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Windows 7: hard drive meter bar for removeable media

09 Sep 2009   #1

hard drive meter bar for removeable media

ive noticed that the free space meter bar nly works for fixed drives and dvd/cd type media..
but not for thumb drives nor usb hard drives..

is there anyway t fix that?

because its very annoying and its been like that since vista...

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09 Sep 2009   #2


Like this? K and L are flash cards, N is a USB thumb.

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09 Sep 2009   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Do you mean to say that you cannot get this?
hard drive meter bar for removeable media-capture.png
Drive K is a removeable USB memory stick.

@Tony - you've jus beaten me to it!

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09 Sep 2009   #4
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

oh noes - some of mine have gone into the red...

('cruzer' g: is a usb thumbdrive.)

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09 Sep 2009   #5


ok thanks because when i used RC1 it didn't show the meter for my thumb drive for some resign
so i wasn't sure if it was implemented or not

because in vista my friend has SP1 and it didn't show the meter for thumb drives either

well thanks again fr showing me it works without issue
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