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doctorworm
29.03.2005, 21:58
Operating System: Pentium 4 2.67 Ghz, 512 mb of ram, about 55 gig hard drive, geforce 4 mx440 64 mb graphics card,
Burning Software: windows media, clonecd, nero 6 demo
Anti-virus Software: norton antivirus 2003
DAEMON Tools Version: 3.47

Hi I used to use Daemon tools and it worked fine for me. I had to reformat and ever since I have not been able to get daemon to run things.
I have tried alot of things, I think I have even posted in daemon tools forums before. I have tried alcohol 120% and it works no better than daemon.

Ok so here is the problem from what I can see. I have daemon tools 3.47. I can run it, but when I try and mount image it just says please wait as if it was going to open the cd image, but it just does nothing. I looked in my device manager and the 4 virtual drives are under my cd/dvd drive area. I can't see daemon tools when I open my computer like I used to. I have tried to put the virtual drives under a different drive letter, but they still don't work. I can see about half of the drve letters normally and the rest have a question mark next to them.

I don't know what I have done, but I know that daemon tools used to work on this computer, so it should still work! Please help me fix this problem. :|

Copytrooper
29.03.2005, 22:04
Check in device manager which drivers are installed for the virtual devices. There should be cdrom.sys. storprop.dll and redbook.sys. Maybe they're missing or there're additional filter drives causing the problem.
Btw the Operation System is NOT intended to post your hardware configuration, but your Windows version! :wink:

doctorworm
30.03.2005, 00:31
I couldn't find cdrom.sys. storprop.dll and redbook.sys. Do you know how I can either get these or disable some filters?
Oops wrong operating system info. :oops:

Copytrooper
30.03.2005, 09:16
So there're no drivers installed for the virtual devices? Then click install drivers and point to cdrom.inf in (hidden) Windows\Inf folder.

doctorworm
02.04.2005, 00:12
Alright well I did what you said, but it still couldn't find any updates for the driver.

Copytrooper
02.04.2005, 08:43
Not update, install - if update is available only, there are already some drivers installed, check which (details).

doctorworm
02.04.2005, 15:43
It has ElbyCDFL.sys
MxlW2k.sys
pfc.sys
There aren't any updates, and the inf folder that I specified earlier wouldn't install what I wanted.

doctorworm
02.04.2005, 15:44
It has ElbyCDFL.sys
MxlW2k.sys
pfc.sys
There aren't any updates, and the inf folder that I specified earlier wouldn't install what I wanted.

Copytrooper
02.04.2005, 15:48
Those are not the needed drivers. Check thread about missing real drives in common problems and solutions forum to remove the problematic filter drivers. Do NOT delete them without correcting registry (mentioned in that thread, too)!

doctorworm
03.04.2005, 06:22
I'm scared to touch my windows registry and stuff. I think I would mess it up. :lol:
Do you think you could help me through remote access or something? I have windows messenger. Thanks for all your trouble man.

gaby7774
29.10.2005, 00:58
Hi, I have the same problem that doctorworm has!! Only I have the 3 drivers OK (cdrom.sys. storprop.dll and redbook.sys.) in C:\WINDOWS\system32. So my problem maybe is another one?? This is what happend to me:"I have daemon tools 3.47. I can run it, but when I try and mount image it just says please wait as if it was going to open the cd image, but it just does nothing. I looked in my device manager and the 2 virtual drives are under my cd/dvd drive area. I can't see daemon tools when I open my computer like I used to. I have tried to put the virtual drives under a different drive letter, but they still don't work. I can see about half of the drive letters normally and the rest have a question mark next to them. They put: "Device 0: [ ] No media" and Device 1: [ ] No media". I uninstall and re install my daemon but I don't know WHY my drives F and G are not any more in my computer.
Please help me when you can, I don't know much about computers but I'm learning and I use it a lot. And forgive me for my bad english... Thank a lot.

Copytrooper
29.10.2005, 11:10
The mentioned drivers should be checked in device manager, not system32\drivers directory.