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Determine Drive Types

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Using GetDriveType, I can determine all types except "RAM_Disk" (qualifies as "Fixed").

Note: disk manager lists my RAM_Disk under a separate type category 'Dataram RamDisk Devices', and all other Fixed Disks are listed under 'Disk Drives'.  

Also is there any way to distinguish an SSD from a spinning drive other than guessing by size?

TIA - Ed
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Follow this link where you find more information on this (and great unit too):
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2347808/wmi-how-to-distinguish-between-an-internal-local-disk-hdd-and-an-external-lo
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@sinisav:

Listed near the very bottom of your reference was a link to a [item #4] 'Delphi Wrapper' which looks very interesting and after running the code . . it produces some wonderful, yet very strange results.

So I still have a lot of work ahead of me, but also an excellent direction upon which to embark.

Thanks for your time and expertise.

- Ed
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