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Virtual Drive no longer virtual

June 23rd, 2006 :: Steam updates :: 18 Responses

A new filesystem beta started last night, with GCF files abandonded for games using what was once the Steam virtual drive.

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Red Orchestra load times traced to Steam

April 18th, 2006 :: General :: 36 Responses

The long load times that currently plague large numbers of Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 users have been traced back to Steam and its new ‘virtual drive’ system, used by Red Orchestra to access its GCFs.

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SteamDrv.sys: virtual filesystem

March 16th, 2006 :: General :: 5 Responses

Valve respond to the discovery of SteamDrv.sys.

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