1. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 43
    window 10
       14 Oct 2016 #1

    Unknown drive Z:


    Recently a unknown drive Z: appeared in my system, when I tried to open it, the message showed.

    Could someone tell me what it is and how to get rid of it?Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	105961
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  2. Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 95
    Windows XP, 7, 8.1, 10, Knoppix [Debian] linux
       14 Oct 2016 #2

    big10 said: View Post
    Recently a unknown drive Z: appeared in my system, when I tried to open it, the message showed.

    Could someone tell me what it is and how to get rid of it?Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Z.png 
Views:	4 
Size:	25.0 KB 
ID:	105961
    Plz run diskmgmt.msc and post screen shot of partition layout.
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  3. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 43
    window 10
       14 Oct 2016 #3

    The unknown drive Z: did not appear in Disk Management.

    Click image for larger version. 

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  4. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 33
    Windows 10 Home
       14 Oct 2016 #4

    Used by Windows Anniversary update. It is a temporary disk partition and will go away eventually. Don't worry about it.
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  5. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 43
    window 10
       14 Oct 2016 #5

    lagunasrfr said: View Post
    Used by Windows Anniversary update. It is a temporary disk partition and will go away eventually. Don't worry about it.
    But it did not appear in my laptop also updated with Anniversary update.

    I just ran Malwarebyte, and no malware detected.
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  6. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 33
    Windows 10 Home
       14 Oct 2016 #6

    Reboot pc with z drive. See if it goes away.
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  7. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 43
    window 10
       14 Oct 2016 #7

    lagunasrfr said: View Post
    Reboot pc with z drive. See if it goes away.
    Rebooted, it went away.
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