Re: Allowing the HD to disconnect?

Re: Allowing the HD to disconnect?


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Posted by colin on September 14, 2000 at 20:04:29:

In Reply to: Allowing the HD to disconnect? posted by Keith Wright on September 14, 2000 at 06:18:26:

That 'allow disconnect' is not the sort of disconnection you think it is, it is primarily for SCSI drives which is why it will be unavailable as a choice for an IDE HDD.
The only way around this, I think, is to create two user profiles for yourself and in one of the cases in device manager, disable the HDD in question by ticking the 'disable in this hardware profile' tab, it will mean you would need to log on\off, but you cant physically disconnect the thing unless you by a 'caddy' and install a caddy bay HDD.
hope it works(it wont do any harm if not)
colin



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