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Windows 7: Win7 64bit Home Premium - My Computer Drive Labels "static"

27 Apr 2012   #1
jjr

Win 7 64bit
 
 
Win7 64bit Home Premium - My Computer Drive Labels "static"

I had to recover my PC after a virus, got everything back up and running w/ some help from this forum.

What I noticed now is that some of My Computer drive labels are now static, before they would only appear what I plugged in a usb device or flash card into my built in reader.

So far I have went into folder and search options and uncheked the show hidden files and folders and checked off to hide them w/ no luck.


See pix, circled drives never showed up before unluess I had somthing plugged in:



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27 Apr 2012   #2
ibshaw

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Do these "drives" appear in the disk management page - start, right click my computer, manage, disk management. ?
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27 Apr 2012   #3
jjr

Win 7 64bit
 
 

Here is what I'm looking at I would say no that they do not show up in the management.

Photo:





Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ibshaw View Post
Do these "drives" appear in the disk management page - start, right click my computer, manage, disk management. ?
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27 Apr 2012   #4
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jjr View Post
I had to recover my PC after a virus, got everything back up and running w/ some help from this forum.

What I noticed now is that some of My Computer drive labels are now static, before they would only appear what I plugged in a usb device or flash card into my built in reader.

So far I have went into folder and search options and uncheked the show hidden files and folders and checked off to hide them w/ no luck.


See pix, circled drives never showed up before unluess I had somthing plugged in:
Under "Folder Options" Open the View tab In the options list, locate the line "Hide empty drives in the computer" If the box is checked, readers will no longer appear empty in the explorer, If the box is unchecked, Windows 7 will behave like XP and Vista and will show all drives.

You also have to have "hide hidden folders and drives" checked

HTH
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Apr 2012   #5
jjr

Win 7 64bit
 
 

Thanks that did it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sir George View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jjr View Post
I had to recover my PC after a virus, got everything back up and running w/ some help from this forum.

What I noticed now is that some of My Computer drive labels are now static, before they would only appear what I plugged in a usb device or flash card into my built in reader.

So far I have went into folder and search options and uncheked the show hidden files and folders and checked off to hide them w/ no luck.


See pix, circled drives never showed up before unluess I had somthing plugged in:
Under "Folder Options" Open the View tab In the options list, locate the line "Hide empty drives in the computer" If the box is checked, readers will no longer appear empty in the explorer, If the box is unchecked, Windows 7 will behave like XP and Vista and will show all drives.

You also have to have "hide hidden folders and drives" checked

HTH
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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