How to detect whether a given drive letter is a PCMCIA ATA drive?

Posted on 2003-03-26
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We have a program developed in Delphi 5.0 which deals with different kinds of ATA removeable drives (such as USB, 1394, ZIP, and PC Card or PCMCIA).

I need some guidance or may be some code sample on how to perform the following:

1) Detect whether a drive letter is a PCMCIA ATA drive or not
2) Detect when the drive is inserted (so program can perform an action upon insertion of the PCMICA ATA drive into its slot.

I need to support: Win98, ME, 2000, XP pro & home

I would also like to know how this is done for:
a) USB ATA drives
b) 1394 ATA drives
Question by:ScalePort
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