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Windows 7: no hard drive icon!

24 Feb 2010   #1

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no hard drive icon!

hi all,

when i go to my computer, there normally are icons over my harddrives. but they have disapeared! i have attached a file so you can see my situation. any help is much appreciated


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24 Feb 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Gohie, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This may be able to help you get the drive icon back. Be sure to check for a autorun.inf file as described in the yellow TIP box in the tutorial below as well.

Drive Icon - Change

Hope this helps,
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 no hard drive icon!

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