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Windows 7: Office 2010 Drive Q

09 Apr 2010   #1
derekimo

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Office 2010 Drive Q

I thought I'd post this as information, if it needs to be moved or removed, feel free to do so.


I've seen a few threads with people asking where this mysterious Q drive has come from.
This is created by the Office Home and Business 2010 Beta Click-to-Run Installer for High Speed Internet...

Here's a link to Office 2010 faq's,
Microsoft Office 2010 Beta FAQ


On a side note to this, Someone asked, "What if you already have a Q Drive on your computer?"

I thought that was a good question so I created a small Q drive
and then tried to run the installer and This is what I got below.

So if you have a Q drive it will not let you proceed with the Install.

I'm sure this will get buried in a few days, but thought I'd share it anyway.

Derek




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09 Apr 2010   #2
richc46

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Truly a post worthy of rep, but you have so many good posts, I cannot rep for this one. Thanks from all that will benefit.
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09 Apr 2010   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

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There are more possible sources for virtual drives. If e.g. you mount an image of Paragon or Macrium, you also get virtual drives (as many as you mount images - I wonder what happens when they run out of letters). Good thing is that they disappear after reboot.
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25 Nov 2010   #4
bob oblah

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oops sorry wrong thread
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25 Nov 2010   #5
whs
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bob oblah View Post
oops sorry wrong thread
Bob, you are always able to delete your own threads. Go to the Edit button > Advanced, and you will see.
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