Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I know there's a lot of software that will allow you to create a RAM disk, but I have a specific situation.

I'd like to put my installation of League of Legends onto a RAM disk. The issue is that League of Legends, in Windows, points to an exact location within C:\ in many instances of the program. That being said, it cannot be installed on a separate drive.

How can I set it to create a RAM disk out of an existing folder on C:\?

share|improve this question
See last bullet point on page superuser.com/help/on-topic –  Dave Aug 13 at 9:28
Im scratching my head on this. Why do you want to do this? LoL is a fairly lightweight game. Yes, by doing this the game would load faster, but once in game there would be no benefit. –  Keltari Aug 13 at 13:12
@DaveRook I don't agree that this is necessarily a product recommendation question. The OP is asking how to accomplish a goal; it seems to me that any RAM disk driver would be equally good (or bad) to do this. Now, why one would do it is a different matter, but doesn't really change whether this is a product recommendation question or not. –  Michael Kjörling Aug 14 at 13:21
@MichaelKjörling, if you look through the edit history you'll see it was quite specifically a software recommendation, and this is when I posted my initial comment. If the mods want to remove my initial comment as it's no longer needed, fine. –  Dave Aug 14 at 13:29
@DaveRook No, I considered the question as it currently is, not as it once was. I see now that it once was a product recommendation question, but it doesn't appear to be any longer. –  Michael Kjörling Aug 14 at 13:30

1 Answer 1

You could create a RAM disk then copy/move the content of the LoL folder to it. Rename or delete (make sure the RAM disk software is set to save it to disk if so) the LoL folder.

You can then create a symlink (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symlink) to the RAM disk by executing the command (with a few adjustments) below in a command prompt.

mklink /j "C:\path\to\LoL" "R:\"

R: would be the RAM disk drive letter

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.