Primo Ramdisk Instructions - Graphical User Interface (GUI) Overview

This topic offers a general description of Primo Ramdisk graphical user interface. Full details on each function will be discussed in next topics.

The graphical user interface can be divided into four sections, as the following figure shows.
(1) Command Buttons
(2) Disk List
(3) Disk Status
(4) Memory Management and Status

Primo Ramdisk User Interface

Command Buttons

Create Command: Creates a new virtual disk to the system.
Remove Command: Remove a virtual disk from the system.
View/Edit Command: Display or edit the settings of a virtual disk.
Reinitialize Command: Reset a virtual disk to the initial states.
Export Command: Export the settings of a virtual disk as a disk descriptor file.
Save Command: Manually save the contents of a virtual disk to an image file.
Tools Command: Some tools to help you easily use virtual disks.
Options Command: Configure the settings of your Primo Ramdisk.
Activate Command: Activate your Primo Ramdisk.
Help Command: View online help documents.
About Command: View the application version information, copyright etc.

Disk List

Disk List section displays all emulated virtual disks. You can click on a disk entry to show its working status, or to execute disk related commands.

1) Double-click a disk entry to quickly view/edit the settings of that disk.
2) Right-click in the list area to pop up a context menu.

Primo Ramdisk Context Menu

Disk Status

Disk Status section displays current status of the selected disk, including volumes, substances and image status. The status may be different than the disk settings. This is because Primo Ramdisk may correct the wrong or conflicting settings. Another reason is that the settings may have been modified but will be applied after you restart the computer.

Double-click a volume entry to quickly open that volume.

Memory Management and Status

This section displays the system managed and invisible memory information, including the information of total memory amount and current available amount.

This section also provides the entry to manage Invisible Memory by clicking on the icon .