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Should I remove RAMDisk?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,717
United States Rank #5,200
Reach 0.1278%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.67 days
226.17 days >
Average installed length: 118.84 days


VersionDistribution 0.06% 2.79% 3.57% 8.15% 4.19% 5.02% 2.62% 0.78% 7.76% 8.43% 2.46% 0.73% 3.40% 0.56% 6.08% 4.35% 5.69%
4.0.0 8.82%
3.5.130 24.50%
3.5.107 0.06%

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What is RAMDisk?  (from Dataram)

RAMDisk creates a virtual RAM drive, or block of memory, which your computer treats as if it were a disk drive. By storing files and programs into memory, you can speed up internet load times and disk-to-disk activities, accelerate databases and reduce compile times. Save and load features allow RAMDisk to appear as ...  Read more


RAMDisk is a software program developed by Dataram. The most common release is 3.5.130, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named RAMDisk.exe. The setup package generally installs about 43 files and is usually about 6.1 MB (6,400,174 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 38% of users of RAMDisk come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: memory.dataram.com/products-and-services/software/ramdisk
Help link: www.dataram.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\RAMDisk\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E04FD66D-ADDD-48A0-B766-4111945C09D4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by RAMDisk

Program executable:RAMDisk.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\RAMDisk\RAMDisk.exe
Additional files:
  • cpuzvb6int.dll - RAMDisk (RAMDisk CPUZ Interface Library)
  • xceed.wpf.toolkit.dll (by Xceed Software) - Xceed Extended WPF Toolkit
  • nlog.dll (by NLog) - NLog v2.0.0.2000 (NLog for .NET Framework 4)
  • dataram.cpuidclrbridge.dll - CpuIdClrBridge
  • dataram.diagnostics.dll - Diagnostics
  • dataram.hardwareinfo.dll - HWInfo
  • dataram.objectmodel.dll - ObjectModel
  • dataram.ramdisk.app.dataram.dll - Dataram
  • dataram.ramdisk.app.dll - RAMDisk App Framework
  • dataram.ramdisk.base.dll - Base
  • dataram.ramdisk.classiccontrols.dll - ClassicControls
  • dataram.ramdisk.classicui.dll - RAMDisk ClassicUI
  • dataram.ramdisk.commands.dll - RAMDisk Commands
  • dataram.ramdisk.console.dll - RAMDisk Console Framework
  • dataram.ramdisk.interfaces.dll - RAMDisk.Interfaces
  • dataram.utilities.dll - Dataram Utilities
  • ramdisk.exe
  • rdc.exe
  • rdcq.exe
  • devcon.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RAMDisk.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B178CAED-B637-4A05-ABDD-4FD1C3241ACD}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • devcon.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Express DownloaderUpdate.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • devcon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartAudio' which loads as C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\SAII\SAIICpl.exe /t.

How do I remove RAMDisk?

Quickly and completely remove RAMDisk from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall RAMDisk from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program RAMDisk, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove RAMDisk.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.42%
Windows 8 23.51%
Windows XP 4.12%
Windows Vista 2.90%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.67%
Windows 7 Professional 14.47%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.33%
Windows 8.1 4.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.95%
  Germany 13.51%
  Japan 4.70%
  United Kingdom 3.91%
  Taiwan 3.41%
  Canada 3.27%
  Italy 3.02%
  France 2.72%
  Netherlands 2.08%
  Australia 1.78%
  Brazil 1.53%
  Austria 1.29%
  India 1.24%
  Hong Kong 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.89%
Hewlett-Packard 18.13%
Acer 18.13%
ASUS 13.90%
Toshiba 3.80%
Samsung 3.69%
Lenovo 3.26%
Alienware 2.06%
Intel 1.52%
Medion 1.19%
MSI 1.09%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.89%
Dell XPS 8300 3.33%
Acer V5-131 2.50%


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