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Windows 7: missing icon on usb drive


10 Dec 2009   #1

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missing icon on usb drive

I am missing the icon on a usb flash drive. I cannont find any way to repair it. need help.


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10 Dec 2009   #2

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Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Hello Papa, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Is the drive empty? If so, go to Folder Options and choose the View tab, uncheck Hide empty drives in the Computer folder.

Drives - Hide or Show Empty Drives in Computer Folder

Kari


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10 Dec 2009   #3
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Hello Papa, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If the USB drive is not hidden in the Computer window and is missing the icon for it instead, then the tutorial below may be able to help restore the icon. Be sure to also check to see if you have a desktop.ini file as described in the yellow TIP box at the top of the tutorial.

Drive Icon Change - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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