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Hiding Display of all drives in XP

by kellog6 / August 7, 2008 5:58 PM PDT

Hi all,
How do i hide all my drives from being displayed under my computer icon.
Regards

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TweakUI
by Jimmy Greystone / August 7, 2008 6:19 PM PDT

TweakUI can selectively hide or show drives. Not sure you can hide the OS drive/partition, but all others should be possible.

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Re: Hiding Display of all drives in XP
by Tufenuf / August 7, 2008 9:19 PM PDT

kellog6, As Jimmy stated use Tweak UI. You can download Tweak UI at the link below. After you download it and install it you'll fnd iy in Start>Programs>Powertoys for Windows XP>Tweak UI. Open Tweak UI, click the "+" in front of "My Computer" then click on "Drives" and uncheck the Drives you want hidden, click Apply/OK.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx

Tufenuf

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