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ReadyBoost

A function that was introduced in Windows Vista that allows USB drives to be used as auxiliary memory. It is used in conjunction with the SuperFetch technology that preloads files in anticipation of the user's requirements. See ReadyDrive.
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The new products support Windows ReadyBoost that allows use of external memory storage as a cache for a hard disk drive of a PC.
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The Kingston DataTraveler 300 features a sleek cap-less design that will protect the USB connector when it is not in use and is enhanced for Windows Readyboost.
write* Enhanced5: for Windows ReadyBoost on Vista-based systems* Operating Temperature: 32º F to 140 º F (0 º C to 60 º C)* Storage Temperature: -4º F to 185º F (-20º C - 85º C)* Easy: plug and play* Compliant: designed to Hi-speed USB 2.
TurboFlash is validated by Microsoft to be fully Windows ReadyBoost compliant and is compatible on all versions of Windows Vista.
SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a supplier of flash data storage card products, has said that it will offer support for the Windows ReadyBoost feature of Microsoft's new Windows Vista operating system.
write -- Enhanced(4): For Windows ReadyBoost on Vista-based systems -- Storage Temperature: -4 degrees F to 185 degrees F (-20 degrees C to 85 degrees C) -- Easy: Plug and play -- Compliant: Designed to hi-speed USB 2.
New TransMemory U2K Series Enhanced for Windows ReadyBoost in 1GB to 8GB Capacities; 32GB Version to be Available by Year-End
a leader in flash memory technology, today announced that its NANDrive storage solution is one of the first ATA solid- state storage devices to receive Windows ReadyBoost certification from Microsoft Corporation.
Flash-based technologies, such as Windows ReadyBoost and Windows ReadyDrive enhance a Windows Vista user's experience, so we are delighted to participate in an established industry event that helps to demonstrate how best to work with these technologies.