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Windows 7: Phantom removable drives

07 Feb 2011   #11

WIN 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post

My alien senses tell me you are in a catch 22.

Unfortunately if you want to keep the empty drives hidden, Don't Show hidden files, folders, and drives has to be selected (dotted) as well.

That's what I was afraid of. Ive got my choice. Show all files, folders and drives, or hide them.

Back to square one where I started. Cause I chose showing all.

This is where I came in. Maybe wait for SP2.

Thanks again. I learned something.

Learning makes me more stupid. I now know more but realize
more things are there I don't know. Hence -- more stupid!!

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07 Feb 2011   #12

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

LOL, I hear you.
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02 Apr 2011   #13

Windows 7 Pro x64 sp1

Jokdom, You could go into Computer Management, Disk Management, and remove the drive letter there.
I remember the PDP8 as well - that WAS a long time ago
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26 Jul 2013   #14

Win7Pro 64bit

Ahhhh!!! Thought that was too good to be true. Well, at least I can still show files' extensions, which is the main thing I need everyday. Might not be so bad to have to uncheck "Don't show hidden" on those occasions when system maintenance is required.
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