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5 Time-saving Windows 7 tips

Learning how to do things faster is a big part of life.  When you do things faster, often times it means you get more done.  And that does not exclude the time when you are using a computer.

Here are five time-saving Windows tips for those of you using Windows 7 to speed up your PC experience.…

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How to use ReadyBoost in Windows 7 to speed up your PC

If you are running Windows 7 on your PC, and you have an unused USB flash drive, then you can use ReadyBoost to speed up your system.  Using a fairly new concept, ReadyBoost, allows you to use flash memory—like a USB flash drive or a memory card—to virtually add system memory and improve performance without having to physically open your computer to add standard memory modules.

Check out this short video from Mike Agerbo of GetConnectedTV to get a better understanding of how ReadyBoost works in Windows 7.



Here are step-by-step instructions on how to turn ReadyBoost on or off …

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20 Quick Windows 7 Tips to Boost Performance

These 20 quick tips can help you boost the performance of your Windows 7 machine in 10 minutes or less!

This video is a consolidation of Windows 7 tips from the Faster 7 series, which was produced by The PCMichiana Tech Help Show.…

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What Is Ready Boost?

Ready Boost is a feature on Windows 7 and Windows Vista that allows external memory to be used to improve system performance. Ready Boost can take advantage of USB storage devices, SD cards, or CompactFlash cards. Windows 7 can take advantage of up to 8 devices using Ready Boost. It also can make use of up to 256GB for additional memory use. Windows Vista can make use of up to 4GB. However, Microsoft states that Ready Boost uses a 2:1 compression ratio. This means that 2GB of memory could potentially hold 4GB of data.

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