Windows PC Accelerators

Download a paper on the Windows PC Accelerators that improve performance: SuperFetch, ReadyBoot, ReadyBoost, ReadyDrive; guidance for PC and storage device manufacturers.

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To meet the expectations of Windows 7 users, the firmware of PCs running Windows 7 must both be fast and present an attractive boot UI by improving graphics resolution. This paper documents the investigation and proof of concept enabling “fast and pretty” firmware. The document provides background, methods, and data.

Included in this paper:

  • Background
  • Boot Performance Improvements
  • User Experience Improvements
  • Windows Access to Firmware Settings
  • Cost Impacts
  • UEFI-Only Firmware



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