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Windows 7: Partition problem

05 Jul 2010   #1
pda

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Partition problem

Hello lads!
I have a bizarre problem with a partition, which appeared out of nowhere. I'll attach some print screens to see what can be done. My problem is that i can't delete it, or even access it. Some guy on another forum said that it could be because of the Office 2010, i doubt it.
It doesn't appear on disk management but it does on shares. So, how can I remove it?




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05 Jul 2010   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello pda, welcome to Seven Forums!




That's perfectly normal, it's for (geez, I can't remember what the term is )


It's for 'online Office' someone will help with the name, someone help me here.
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05 Jul 2010   #3
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Yes, its because of the Office 2010 Click-to-Run virtualisation tech. You can get rid of it, see these threads.

Mysterious local disk Q: | Coffeehouse | Channel 9

Phantom drive appeared once Office 2010 Beta Installed
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05 Jul 2010   #4
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
Yes, its because of the Office 2010 Click-to-Run virtualisation tech. You can get rid of it, see these threads.

Mysterious local disk Q: | Coffeehouse | Channel 9

Phantom drive appeared once Office 2010 Beta Installed


Thanks Bill, I couldn't remember, we all fooled around with it a while back, kind of slow if I remember correctly.
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05 Jul 2010   #5
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

You beat me to Bill2, I got to work on my typing.
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05 Jul 2010   #6
pda

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Thanks for the responses. Seems like the Office generated that Q:\ even if I installed the trial version.
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05 Jul 2010   #7
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

It did, it was added by the trial version, it's "not really" there if you know what I'm trying to say, it's virtual.
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05 Jul 2010   #8
pda

Windows 7 x64
 
 

I got it. I read the topics related to the subject given by Bill2, and i believe I''ll leave it there, don't want to risk anything.
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05 Jul 2010   #9
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Glad we could help.
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