For checking the drive on boot, you mean CD? I doubt there's a way to stop
that; in fact I think it's the drive doing it. If you mean floppy, it
would be in the BIOS settings.
At 05:05 PM 7/14/97 -0500, you wrote:
>I didn't start this but.
>Every time I try to remove a CDROM from a server, disable the ATAPI, and
>the system will NOT boot. It starts to, goes to blue startup screen and
>hangs or blue screens with a message about atapi. Even removing the
>atapi.sys doesn't help.
>I also hear some of my server check the drive on booting, if there is a
>disk in there.
>So, does anyone know how to stop this.
>Any help appreciated
>> I hope I understand you question, but,
>> Double click on My-Computer,
>> Right click on the CD-ROM drive you want to share,
>> Left click on sharing,
>> click on "share as" radio button,
>> fill in the name,
>> Click "OK"
>> and you're done. Now you can map the drive on other computers,
>> provided you have the right protocols installed, on your computers (NT
>> and W95)
>> should have access to that CD-ROM drive.
>> Initially loading your servers over the network is another story.
>> matthew wrote:
>> > we're getting tired of having cd-rom drives in all of our servers
>> > just so
>> > we can install nt server and occasionally add a driver.
>> > is there an easy way to share a network cd-rom drive amongst all of
>> > my nt
>> > servers??