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Virtual objects created in the Device view pane of R‑Studio can be connected to the system as read-only virtual drives. Such virtual drives become accessible to the system and to other programs. Moreover, such virtual drives remain connected after R‑Studio has been closed.
To connect a virtual object as a read-only virtual drive to the system
|1||Right-click the virtual object and select Mount on the shortcut menu|
|2||Select the connection type on the Mount as a virtual drive dialog box and click the OK button.|
Physical drive : The virtual drive will be connected as a read-only virtual physical disk. Windows will search for partitions on it, and if it finds any with supported file systems, it will assign disk letters to them. Recommended if the drive should be accessible the host Windows and other programs in the system. If the data on the drive is severely damaged, it may slow down, lock, or even crash the host Windows.
Partition : The virtual drive will be connected a a read-only partition with a virtual partition table created by R‑Studio . Recommended if the drive should be accessible only to another data recovery program.
Select the disk letter for the virtual drive if the virtual drive is connected as a partition. The letter may be assigned automatically by the system, specified manually, or the virtual drive may have no letter at all. The latter is recommended if you don't want Windows to analyze the data on the drive.
|>||A read-only virtual drive will appear on the Drives panel|
And in the system (Windows Disk Management)
as a partition (Windows Disk Management)
And this virtual disk becomes accessible to the system and other programs.
To disconnect a virtual drive
|1||Right-click the virtual drive on the Drives panel and select Unmount on the shortcut menu|