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  1. RidgeJer liked a post in a topic by Tim in Dimmdrive 2.1.5 Released!   
    Dimmdrive 2.1.5 has been released!  Here are the updates:
     
    Tweaked some settings to make Dimmdrive better operate with Windows 10. Added some sound alerts when Dimmdrive's setup process is completed.  You can enable/disable and select a few sounds from within the Settings tab. Added a blurb and link to CPUCores. UPGRADE INSTRUCTIONS:
      Go into your Add / Remove Programs inside Windows, and uninstall Dimmdrive. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to %appdata%  and then delete the Dimmdrive folder if it exists Reboot Download the latest Dimmdrive and install it Reboot Enjoy!  
    Download Latest Dimmdrive Here!
  2. RidgeJer liked a post in a topic by Tim in Dimmdrive 2.1.8 Released!   
    Dimmdrive 2.1.8 has been released!  Here are the updates:
     
    Added a lot of additional support for Windows 10.  Things run very smooth now! Increased efficiency of Dimmdrive ramdrive format process. Various internal tweaks UPGRADE INSTRUCTIONS:
      Go into your Add / Remove Programs inside Windows, and uninstall Dimmdrive. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to %appdata%  and then delete the Dimmdrive folder if it exists Reboot Download the latest Dimmdrive and install it Reboot Enjoy!  
    Download Latest Dimmdrive Here!
  3. Guest
    Guest liked a post in a topic by Tim in Dimmdrive 2.1.3 Released!   
    Dimmdrive 2.1.3 has been released!  Here are the updates:
     
    You can now define Steam Library Locations within Dimmdrive. Faster detection of all your Steam games! Misc internal efficiency updates UPGRADE INSTRUCTIONS:
      Go into your Add / Remove Programs inside Windows, and uninstall Dimmdrive. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to %appdata%  and then delete the Dimmdrive folder if it exists Reboot Download the latest Dimmdrive and install it Reboot Enjoy!  
    Download Latest Dimmdrive Here!
  4. nohnigenapry79 liked a post in a topic by Tim in Dimmdrive Version 10001 Released and Live!   
    Dimmdrive Version 10001 is now live and able to be downloaded.  This is our first Public Release!
     
    Below is a quick snippet of what was added to our (first) release:
     
    Direct integration into Steam Real-time file synching (won't lose data when rebooting) Support for drag/dropping folders / shortcuts / programs  (anything non-Steam) Support for USB3.0 synching to allow MEGA fast initial loads Initial release with speeds in the thousands of MB/s.  We are seeing 7,000MB/s - 10,500MB/s in tests. CPU Performance Meter with RAM notations File Synchronization List Updates in Real Time Built-In Community Notification Integration (for now, a Welcome to Dimmdrive! message) Big, fat, ON button Custom Hard Drive benchmark tool and more!  
    You can download this at our Download's Page!
  5. lindseyob2 liked a post in a topic by Tim in Raid 0 SSD x DimmDisk   
    Nice stats!! 
     
    I have a system almost exactly the same, RIVE motherboard and all.  I believe that if you were get some tighter timings (CAS9 is great though) your Dimmdrive speeds would be over 10GB/s.  I know the RIVE has insane control, though I'm not too knowledgable with settings.  I just know that 1600mhz @ CAS9 w/24 tRAS and generally 9/9/9 timings gets about 10,500+ MB/s.  I have 2400mhz @ 11/12/12 G.Skill (nice RAM, but timings are atrocious) and I get about 9000 MB/s.  If that same RAM had tigher timings, which I've heard people getting with the RIVE, I could expect 13000 MB/s+.
     
    How are you liking the Geforce 780 Ti with regards to overclocking?
  6. Seb liked a post in a topic by Tim in Known Bug List   
    A quick note:  
     
    You guys have been amazing at reporting bugs.  The last week has had hundreds of new users to Dimmdrive.  These users, with their varied and unique PCs, bring all sorts of new perspectives to how they run Dimmdrive, how it is used, and how they understand its use overall.  The result is some amazing feedback and I'm extremely thankful to you all!
     
    We are extremely focused to getting all bugs fixed ASAP.  On top of that, we are focused in enhancing the software to make it better in every way.
  7. Guest
    Guest liked a post in a topic by Tim in Version 10004 Released!   
    Dimmdrive has been updated to Version 10004!  This update is a massive update to Dimmdrive which includes features that a lot of people have been excited for.
     
