Is it possible to boot Windows from a RAM Disk?

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Michael

Is it possible to boot Windows from a RAM Disk?   06 May 2018, 22:46

Can I boot Windows 7 or Windows 10 from a SoftPerfect RAM Disk?
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Ann

Re: Is it possible to boot Windows from a RAM Disk?   06 May 2018, 22:55

Unlike a real physical disk, a RAM disk is a software-created representation of a hard disk in memory, and it doesn't really exist before the system boots. Which means Windows must boot first, from a physical disk.

You can however place virtual machine software on a RAM disk and boot other instances of Windows (or any other systems) in those virtual machines from the RAM disk.

Sometimes you can find a solution faster if you try the forum search, have a look at the knowledge base, or check the software user manual to see if your question has already been answered.

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