Re: One disk is missing in USB Disk



On Mon, 15 Dec 2008 15:36:05 -0500, "Zaphod Beeblebrox"
<Zaphod.Arisztid.Beeblebrox@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


"Cody Jarrett" <artcody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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On Mon, 15 Dec 2008 14:58:52 -0500, "Zaphod Beeblebrox"
<Zaphod.Arisztid.Beeblebrox@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


"Cody Jarrett" <artcody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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On Mon, 15 Dec 2008 12:57:21 -0500, "Zaphod Beeblebrox"
<Zaphod.Arisztid.Beeblebrox@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Windows only supports a single partition on removable media drives,
so
as far as I know you are pretty much out of luck.

Take that one out of your answer bag immediately and put it back
where
you found it (which was probably far up yer arse).

Actually, no. This is a well-known limitation of Windows and external
/
removable media, especially Flash drives, but the same holds for any
drive that is seen by Windows as removable media.

Reeeeeeeeeaaly?? <SNORK>

Tell that to the WD My Book that I have connected to my system via
USB. It's definitely removable. It currently has two partitions. It
had three until I changed it recently.

OH... I almost forgot: I also have a 160GB Toshiba 2.5" USB drive
that I connect when I need to use it to copy directories to my
notebook: it has three partitions on it.

Can you explain how both of those somehow managed to slip under the
"well-known limitation" <SNORK> you refer to?

Well, ignoring your aparent upper respiratory issues, I'd say that to
Windows, they don't appear as removable media drives. Many USB
connected drives show as removable media, some don't (generally those
with separate drivers).

Since this "limitation" is so well-known, perhaps you can supply a
cite or two that talks about it.

Something that includes Vista and isn't from Win98 days, preferably.
.



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