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get hdd serial number programatically

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Check out this post from 'rindi' (one of the brighter folks around here):
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Q_22457354.html?cid=295

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http://www.codeproject.com/csharp/hard_disk_serialno.asp includes code using WMI to get the HD serial number.

Cheers,

Greg
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Hi,

plz find the solution in .net solution for DiskID32

http://www.winsim.com/diskid32/diskid32.html

and it very good solution

Thanks & Regards
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by:younghv
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@ greg - nice last name :)

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Bob i disagree follow links on those answers...

One recommends utilities one can download which can do it. The other is for an open source app written in unmanaged C++
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By all means, give any points I would have received to gregoryyoung.
Not sure how my 'EE Filter' popped a c# question at me anyway.

Have a nice day.
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by:gregoryyoung
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thought it was odd to see you here younghv ... maybe it was cross postd.
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by:younghv
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You're not thinking the magical 'Wizard' and/or 'Filter' made a mistake are you?

;)

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no that would be impossible.

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by:gregoryyoung
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well maybe improbable..

perhaps they should build another machine to find out
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AHA!
Somehow, this was also listed in Windows OS:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Windows/Q__22457735.html

For a few minutes, I thought I had actually made a mistake this year.

You were right "cross-posted", but strangely.

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Alright!
Only 49,328 more points and I'll be a Master in C#.

What does C# stand for, anyway?

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