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ReadyBoost in Window 7

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After enabling ReadyBoost in Window 7, how can I check whether it uses my USB drive for additional memory ? Any values to tell the performance gained using the readyboost ?

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you can check that by using performance monitor
go to start and type performance monitor

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/window-on-windows/keep-tabs-on-readyboost-with-windows-7s-performance-monitor/2257
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To monitor ReadyBoost performance, use the System Tools\Performance\Monitoring Tools\Performance Monitor tool in the Computer Management console and add the ReadyBoost Cache counters. These counters enable you to monitor how much of the cache is currently being used and when the cache is read from or written to. But it does not tell you exactly what performance benefit you are achieving by using ReadyBoost.

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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/ff356869.aspx
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by:Sam Simon Nasser
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i should be awarded some point! my answer is the same as accepted one!
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 250 points for samnasser's comment #a39243874
Assisted answer: 250 points for takecoffe's comment #a39243917

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AXISHK,
 
I have reopened your question and started the process of closing it with a split amongst two or more Experts, as that outcome seems more equitable than your original disposition.
 
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