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Windows 7: Where did my external HDD go?


01 Nov 2009   #1

windows 7 pro 64 bit
 
 
Where did my external HDD go?

Any idea why my WD External drive lost it's drive Icon? It seems to work fine but for some reason it no longer has the "WD-My Book" icon.

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01 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

You could try to rebuild your icon cache
Icon Cache - Rebuild - Vista Forums
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01 Nov 2009   #3

windows 7 pro 64 bit
 
 

Well I wasn't able to figure that out but I didn't have much on there so I just reformatted it and all is good.

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02 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Retail RTM, Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

check out the autorun.inf on the root of the drive
there should be a line in there that says

icon=

with the location of the icon after the =
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