An IBM MicroDrive drive letter does not appear in the Disk Management node of the Computer Management console after you install the hotfix that is mentioned in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 932626 on a Windows Vista-based computer

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario:
  • On a Windows Vista-based computer, you install the hotfix that is mentioned in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 932626.
  • You plug in an IBM MicroDrive PCMCIA device into the computer.
In this scenario, you may notice that the MicroDrive drive letter does not appear in the Disk Management node of the Computer Management console. However, the IBM MicroDrive drive letter did appear in the console before you installed this hotfix.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Vista. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935791 How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Windows Vista, 32-bit versions

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
X86_mshdc.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20694_none_db7e36353dc64123.manifestNot Applicable6,87405-Oct-200716:08Not Applicable
Aliide.sys1.2.0.017,59205-Oct-200703:20x86
Amdide.sys6.0.6000.2069418,10405-Oct-200703:20x86
Atapi.sys6.0.6000.2069421,68805-Oct-200703:20x86
Ataport.sys6.0.6000.20694110,26405-Oct-200703:22x86
Cmdide.sys2.0.7.019,12805-Oct-200703:20x86
Intelide.sys6.0.6000.2069418,10405-Oct-200703:20x86
Msahci.sys6.0.6000.2069428,34405-Oct-200703:20x86
Pciide.sys6.0.6000.2069416,05605-Oct-200703:20x86
Pciidex.sys6.0.6000.2069445,24005-Oct-200703:21x86
Viaide.sys5.1.3790.15020,15205-Oct-200703:20x86

Windows Vista, 64-bit versions

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Amd64_mshdc.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20694_none_379cd1b8f623b259.manifestNot Applicable6,87605-Oct-200716:12Not Applicable
Aliide.sys1.2.0.018,61605-Oct-200704:01x64
Amdide.sys6.0.6000.2069418,61605-Oct-200704:01x64
Atapi.sys6.0.6000.2069422,71205-Oct-200704:02x64
Ataport.sys6.0.6000.20694124,08805-Oct-200704:03x64
Cmdide.sys2.0.7.020,66405-Oct-200704:02x64
Intelide.sys6.0.6000.2069419,64005-Oct-200704:02x64
Msahci.sys6.0.6000.2069430,39205-Oct-200704:02x64
Pciide.sys6.0.6000.2069416,05605-Oct-200704:01x64
Pciidex.sys6.0.6000.2069451,38405-Oct-200704:02x64
Viaide.sys5.1.3790.15020,66405-Oct-200704:02x64

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Vista Service Pack 1.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
932626 Various problems may occur after you disconnect a PCMCIA storage device when a Windows Vista-based computer is asleep


The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.

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Article ID: 941719 - Last Review: May 21, 2008 - Revision: 2.1
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kbvistasp1fix kbfix kbexpertisebeginner kbhotfixserver kbqfe KB941719

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