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m4ko

Drive W won't diasappear !

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Hello,

 

I got a REALLY annoying bug !

 

I went into standby with my laptop and after opening it up uniform server was not working anymore. Also I can't get rid of drive w ! I rebootet clean and the drive is still there. I can't stop it with stop.bat or UniCOntroller.

 

Also when I try to "start.bat y" the program responds "Uniform server running on y:" -> but there is no drive Y and the server is not working too.

 

 

Help ! How to get rid of w ?

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A quick intro to SUBST command.

 

1) The SUBST command allows you to map any folder (or physical drive) to a drive letter.

For example:

SUBST Z: C:\ --- Maps the C drive to virtual drive Z

SUBST S: C:\test --- Maps the folder test to virtual drive S

SUBST W: E:\new\uniserver --- Maps the folder uniserver to virtual drive W

 

2) To list all virtual drives created open a command prompt and type

SUBST

with no parameters. This will list all drive letters and their corresponding folder mappings.

 

3) To delete a virtual drive use the /D parameter. For example

SUBST Z: /D --- Deletes drive Z

SUBST S: /D --- Deletes drive S

SUBST W: /D --- Deletes drive W

 

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I have noticed some laptops when entering either standby or power down mode unpredictable things occur; files and registry entries can get corrupted.

 

For whatever reason you have a persistent drive letter W. Check using 2) to see if it is still listed as a virtual drive.

 

If so use 3) to delete it, should this not remove the drive you may a serious corruption problem.

 

Instead of using "start.bat y" try Disk Start.vbs or UniController.exe

 

All the best

Ric

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Thank you. I didn't know that mapping feature of windows. Could successfully remove w and I am up and runnin again.

 

Cheers

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