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Re: How to change separator between octets in MAC address

3 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Yes, this can be easily changed. Simply select the suitable separator in the MAC address format setting at the View tab in the Network Scanner's Options:

Re: SCCM Restart error

3 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Some applications do not work correctly with standalone volumes, which can be seen as I/O errors or simply the inability to access a RAM disk, which seems to be the case here. Try enabling the Hard Disk Emulation option in the RAM disk settings. This option emulates a complete HDD with partitions indistinguishable from a real device. The downside is that there is an extra layer of emulation t

Re: What driver to install: WFP, TDI or none?

3 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Both TDI and WFP drivers can exclude local traffic, but WFP support on systems below Windows 10 was rather poor. We recommend to use WFP on Windows 10 and TDI on earlier versions of Windows.

Re: How to mount boot-disk automatically after the computer restarts

3 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It is supposed to mount automatically and remember its last mount state. In other words, if you restarted with the disk M:\ mounted, it should be automatically remounted at next boot; and if you restarted with the disk unmounted, it will not be mounted automatically. Unfortunately I can't tell what is the exact reason of not mounting in your case, but please try the following: Try a differen

Re: Issue with Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite

3 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Most likely it's a bug in the router's UPnP implementation. The monitoring is implemented by polling GetTotalBytesReceived and GetTotalBytesSent available in WANCommonInterfaceConfig. We are aware of two common bugs in routers: Some routers use signed 32-bit integers rather than 32-bit unsigned integers that the standard prescribes. This results in negative numbers being reported after first

Re: RAM disk size in Task Manager (used memory)

3 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Perhaps you are looking at a wrong tab? For example, the space occupied by a RAM disk does not show up in the Processes list because the memory doesn't belong to any specific process. Please check the Performance tab as shown in below. You should see a reduction in the available memory once you create a RAM disk.

Re: Writable shared folders in NetScan

3 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

The writability is tested by creating a temporary file in each share. If that succeeds, the share is shown as writable. Unless there is a third-party system software that alters the behaviour of system calls, I'd say the confidence is 100% that the user running the Network Scanner can write into those shares.

Re: Different RAM disk size when created by different programs

3 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Most likely it stems from the way different programs allocate memory for disks. Without going into much technical details, the reason is that it is possible to allocate memory for a RAM disk from virtual or physical memory, and this may be displayed differently in the Task Manager. ImDisk lets you choose which memory to use, while our RAM Disk app only uses physical memory, but in the end it d

Re: How to choose the right RAM disk size

3 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

There are two different concepts here: 1. Program running out of RAM, which can happen whether you use a RAM disk or not. Running any program on any computer requires a certain amount of RAM (memory). For example, if you open a number of tabs in your web-browser, that would require quite a bit of RAM. (The computer may not have any RAM disks at all, but if it does, the RAM will come from the s

Re: Internet usage control for a small office network

3 months ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

You just need to create a quota and one or more rules. For simplicity it's better to start with a so-called tracking rule, which will automatically detect IP addresses of clients. Quota example First go to Tools - Quotas - New and enter: Initial rate: unlimited Reduced rate: blocked Transfer limit: 100 MB in a day Rule example Then create a rule via Rules - Add New Rule: Protoc

Re: How to set Windows 10 page file on a RAM disk

3 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Storing page files on a RAM disk isn't officially supported, and it is generally a bad idea. If you have enough RAM, simply turn the page file off - it is not needed. As you may know, the point of the page file is to swap out memory pages from RAM to a file on the disk when more memory is required. In other words, a page file can be seen as a RAM extension. By placing a page file back into mem

Re: How to choose the right RAM disk size

3 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

The general answer: the size of the RAM disk should be large enough to fit both the program files/folders and all the temporary and usage-related files that program creates during its functioning. The advice for your particular situation: it doesn't really make sense to place the browser itself on a RAM disk. It might start a bit faster when placed on a RAM disk, but you normally launch it

Re: Creating an image and updating it

3 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

In this case you would need to create an image, copy all your data to that image and then use in a RAM disk. Please see this article for details. If you want to keep any changes that you make to the RAM disk, unlike the article say make the Save Contents to Image option ticked. It is also a good idea to backup the image file from time to time to make sure important information is safe.

Re: How to see what apps use most bandwidth

3 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Yes, NetWorx can display per-app usage. Please see at the end of this page under Applications and Web-Sites. You need to be using the installer edition (this functionality is unavailable in the portable edition) and have the Ignore local traffic within the LAN option enabled. This can be done in the main settings.

