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Windows 7: Misterious drive letter Q

30 Jun 2010   #1
darkmac

Windows 7
 
 
Misterious drive letter Q

I have 2 hardrives.
First WD 500GB
Second SAMSUNG 1TB

On the first hdd i have 6 partitions:
1-System Reserved (made by Windows 7)
2-Windows 7 (letter C)
3-Temp (letter D)
4-SWAP (Suse Linux)
5-ROOT (Suse Linux)
6-HOME (Suse Linux)

On the second hdd i have 3 partitions:
1-Data (letter E)
2-Multimedia (letter F)
3-Games (letter G)

The third device it`s a LG DVDRW (letter H)

NOW the problem is that i see in My Computer a Local Disk (Q:) and i dont know where it came frome...
As you can see from above configuration it should be only : C,D,E,F,G and H

I`ve tried different methods to gain some info about that driver letter (access denied).
Any ideea PLEASE?
I dont want a reinstall.


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30 Jun 2010   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Do you have MS Office installed?
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30 Jun 2010   #3
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Go to diskmgmt.msc and see what is the mysterious drive letter.
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30 Jun 2010   #4
darkmac

Windows 7
 
 

there is no Q in diskmanagement...
But i`ve found that office 2010 installed that for virtualisation of files
Can be hidden through regedit
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30 Jun 2010   #5
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkmac View Post
there is no Q in diskmanagement...
But i`ve found that office 2010 installed that for virtualisation of files
Can be hidden through regedit
Have a look at this,

Can I hide or delete the Q drive?
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