Add ability to open images from drive with no letter

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user0
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Add ability to open images from drive with no letter

Post by user0 » Sat May 09, 2015 10:51 am

Feature request.
It would be very handy to make it possible to open images from the drive with no letter assigned.
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eg. potplayer can easily open video files from the same drive.

user0
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Re: Add ability to open images from drive with no letter

Post by user0 » Sat Jul 25, 2015 4:49 pm

any thoughts? Is it possible to realize?

uRsti11anError
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Re: Add ability to open images from drive with no letter

Post by uRsti11anError » Thu Aug 06, 2015 5:52 pm

This can't be main way of opening files, only if additional. Because
Synetech wrote: it only works if you have NetBIOS and the RPC Locator running, so this won’t work if you have hardened Windows. In addition, you’ll probably need to keep several network-related services and drivers running to use it (Workstation, Computer Browser, Server, TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper, NetBT, DHCP, DNS, etc.)
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http://superuser.com/questions/465730/access-to-a-disk-drive-using-volume-id-instead-of-a-drive-letter-in-windows
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