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Windows 7: USB drive letter will not go away.

29 Aug 2012   #1

Win 7 64 bit
 
 
USB drive letter will not go away.

Hi all!
I used to have an external harddrive attached to my computer with the letter (Q) as I set myself.
Now, the harddrive is gone but the drive will not "go away". It is stuck there and I can see it in My Computer alongside the other hard drives. It has, however no size and when clicking on it, I get the message that it is not available.
I have used regedit to solve this but when I restart it is there again. I think I will need some help with this. This is not my native language but I hope you understand.
PS. My internal disk is an SSD.

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29 Aug 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Hi Kejellemann, Welcome aboard.

Are you sure you had an external drive and you set the drive letter Q to it?

The Q drive is usually associated with Microsoft Office 2010 Click-to-Run suite. Are you sure that you do not have this?

What is the Q drive? - Microsoft Answers

If you had uninstalled the relevant program, here is how to to remove the persistent Q drive.

http://www.ghacks.net/2011/11/25/how...virtual-drive/
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29 Aug 2012   #3

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

Thanks, Jumanji. The second link was very helpful and now the Lokal drive (Q) is gone
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