[Nottingham] Virus warnings as Microsoft launches Vista

Michael Simms michael at tuxgames.com
Thu Feb 1 15:14:52 GMT 2007

On Thu, 2007-02-01 at 13:59 +0000, Martin Garton wrote:
> > This means that more application data should be actively cached into all
> > available memory (SuperFetch), whether that is physical RAM or a USB
> > Flash memory device (ReadyBoost). Microsoft's goal was to create
> > balanced performance by removing delays in everyday work."
> Caching hard drive data on flash is new I think.  For general purpose
> use I can't see the point but on a laptop it sounds good for keeping the
> HD use as low as possible.

And flash makers of the world cry out in joy as Microsofts new OS causes
flash memory to hit its write limits in a matter of weeks instead of the
previous timescale of years or tens of years...
Michael Simms - CEO, Tux Games

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