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Keeping HDD files in virtual memory without changing paths to files

I suppose my question is very specific, but I hope there might be solution already. I want to make few folders available in virtual memory but not changing the way they are accessed like ...
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imDisk: Create physical memory drive (not virtual memory drive) from command-line

I'm using imDisk (http://www.ltr-data.se/opencode.html/#ImDisk) to create a virtual drive in Windows 7. I use it as temp drive for documents and will be created every time the computer/windows ...
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Spin down hard drive while on treadmill (or car or any other shaky environment)

I have a laptop with 8GB of RAM running Windows 7. Is it possible to completely shut off the hard drive while browsing the web? I use Firefox. I figure I would need to do this if I wanted to prevent ...
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Ramdisk… anyone tried using one?

I have 12GB of RAM on my Windows 7 computer, and it's completely going to waste, I use only around 2GB and only once managed to get up to 3GB used. I read about how some software can turn a chunk of ...
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What is the best software to test disk IO in Windows 7?

Possible Duplicate: What files are accessed often? Hi any recommendations on some good free software to test disk IO in Windows 7? I will be running a dedicated SSD swap drive and also ...
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Preloading programs and files into ram? (Windows 7)

Now that I have 12 gigs of ram in my PC I'd like to make the most of it and minimize the disk access of the application/game I'm using while I use it so I'm wondering if there are some ways to preload ...
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Why doesn't my RAMDisk performance match my HDD's performance?

I've been thinking about using temporary GIT repositories on RAMDisks (using DataRAM's ramdisk) as a kind of object store. I was interested to see whether it was worthwhile, so I ran a simple ...