You’ve got high-speed Processor, graphics card, Mother Board more RAM, is that’s enough for your PC to perform well? may be not one component that slows down your PC speed is hard drive. Extract addition of RAM always helpful. What if RAM allocates a portion of it to store your files and settings instead in physical hard drive which is called RAMDisk ? your windows applications will load much faster. Dataram RAMDisk is freeware app stores files and settings in unused portion of RAM and uses RAM as virtual hard drive to load data and programs.
What is RAMDisk? how does it works?
RAMDisk is program that takes portion of your system memory and uses it as a disk drive. It is a Kernel-level driver that presents standard disk drive to the Operating System. RAMDisk stores and retrieves data from the system RAM instead from hard drive.
After starting the RAMDisk, kernel- level driver (RAMDisk.sys) will be loaded into the Windows/System32/drivers folder. This driver will be available to Windows each time RAMDisk starts. It is removed when RAMDisk is stopped.
With stopping RAMDisk or on shutdown of your Computer all data saved to RAMDisk will be lost.
Uses of RAMDisk
- Speeds up internet page load times
- control what files and programs stored into memory (loaded at boot time)
- Create temporary disks for added security
- Speed-up disk to disk activities such as video encryption and audio ripping
- Accelerate databases
- Reduce compile times.
Do read Dataram RAMDisk user manual in detail before using the program.
Dataram RAMDisk works on Windows XP/Vista/7 (both 32 & 64-bit)