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    Strange disk management issue


    a desktop system with just 1 SSD drive connected (and 2 optical drives) and the only thing on the SSD is C: with Windows Insider 18329.1 installed.
    Disk Management shows Disk 2 "PortableBaseLayer" as a read only drive of 8GB.
    There is no Disk 2 connected (Disk 1 is an empty card reader)
    Can anyone throw any light on this phantom drive?
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    Thanks Dude, that explains it. Strange though not to see it as a partition on Disk 0 rather than a separate Disk 2.
    Last edited by skcusime; 02 Feb 2019 at 23:14.
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    skcusime said: View Post
    Thanks Dude, that explains it. Strange though not to see it as a partition on Disk 0 rather than a separate Disk 2.
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