Caching removable drives

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Caching removable drives

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Can I use PrimoCache to cache removable USB-HDDs? What happens If I remove the drive? Will the cached parts be lost immediately or will they be available again, when the drive is reconnected? How quickly are cached parts of a missing drive freed up?

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Re: Caching removable drives

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You can cache removable drives. However, you should be careful with these drives.
If Defer-Write is enabled, you need to safely remove the drive when you want to detach the drive from the computer. Besides, in current versions, cached data is cleared immediately after you remove the drive during the Windows session.
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Re: Caching removable drives

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Thanks for the info!

I would of course disable defer-write on a removable drive. But I was hoping cached data would be kept until the space is needed, so I could keep using it when I put the drive back.
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