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Add "ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver" to the usefull li

#1 Post by Icecube » Sat Jun 28, 2008 1:32 pm

Add "ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver" to the usefull link section.

ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver

ImDisk is a virtual disk driver for Windows NT/2000/XP/2003. It can use one or more disk image files to create virtual hard disk, floppy or CD/DVD drives .The install package installs a console-mode control program called imdisk.exe and a Control Panel applet. After install is finished, type imdisk without parameters for syntax help or double click the ImDisk icon in the Control Panel. It also adds a menu item in Windows Explorer so that you can right-click on a file to mount it as a virtual disk drive. Users of mdconfig in FreeBSD will probably be familiar with the command line syntax of imdisk.exe. The driver, service and control program can be uninstalled using the Add/Remove programs applet in the Control Panel. No reboot is required for installing or uninstalling.

The install package also contains a user-mode helper service that enables the virtual disk driver to forward I/O requests to other computers on the network. This makes it possible to boot a machine with NTFS partitions with a *nix Live-CD and use the included devio tool to let ImDisk on another computer running Windows on the network mount the NTFS partition on the machine you booted with the *nix Live-CD. This way you can recover information and even run chkdsk on drives on machines where Windows does not boot. I am working on a Live CD image with devio and other useful things for this pre-loaded. Will publish that one for download soon.

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#2 Post by as702 » Sat Jun 28, 2008 4:28 pm

sounds interesting. may check it out.


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#3 Post by Constance » Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:36 pm

Looks like a nice utility :) (I just don't see the point with UBCDv5 :hmm: )
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#4 Post by Victor Chew » Sun Jun 29, 2008 11:14 pm

Created a new forum and relocated message.

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