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get the device letter of usb as soon as it connected to the computer

manucng davangere
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Joined: Aug 10, 2009
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Hi all,

i am developing one software,in which i have to detect the usb arrrival and it has to get the drive letter of that device(like F,G,M).can you please help me to get code which gets the device letter of connected device .and it has to detect every time as soon as usb connects to the port and it has to get the device letter ,that means it has to work for more than one usb devices.


regards,
manu
Rob Spoor
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I'm not sure if we can do this in Java without some JNI. You could try a third party library like jUSB and see if that supports what you want. If not, you will have to use JNI yourself.


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manucng davangere
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Joined: Aug 10, 2009
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Rob Prime wrote:I'm not sure if we can do this in Java without some JNI. You could try a third party library like jUSB and see if that supports what you want. If not, you will have to use JNI yourself.



i am not able to create dll also .i am not getting c/c++ code to detect device and get drive letter .do you have any source?.
Rob Spoor
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Sorry, I haven't done any USB programming at all.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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