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External Drive Icon is different

I'm going to attempt to paste a copy of "My Computer" explorers page so that you can see what I'm talking about.  I combined four (4) Seagate 400 GB drives into a single enclosure and everything works fine.  My only concern is that the Icon which represents this drive i.e., (R), does not look like an icon that would normally represent an external drive.  Can I do something to change that or should I even be concerned about it?

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8/22/2022 - Mon

How did you partition and format them?
Bruce Pieterse

You can get the Windows Powertoy called TweakUI (http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx, link to file on the left of the page) and rebuild the icons.

You could also try changing the drive letter to Z: or any other free drive letter and re-assigning it to R: again through Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Disk Management > Select Hard Drive with the drive letter R: > Right-Click on Drive R: > Change Drive Letter and Paths > Change > Select a new Drive Letter > Ok > Ok > Then repeat the step again to change it back to original drive letter (R:).

Hope this helps!

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Got rid of the .inf file and it now looks like it should.  Thank you.
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.

Now works great.