1.    12 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro

    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.    12 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
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    Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10 Pro Insider

    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.    12 May 2016 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    Quote Originally Posted by essenbe 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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