Re: usb pen drives - sometimes install sometimes not

From: Skorpion (skorpion_at_newsgroups.cetro.nil)
Date: 10/08/04


Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2004 09:24:42 -0500


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andy smart regaled us with the following:

> Duh!
> OS is winXP pro with SP2
> Yes, I mean the type which appears as a drive letter when inserted then
> disappears when removed. As far as I tell the drivers are hard-coded
> into the pen drive and XP is attempting to automatically install it.
>

Well, actually, it's XP that's handling that...

It's like an auto-mount so the pen drive is readily accessible to the user
(more M$ automatic stuff for ease of use... comments reserved...)

AFAIK, shouldn't be a problem for you...
The device disappears when removed...

Is there something of concern to you that I'm missing here?

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Skorpion [skorpion at suespammers dot org]
"Don't attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by
stupidity."

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