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Solved: Removing "Floppy Disk Drive (A:)" from Computer

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by yonyz, Oct 2, 2008.

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  1. yonyz

    yonyz Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    I don't have a floppy disk in my computer, and I would like to remove the
    "Floppy Disk Drive" icon from "Computer" on Windows Vista.

    Sometimes I accidentally double click it and it freezes the computer for a few seconds.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. DaveA

    DaveA Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    If you do NOT have a drive then where is the ICON?

    Are you sure that some other device has NOT been assigned to these drive letter?
     
  3. yonyz

    yonyz Thread Starter

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    I'm not sure what you mean.

    Here's a screenshot of the message I get when double clicking the Floppy drive icon:
    [​IMG]

    There is no Floppy drive in my PC.
     
  4. shinybeast

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    I have seen Vista do this if there is no floppy and Drive A: is enabled in BIOS. If you can disable it in BIOS it will go away in Vista.
     
  5. yonyz

    yonyz Thread Starter

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    I just disabled it in the Device Manager.
    It disappeared immediately.

    Thank you both. ;)
     
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