RAMDisk retention

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blue silhouettes

RAMDisk retention   30 October 2013, 23:36

Hi,
I am using Windows 8 and RamDisk 3.4.2 64bit. I have a HDD and a SSD are set to run Intel Smart Response.
I don't understand why the RAMdisk retent the data after shut down and start?
I want to disable it. Please help me.
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Re: RAMDisk retention   31 October 2013, 10:11

This is because Windows 8 does what's known as hybrid shutdown.

Before restarting, it dumps all its kernel memory to a disk and restores it on startup.

Check this article on how to turn off hybrid shutdown or perform a full shutdown at will.
blue silhouettes

Re: RAMDisk retention   01 November 2013, 01:13

Thank you very much. That helps. smile

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