Problem with VB and non-working drive
Posted on 2001-06-18
1. I have a system with a non-working Zip 100 drive attached.
2. I currently CANNOT remove this drive from the system.
3. My VBApp must check Volume label of every single drive attached to the system.
The Zip Drive is definitely not working as it chokes as I insert a media into it, and the media cannot be read. At the same time, the system recognizes the drive, and this drive appears in the list of all drives attached to the system. My VB app is looping through all drives in the system while checking for a particular volume label. As the app reaches the Drive that is not working, the entire system hangs without timeout or generating any error messages. The only thing I can do is reboot. Is there any way to (programmatically) avoid this situation.