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Gilisoft RAMDisk User Guide

How to install "GiliSoft RAMDisk"?

Please download GiliSoft RAMDisk from here:
Double-click on the GiliSoft RAMDisk executable file to launch the installation program.
GiliSoft RAMDisk will give you a default installation path. If you'd like to install the program to another location, click Change and browse for a folder.
Click Next to install GiliSoft RAMDisk onto your computer.

How many benefits of using GiliSoft RAMDisk?

Most users use RAMDisk to speed up applications like: Games, Internet Explorer cache for faster web surfing Audio and Video editing, CAD programs, Software compilers, Databases, Speeding up CD duplication SETI processing, TEMP files, Swap space, Web server cache, Custom applications with high I/O, high bandwidth, or high security requirements. Some users like the security of the RAMDisk because if you do not choose to back up the RAMDisk, all information will be wiped upon power loss or shutdown. Since RAM cannot store any trace of information without power, you know the information is gone for good (not just hidden on a track of a hard drive that can be easily undeleted and even recovered after successive over-writes).

An additional feature of a RAMDisk is that it will never wear out. You can access it at maximum bandwidth 24/7/365 without fear of mechanical failure, or fragmentation (a RAMDisk can become fragmented just like any other disk, but it does not take a performance hit like a physical disk does when it becomes ragmented). A RAMDisk operating at maximum bandwidth does not produce excessive heat, noise or vibrations.A long time to run one program will lead to the same sector of the hard disk be read and written frequently, there will be a bad disk sectors. Use a RAM disk can avoid such a situation. Another reason for using a RAM disk is security or privacy. Once the computer is restarted or shutdown, the contents of the RAM disk are lost (when the auto-save feature is disabled). For some services or applications, this is an important attribute that contributes to the protection of sensitive data or information.

How to create a RAM Disk?

Click "Create a RAM Disk" button.
Select 'Create a new RAM Disk and set its file system, drive letter, disk size, etc.'
Click on the 'Next' button.
Configure your RAM Drive Settings, including File System, Drive Letter, and RAM Disk Size. After you have configured your settings.
Click on the 'Next' button.
If you want to create an image for this RAMDisk, check 'Create an image'.
Set the path of image file.
Set the deccription for this RAM Disk image file.
Click on the 'Complete' button.

How to load a RAM Disk Image File?

Click on the "Mount an image file" button. /dd>
Select an existing image file and click Open.

How to remove a RAM Disk?

If you'd like to free up the memory used by your RAM disk or modify the file system, drive letter , and disk space of your RAM disk, you need to remove it from your RAM drive.

Click on the "Delete" button.
At the step "Do you want to save the data in the RAM disk into an image file?" you can Click "Yes" or "No" to remove the RAM Disk.

How to explore a RAM Disk?

Once the RAM disk is mounted (displayed in the interface), you can view its contents or edit it as you would edit files in Windows Explorer.

How to auto-load the most recent image when restart my PC?

Auto-load the most recent image:

Keep the most recently used RAM disk image loaded in GiliSoft RAMDisk when you restart system. If check this option but your RAMDisk not create with an image file, it will create an same size Empty RAMDisk when system next startup.

Save the image upon restart or shutdown:

Save your RAM disk image automatically when you turn off or restart your PC.

Save the image during hibernation:

Save your RAM disk image automatically when your computer goes into Sleep or Hibernation mode.

Backup the image before saving it:

Automatically makes a secondary backup of the data in your RAM disk when you save it as an image. In the event of a system crash or power loss, the image file will still be preserved. Note: If you load the image after a system crash, GiliSoft RAMDisk will ask if you want to repair the image.

Save the image every N minute(s) (N is a number between 1 and 60):

Data in the RAM disk will be saved as an image at pre-set intervals.

Save changes to the image file in real-time:

The image file is automatically saved if any changes are made to the RAM disk. Note: This setting will not take effect until you reload an image or re-create a RAM Disk.

How to Speed Up our Browser Caching?

If you use IE browser,please read the following steps:

First let's set your IE Cache to be stored on your new RAM Disk.Create a folder on your new RAM DISK where you want your Temporary Internet Files to be stored.Creating directories on your new disk is the same as on a normal hard disk.
Now click Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> "Internet Options", click "Settings" and then "Move Folder". Browse to the folder you just created on your RAM DISK,move the disk space slider to a new value that is less than your RAM Disk and then hit OK at all the prompts. Internet Explorer will recreate this folder upon every reboot.

If you are using other browsers:

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