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Windows 7: Mystery HDD showing up in My computer

05 Sep 2010   #1
Reidicus

WIndows 7
 
 
Mystery HDD showing up in My computer

Hello all. Ill keep this simple.

I have done a system restore through Win 7, recovering through an image backup.
Now when I go into My Computer, there is a HDD showing up (Q) that should not be there. It shows 0.00 space. Access Denied when clicking on it. And it is not detected in Disk Management. All I want to do is Delete it. Anyone have a solution?

I googled this and the only help I found is a site that I have to give my CC# for the answer......

Thanks in Advance!

Reid


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05 Sep 2010   #2
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

Hi Reidicus and welcome to seven forums, could you post a screenshot of the page
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05 Sep 2010   #3
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It's from installing Office 2010 using the "click to run" option,

Can I hide or delete the Q drive?
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05 Sep 2010   #4
Reidicus

WIndows 7
 
 

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05 Sep 2010   #5
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
It's from installing Office 2010 using the "click to run" option,

Can I hide or delete the Q drive?
Good answer stormy, hopefully this will solve OP 's problem and they will give us an update how its gone.
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05 Sep 2010   #6
smarteyeball

 
 

No need for an update because that's what it is.
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05 Sep 2010   #7
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

I meant was he able to remove it and feedback is good manners
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05 Sep 2010   #8
Reidicus

WIndows 7
 
 

Hello all and thanks for the support.

I did in fact try to hide this drive with the instructions given and it was a no go. Not even showing up so no way to hide it.

Also, I did not have this Q drive before restoring my system. It showed up after.

Thanks

Reid
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05 Sep 2010   #9
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Would you mind posting a screen of the disk manager please.
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05 Sep 2010   #10
Reidicus

WIndows 7
 
 

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