Virtual Memory is an 'extra memory' to anticipate if the existing data on the memory / main RAM is full.
Requirement that there should be is the motherboard and flash must support USB 2.0, if it still uses USB 1 then the results obtained are less visible. Will be maximal if the flash that you use Ready Boost already using the facility. Initially, the Ready Boost is a facility for Windows Vista, but you can do well in Windows XP.
The way is as follows:
- Attach the flash to the computer
- Right click on My Computer and select Properties
- Click the Advanced tab, then click the Settings button in the Performance box
- In the window that appears, click the Advanced tab and click the Change button on the Virtual memory box
- Select the C drive, then select the No paging file. If it is proceed by clicking the Set button
- Select the drive 'flash' you (eg drive F), usually called Removable disk if you do not give a name to the flash. Then select System managed size and proceed by clicking the Set button
- Note on the tab of Total paging file size for All Drives. Recommended values do not exceed the capacity of its flash
If it's more then you can enter the 'total value' of flash capacity. I click the Custom Size option and the Initial Size and Maximum Size is filled with a total value of the capacity of flash. You must leave a 5-6 Mb. It is a requirement of Windows XP itself. If so, click the Set button
Click OK and Restart your computer
With these tips so you can maximize your computer's performance with flash devices that you have. actually this way not only can be used with the flash media but can also be applied on your hard drive.