Show unused drives in Windows

Updated: 04/01/2018 by Computer Hope
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In Windows 7, Microsoft has hidden all drives in that are not currently being used. To show the unused drives, follow the steps below.

  1. Press the Windows Key, type File Explorer, and then press Enter.
  2. Click the view tab at the top of the screen.
  3. On the far right side of the window, click Options.
  4. In the window that appears, click the view tab.
  5. Uncheck the box next to Hide empty drives.
  6. Click Apply, then OK.

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