Windows 10: Usb drive appears in disk management when no usb drive exists

  1.    04 Dec 2016 #1

    Usb drive appears in disk management when no usb drive exists

    In disk management I have disk 4 has removeable drive and the icons appears in desktop. I can eject this and the icon disappears & is removed from disk management but when I restart the PC the disk & icon re-appear although I have no usb sticks inserted in the machine.
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  2.    04 Dec 2016 #2

    In these cases it is helpful to anyone trying to help you to have your system specs available (TenForums User CP > My Settings > Edit System Spec) , plus a description of everything connected to the PC/Desktop (peripherals).

    The mystery drive could be a printer with a storage port, or even a USB hub. Windows 10 seems to have trouble with some USB devices if the drivers are not playing well with the OS.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    05 Dec 2016 #3

    Does your computer or printer have a Card Reader? All card reader slots will show up as removable drives.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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