RAMBooster: First Look

The small, straightforward utility may not have the Web 2.0 touch, but it frees up large swaths of RAM like the best of 'em. Here's a peek at RAMBooster's functions and foibles.

What ails your sluggish computer? Old hardware? A fragmented hard drive? Or maybe it's overloaded RAM.

RAMBooster is a CNET Download.com user favorite for expanding the boundaries of your computer's available RAM. It's no substitute for the real thing, but combined with a few other choice utilities, RAMBooster is one ingredient in a faster, slicker Windows XP.

See how RAMBooster works in the video below, and as always, tune into other great First Look videos from the CNET Download.com crew.

About Jessica Dolcourt

Jessica Dolcourt reviews smartphones and cell phones, covers handset news, and pens the monthly column Smartphones Unlocked. A senior editor, she started at CNET in 2006 and spent four years reviewing mobile and desktop software before taking on devices.