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Default Readyboost and Windows 8

I am trying to use Readyboost with Windows 8 to speed up my relatively slow laptop. It works fine but I have two questions.

1. Does it make much difference?

2. How come I am limited to 4Gb Readyboost since the USB stick is 16Gb?

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Windows is capped at 4gigs readyboost as far as i know.

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eBoostr is a far better alternative. Give it a go.
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eBoostr is a far better alternative. Give it a go.
I've tried ready boost in the past but never saw much speed improvement using it.
 
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Maybe your drive is formatted in FAT32. Format to NTFS and enjoy all 16 gigs
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Thanks. I didn't think that it was limited to 4Gb. I'll try NTFS formatting and let you know how I get on.
 
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yes ntfs, you have to put this

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