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    Duplicate drives in file explorer.

    Just added a pair of external, 2 TB (each), single partition, usb3 sata drives for system backup to a Windows 10, 64 bit computer. When I open File Explorer these external drives are listed with double entries (the internal drives only have, as expected, a single entry). For example, "My Book" is listed twice - both assigned the drive letter K: The second drive similarly has a double entry - both assigned drive letter L: . I can click on either one of the two to access the respective drive. I have no difficulties/errors reported. There are no duplicate drive entries in the disk management console.

    In other words I have four entries in File Explorer
    ( two of K: & two of L:) that represent only two physical drives (with one partition each).

    Why does each external drive have duplicate entries? How do I correct this? Or, will I have to "live" with it?
    Last edited by RetiredGeek; 2016-03-14 at 12:30. Reason: Added NoParse tags

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    This thread may have some suggestions.
    http://windowssecrets.com/forums/sho...cuments-folder

    cheers, Paul

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    Duncan,

    Also see posts #4 & 5 here.

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