    Dimmdrive can now be used with games which have a size larger than your RAM / Dimmdrive size!   This feature allows you to intelligently select the particular files you want to go fast and skip out non-essential files.  For example, you can take a 25GB World of Warcraft installation and trim it down to 3GB size in Dimmdrive.  See here for more information:   http://dimmdrive.com/instructions/game-wrench-less-ram-or-more-ram/ Dimmdrive's core has been completely rebuilt.  All Ramdisk information is now intelligently created and managed using our custom symlink engine.  This means Steam, Origin, Game Launchers, everything, will passively work by default Dimmdrive's core now automatically synchronizes all managed symlinks with actual data on your hard drive.  This means NO data is lost when you shut down your PC, reboot, etc. You can now re-select an EXE in Steam You can now bind an EXE to run in the "Other Programs" area when using a folder Fixed a crash bug due to a Microsoft issue causing WMI pointers to get out-of-sync General speed enhancements  
    Please do the following when updating:
    Go into your Add / Remove inside windows, and uninstall Dimmdrive. SUPER IMPORTANT!   Delete your Dimmdrive folder config/xml/gamexml (either in the Dimmdrive install directory, or look in your Localstore  (Example:   "C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)"    ).  NOTE:   You can use the Support Tool to delete your old config files.  See here! Reboot Download the latest Dimmdrive from here and install it Reboot Enjoy! NOTE:   To delete your old Dimmdrive config, use the support tool.
     
    Forthcoming Updates:
     
    The next update will include the following:
    The ability to launch a Steam game inside Dimmdrive proxied directly through Steam (versus running the Dimmdrive'd .exe) Better detection of Steam Games Any bug fixes that need to go in
  8. kapednap liked a post in a topic by Tim in post 100   
    Cool cool!
     
    I'm working on a system now where I can support other people doing community contests/giveaways.  Likely in a week it'll be done!
     
    Dimmdrive does have a pretty badass referral program.  I've put a ton of work into it, and it is geared towards Twitch streamers for self-sponsorship, though non streamers can sign up.  See here:  http://dimmdrive.com/sponsorship/
  9. kapednap liked a post in a topic by Tim in post 100   
    Congrats   
     
    Now if only there was 100 posts on other forums spreading the word about Dimmdrive!
     
    Remember I was asking if you were well known in those other forums?  I was going to see if you wanted to give away a DD license on your favorite forum however you want (maybe contest? up to you)...
  10. Guest
    Guest liked a post in a topic by Tim in Dimmdrive 2.0.9 Released!   
    Dimmdrive 2.0.9 has been released!  The following updates were applied:
     
    BUG FIX:   The "LESS RAM" was not calculating drive space correctly, resulting in a negative sum. MISC:   The overall disk space calculation method for games/apps has been streamlined and is faster. MISC:   The MOTD window has been updated slightly.  
     
     
    UPGRADE INSTRUCTIONS:
      Go into your Add / Remove Programs inside Windows, and uninstall Dimmdrive. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to %appdata%  and then delete the Dimmdrive folder if it exists Reboot Download the latest Dimmdrive and install it Reboot Enjoy!  
    Download Latest Dimmdrive Here!
  11. Guest
    Guest liked a post in a topic by Tim in Version 10002 Released!   
    Dimmdrive has been updated to Version 10002!  Below are some bugs that were fixed:
     
    Fixed a situation which would cause the wrong icons to appear in the "Other Programs" area Thanks to Screwyluie for pointing this out! Fixed a rare bug that would cause a format window to appear Fixed a situation which may cause Dimmdrive to not properly switch to OFF Corrected the mouse-over action when moving your mouse over games/programs  
    You can download the latest Dimmdrive from the Dimmdrive Download page.
     
