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A lot of us have been using Dataram's ramdisk software since it was usually the first one googled and it did the basics.

However, it was recently denied to autosave unless you pay them, and it was always slow to operate, cumbersome to dismount and often got stuck when trying to switch drives.

Fear not, there is a much better offering, Softperfect's ram disk software, it's freeware, it autosaves (check 'advanced options' in the options of a virtual drive), and it even doesn't get stuck each time one dismounts a drive like the other one, and its UI fires up immediately without a big banner.
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I came into this thread thinking you were looking for a better RAM disk, and I was going suggest Softperfect's product as well.

Had the fastest speeds off the several RAM disk softwares I've used, and very easy to use.
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hehe. yeah it's good.
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Thanks OP, I'll have to try this. I can't stand messing with dataram's settings, it usually freezes for 1 - 2 minutes after the banner. mad.gif

EDIT: What's the difference between the free and paid versions? Is the paid just for commercial use?
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I'm also super happy with softperfect ramdisk, I have three ramdisks setup, one temporary for tmp folders as well as only location for swap file, 2nd permanent for Opera installation which also uses it for cache so it's instant even with 40 tabs open and third for small programs that either run all the time or are possibly disk intensive, everything works perfectly after every reboot, i have 16gb on GS70 laptop with three SSD's installed, just fyi for those who are still thinking about setting up ramdisks
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