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Microsoft KB Archive/104293

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Details Button May Be Dimmed in WINMSD Drives Section


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server version 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation version 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server, version 3.1


When using Windows NT Diagnostics, the Details button of the Drives Information dialog box is grayed out if a removable media drive is selected and there is no media in the drive. Windows NT Diagnostics retrieves drive details from the media itself. Without a formatted disk in a drive, it cannot read any information.

Insert a formatted disk in the drive to view the details of a removable media drive. You may need to choose Drives again for Windows NT Diagnostics to sense the inserted disk. CD-ROM, floppy, floptical and bernoulli drives are all recognized by Windows NT.

For additional information on removable media under Windows NT, query on the following words in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:


Additional query words: prodnt

Keywords : kbtool
Issue type :
Technology : kbWinNTsearch kbWinNTWsearch kbWinNTW310 kbWinNTSsearch kbWinNTS310 kbWinNTAdvSerSearch kbWinNTAdvServ310 kbWinNTS310xsearch kbWinNT310xSearch kbWinNTW310Search

Last Reviewed: October 27, 2000
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