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how to access DVD drive in windows8 metro UI

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  • I want to access the DVD drive for read disc data on Metro style app. I have download some sample code as MoFx2App Sample. But when using the IDeviceIoControl to access the DVD drive, it doesn't work. So may I ask, how can i access the DVD drive on Metro style app? Thank you!
    Wednesday, November 2, 2011 8:21 AM

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  • Hello,

     

    You are correct that the IDeviceIoControl can not be used to accesss the DVD drive.  There is also no alternate method of doing this from a Metro style app.

     

    Best Wishes - Eric

    Thursday, November 3, 2011 7:31 PM
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  • Please try this forum.
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    Thursday, November 3, 2011 1:54 AM
  • Hello,

     

    You are correct that the IDeviceIoControl can not be used to accesss the DVD drive.  There is also no alternate method of doing this from a Metro style app.

     

    Best Wishes - Eric

    Thursday, November 3, 2011 7:31 PM
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  • Hi Eric,

    Thank you for your information! 

    Saturday, November 5, 2011 3:24 AM
  • Tubotom,

     

    You are most welcome.

     

    Best Wishes - Eric

    Monday, November 7, 2011 8:42 PM
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