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Re: locking and unlocking a drive

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
Try user-mode DefineDosDevice call.

----- Original Message -----
From: ANISH NAIR <[email protected]>
To: NT Developers Interest List <[email protected]>
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2000 4:40 PM
Subject: [ntdev] locking and unlocking a drive

> Hi all,
> I have a problem.
> How to lock and Dismount a volume in a drive which has no current
> i.e. without any drive letters?
> The scenario is:
> I have created a partition and formatted (FAT) the same with my own code.
> But the NT Explorer doesn't recognize the partition or assign drive letter
> to it until reboot, and Windisk shows the partition as Unknown.
> After rebooting everything works fine.
> This is because I couldn't Lock and Dismount the volume without the drive
> letter.
> Is there any way to make NT assign drive letter to a new partition without
> rebooting?
> Any Information regarding this would be highly appreciated.
> Warm Regards
> Anish
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