I seem to have 2 almost identical C: drives on my laptop, which previously had both Vista and Win7 on it, and now only has Win7. They're both called "Win 7 (C:)".
The first appears under Computer (which is under Desktop) and has 45,454,684,160 bytes of data and the tabs under it are: General, Tools, Harware, Sharing, Security, Previous Versions, Quota.
Then, (under Desktop) I have D: and E: drives, Network, Control Panel,Recycle Bin, followed by the 2nd C: drive. This has 45,454,704,640 bytes, and the tabs are General, Tools, Harware, and Previous Versions.
I can access any folder and file through either C: drive icon, with the only difference that if I click on a folder in the first C:, it opens a new Explorer window, while if I click on a folder in the 2nd C:, it opens in the same window (which is how I like
Why is this the case? Any help to get rid of one of these (and have folders open in the same Window) would be much appreciated.
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-Check if there is a shortcut created for the other C drive.
-Also check if there are 2 C drives showing up in the Disk
Management. To go to disk management, follow the below steps:
1.Open Computer Management by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Maintenance, clicking Administrative Tools, and then double-clicking Computer Management. If you are prompted
for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
2.In the Navigation pane, under Storage, click Disk Management.
-Right click on the drive and see either of the drives have a delete option or not.
Get back to us with the results.
Savan – Microsoft Support.
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