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Check Which Drive Is The CD Drive

'Add a module to your project (In the menu choose Project -> Add Module, Then click Open)
'Insert this code to the module :

Declare Function GetDriveType Lib "kernel32" Alias "GetDriveTypeA" _
(ByVal nDrive As String) As Long
Declare Function GetLogicalDriveStrings Lib "kernel32" Alias "GetLogicalDriveStringsA" _
(ByVal nBufferLength As Long, ByVal lpBuffer As String) As Long
Public Const DRIVE_FIXED = 3
Public Const DRIVE_REMOTE = 4
Public Const DRIVE_CDROM = 5
Public Const DRIVE_RAMDISK = 6

'Insert the following code to your form:

Private Sub Form_Load()
Dim r&, allDrives$, JustOneDrive$, pos%, DriveType&
Dim CDfound As Integer
allDrives$ = Space$(64)
r& = GetLogicalDriveStrings(Len(allDrives$), allDrives$)
allDrives$ = Left$(allDrives$, r&)
pos% = InStr(allDrives$, Chr$(0))
If pos% Then
JustOneDrive$ = Left$(allDrives$, pos%)
allDrives$ = Mid$(allDrives$, pos% + 1, Len(allDrives$))
DriveType& = GetDriveType(JustOneDrive$)
If DriveType& = DRIVE_CDROM Then
CDfound% = True
Exit Do
End If
End If
Loop Until allDrives$ = "" Or DriveType& = DRIVE_CDROM
If CDfound% Then
MsgBox "The CD-ROM drive on your system is drive " & UCase$(JustOneDrive$)
Else: MsgBox "No CD-ROM drives were detected on your system."
End If
End Sub

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