Windows 10: External drives shown twice in File Explorer

  1.    29 Jan 2016 #1

    External drives shown twice in File Explorer


    I'm running Windows 10 Pro, Build 10586.71. Can anyone give me an explanation as to why I have my external hard drives showing twice in File Explorer (see Attachment)
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    I've had this since the first install of Win 10, and it's driving me nuts.
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  2. davidhk's Avatar
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       29 Jan 2016 #2

    Use this Tutorial
    How to Add or Remove Duplicate Drives in Navigation Pane of File Explorer in Windows 10
    Drives in Navigation Pane - Add or Remove in Windows 10
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