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    I brought my laptop out of sleep mode this morning to find a new folder on the desktop. The folder was called “Removable Storage Devices” I could move the folder around the desktop, but could not delete it. Opening the folder showed my storage devices, but when looking at the Desktop in Windows Explorer, the folder could not be seen, even with the show hidden objects box being ticked.

    Then about two hours later I noticed that the folder was no longer visible. Anyone else seen this before?

    Running Windows 10 Home, Ver 21H2, on Lenovo IdeaPad 330.

    Thank you

    • This topic was modified 4 months, 1 week ago by Tony H.
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    • #2419377

      Did a Search and found many like you that said  – Rt Clk Desktop / Refresh … and That worked for them…. Try and post back if no good.

      W10 Pro 21H2 / Hm-Stdnt Ofce '16 C2R / HP Envy Desktop-Ethernet/ i5(8th) 12GB / GP=2 + FtrU=Semi-Annual + Feature Defer = 1 + QU=0

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        Thanks for that, but the folder disappeared after a couple of hours. I was more interested in how it got there and why

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      https://www.minitool.com/news/removable-storage-devices-folder.html

      What Is the Removable Storage Devices Folder?

      Some users reported that they have noticed the Removable Storage Devices folder suddenly occurred on their desktop and they do not know what to do with it. Then what is the Removable Storage Devices folder?

      The Removable Storage Devices folder on desktop is commonly caused by incorrectly configured system settings or irregular entries in the Windows Registry. The Removable Storage Devices folder desktop is the error that contains details of the error, including why it occurred, which system component or application malfunctioned to cause the error along with some other information…

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