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    Implementing a virtual drive

    Hi

    I want to implement a virtual drive in C++.
    I can handle the part of administrating the drive, but what i need is how to "register" my drive in Windows, so that Windows will "see" it as a drive.
    Also I will want to catch the event when from a phisical drive the user will want to copy/move files to my virtual drive.

    Can you please help me? Where can I find documentation? Some basic ideas?

    Thank you,
    Marius

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    Re: Implementing a virtual drive

    you need to use the windows DDK to create virtual drives, i have just installed my coppy, you can get it free from microsoft (you have to pay postage though.)


    Steve

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    Re: Implementing a virtual drive

    Have you had any luck with this? From what I've read, you could create a "Network Provider" (a .dll that implements the Network Provider API). I'm considering doing it that way for a project of mine, but would like to know how the virtual drive method is working for you.

    Thanks,
    Jason Ward

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