Just don't look at it. It will refuse to work anyway.
Might be better in Windows 7, but I doubt if it's a good idea to spend USD 200 for this reason only.
I re-installed Windows XP Home on my desktop computer yesterday. The install went fine except that the "Safely Remove Hardware" icon is ever present in the doc, showing my internal SATA C: drive!
Why is this and how can I correct it?