You defragged your Vista drive from XP? How bizarre...I'm not sure I'd do
that because I'd have no idea if it might screw anything up or not. Sounds
like, in your case, it helped. Well, glad that worked...
As for the multifunction device, is it recent enough that the manufacturer
will make Vista drivers for it, ever?
Dana Cline - MCE MVP
"Hedy Keller" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> now I have installed additional 1024 MB of RAM to my former 512 MB, so I
>>> now have 1.5 GB RAM.
>>> But the result is disappointing: starting any applications (Excel, Word,
>>> Mail) does not show to be faster than before.
> Here my latest experience:
> Yesterday I ordered a 2 GB SD-card to make use of ReadyBoost.
> This morning I made my regular maintenance out of my XP-partition
> including defragmentation. XP told me that the Vista-partition had to be
> defragmented. Although I thought to have defragmantation set automatically
> within Vista.
> Well, after the defragmantation of my Vista-partition, and working with
> 1.5 GB RAM, my Vista now runs like hell. Starting applications is
> sufficiently fast. The dealer where I had ordered the SD-card agreed to
> cancelling - I see no use for ReadyBoost any longer.
> Does this meet any other user's experience?
> Thanks for all your contributions
> BTW: the only problem left is, that I can't use my multifunction device
> (printer, scanner, copier, fax) because there is no appropriate driver.
> I shall open another thread with that question.