Solved Procmon: how does it refer to drives?

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March 20, 2013 at 02:26:18
Specs: Windows XP, Quad Q9450/4GB
Any Procmon users around please? I use it very rarely, but was puzzled today while doing some trouble-shoooting. As shown here, it appears to refer to my OS drive C: as HarddiskVolume1, whereas Windows XP calls it Disk0.
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/4019461/DiskNumbering-Procmon-Windows.jpg

Which of these, if either, is the 'correct standard' please?

Edit: (2nd attempt - is the site broken?)
That link oddly doesn't open from here. It's OK everywhre else. Saw something about a screen capture option previously, but that doesn't seem accessible when editing? Here's the link as plain text FWIW:
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/4019461/Di...

So, that works. Conclusion: don't use the link icon, just paste the link!

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Terry, East Grinstead, UK


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#1
March 20, 2013 at 03:32:12
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Disk0, etc, are physical disks; HardiskVolume1, etc. are partitions - so there may be more than one of these per disk. There is no obvious correspondence between the two but you can do it using API calls. Or http://www.pcfixup.ca/2012/02/deter...

Your C: drive is not Disk0, it is a partition on Disk0.


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March 20, 2013 at 09:14:09
Thanks, that's a neat Run box tip!

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Terry, East Grinstead, UK


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