How to Add a Pagefile to USB Thumb Drive

How to Add a Pagefile to USB Thumb Drive.

You should get a certified ReadyBoost USB 2.0 or higher TD for faster speed transfer.

To use ReadyBoost in Windows 10, make sure that SuperFetch is enabled. ReadyBoost won't work if the SuperFetch service is stopped or disabled.

Go to THIS PC and right click the thumb drive and FORMAT>QUICK NTFS.

Now select properties.

Then select READY BOOST TAB.

Now set it up so you can use it for pagefile.

Now Restart PC

Go to pagefile and set it up and send it to another fresh formatted TD. After you set the pagefile, Restart PC again.

***To change or move the Pagefile go to:

Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\System>>


Right Click THIS PC on desktop.

Advanced System Settings



Uncheck - Top Box

Select pagefile location in list.

Custom - Min. 64MB - Max ???


System Managed Size. (Recommended)

Set, Ok, Apply, OK, Apply, OK.

Restart PC

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