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Maybe it's because I used diskmgmt to assign it the non- default drive letter Z. -- Stan Brown, Oak Road Systems, Tompkins County, New York, USA http://OakRoadSystems.com Shikata ga nai... Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... CD/DVD-ROM drive? I might just have to live with it until my next clean-install. Source

Marked as answer by IsLNdbOi Monday, August 23, 2010 2:12 PM Monday, August 23, 2010 2:11 PM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote Hi, Thanks for posting It does not actually appear in the Device Manager until a card is inserted into it. Sign Up Now! I do not know what the card reader is.

Windows 10 Hide Unused Drives

USBDLM can remove the reader's drive letter until a media is inserted. Looks like I might have to live with it. Is there another >>>> setting somewhere to reveal my empty D: drive? This is one of the more stupid options in this window-particularly in light of the numerous unused items that can't be removed-and this one is turned on by default.

pstein Honorable MemberJoined:Mar 20, 2010Messages:347Likes Received:0 I enabled in WinExplorer menu Tools->Folder options->View->Hide empty drives in the computer folder. jim jbm, Oct 15, 2010 #8 Stan Brown Guest On Fri, 15 Oct 2010 17:21:38 +0100, Derek wrote: > > On 15 Oct 2010 15:53:18 GMT, skeeter wrote: > Peter #1 pstein, Feb 3, 2011 zvit Honorable MemberJoined:Nov 3, 2009Messages:2,455Likes Received:84 'Hide empty drives in the Computer folder' means card-reader type usb things and not optical drives. Windows 10 Hide Usb Drives thanks a lot jpboyrox, Sep 7, 2010 #10 jpboyrox Thread Starter Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Messages: 344 you are a legend jpboyrox, Sep 7, 2010 #11 Squashman Trusted Advisor

Our tutorials cover many common Windows 7 topics. Windows 10 Show Empty Drives Look on the bright >>>side - at least you don't have to open it to see if the drive has an empty >>>disk inside. >>> >>>Anyway, you can change it with Is there >>>>>>> another setting somewhere to reveal my empty D: drive? this website I'm using Win 7 ultimate 64 bit.

It's one of a set of programs called "Powertoys for Windows XP". Hide Removable Drives Windows 10 I can still write to and read from D: when I insert a disk. > I > might just have to live with it until my next clean-install. However (even after restart) empty dirves (like my DVD drive (=no media inside)) are shown in WinExplorer as drives. You can twirl up the "Devices with removable storage" to "not show" the optical drives section. #2 zvit, Feb 3, 2011 pstein Honorable MemberJoined:Mar 20, 2010Messages:347Likes Received:0 zvit said: ↑You can

Windows 10 Show Empty Drives

If its disabled then set it to automatic. I suspect >yours is set to 1. Windows 10 Hide Unused Drives I want to auto-hide them only if they are (currently) empty. Windows 10 Hide Empty Drives Not Working Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/948454 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

C. this contact form I'm using Win 7 ultimate 64 bit. Thursday, April 05, 2012 7:31 PM Reply | Quote Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site. You'll see that "hide empty drives in the Computer folder" is selected or checked by default as shown in the picture above. Hide Empty Drives In The Computer Folder Windows 10

The bad news is that there is a Registry entry, in 'Current user', explorer, advanced, named hidedriveswithnomedia. I don't know what it means because it >>seems >>not to do anything, > > You're right: it doesn't. > >>but it certainly sounds as though checking it would >>solve the To do so, Go to computer management Click My Computer > Manage > Storage > Disk Management On the empty drives right click on each one and change the drive letter have a peek here It's now that I've done a clean install of Windows 7 Ultimate x64 that it has started to not work.

Took me ages to find it when I set this up. > >jim I've toggled that checkbox on and off, and the other checkbox - 'Show empty drives in the computer Hidedriveswithnomedia Took me ages to find it when I set this >>>>>> up. >>>>>> >>>>>> jim >>>>>> >>>>> >>>>>In the same section one of the boxes to optionally check is: 'Show empty USB Flash drive?

If you still want to access the drive you can map to a mount point (i.e.

A? I can still write to and read from D: when I insert a >>> disk. >>> I >>> might just have to live with it until my next clean-install. >> >>I flash drive jpboyrox, Sep 7, 2010 #4 DaveA David Trusted Advisor Joined: Nov 16, 1999 Messages: 13,166 So you have several "Removable Disk" that are listed with drive letters. Hide Empty Usb Drives The reason I ask is the card reader is the sort of device that only presents itself to the system once media has been installed.

I don't know what it means because it >>>>>seems not to do anything, >>>> >>>> You're right: it doesn't. >>>> >>>>>but it certainly sounds as though checking it would >>>>>solve the Is there a way to block an elected President from entering office? Took me ages to find it when I set this >>>>> up. >>>>> >>>>> jim >>>>> >>>>> >>>> >>>>In the same section one of the boxes to optionally check is: 'Show Check This Out Clean install of Windows 7 Ultimate x64 w/ all available Windows updates installed.

That registry entry presumably is >supposed to be altered by the 'folder options' interface, and surely must be >the thing that is supposed to control the behaviour. Well, I hope the batteries on his rumblepad run out. No, create an account now. share|improve this answer edited Aug 1 '14 at 15:01 Jens Erat 9,138113047 answered Aug 1 '14 at 14:38 John 1 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign

Dave-UK, Oct 19, 2010 #18 Derek Guest On Tue, 19 Oct 2010 12:07:42 +0100, "Dave-UK" <> wrote: > >"Derek" <> wrote in message news:... >> On 15 Oct 2010 15:53:18 GMT, When "Hide empty drives in the Computer folder" is checked, none of them are visible in the Computer folder. Hot Network Questions Is adding the ‘tbl’ prefix to table names really a problem? Hiding Drives with No Media mounted in Windows 7 The New Windows 7 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts or Hot...

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