CNET slide show:
Inside Windows Vista beta 2
Microsoft releases the first public beta of its new Windows Vista operating system.
Slide 11 of 17
Don't have enough RAM to launch an application? If you have a USB drive greater than 258MB installed, a feature called ReadyBoost can direct Windows Vista to use some of that flash memory for an added assist. If you have a hybrid hard drive with built-in flash, Windows ReadyDrive can use that memory to save your desktop work session for fast access upon reboot.