    To use the new version, do this:
     
    Go to your Add / Remove Programs and uninstall Dimmdrive Reboot Reinstall Dimmdrive by running the new dimmdrive.msi Reboot Done!  
    Also, a big thanks to the feedback we've received in the Feature Request area.  Keep the ideas coming!
  12. Guest
    Guest liked a post in a topic by Tim in Dimmdrive 2.1.3 Released!   
    Dimmdrive 2.1.3 has been released!  Here are the updates:
     
    You can now define Steam Library Locations within Dimmdrive. Faster detection of all your Steam games! Misc internal efficiency updates UPGRADE INSTRUCTIONS:
      Go into your Add / Remove Programs inside Windows, and uninstall Dimmdrive. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to %appdata%  and then delete the Dimmdrive folder if it exists Reboot Download the latest Dimmdrive and install it Reboot Enjoy!  
    Download Latest Dimmdrive Here!
  13. Guest
    Guest liked a post in a topic by Tim in Version 10006 Released!   
    Version 10006 of Dimmdrive was just released today!  This is a minor update.
     
    Added logfile / debug output option to track Steam game detections  
    If you are using Version 10005 then there is no need to update unless you wish to help in troubleshooting Steam game detection issues.
     
     
    Please do the following when updating:   Go into your Add / Remove inside windows, and uninstall Dimmdrive. Reboot Download the latest Dimmdrive from here and install it Reboot Enjoy!   This new update shouldn't require you to reset your configuration, but if you are having a problem, please reset your configuration     
  14. 0x6A7232 liked a post in a topic by Tim in Having an error / crash / files renamed? READ HERE   
    Hey all,

     

    Basically, Dimmdrive doesn't delete anything, ever.  It just copies into RAM, and renames the original files, and then creates symlinks to the RAM versions.  

     

    The problem we are seeing here is that people are not closing Dimmdrive correctly for whatever reason and then trying to start whatever program they were using.  What ends up happening is, if you don't close Dimmdrive, they Dimmdrive cannot remove the symbolic links and rename the files.  

     

    If you go into area where the files on your normal HD reside, you'll see a  <original dir name>.dd.presync     If you did the "Less RAM?" option, then go into the directory and you'll see a bunch of <filename>.dd.presync files

     

    This is the directory that Dimmdrive renames the files in order to maintain integrity and not have any file lost.

     

    So if you then try to start the program without closing Dimmdrive correctly, the original file paths won't match (but the files are indeed there).  So any of your normal program install shortcuts/etc won't work.

     

    Then, if you restart DD, depending on how you have things set up, DD won't see the program/game anymore, or DD will go into try hard mode and look for file paths that aren't there and then crash.

     

    WAY TO FIX:

     

    1)  Close Dimmdrive correctly!

     

    2)  Just rename the files/dirs and remove the .dd.presync  

     

    That's it 

     

     

    NOTE:   I'm definitely going to build something into a Dimmdrive update to smooth this out and allow for recoveries automagically.

  15. Guest
    Guest liked a post in a topic by Tim in no sync after update (steam version)   
    I tested, seems to work just fine.  You can test yourself by not enabling a game, just do a folder in "Apps" and then edit a blah.txt file and such.
  16. Guest
    Guest liked a post in a topic by Tim in no sync after update (steam version)   
    They get written real time, and everything returns to normal when Dimmdrive is turned off. I tested and confirmed working fine and posted a youtube vid a week ago.
  17. Guest
    Guest liked a post in a topic by Tim in Dimmdrive 2.0 Released!   
    Dimmdrive 2.0 has been released!   A big thanks to all of the people who helped BETA test Dimmdrive!
     
    This is a massive upgrade to Dimmdrive, including:
     
    Complete GUI redesign to look more modern Steam game detection (and re-detection) overhauled Program footprint 80% reduced Many, many more features
     
    UPGRADE INSTRUCTIONS:
      Go into your Add / Remove Programs inside Windows, and uninstall Dimmdrive. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to %appdata%  and then delete the Dimmdrive folder Reboot Download the latest Dimmdrive and install it Reboot Enjoy!  
    Download Latest Dimmdrive Here!
  18. nohnigenapry79 liked a post in a topic by Tim in Version 10008 Released!   
    Version 10008 has  been released!  The following updates were applied:
     
    Steam games are showing up for those who experienced Steam game issues "Other Program" bug where programs were not showing up unless you restarted is now fixed Uninstaller now removes old configuration files of Dimmdrive to ensure no compatibility issues Enhancements to the load speed of Dimmdrive UPGRADE INSTRUCTIONS:
      Go into your Add / Remove inside windows, and uninstall Dimmdrive. Reboot Download the latest Dimmdrive and install it Reboot Enjoy!  
    Download Latest Dimmdrive Here!
  19. MyleneOl liked a post in a topic by Tim in Version 10007 Released!   
    Version 10007 has been released!   The following updates were applied:
     
