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2 Many Drives

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#1 JXBlack


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Posted 25 June 2007 - 07:22 PM

I have 2 physical hard drives. 1 drive I have partitioned into C: D: and E:. My other physical drive is H: and I have 2 physical Cd-Rom (DVD) drives which are F: and G:
My explorer shows that I also have Drives N:, O:, P: and Q:. It describes them as DVD drives.
I have no idea where they came from or what use they are. How can I get rid of them?


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Posted 26 June 2007 - 12:45 AM

You should be able to remove them using the Device Manager.

You can open Device Manager by double-clicking on the System icon in Control Panel, choosing the Hardware tab, and clicking Device Manager. Or, you can go Start/Run and type devmgmt.msc.
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Posted 26 June 2007 - 05:50 AM

The drives could have come from using some CD/DVD mounting software that allow you to load a disk on your system and run it as if there was a CD in the drive.
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Posted 26 June 2007 - 12:53 PM

Programs like DAEMON Tools or Power ISO. You can uninstall the program and then remove the drives in Device Manager.

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Posted 29 June 2007 - 08:26 PM

If you have a multi card reader, this will show up as separate drives.

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