Windows 10: eSATA drive shows in This PC, not in Desktop


  1. Posts : 8
    Windows 10 Pro
       12 May 2016 #1

    eSATA drive shows in This PC, not in Desktop


    My eSATA (external Hitachi) drive shows in This PC, when I open Windows Explorer, but does not appear in the list of Desktop items. if I turn the drive off and back on again, explorer finds it again. The drive is otherwise working properly.

    Is there some setting I am missing?
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  2. Posts : 8,185
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       12 May 2016 #2

    Hello, DocDJ, welcome to the forums. Maybe I am misunderstanding your question. This PC should show all drives, but it should not appear on the Desktop or a Desktop Icon.
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  3. Posts : 8
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       12 May 2016 #3

    essenbe said: View Post
    Hello, DocDJ, welcome to the forums. Maybe I am misunderstanding your question. This PC should show all drives, but it should not appear on the Desktop or a Desktop Icon.
    You did misunderstand. In Windows Explorer, navigation panel (left column), the eSATA DRIVE does not appear under "Desktop", but the DRIVE does appear under ThisPC (again INSIDE Windows Exporer). Yes, it also appears inside ThisPC when I click on the "thisPC" icon on my desktop.
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