Use Pen Drive as RAM on PC/Laptop

Use Pen Drive as RAM

It is pretty easy to use Pen Drive as RAM on a PC or Laptop. First of all the recommended storage for USB Drive should be 4 GB at least. This feature is default on Windows PC. The process is using USB as a Virtual-RAM to replicate the properties of RAM.

Completely format your USB to avoid any errors. Then Follow the steps below to speed-up your Windows device for free.

  • Connect the USB Device into PC/Laptop.
  • Open file Explorer.
  • Click on This PC. ( You’ll see your formatted USB Drive )
  • Right Click on USB Device.
  • Select Properties.
  • Then, find Ready Boost and click on it. ( Wait for few seconds )

    Use Pen Drive as RAM on PC/Laptop
    Use Pen Drive as RAM on PC/Laptop
  • You’ll be prompted with three different options. Tick Do not use this device to prevent your USB from being a V-RAM or Check Dedicate this device to ReadyBoost to use all storage available on this device as dedicated ReadyBoost RAM or check Use this Device allocate certain part of storage to use as virtual RAM. ( Recommendation: Check use this device)
  • Now allocate the required amount to use as RAM or use all of it. ( When the USB is used as RAM, the allocated space cannot be used to store files or folders. )
  •  Hit on Apply, to save the changes.
  • Then click OK.
  • After that, ReadyBoost.sfcache will appear inside USB.
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If you want to disable the VRAM, Eject only is not the option or nor plugging out the USB device. If you forcefully ejected or unplugged USB then you might run into some problem. So follow the steps below:

  • Connect the USB Device into PC/Laptop.
  • Open file Explorer.
  • Click on This PC. ( You’ll see your formatted USB Drive )
  • Right Click on USB Device.
  • Select Properties.
  • Then, find Ready Boost and click on it. ( Wait for few seconds )
  • Finally, Check on Do not use this Device.

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