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I'm writing an application which would detect usb mass storage drives for data storage. I've come up with this code
foreach(DriveInfo mydrive in DriveInfo.GetDrives())
{
if(mydrive.DriveType == DriveType.Removable)
{
...
}
}

This works fine when i have a refresh button to go through the piece of code. But i want to make it to detect new drives as soon as they're plugged-in. Can someone help me out with this. Thanks in advance.
		
Posted 13-Jan-13 0:39am

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Solution 1

Look here: Detecting USB Drive Removal in a C# Program[^]. The article is covering device insertion also.
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Emejulu JVT at 13-Jan-13 6:11am
   
Thanks alot. This a good place to start.

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