[Offtopic] USB drive manager

Roland Gesthuizen rgesthuizen at gmail.com
Sat Nov 14 13:40:04 EST 2009

I must compare it with the one we are using, :-) I suspect yours works
across different users on the same computer.

Turning off autorun.inf is good .. We moved our CDROM drive letters to X: on
our college network to free up as many drive letters as we can at the lower
end for USB devices etc.

Regards Roland

2009/11/14 Dr Paul Chandler <paul.chandler at une.edu.au>

> Hi folks,
> I gave myself a little scare yesterday by mislaying a memory stick.
> Nothing worse than losing data like that.
> So I applied myself to sorting out and automatic backup - everytime a
> stick goes in, it's backed up to the HDD.  You may not want to manage your
> files that way, but it suits me.
> In the process, I discovered one of the coolest pieces of software I have
> seen in a long time - the USB Drive Letter Manager:
> www.uwe-sieber.de/usbdlm_e.html
> Using this, you can activate a process (eg copy) when a memory stick is
> inserted [as programmed on the host computer, not the autorun.inf on the
> stick], lock a stick to a particular drive letter, and even mount it to a
> virtual folder (eg c:\_USB\DeviceID) rather than a drive letter.
> Anyway, it's the sort of product that I wished I knew about when I was
> managing disk images in schools, so I thought I'd send it around.
> Regards,
> --
> Dr Paul Chandler
> Research Fellow
> 'Multimedia grammatical design and authoring pedagogy' (Kahootz) project,
> School of Education, University of New England
> located at Australian Children's Television Foundation
> 145 Smith Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, 3065
> e-mail: paul.chandler at une.edu.au
> Ph: 0400 198 187
> Fax: (03) 9419 0660
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Roland Gesthuizen - ICT Coordinator - Westall Secondary College

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