Re: Unidentified Inprocomm device in my WiFi network

3 months ago, by Andrew in WiFi Guard Forum

Inprocomm is the vendor of the network card, it may or may not match the device's brand name. It is definitely not the iPhone and probably not the Dell laptop, but you should check the rest of the devices you listed. For that, make a note of the IP addresses reported as Inprocomm and then check each of the remaining devices settings to see which one of them has that IP address.

Re: Monitoring traffic at set time intervals

3 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

NetWorx only supports real-time monitoring, unfortunately there is no way to have 5m interval.

Re: Ram disk in v4.0.5 is very slow to load and use

3 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

The long folder names issue was merely caused by word-wrapping of the UI field. When a folder name exceed the field's size, it would span over two lines misleading the RAM disk driver. The solution is rather trivial: disabled word-wrapping in the folder names field. Please download and install newly released version 4.0.6 from the home page and everything should be fine now.

Re: Bridging Problem on virtual VMware windows 7

4 months ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

It is still hard to say what may be wrong. I would probably recommend to disable the tunnelling interfaces just in case, by launching in command prompt: netsh interface ipv6 6to4 set state state=disabled undoonstop=disabled netsh interface ipv6 isatap set state state=disabled netsh interface teredo set state disabled Then there may be a chance that VLAN-tagged traffic lands on Kerio or L

Re: Ram disk in v4.0.5 is very slow to load and use

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

I see what you mean: because of the long strings being wrapped long folder names don't work properly. We will include a fix for this in the new version, which is due to release this coming week. Thank you for pointing this out.

Re: Bridging problem on VMware with Windows 7

4 months ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

What does ipconfig /all launched in the VM show?

Re: Ram disk in v4.0.5 is very slow to load and use

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

This appears to be caused by blank lines, e.g. the error is shown when a blank line is present amongst folder names. Try deleting any blank lines so that only folder names are present. In the upcoming new version, we'll just strip blank lines automatically.

Re: Ram disk in v4.0.5 is very slow to load and use

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Hmm, that's odd. I am able to create a boot-time RAM disk with nested folders with spaces and even foreign characters as you can see below: Perhaps you are using an incompatible file system or illegal characters in the name?

Re: Ram disk in v4.0.5 is very slow to load and use

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Yes, nested folders on boot-time RAM disks are supported as of version 4.0.4, please see the changelog:

Re: Ram disk in v4.0.5 is very slow to load and use

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It's just that your previous screenshot was showing a logon-time disk, now it's indeed a boot-time one. Frankly I don't see how an earlier version could have worked faster. It's a 12 GB image file that takes about a minute to load, which suggests HDD reading speed about 200 MB/s. That's a great result for a magnetic plates HDD and average result for an SSD. I guess it depends on what you us

Re: Cannot shutdown Windows 10: computer restarts on shutdown

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Totally agree regarding the fast startup. It leads to a few undesirable effects with RAM disks and we recommend to turn it off.

Re: Ram disk in v4.0.5 is very slow to load and use

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It sounds like you were using a boot-time RAM disk earlier (with version 4.0.3), whereas now (with 4.0.5) you are using a logon-time RAM disk. Here is a quote from the user manual: QuoteIn order to create a new RAM disk, choose Disk - Add or Disk - Add Boot Disk from the main menu. The former will create a RAM disk available when a user is logged on, the latter will create a RAM disk availabl

Re: ramdiskws.exe - Entry Point Not Found

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It looks like there are some leftovers from an older version. I would recommend to uninstall it, reboot and then follow this guide to manually remove any leftovers. After that, simply reboot again and install the latest version.

Re: Format for best performance: RAW or NTFS?

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Yes, generally exFAT performs about 10-20% better (faster) than NTFS on a RAM disk. See the attached screenshot for a test output.

Re: Cannot shutdown Windows 10: computer restarts on shutdown

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Hmm, that's indeed strange. Could you please tell the exact configuration of RAM disk being used, i.e. logon or boot-time, removable or not, file system, compression? A screen shot of the main RAM Disk app window would suffice.

Re: How to specify network interface via command line

4 months ago, by Andrew in Connection Emulator Forum

That is a good idea. W have just modified the XML file parser so that an interface name can be specified. Now you can do something like this: <general> ... <cardindex>Local Area Connection</cardindex> </general> If a number is specified, it is treated as the interface index in the drop-down list. If a name is specified, the software will select an interface wi