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Posted on 2013-02-01
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So I have a
C:\ Drive Labeled OSDisk (C:)
D:\ Drive Labeled Recovery (D:)
So a new drive showed up a couple days ago it is called
Local Disk (Q:)  
When I look for it  on Explorer  Q:\Drive has no properties that work correctly in any of the tabs that are displayed.  

I need to rid my PC of this drive.  How do I do it?
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Question by:Stuckhere
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by:Stuckhere
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Checked the Disk Management on Control Panel and the Q: Drive does not show up there..
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by:atsvirginia
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1. Start > Run > regedit  
2. navigate to: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
3. New > DWORD (32-bit) Value
4. Name = NoDrives
5. Value = 65536 (Decimal)

Check this link for more information:
http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/90346/Fix-Local-Disk-Q-Added-by-Office-2010-Beta
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by:Stuckhere
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I got through steps 1,2, & 3.  Stumped at #4  I'm going to try Tweakui.  Sorry to be so late in getting back to you
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atsvirginia earned 300 total points
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On step 4, you'll just need to name the dword value "NoDrives"
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by:Stuckhere
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OK I'll give it a try tonight.  Had o luck installing Tweak UI
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by:Stuckhere
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Sorry I'm tardy in my response.  Have'n't had a chance to work on it.  But you were with me the whole way and you get the points.
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