Windows 10: File explorer Duplicate entries for external drives

Discus and support File explorer Duplicate entries for external drives in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; After a system refresh of Windows 10 all external disk storage drives, Micro SD and USB are listed twice in file explorer. This is a common problem,... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by ldav2k9, Aug 17, 2015.

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    File explorer Duplicate entries for external drives


    After a system refresh of Windows 10 all external disk storage drives, Micro SD and USB are listed
    twice in file explorer. This is a common problem, reported many times in forums and community
    support web sites. Could a solution be to reload file explorer. Is this possible and where would I
    find the download?

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    ldav2k9, Aug 17, 2015
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  3. Duplicate microSD card entries in File Explorer

    How do I eliminate the duplicate File Explorer entry for the microSD card on my Surface Pro 3?

    BACKGROUND: I've just completed a clean install of Windows 10 v.1511 from a USB drive. Everything went fine and I haven't added any apps, not even antivirus or browser, only the default apps. When I check file explorer there are two identical entries for the
    microSD. The top one isn't expanded (single line) and a folder list is shown under the second one. Under Settings>System>Storage, I've since set save locations for documents, music, pictures, and videos as Drive E: (microSD); but that was done after I noticed
    the duplicate entries. I've also checked the device manager for duplicate entries, but there are none. I've also removed the microSD card in device manager, shutdown, physically removed the card, restarted and reinserted the card. The duplicate entries are
    still there.

    Thanks.

    Bill
     
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    File explorer Duplicate entries for external drives

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