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MS Ramdisk driver under XP(unknown registry path)

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DAEMONXX

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Hello,

i need help with installation of MS ramdisk driver under XP

 

https://support.micr...en-us/kb/257405

- here is no info where add this entries to registry,(no path...)

- DiskSize, DriveLetter...

 

instal from this package - not complette (xp not supported)

instal from original windows drivers is complette, but not working

after add Items to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\Ramdisk\Parameters and restart - not working

if i change original xp files RAMDISK.INF and  RAMDISK.SYS to files(+dllcache) from top ms link - not working.

 

All is installed (controller+volume), but RAM disk is not visible in UI and canĀ“t configure it.

What is the registry path for the configuration?

 

Thx


Edited by DAEMONXX, Today, 06:50 AM.



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DAEMONXX

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Ok, solved - this must be recompiled for XP.

I try it with WDK 7600.16385.1 and RAM disk is under XP SP3 now working

-but max size is only 32MB...

- in pnp.c is changed FILE_DEVICE_VIRTUAL_DISK to FILE_DEVICE_DISK
 

if you want to try it, dwnload is in the attachment

 

1/Extract all files from archive to any folder and copy here your ramdisk.inf from \WINDOWS\inf\ directory
2/Delete or rename ramdisk.sys in \WINDOWS\system32\dllcache
3/Add new hardware-->yes hardware is installed-->add new hardware-->select from list-->view all-->,from FDD-->.use folder, where is extracted this driver and install it.
4/ ! NO allow automatic repair this custom ramdisk.sys from CD, when asked !
5/Import SETTINGS.reg to registry and reboot PC
 

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