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Re: Bluescreen after installing version 4.0.9

6 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Quoterocket777 I would like to make one last suggestion (I promise) : to have a setting to disable the threading code that's been added recently. If I do get another crash, I could then check if that makes a difference. If you are referring to the change in version 4.0.9 mentioned in the changelog as "Improved: up to 2x performance increase in multithreaded I/O", then please try vers

Re: Bridge mode for VMware Windows 8

6 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

That's great - I am glad it's all working now.

Re: Bluescreen after installing version 4.0.9

6 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

@rocket777 Sorry we are unable to determine the cause of your crash. We went through the crash dump again and even narrowed it to the line of code, but there is nothing suspicious there. It's a regular pointer cast to check some RAM disk's internal flags. The only way it can possibly crash is if something is wrong with that memory location. Like you suggested above, there may be a compatibi

Re: Bluescreen after installing version 4.0.9

7 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

We use WinDbg for analysis, you can install it as a component of the Microsoft debugging tools. To see the full analysis enter the !analyze -v command. In Prime 95 you don't need to join any online program, simply choose the Just stress testing option and then Blend. By the way, even if the old version works okay (it may simply not encounter the existing hardware fault due to the difference

Re: Bluescreen after installing version 4.0.9

7 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

You are right, the crash took place in one of the RAM Disk drivers, but it seems the underlying cause is faulty RAM. Here is a bit of info from the minidump: Quote MODULE_NAME: hardware IMAGE_NAME: hardware_ram *** Memory manager detected 60171 instance(s) of page corruption, target is likely to have memory corruption. Try Windows Memory Diagnostic, following by Memtest86+ or Prime 95. Pr

Re: Upgrade from version 3.4.7

7 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

The best way to upgrade to the latest version from 3.4.7 and get a free trial would be as follows: Temporarily reassign your temporary folders to a hard disk location, i.e. C:\temp. Backup your disk definitions via File - Export Disks. Uninstall the currently installed (old) version and reboot. If you have any issues with incomplete uninstallation, see this page. Install the latest version d

Re: BitComet traffic is not recorded when "Ignore LAN traffic" is checked

7 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Generally it should not matter what router is used or what you are connected to. The TDI/WFP drivers work at a higher level in the system. Try uninstalling NetWorx and then reinstall it with the TDI driver instead. Microsoft started deprecating TDI only in Windows 8, so chances are it will work fine on Windows 7. If it still does not, I am afraid we can't help you with this specific issue give

Re: Feature request: Quick filter for Options

7 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Update: a quick filter has been added under Application Variables:

Re: How to change database location

7 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Once you change the Database location parameter in NetWorx, it will instruct you what to do next. It's quite simple:

Re: Feature request: Quick filter for Options

7 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Sure, these new builds include quick filters under the bookmarks management window, friendly names and display filters. We'll add it where the global variables are defined a bit later, as that code requires additional reworking.

Re: BitComet traffic is not recorded when "Ignore LAN traffic" is checked

7 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Sorry it seems to work fine here, even on Windows 7 32-bit, as you can see below. I am not sure what could be causing the issue for you, but given the vanishingly small market share of 32-bit instances of Windows 7, we probably will not be able to justify chasing it.

Re: BitComet traffic is not recorded when "Ignore LAN traffic" is checked

7 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Sorry this is not reproducible. See the screen shot below: it shows that the correct data usage and speed were recorded. Please make sure you are using the latest NetWorx version and the WFP driver (not TDI).

Re: How to get RAM disk in Windows "Resource Monitor"

7 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Yes, that's pretty much it: With the HDD emulation option off, a RAM disk is a standalone volume (like a USB flash drive) and it's not available under Performance Monitor or Disk Management. With the HDD emulation option on, a complete disk with partitions is emulated and thus can be accessed in many Windows tools.

Re: Additional cache folders

7 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

You are right, the Cache Relocator utility only moves the page cache that contains HTML, CSS, images and scripts from web-pages. Like you pointed out, there are other cache folders, e.g. GPUCache and Code Cache, but the amount of data in those seems small, and it is unclear whether anything could break if they are relocated. It's of course OK to try moving other folders, if you are an expe

Re: Import rules from BWM v2.9.10 to the new BWM v3.2.9

7 months ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

We can convert the rules for you from the old .XML to the new .DB format. However, due to the differences between the versions some objects will not be carried over, namely bridges and usage records will not be converted. If you would like us to that, please submit a ticket and attach your XML file. Alternatively you can recreate your ruleset from scratch as it's now possible to have a more co

Re: Free NetWorx 5.5.5 slows my Internet after the latest Windows update

7 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

It is probably because you have the Ignore local traffic within the LAN option on. In this mode all data is processed by a special driver that filters out LAN traffic. You can either turn this option off, or try the latest NetWorx version (which is free trial for 30 days) as the driver received a number of updates during the years since version 5.5.5. If you do decide to try the latest versio

Re: Enhancing multi-clause filters

7 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Update: we have reworked the filters, and multi-clause filters are now fully supported. They will also display nicely one per each line, as shown below. You can download the latest preliminary builds in try it. We will also add a way to edit stored filters shortly.

