JSI Tip 7068. When a program tries to access an unformated partition in Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition, the partition is NOT available?

This behavior indicates that the AutoMount feature of the Mount Manager service (MountMgr) is turned off.

To turn on the AutoMount feature:

1. Open a CMD prompt.

2. Type: MountVol /E and press Enter.

NOTE: The above command sets the NoAutoMount Value Name, a REG_DWORD data type, at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MountMgr, to 0. The default data value is 1

NOTE: If you type MountVol /N, you set the NoAutoMount data value to 1

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