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Topic # 11626 2-Feb-2007 18:51
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Can MS Vista's new ReadyDrive technology work on XP?

It looks really nice in saving a little power.

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  Reply # 59627 2-Feb-2007 18:56
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if they made the cool Vista technologies an update to XP, why would anyone upgrade? :-P







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  Reply # 59629 2-Feb-2007 19:21
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hellonearthisman: Can MS Vista's new ReadyDrive technology work on XP?

It looks really nice in saving a little power.


In a nutshell, no.

ReadyDrive, ReadyBoost etc rely on SuperFetch and other memory management changes in Windows Vista kernel

In other words its not possible to backport this to XP as a hotfix or into a service pack

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