USB Disk / Removable Media Appear as local disk to windows

Posted on 2007-10-11
Last Modified: 2013-11-14

I want to know if there is any way to make a "USB Disk" (removable media) appear as "Local Disk" to the windows.
There are some applications that will only work with local disk, and I want them to use my USB disk.

Question by:mekusharim_ltd
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    Hi there,
    To my knowledge, as longs as it is connected to a USB interface it is interpreted as "Removable".
    Which applications are you referring to?
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    in your mainboard BIOS settings i think you can set usb drives to appear as Fixed Disks. at least in mine i can. i will largely depend on how old ur mainboard is. refer to ur mainboard manual.

    Author Comment

    By I was refering to some Virtual Driver solution, or a software
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    Apparently this is possible with xpfildrvr1224_320 --
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    Forced accept.

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