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Windows 7: Empty Removable Drives showing grayed out

05 Nov 2010   #1
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 
Empty Removable Drives showing grayed out

I have the setting as shown in the tutorial:

Drives - Hide or Show Empty Drives in Computer Folder

To not show empty removable drives.

In My Computer the empty removable drives are visible but grayed out. I'd rather not see them at all if they are empty. The only empty drive I want visible in the DVD drive.

Is there a way to fix it? In Vista it works correctly but W7 it wants to show them grayed.


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05 Nov 2010   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hmm, grayed out would seem to indicated that it is showing the empty drive letters for a memory card reader instead of hiding them. You might try one of the other options in the tutorial to hide them to see if it may work better.
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05 Nov 2010   #3
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

The one adding the DWORD NoDrives with the number did the trick. Thanks.
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05 Nov 2010   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

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