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    USBDLM Assigning Card Reader Drive Letters?

    Does anyone have experience with this?
    It seems like it should be easy to do... however i've spent a good amount of time on it now and reading through the help file provided with no success.

    Simply, i want the intergrated card reader that reads sd,xd and more to be assigned to drive U: for example

    What do i put in the ini configuartion for this to work?
    My usb drives map perfectly to the assigned letters in the .ini, I just cant get the card reader to map to a set letter.

    I'm sure this must be simple and i'm being daft..if anyone can help please!

    thanks very much.

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    Just had a quick go as not set specific letters for card readers, used:

    [DriveLetters10]
    DeviceType=MSCR
    Letters=W,X,Y,Z

    and this seemed to work.

    I have the settings in the registry - but they should be exactly the same.

    Are you restarting the USBDLM service each time you are editing the settings?

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    Thanks Andy,

    Thats the same as i've been trying

    [DriveLetters10]
    DeviceType=MSCR
    Letters=G,H

    I restart the service and insert the card, but it gets mapped as F:
    This is on a laptop, not that it should make any difference.

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    her is our complete file, you should be able to modify it to what you need from this
    Hope it helps

    ****************************Start File********************************

    ; This is a sample for an USBDLM.INI
    ; Create a new USBDLM.INI or rename it to USBDLM.INI

    ; More informations in the help file USBDLM_ENG.CHM



    ;------------------------------ Settings -------------------------------------
    [Settings]

    ;here you can let USBDLM remove driveletters of cardreaders as long
    ;as there is no media present
    NoMediaNoLetter=1

    ;here you can let USBDLM write a logfile, default is _USBDLM.LOG in the
    root of the Windows drive
    WriteLogFile=0
    LogFile=
    LogLevel=3


    ;---------------------------- BalloonTips -------------------------------------
    [BalloonTips]

    ;this activates balloon tips and sets their show duration in milliseconds
    Enabled=0
    Timeout=6000



    ;-------------------------- the drive letters ---------------------------------

    ;here you can define new default drive letter for USB drives
    [DriveLetters]
    Letter1=U
    Letter2=V
    Letter3=W


    ;here you can define drive letter that shall never be used for new drive
    ;configure here your network and subst drive but _no_ local drives!
    [ExcludedLetters]
    Letter2=D
    Letter3=E

    ;many other options are documented in the Help files


    *************************End File************************

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    Ok, i'll read the question better next time.... the integrated reader won't work with this method.

    Instead of using DeviceType you need to use DeviceId

    Run ListUsbDrives_To_Notepad.cmd and find the Drive DevID and use that to populate the DeviceID settings, e.g.

    [DriveLetters10]
    DeviceID=SD\\VID_27&OID_5048
    Letters=W,X,Y,Z

    That should work

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    Oh and not pointed out the program is very flakey if used in Vista or Windows 7 so i would recommend you only use it for XP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andy_b View Post
    Ok, i'll read the question better next time.... the integrated reader won't work with this method.

    Instead of using DeviceType you need to use DeviceId

    Run ListUsbDrives_To_Notepad.cmd and find the Drive DevID and use that to populate the DeviceID settings, e.g.

    [DriveLetters10]
    DeviceID=SD\\VID_27&OID_5048
    Letters=W,X,Y,Z

    That should work
    Andy, apologies, which is the ID i need..?
    Here's my details

    MountPoint = F:\
    Volume Label = ---
    Volume Size = 131 MB (FAT, 16K clusters)
    Volume Serial = 0000-0000
    Partition Type = SuperFloppy
    Volume Name = \\?\Volume{0d686302-4fc4-11e0-a14a-6431506ca285}\
    Partition Name = \Device\Harddisk1\Partition1
    Bus Type = Unknown
    Drive Type = fixed
    Device Types = CardReader
    NoMediaNoLetter = no (configure >= 2)
    INI Sections = ---
    Volume DevID = STORAGE\VOLUME\_??_RIXDPCI#DISK&VEN_RICOH&PROD_XDS TORAGE&REV_1.00#XD0001#{53F56307-B6BF-11D0-94F2-00A0C91EFB8B}
    Drive DevID = RIXDPCI\DISK&VEN_RICOH&PROD_XDSTORAGE&REV_1.00\XD0 001
    Ctrl DevID = PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E852&SUBSYS_146D103C&REV_01\4&14D 4CE5E&0&02E2
    Ctrl2 DevID = PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_3B46&SUBSYS_146D103C&REV_05\3&16E 9ADCA&0&E2
    Host Ctrl Name = Ricoh PCIe xD-Picture Card Controller
    Volume DosDevName = \Device\HarddiskVolume8
    Disk DosDevNames = \Device\Harddisk1\DR6, \Device\00000098
    Hotplug Device = yes
    Hotplug Media = no
    Removable Media = yes
    Partition Number = 1 of 1
    Friendly Name = Ricoh xD-Picture Card Disk Device


    Beywick, thanks for the help to. What problems are you experiencing? I use windows 7 and so far i've not came across any problems with the program being flakey

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    RIXDPCI\DISK&VEN_RICOH

    Should be enough.

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    thanks andy, not had time today to try this yet. As soon as i get chance i will, thanks again.

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