Improve system performance by using a thumb drive or media card and the ReadyBoost utility.
- [Instructor] One of the better things…to come from Windows Vista was a tool called ReadyBoost.…It's a combination of hardware and software…that can improve your computer's performance.…All you need to do is sacrifice a media card…or a thumb drive to put a little pep into your PC.…In this movie, I cover the ReadyBoost tool.…It's a form of disk cache that can improve file access…and performance on some computers.…To make ReadyBoost work,…you need a dedicated media card or a thumb drive.…It must have at least 256 megabytes of storage,…but it can go up to 32 gigabytes.…
The higher the capacity,…the more boost you get from ReadyBoost.…The reason I say dedicated is that ReadyBoost should really…be the only thing using the media card or thumb drive.…Don't use it for storage,…and plan on keeping it attached to your PC.…When you have the proper hardware, insert it into the PC,…adding the media card to a media slot…or inserting the thumb drive into a USB slot.…If you're using a USB 3.0 thumb drive,…ensure that it's attached to a USB 3.0 port.…
- Explore how to fight malware.
- Recall core reasons for using a firewall.
- Analyze the steps for backing up a PC.
- Recognize how to apply account security.
- Recall how to configure Windows update.
- Recognize how to install updates and improve PC performance.