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Windows 7: ReadyBoost Problems in Win 7

16 Feb 2009   #1
Rich Hackney

Windows 7 beta
 
 
ReadyBoost Problems in Win 7

Readyboost worked fine for me all during the Vista deployment.

But, in windows 7, it did not autostart and the log file showed nothing. Now I am getting the following error messages:

Session "ReadyBoot" has terminated with error(s) 0xC0000188

The maximum file size for session "ReadyBoot" has been reached. As a result, events may be lost (not logged) to file C:\Windows\Prefetch\ReadyBoot\ReadyBoot.etl. The maximum files size is currently set to 20971520 bytes

Also, when autoplay starts, it does not provide the speed up your system. It displays make drive open files or backup files.

Can anyone help with this? Thanks in advance.


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16 Feb 2009   #2
NosferatuX

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64
 
 

Hi Rick Hackney and welcome to the forum!

Most ReadyBoost errors I've encountered are from power fluctuations or sudden shutdowns. You might want to reformat the Flash Disk again and enable ReadyBoost manually. If you get the same errors try running the Check Disk on it.

Let us know how it turns out
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16 Feb 2009   #3
Rich Hackney

Windows 7 beta
 
 
Readyboost errors

How do it turn it on manually?
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16 Feb 2009   #4
Rich Hackney

Windows 7 beta
 
 
Readyboost errors

Check disk yielded no problems and open autoplay is no longer an option in properties.
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16 Feb 2009   #5
NosferatuX

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rich Hackney View Post
How do it turn it on manually?
Right-click the drive>Properties>ReadyBoost>Select options you'd like to apply

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rich Hackney View Post
Check disk yielded no problems and open autoplay is no longer an option in properties.
To reset Autoplay options, go to Start>All Programs>Default Programs>Change AutoPlay Settings>Reset all defaults

Format the USB Drive for ReadyBoost:
Right-click device
Click on Restore device defaults
If this will not work, you can make sure that the following settings are imposed;
File system should be set to (FAT32) Default
Allocation unit size, either Defualt or at 4096 bytes
Proceed with format
After the format, you can right-click the device and enable ReadyBoost

Please try and restart after all these

Let us know how it turns out.


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16 Feb 2009   #6
Rich Hackney

Windows 7 beta
 
 

Got through all formatting and default to drive, but when right clicking properties, all I get is tools, hardware, customize, general and sharing -no readyboost. My USB flash is sony 8 gig and worked in Vista (certified vista ready) and I even tried a smaller certified 4 gig drive - same problem. I am really stumped over this one.
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16 Feb 2009   #7
NosferatuX

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64
 
 

Please do the following;

Click on Win+R and type msconfig
Go to services
Verify if you have "Superfetch" checked
If not, put a check on it and restart system

If it's checked;
Click on Win+R
Type services.msc
Scroll to Superfetch and verify if it's started
If it is, please restart the service

Check your drive options again.

Please let us know if this works out
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16 Feb 2009   #8
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

I have superfetch enabled and running. Tried all sorts of formatting options and no matter what I do, the readyboost tab will not reappear in right click | properties.
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16 Feb 2009   #9
Rich Hackney

Windows 7 beta
 
 
Readyboost errors

Wow, turning on superfetch did the trick!! Thanks for all the diagnostic advice. This was the only other problem that I am having the Win 7000 build.

Thanks again!
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17 Feb 2009   #10
NosferatuX

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rich Hackney View Post
Wow, turning on superfetch did the trick!! Thanks for all the diagnostic advice. This was the only other problem that I am having the Win 7000 build.

Thanks again!
You're most welcome! Glad it worked out for yah
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