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Virtual Hard Drive Pro

What is Virtual Hard Drive Pro?  (from FarStone)

Virtual Hard Drive Pro takes a portion of your system memory and creates a RAM disk drive, which functions like a physical hard drive, only with much better access rates.

A RAM disk bypasses the system hard drive, which is the slowest part of a computer. Freeing your data storage and retrieval from this mechani...  Read more


Virtual Hard Drive Pro is a program developed by FarStone. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 27 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 67% of users of Virtual Hard Drive Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Farstone.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Farstone\VirtualHardDrive\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A5072F5D-D535-4A87-A3F5-DD329CB94710}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Virtual Hard Drive Pro

  • Common_RC.dll - Common_RC Dynamic Link Library (Common_RC DLL)
  • WebMenu_VHD.ocx - WebMenu ActiveX Control Module (FarStone WebMenu)
  • Setup.exe - Farstone Setup Application (Virtual Hard Drive)
  • fsreg.exe - FarStone Common Module (FarStone user register tool)
  • VHDMain.exe - VDMain Application (VDMain MFC Application)
  • UIFrame.exe - VirtualDrive Pro (FarStone Main UI)
  • VProdInfo_vhd.dll - VProdInfo Module (FarStone Common Module)
  • FarTCP.dll - FarTCP Module
  • About_RC.dll - VirtualDrive (About)
  • RDTask.exe
  • WebReg.exe - WebReg
  • WebRegRc.dll
  • RDrv2KInterface.dll - RDrv2KInterface Dynamic Link Library (RDrv2KInterface DLL)
  • FsLodLib.dll - FsLoadLibrary Dynamic Link Library (FsLoadLibrary DLL)
  • RDrvInterface.dll - RDrvInterface Dynamic Link Library (RDrvInterface DLL)
  • FileTree_rc.dll - FileTree ActiveX Control Module
  • FileTree_VHD.ocx
  • fsgetreg.dll - fsgetreg Dynamic Link Library (fsgetreg DLL)
  • Logo.dll - Logo Dynamic Link Library (Logo DLL)
  • EvalBrowse.exe - EvalBrowse Application (EvalBrowse MFC Application)
  • FileBrowse_VHD.dll - FileBrowse Module
  • RAMDrive_RC.dll
  • VHDCom.dll - VHDCom Module
  • RDTask_RC.dll
  • About.dll
  • FSRunCmd.exe
  • OpenExplor.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • RDTask.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RamDrive' which loads as C:\Program Files\Farstone\VirtualHardDrive\RdTask.exe.

How do I remove Virtual Hard Drive Pro?

You can uninstall Virtual Hard Drive Pro 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Virtual Hard Drive Pro, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Virtual Hard Drive Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win Vista (SP2) 20%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Windows 7 Starter 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  France 16.67%
  Canada 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
Dell Vostro 260 40.00%
HP-Pavilion RK574AA-ABA a... 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Mi... 20.00%
Acer Aspire M5400 20.00%


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