"></textarea><select><option value="af">Afrikaans</option><option value="sq">Albanian</option><option value="ar">Arabic</option><option value="hy">Armenian</option><option value="az">Azerbaijani</option><option value="eu">Basque</option><option value="be">Belarusian</option><option value="bg">Bulgarian</option><option value="ca">Catalan</option><option value="zh-CN">Chinese (Simplified)</option><option value="zh-TW">Chinese (Traditional)</option><option value="hr">Croatian</option><option value="cs">Czech</option><option value="da">Danish</option><option selected="selected" value="auto">Detect language</option><option value="nl">Dutch</option><option value="en">English</option><option value="et">Estonian</option><option value="tl">Filipino</option><option value="fi">Finnish</option><option value="fr">French</option><option value="gl">Galician</option><option value="ka">Georgian</option><option value="de">German</option><option value="el">Greek</option><option value="ht">Haitian Creole</option><option value="iw">Hebrew</option><option value="hi">Hindi</option><option value="hu">Hungarian</option><option value="is">Icelandic</option><option value="id">Indonesian</option><option value="ga">Irish</option><option value="it">Italian</option><option value="ja">Japanese</option><option value="ko">Korean</option><option value="la">Latin</option><option value="lv">Latvian</option><option value="lt">Lithuanian</option><option value="mk">Macedonian</option><option value="ms">Malay</option><option value="mt">Maltese</option><option value="no">Norwegian</option><option value="fa">Persian</option><option value="pl">Polish</option><option value="pt">Portuguese</option><option value="ro">Romanian</option><option value="ru">Russian</option><option value="sr">Serbian</option><option value="sk">Slovak</option><option value="sl">Slovenian</option><option value="es">Spanish</option><option value="sw">Swahili</option><option value="sv">Swedish</option><option value="th">Thai</option><option value="tr">Turkish</option><option value="uk">Ukrainian</option><option value="ur">Urdu</option><option value="vi">Vietnamese</option><option value="cy">Welsh</option><option value="yi">Yiddish</option></select><select><option value="af">Afrikaans</option><option value="sq">Albanian</option><option value="ar">Arabic</option><option value="hy">Armenian</option><option value="az">Azerbaijani</option><option value="eu">Basque</option><option value="be">Belarusian</option><option value="bg">Bulgarian</option><option value="ca">Catalan</option><option value="zh-CN">Chinese (Simplified)</option><option value="zh-TW">Chinese (Traditional)</option><option value="hr">Croatian</option><option value="cs">Czech</option><option value="da">Danish</option><option value="nl">Dutch</option><option value="en">English</option><option value="et">Estonian</option><option value="tl">Filipino</option><option value="fi">Finnish</option><option value="fr">French</option><option value="gl">Galician</option><option value="ka">Georgian</option><option value="de">German</option><option value="el">Greek</option><option value="ht">Haitian Creole</option><option value="iw">Hebrew</option><option value="hi">Hindi</option><option value="hu">Hungarian</option><option value="is">Icelandic</option><option value="id">Indonesian</option><option value="ga">Irish</option><option value="it">Italian</option><option value="ja">Japanese</option><option value="ko">Korean</option><option value="la">Latin</option><option value="lv">Latvian</option><option value="lt">Lithuanian</option><option value="mk">Macedonian</option><option value="ms">Malay</option><option value="mt">Maltese</option><option value="no">Norwegian</option><option value="fa">Persian</option><option selected="selected" value="pl">Polish</option><option value="pt">Portuguese</option><option value="ro">Romanian</option><option value="ru">Russian</option><option value="sr">Serbian</option><option value="sk">Slovak</option><option value="sl">Slovenian</option><option value="es">Spanish</option><option value="sw">Swahili</option><option value="sv">Swedish</option><option value="th">Thai</option><option value="tr">Turkish</option><option value="uk">Ukrainian</option><option value="ur">Urdu</option><option value="vi">Vietnamese</option><option value="cy">Welsh</option><option value="yi">Yiddish</option></select>
    Detect language » Polish
    Tuesday, March 8, 2011 5:28 PM
  • Read (block size 4KB) - 4.1MB/s

    Write (block size 512 KB) - 1.8MB/s

    External storage must meet the following requirements:
    • At least a 2.5 MB/sec throughput for 4-KB random reads
    • At least a 1.75 MB/sec throughput for 1-MB random writes

    maybe it happens because you're so near at the requirement.

    Which hardware do you use? ReadyBoost is only usefull if you have a limited amount of RAM (512MB - 1GB) and a slow HDD. If you have more RAM and a fast HDD, it makes no sense to use ReadyBoost:

    ReadyBoost provides the most significant performance improvement under the following circumstances:

    • The computer has a slow hard disk drive. Computers with a primary hard disk Windows Experience Index (WEI) subscore lower than 4.0 will see the most significant improvements.
    • The flash storage provides fast, random, non-sequential reads. Sequential read speed is less important.
    • The flash storage is connected by a fast bus. Typically, USB memory card readers are not sufficiently fast. However, connecting flash memory to an internal memory card reader might provide sufficient performance.

    "A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

    Want to install RSAT on Windows 7 Sp1? Check my HowTo: http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=150221
    Tuesday, March 8, 2011 7:26 PM
  • Write (block size 512 KB) - 1.8MB/s

    External storage must meet the following requirements:
    • At least a 1.75 MB/sec throughput for 1-MB random writes

    maybe it happens because you're so near at the requirement.

    Which hardware do you use? ReadyBoost is only usefull if you have a limited amount of RAM (512MB - 1GB) and a slow HDD. If you have more RAM and a fast HDD, it makes no sense to use ReadyBoost:

    ReadyBoost provides the most significant performance improvement under the following circumstances:

    • The computer has a slow hard disk drive. Computers with a primary hard disk Windows Experience Index (WEI) subscore lower than 4.0 will see the most significant improvements.

     

     

    Maybe. I have 2 GB ram, 2x 250GB HDD - RAID 0, CPU: AMD x2 3800+. Data transfer rate subscore in Windows7 is "5.9".

     

     

     

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    Detect language » Polish
    Tuesday, March 8, 2011 8:43 PM
  •  

    Maybe. I have 2 GB ram, 2x 250GB HDD - RAID 0, CPU: AMD x2 3800+. Data transfer rate subscore in Windows7 is "5.9".

    you don't need ReadyBoost. RAID0 and score 5.9 says you don't need it. Maybe Windows disables it becasue of your fast HDD.

    "A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

    Want to install RSAT on Windows 7 Sp1? Check my HowTo: http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=150221
    Tuesday, March 8, 2011 8:55 PM
  • hmm maybe thats why..

    For normal work on my PC i dont have to use ReadyBoost. I just want to have it becouse sometimes i want to launch few applications simultaneously using big space of ram (web browser with several opened tabs - in some  cases RAM usage >1GB etc..) and using hdd a lot. So i figured maybe some kind of "swap" on another device than system hard disk can help with performance. But the best solution is to buy more RAM modules.

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    Detect language » Polish
    Tuesday, March 8, 2011 10:17 PM
  • But the best solution is to buy more RAM modules.
    that's true. RAM is cheap today, so buy it.

    "A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

    Want to install RSAT on Windows 7 Sp1? Check my HowTo: http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=150221
    • Marked as answer by Leo Huang Tuesday, March 15, 2011 6:24 AM
    Tuesday, March 8, 2011 10:22 PM