Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: can i disable ReadyBoost ?

03 Aug 2010   #1
stereo

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
can i disable ReadyBoost ?

Can i disable ReadyBoost if i don't use any USB flash drive ,external harddrive...??
Thanks.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

03 Aug 2010   #2
ryo

 
 

why you want to do that??
if you want to disable the usb port..you can set at regedit. or use software to lock the usb.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Aug 2010   #3
stereo

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ryo View Post
why you want to do that??
if you want to disable the usb port..you can set at regedit. or use software to lock the usb.
No,i dont' want to lock the usb port.
But i thought,if i don't use any USB flash drive to improve my OS,i could disable this option, from Services.
If i disable it,do i get troubles in the future, when i insert any USB stick / external HDD ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


03 Aug 2010   #4
grimreaper

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stereo View Post
Can i disable ReadyBoost if i don't use any USB flash drive ,external harddrive...??
Thanks.
Go into Properties of the USB, and disable it that way.
You can also choose to configure it, say 30% will be allocated for Readyboost, the remainder is for storage.

or read up on this tutorial Readyboost-Setup
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Aug 2010   #5
ryo

 
 

i think that's not be problems. but i think is good if leave it.
can i disable ReadyBoost ?-readyboost.png
this the warning if you put the superfetch disable.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Aug 2010   #6
stereo

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I asked if it's safe to disable ReadyBoost !!!
Yes or not ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Aug 2010   #7
grimreaper

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Yes it's safe to disable Readyboost

By the way you asked 2 different questions now so don't be all hot headed ok
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Aug 2010   #8
stereo

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by grimreaper View Post
Yes it's safe to disable Readyboost

By the way you asked 2 different questions now so don't be all hot headed ok

Ok,sorry and thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Aug 2010   #9
Teerex

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Now, where in Services would you disable it?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Aug 2010   #10
grimreaper

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stereo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by grimreaper View Post
Yes it's safe to disable Readyboost

By the way you asked 2 different questions now so don't be all hot headed ok

Ok,sorry and thanks.
Apology accepted my friend
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 can i disable ReadyBoost ?




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How to disable readyboot (not readyboost)
I notice with resource monitor that readyboot.etl is often being written to, sometimes causing a lot of disk thrashing - and not just when my PC is idle. How can I disable it? I've searched and searched and can't find an answer to this seemingly simple question. I'll live with a slightly longer...
General Discussion
Disable calculator in Windows 7 - Remove, Disable, Delete, Ditch.
Hi does anyone have an idea how to disable or remove the Windows 7 calculator. I want to disable this feature due to cheaters using the calculator whilst doing maths homework? Bloody desperate here. !!!!!!!!!!!:mad: I find it ridiculous its not that easy to do . - Ijust want to Ditch the...
General Discussion
Before using ReadyBoost...
I am thinking of using ReadyBoost to see if it will augment an old pc with 3gb ram W7 x32 (old pc Asus AMD K8 3Ghz, ATI 256mb agp card) just to see if there will be a significant change or not. I have read the lengthy post about it and that got me interested really. Is there like a resource monitor...
Performance & Maintenance
readyboost in new win 7
I have an older M/B (giga byte EP45-UD3P VER 1) with 4 gig of ram.Would readyboost help at all.If so what size of a usb drive or mult drives help . They are cheap enough.
Performance & Maintenance
Disk Thrashing - disable ReadyBoot (not ReadyBoost)
Hello, I am trying to figure out how to permanently disable the "ReadyBoot" feature in Windows 7 x64 (note: I am not talking about ReadyBoost, that's something else!) I've checked out some guides that I found online, such as here or here. But even though they seem to work, after rebooting my...
Performance & Maintenance
What is Readyboost?
Readyboost is NOT virtual RAM from a flash drive. Readyboost is NOT RAM at all. Readyboost is a cache used by your hard drive. Basically it copies stuff you normally use to the speedy Readyboost cache, where it can be used faster. Readyboost give an all round performance boost, and is more...
Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 21:30.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App