Windows 10: Card Reader Drives Showing in Desktop

  1.    30 Nov 2015 #1

    Card Reader Drives Showing in Desktop


    Ever since I upgraded to Windows 10, I'm now seeing the 4 card reader drives built into my computer appearing on some of the different desktop folders.

    They don't appear on C:\Users\username\Desktop, nor do they show up on the physical desktop screen itself, which also doesn't show the Recycle Bin, Control Panel, etc (ie, it works the same way I had set it up before on 8.1) but they do appear on my taskbar desktop, on the navigation pane, and so forth.

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    How do I hide these without disabling the drives?
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  2.    30 Nov 2015 #2

    Tell the system to not show empty drive letters...you have to set folder options to not show hidden folders/drives as well.

    Hidden Files, Folders, and Drives - Show in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  3.    30 Nov 2015 #3

    I already have "don't show hidden files, folders or drives" selected, along with "hide empty drives", "hide extensions for known file types", "hide folder merge conflicts", "hide protected operating system files", etc.
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  4.    30 Nov 2015 #4

    @ iKing1:

    Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace\DelegateFold ers in the Windows Registry and delete the {F5FB2C77-0E2F-4A16-A381-3E560C68BC83} sub-key.

    (Or, remove the drive letters in Disk Management but, like you said, that will disable the drives.)
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  5.    01 Dec 2015 #5

    This appears to have worked. Thank you!
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