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Windows 98 swapfile on ramdisk?

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Is there any easy possibility to create a ramdisk on which I can put the windows swapfile??
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Stevie_emwsys earned 200 total points
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No. Windows needs to have the swapfile mounted on a permanant drive.If you have enough ram to even consider it then it is best left for Windows
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Stevie is right.  But beyond that, what would be the point in expanding memory size (the purpose of the swap file) by dedicating (and therby loosing) real memory to emulate a disk?  It's a loosing game; you loose space and time to overhead for no net gain.  Better to turn off swapping altogether, though that's also not recommended.
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