CloneDrive incorrectly taking over a DVD-RAM drive

Discussion in 'Virtual CloneDrive' started by liam_b, Jul 16, 2007.

  1. liam_b

    liam_b New Member

    Hi guys

    I had to change my motherboard and decided to format the system and reinstall. All was going fine until I installed CloneDrive and it decided to attach itself to my Samsung DVD-RAM (E:) drive as well as the new drive letter (G:) CloneDrive created, if I click on E: I get the usual Insert Disk type message with the CloneDrive icon on it.

    Any idea how to tell CloneDrive to leave my Samsung alone?

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  2. alphamule

    alphamule New Member

    Try changing your E: drive to another letter using Diskmgmt.msc (start menu->run->DISKMGMT.MSC). Right click on the offending drive's letter and ask to change it. I hope this work around helps. If not, I guess we'll wait on a Forum guru. ;)
  3. liam_b

    liam_b New Member

    an excellent idea, unfortunately I changed E: to L: and VirtualCloneDrive followed :doh:

    Any other suggestions?
  4. liam_b

    liam_b New Member

    After a lot of installing, uninstalling and reinstalling of drivers I discovered the problem - VirtualCloneDrive (VCD) does not function correctly with Nvidia AHCI drivers installed for my motherboard, reverting the SATA to IDE in the BIOS and removing the AHCI drivers followed by clean XP installation allowed VCD to install without the driver letter take over reappearing. Unfortunately the Samsung HDD runs a lot slower without AHCI but at least everything else works. Damn computers :doh: