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Richard Urban
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      24th Sep 2009
"moondogg" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> My disc drives are now showing up in the safely remove hardware icon of
> the task bar. How do i keep them from being there? they are permanent
> drives, not external. why did they all of a sudden show up there.
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> thanks
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> moondogg




If you have the drives set up as ACHI in the bios they will show up as
removable drives. If the drives are set up in the bios as standard SATA
drives they do not.

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