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Hello programmers
i m developing an application which runs from a dongle or USB....
if that dongle or usb removed from pc then application should be exit.
I want to give copy right protection like one application can be installed in one pc only.
 
now i dont know how to do all this...... i want to know which port contains a dongle in which my application is isntalled.
 
if u can give me any example then it is better.
 
thanx in advance
Posted 9-Apr-12 3:31am

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Solution 1

If you read Application.ExecutablePath, it gives you the disk reference for the application file that started the program. So if you program is called WhereAmI.exe and it is on a USB that appears as the "H" drive, Application.ExecutablePath will give you
H:\WhereAmI.exe
You can use this to monitor for USB removal: http://www.cybersprocket.com/2011/programming-languages/detecting-usb-insertionremoval-in-c-net-4-0/[^] gives the basic code. It's in C#, but it's pretty obvious.
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