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Hiding Drives using the Win 95 Registry

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I have been able to hide all and even specific drive in my computer using policies but I have a proble  that when Explorer opens the default view shows C drive which is the drive I want to hide.  Once the view is refreshed it disappears but seeing it at all defeats the purpose of hiding it.   Does anyone know the registry setting for the default explorer view and how to change them.
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In Explorer view add /e in the shortcut command line.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer.  Either delete contents or locate a value called NoDrives and set it to all "0"'s.
Of course Backup that Key 1st.

let me know if this doesn't work.  

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Good attempt your answer briefly describes the attempts I have already made to hide the drives but didn't work in changing where explorer starts exploring from.  The setting of NoDrives determines which drives are hidden according to which of the low 26 bits (One for each drive) is on eg using the value of 4 I can selectively hide c: drive in my computer although it still comes up as the default when explorer opens which is why it needs a refresh before it disappears.  I have had a recomendation from elsewhere that there is a setting somewhere  called 'Explore From Here' does anyone know where this is.
Thank You

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Also what exactly does the /e and the /n represent in the Windows Explorer command line?
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I haven't tried to implement your solution as yet but from the first glance it seems pretty sound.  I'am sure I can find a work around to my problems using the switches above.
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