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How To Increase Your Laptop OR PC Memory In Microsoft Windows 7
Learn How Windows 7 Can Save You Time And Money
If you like, you now have the ability to increase your memory for your computer using Windows 7. USB keys are coming now in big sizes and small packages. Now that they are so small, you can easily add them to your system and have your memory increased with a couple of clicks.
I'm not sure if this is embarassing or a benefit. Some people think that if an operating system provides you with the option of being able to increase your memory with a USB key, then you should have nothing to do with that operating system. However, if you need to say play a game, or work with a heavy application occasionally, this option can save you the headache of opening and installing memory. In addition, it can save you money and time not needing to go purchase more RAM for your computer and figuring out how to install it either!
None the less, the idea that Microsoft has provided this option with Windows 7 is phenominal. Here are the steps to increase your memory using a USB key stick. Please ensure you follwo them to the "T".
As you can see above, I have added the 256 MB memory disc to demonstrate this purpose
The following window appears. Click on "Speed up My System"....
The following screen will appear, asking you how much of the RAM you would like to use from the USB stick.. Once you have selected the amount of memeory you would like to use, Click on Apply
You will see "ReadyBoost" appear on top
Now your system is using the memeory stick you have entered. Unfortunately, you will not see the additional memeory added when you look at the memory usage in the "Task Manager".