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Mapping complete drive or My Computer..?

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#9519
Posted: 04/02/2009 06:52:46
by Amit Bhatia (Basic support level)
Joined: 03/25/2009
Posts: 13

Is it possible to map the whole drive to the virtual drive..?
Can the whole My Computer(special folder) be mapped to the virtual drive..?
#9524
Posted: 04/02/2009 09:12:51
by Volodymyr Zinin (EldoS Corp.)

Sure, it's possible.
#9525
Posted: 04/02/2009 10:43:02
by Eugene Mayevski (EldoS Corp.)

You can map anything, and it's up to you how to represent certain structure as a drive. However, you need to have a good understanding of shell namespace in order to map "My Computer" as a drive, because many namespace parts are handled via interfaces by different shell extensions. But in general I don't see a problem with such mapping (besides the time needed to implement this functionality).


Sincerely yours
Eugene Mayevski
#9533
Posted: 04/02/2009 23:19:20
by Amit Bhatia (Basic support level)
Joined: 03/25/2009
Posts: 13

2 scenarios

1. Win Xp and FAT32 drives
Able to map all the drives.

2. Win Vista with NTFS drive(only C:)
Not able to map C: to Virtual Drive. "Access Denied". How can I get rid of this?

Regards
#9536
Posted: 04/02/2009 23:37:56
by Eugene Mayevski (EldoS Corp.)

Please provide more details about what you are doing. Callback File System is not a mapper tool, but an SDK where you write code. So you need to look for the problem in the code.


Sincerely yours
Eugene Mayevski
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