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Windows 7: RAM drive for W7

24 Aug 2009   #11
EarlZ

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 RTM
 
 

I just need a good software solution to make my RAM act as a virtual harddrive its not a mission critical system.


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24 Aug 2009   #12
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EarlZ View Post
I just need a good software solution to make my RAM act as a virtual harddrive its not a mission critical system.
Hey
EarlZ

Not being familiar with ramdisk in win 7 I went out and looked for and found one that is both free and runs in win 7 (32 bit verified by me). there is an article and download here Free Ramdisk for Windows Vista, XP, 2000 and 2003 Server My Digital Life.

Hope this helps

Ken
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24 Aug 2009   #13
GordonNT

 

You should give RamDisk Plus a try. It works fine on my x64.

RamDisk - Microsoft Certified Software
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24 Aug 2009   #14
virusquillo

Windows 7 x64
 
 

i use the Software/RAMDisk - Products & Services - Dataram in my Win 7 x64, it runs fine and its free
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25 Aug 2009   #15
EarlZ

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 RTM
 
 

Thanks for the links, gonna see w/c one i can get running on my system.
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25 Aug 2009   #16
chuckr

XP_Pro, W7_7201, W7RC.vhd, SciLinux5.3, Fedora12, Fedora9_2x, OpenSolaris_09-06
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EarlZ View Post
I just need a good software solution to make my RAM act as a virtual harddrive its not a mission critical system.
You might want to have a good look at:

ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver

Tools and utilities for Windows

Screenshots are at:

http://www.ltr-data.se/files/imdisk_screenshot.gif
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25 Aug 2009   #17
chuckr

XP_Pro, W7_7201, W7RC.vhd, SciLinux5.3, Fedora12, Fedora9_2x, OpenSolaris_09-06
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EarlZ View Post
I just need a good software solution to make my RAM act as a virtual harddrive its not a mission critical system.
Thought I'd bump the thread, and post this link:

grand stream dreams: Devio: Remote drive access and acquisition

Interesting reading about "devio" for remote access, using the IMDisk Virtual Disk Driver.

The blogger seems to be into 'computer forensics', with cool links here,
if you're interested in that sort of thing:
grand stream dreams: Focus on Forensics Linkfest
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