What is this? Removable disk G

  pcbobby 09:09 05 Mar 2009
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OS XP Home sp2

Just bought a bare bones system and installed most drives from my old PC.

When I open ‘My Computer’, I find that in addition the usual drives. Hard Drive, Floppy. CD ROM and CD RW. I also have, Removable Disk G !!

When I insert a USB flash pen, it becomes Removable Disk F.

How do I remove this G drive ?

Thank you

  rawprawn 09:12 05 Mar 2009

Just a question, is your printer connected? That could be your extra drive.

  pcbobby 09:15 05 Mar 2009

rawprawn. Thank you.
I will remove the printer cale and see what happens.

  pcbobby 09:20 05 Mar 2009

Hello rawprawn.

You cracked it!
It is the printer!!

Shall I leave it as it is, or can I do anything so that it does not show up as a drive?

  audeal 09:37 05 Mar 2009

Just try turning the printer off. No Printer, No Drive!

  pcbobby 09:44 05 Mar 2009

Hi audeal.

It is only when I remove the printer USB cable, will the drive not appear.

  bremner 09:46 05 Mar 2009

Does the printer have a Camera card slot?

  pcbobby 09:47 05 Mar 2009

Hi bremner,
Yes, it is a Epson SX400

  bremner 10:09 05 Mar 2009

It is the card reader that is being shown as a drive.

If it is annoying and interferes with other drives you could go to disk management and assign it a drive letter such as X, Y or Z.

  woodchip 10:11 05 Mar 2009

Sounds like you printer as a Card Reader built in

  pcbobby 10:17 05 Mar 2009

Hi bremner, woodchip.

Bit of a mystery to me! With the old PC, it did not appear as a drive.

I notice that under 'Scanners and camera's' in MY Computer, the Epson is listed

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