When the Wizard has completed the install, click Finish. Windows can handle this, but his TV media player cannot. Users browsing this forum: It requires sudo to run, so it’s kinda hard to script it at the user level on startup. These will be encrypted zeros. Results 1 to 15 of Javascript is disabled in this browser.

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Install from Floppy Use the following information to download the driver if necessary, expand the driver to a floppy and then update the driver from Device Manager.

Most people having to fight this problem will be Windows users, which is why they will appreciate Dd tips on how to combat digital oppression. You could try lifting the clock pin, but I suspect that the resultant “default Initio controller” won’t provide you with a USB mass storage device.

That’s why it is telling you that there is nothing there.

This forum is for topics on finding new ways to recover data. Restart the computer, letting it boot normally into Windows XP. It’s like having browsers install toolbars or ad-supported solutions that you do not need, without giving you any option of removing them, merely hiding them from the view. Install the new driver from the hard drive Close all programs and shut down the computer. June 18th, The files will extract to the floppy and the ReadMe.


I also tried using GParted and it was unable to kill the SmartWare partition.

According to properties it it has 0mb filesize, no contents, and a isofs filesystem. Hopefully someone that WD forum got you on the right track.

Afterwards virtuap claims that an increase in the user area from The SmartWare is a virtual CD drive and read-only. Inappropriate ioctl for device error obtaining child information: Thanks to Ocky for this discovery. Better yet, why does it have to be included on the devices sold?

In Gaucho’s case the label on his drive shows a capacity of LBAs. Your product might be in a HP casebut it is a WD drive and usb adapter.

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Please contact the application’s support team for more information. It also corresponds to about 7. Is it detected as a “default Initio controller”?

Every now and then I head into my favorite local computer store and buy a handful of gadgets, mainly disks of all kinds. Indeed, the utility merely hides the yp of the virtual CD drive, but it does not vanish it.


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Originally Posted by Bremm. Open physical drive with WinHex jump on to that sectors in the end and you will see all vietual need.

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. It requires sudo to run, so it’s kinda hard to script it at the user level on startup. In annexed you find sectors The sensible solution would be to have the virtual CD thingie disabled by default and then let users choose if they want to have it used, not the other way around.

Did you try this software from the utilities page like I suggested? I hate vendor software but to suppress the display of the drive you have to install the SmartWare and click the option in the Settings Tab. Windows can handle this, but his TV media player cannot. Not sure how to do this in Linux, though I’m sure there’s a way not to automount this particular unit.

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