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create ram disc for portable apps possible? example opera from kejut - no admin rights needed

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create ram disc for portable apps possible? example opera from kejut - no admin rights needed

Hi.

Is it possible to create a RAM Disc for portable apps so the Apps are loaded and kept in this disc?

I'd like to point to a portable version of Opera:
Google search: "Kejut Opera"

This version creates a Ram disc, and runs from there.
After closing the files are stored on the USB Stick again.

I find this much easier to work with and:
This Ram disc does not need Admin Rights.

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Local Drive

That discontinued package just copied the data locally, ran from the local disk and then repacked the data back onto USB on exit. No RAM disk was involved.

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Thanks for the reply. Is this

Thanks for the reply.

Is this possible with portable apps?
I often have the problem the apps (specially Browser) are hanging when they have to load from USB.

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Slow Drive

There are quite a few security issues with doing things this way. And it makes for very slow startup and shutdown. It's due to using a slow flash drive and the easiest way to alleviate it is to get a faster one.

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Unfortunately, I already have

Unfortunately, I already have a fast USB Stick.
But I can live with long startup and ending times.

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Not Necessarily

Most 'fast' sticks are only fast at copying large files (that's all they test for rating their speed in their specs). They are *awful* at lots of individual small reads and writes of a few KB. Especially as they get bigger. Bigger drive = slower (assuming same components inside).

You can check it out with CrystalDiskMark Portable. Run all the tests. The ones at the bottom are the critical ones.

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