site Instructables has a guide on how to put a flash drive to good use by using it to increase the virtual RAM Memory on your Windows computer. For the best results, Instructables user MoritzB suggests using a USB drive smaller than 4 GB for this little trick. We’ve paraphrased some of the instructions for you.
Do you have a slow or old Computer? Also, do you have a USB Flash Drive? Then now you are able to extend its memory by Increasing the RAM of your Computer using the memory available on the USB Flash Drive. This stuff is a trick that Windows provided as a solution to boost a little of your RAM memory and evade those little lags that Windows produces when it runs out of RAM resource. Increasing the PC’s RAM using USB Flash Drive will help also enhance games performance and decrease the time of execution of some tasks made by software.