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Making Virtual dvd default.

by tott132 / April 26, 2013 4:04 AM PDT

Hello forum.
I have a reader program running in my computer that gets it's encoded PDF type files off of physical dvds. I do not have the physical dvds, i have ISO's on my hard drive.

When I select an article from the index list in the installed program, it tells me to insert the corresponding DVD.

How do I get the program to recognize the virtual DVD drive with the ISO instead of the DVD drawer? The program does not come with a drive selector dropdown. The program will not open the file directly off my HD, and no other readers will open these files. My other alternative is to buy someblank DL-DVD9s.

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Why not share the full details?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 26, 2013 4:27 AM PDT

For example most apps have settings where you tell where to find the files. And we know Adobe Reader handler encoded PDFs just fine so that app has me put the PDF over in a folder and not in the virtual DVD.

So without all the details, it's unlikely to be solved and besides, the issuer of the PDF and reader should be asked since many new laptops have no such drive.

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by tott132 / April 26, 2013 7:07 AM PDT

Sorry. I was just trying to get to the point.

It's Bondi Reader for Rolling Stone Cover to Cover archiives. It reads .djv or .djvu files, but none of the dejvu readers wiill open them. I guess they are encrypted to only open with the Bondi/Rolling Stone package. As we all know, most pdf and game files or video and music files will open if you just drag the media file and drop it on top of your media player. But these won't work that way. You have to open the program and use the internal index or search bar. It will then tell you which DVD to insert. Then it will automatically recognize the disc and pull up your selected article or dated issue.

If they were DVD-5 it would be fine, I'd just burn them, but they are DL dvd-9s. How do I get the program to recognize the virtual dvd-iso, with absolutely no configuration buttons on the program. It's not even supported any more. the last update was for vista. I know it works in 7 though because the first few issues are built into the main program. They open fine.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 26, 2013 8:43 AM PDT
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Vista Patch
by tott132 / April 26, 2013 12:29 PM PDT
In reply to: Sadly.

Yeah, Win7+8 are not supported, And the program will not even open in Win7 until I install the Vista patch from their website. When I get a little more time to mess with it, I'm going to uninstall my physical dvd drive. Then maybe It'll point itself to the virtual drive.

I don't think Its a copy guard thing, I've already got the data off their discs, into my HD and converted to ISO with no cracking or ripping programs. Just cutting and pasting. I just have to get it to point itself to the virtual drive with no configuration features.

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