    Memory leak fixed Further expansion of Steam integration logging.  To see your Steam integration log, create a directory C:\Log  prior to starting Dimmdrive.  After Dimmdrive is started, browse to that directory and you will see a Dimmdrive Steam integration log file. Consolidating of all Dimmdrive config files to exist inside the VirtualStore of Windows, one tree below the %AppData% directory SUPER IMPORTANT!   Delete your Dimmdrive folder config/xml/gamexml (either in the Dimmdrive install directory, or look in your Localstore  (Example:   "C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)"    ).  NOTE:   You can use the Support Tool to delete your old config files.  See here!
     
    UPGRADE INSTRUCTIONS:
      Go into your Add / Remove inside windows, and uninstall Dimmdrive. Delete your old config (see SUPER IMPORTANT note above) Reboot Download the latest Dimmdrive from here and install it Reboot Enjoy!  
    This build does not fix all Steam integration issues.  Rather, this build enables some troubleshooting tools to further help figure this bug out so we can fix it ASAP.
     
    If you notice all your Steam games not appearing, please do the following:
     
    Close Dimmdrive Create a directory specifically in  c:\Log Run Dimmdrive and then close it after 30 seconds Navigate to c:\Log and paste the Dimmdrive log file into a Support forum post or PM to me  
    Download the latest Version 10007 build here.
  20. nohnigenapry79 liked a post in a topic by Tim in Dimmdrive Version 10001 Released and Live!   
    Dimmdrive Version 10001 is now live and able to be downloaded.  This is our first Public Release!
     
    Below is a quick snippet of what was added to our (first) release:
     
    Direct integration into Steam Real-time file synching (won't lose data when rebooting) Support for drag/dropping folders / shortcuts / programs  (anything non-Steam) Support for USB3.0 synching to allow MEGA fast initial loads Initial release with speeds in the thousands of MB/s.  We are seeing 7,000MB/s - 10,500MB/s in tests. CPU Performance Meter with RAM notations File Synchronization List Updates in Real Time Built-In Community Notification Integration (for now, a Welcome to Dimmdrive! message) Big, fat, ON button Custom Hard Drive benchmark tool and more!  
    You can download this at our Download's Page!
  21. nohnigenapry79 liked a post in a topic by Tim in Version 10008 Released!   
    Version 10008 has  been released!  The following updates were applied:
     
    Steam games are showing up for those who experienced Steam game issues "Other Program" bug where programs were not showing up unless you restarted is now fixed Uninstaller now removes old configuration files of Dimmdrive to ensure no compatibility issues Enhancements to the load speed of Dimmdrive UPGRADE INSTRUCTIONS:
      Go into your Add / Remove inside windows, and uninstall Dimmdrive. Reboot Download the latest Dimmdrive and install it Reboot Enjoy!  
    Download Latest Dimmdrive Here!
  22. andrejpopovRILYPEREF liked a post in a topic by Tim in Anybody able to design IP.Board templates by chance?   
    Hey all!
     
    I'm in the middle of redesigning the Dimmdrive website and thought that maybe the forums might use a facelift as well.  Would anybody here happen to be knowledgeable in the area of creating/importing IP.Board forum templates?
  23. andrejpopovRILYPEREF liked a post in a topic by Tim in Any Web Developers / Copywriters in the crowd?   
    I don't suppose there are any skilled web designers / copywriters in the crowd by chance, is there?
     
    I really need to redo the Dimmdrive main website and could use some help.  If you're skilled at web design / graphics / copy-writing and think you could help, please drop me a PM!  Feel free to even create some beautiful mock designs with copywriting about Dimmdrive and PM me!
     
    Thanks
  24. aapednap liked a post in a topic by Tim in A few pictures from Reddit re: Dimmdrive   
    This one is hilarious from LemonZorz  :
     

     
    Another one from lasherhn
     

  25. wapednap liked a post in a topic by Tim in Pwnboxer support --->   
    http://forums.pwnboxer.com/
     
    That's the new PB forums