Re: App downloaded from Apple App Store doesn't seem to work anymore

7 months ago, by Andrew in WiFi Guard Forum

Thank you for confirming the issue, we will investigate this further. Unfortunately, it is hard to estimate the time frame and the outcome, as Apple can be quite slow and unhelpful in resolving such matters. So, if you need WiFi Guard urgently, please let us know and we'll issue a temporary licence key for the DMG version for you.

Re: VLAN info Alactel 6400

8 months ago, by Andrew in Switch Port Mapper Forum

I guess the switch either doesn't provide VLAN information in its SNMP tables, or it does so in a way the Port Mapper doesn't understand (we support two locations: vmMembershipEntry and dot1qVlanCurrentEntry). If you could run the snmpwalk tool against your switch, open a support ticket and attach the snmpwalk's output, we may be able to see what happens there and advise further. We have al

Re: Feature request: Quick filter for Options

8 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Thanks, indeed there were a few minor bugs. Please try the new builds published today.

Re: Enhancing multi-clause filters

8 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

That's a known issue with the filters. Basically when filters were first introduced, they were single-clause and so was the mechanism that manages them. Later on, the filters were expanded to multi-clause, but the managing mechanism essentially only works with single-clause filters. Thanks for drawing our attention to this, we will probably redesign the filtering system to allow editing the fi

Re: Feature request: Quick filter for Options

8 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Great idea, we have added a search box under Options - Applications, Virtual Columns, Nmap Integration and all of the Remote [...] tools. It's more tricky with the visible columns due to its implementation though, so that's left for later. You can download the latest preliminary builds here.

Re: Feature request: Sortable credential list

8 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Sure, that's easy to add and we have just done it. You can download the preliminary build and see this small new feature:

Re: Feature request: Sortable credential list

8 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Aaron, thanks for the suggestion. Just to confirm, are you referring to the below dialog? If so, perhaps it's better to add a quick filter input, so any desired entry can be instantly located?

Re: Corrupt image

8 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

When creating an image file, the default cluster size is calculated and used per Microsoft's recommendations. It's not related to corruption in any way. If a different cluster size is required, you could simply format the disk with the Windows built-in function or the format command and specify the desired size. There are two ways of doing that: If the image file is not being used in a RAM d

Re: How to release locked memory

8 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Unmounting a RAM Disk is supposed to release all allocated memory. If it does not, something went wrong in that process. My advice would be to let unmount go as long as it needs (even if it takes up to a minute). If you terminate the application during the operation, memory leaks are possible, in which case the only solution would be a reboot. If you have a reproducible case, i.e. this happ

Re: Corrupt image

8 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Back in 2014 we contacted the authors of CCleaner and they advised the following: Quote Thank you for contacting us. We have run an investigation into the effects which you have reported where CCleaner is having on your product and I have some results for you. CCleaner does not specifically target the files relating to your product, however, we believe it may be being impacted by the fact t

Re: Corrupt image

8 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Occasionally image files can get damaged. We have been unable to determine the exact cause as it seems to be random, though the usual suspects are antivirus/security products and system cleaners (like CCleaner - it's a known combination that potentially causes the corruption). To recover data you can try a third-party disk mount utility that supports entering an offset, like OSFMount, in which

Re: Options for unforeseen RAM disk capacity overflow

8 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Well, if you are specifically after backing some of a RAM Disk's space with a hard drive, we don't implement it for two reasons: It's quite difficult to implement from a technical perspective; and It's already part of the OS and it's called paging, or "page-filing". There is simply no point in duplicating that mechanism. Let's take a look at the example with your PC: You have 3

Re: Options for unforeseen RAM disk capacity overflow

8 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Unfortunately there isn't a way to dynamically manage RAM space with our product. Some other products feature dynamic memory allocation, for example, ImDisk. When the corresponding option is used, memory is allocated in blocks as files are written to the disk. The downside to that approach is it's slower and may result in disk write errors if no free space is available.