Daemon Tools Weirdness

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  1. el_gato_negro

    el_gato_negro New Member

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    I have DT, and I rather like it. I noticed something odd, though. Even though DT is shut down, my computer still sees the virtual drive (accessible in My Computer and WMP). No process shows in the Task Manager. :confused:

    WinXP Home
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  2. col_panic

    col_panic calm like a bomb Moderator

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    interesting. i hadn't really thought about how that was done, but i don't see a service runnig for it. in my device manager i have a generic DVD-ROM SCSI CdRom Device

    do you?
     
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    WannaZO6 There are 10 types of people in the world, the one

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    you have to set daemon to 0 drives before you exit it to get rid of them, i dont understand how they do it either
     
  5. el_gato_negro

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    Awesome! Thanks for the help. Odd that I never noticed before now, though...
     
  6. lordbean

    lordbean Guest

    it isn't odd. When the system starts it loads a DTxxx.sys file (where xxx is your DT version) which is the virtual device driver. It's the same as loading a driver for the regular CD drives, which it does too. It isn't a service because it's loading as part of the core windows OS.
     
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    el_gato_negro New Member

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    I see. That makes sense. I was looking for a registry entry... :uh:
     
  8. Wolf68k

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    It's really a good idea to have the system keep seeing/using the virtual drives that DT makes. So you don't have to have DT start on startup. And for gamers that use ISO and DT to play their games from, it's one less thing to worry about.
     
  9. el_gato_negro

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    That's what I'm doing now. :bigthumb:
     

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