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Windows 7: USB stick shows as local disk

17 Apr 2014   #11

Desk 1: Win 7 Pro x32; Desk 2: Windows 10 x64

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If MS were smart, they would make that Windows to go available for everyone. Now we resort to Linux to go and eventually we will like that so much that we do not need Windows any more.
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17 Apr 2014   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

Since Dec 2013 all SanDisk flash drives are again "removable"

Removable Flash Drive Recognized as a Local Disk and not a Flash Drive
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 USB stick shows as local disk

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