Windows 10: USB Drives / Removable / Neither Device Manager
USB Drives / Removable / Neither Device Manager
I think this first started being an annoyance to be back around the launch of Windows 7. I've got an entire array of drives in use on my PC at any given moment, disbonded on my task or needs. With the advent of much larger USB thumbdrives, I've had less and less need for swapping/moving USB HDD's all the time.
SO this is what I want...I would like to be able to tell DeviceManager that these USB drives are just plain old drives and not Portable Devices (Clip1).
It makes me insane in the file explorer where under This PC:> that when I expand, displays a whole collection of my drives nested under This PC but them shows them again independently/redundantly (Clip2)
Last edited by SmartGuyDumbPC; 13 Sep 2016 at 10:00.
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