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Just downgraded to vista for my new rig and I'm loving it, but there are alot of bugs that have been annoying me lately, here are two of them that I hope someone can help me with.

Vista thinks that everything is a music or picture folder, I could change it back but it's a hassle to do this for every single folder on my computer. Another thing is you can't change it back for any folders in the root of my C: drive. So it's stuck like that.






Another thing, this is my first time messing with RAID and it's crazy fast and I'm loving it, but vista thinks it is a removable device and displays an icon in my taskbar. Any way to get rid of this?

    
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I am not sure how you can remove the RAID controller from the ''Safely remove hardware'' list...but I can tell you that there is no danger in it being there as you cannot remove a RAID controller when it is in use.
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I am not sure how you can remove the RAID controller from the ''Safely remove hardware'' list...but I can tell you that there is no danger in it being there as you cannot remove a RAID controller when it is in use.
I'm just a bit picky about what goes into my taskbar.
    
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try TweakVista idk if it'll do much for you, but i've been using their products for years and so far they haven't let me down.
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Another thing, this is my first time messing with RAID and it's crazy fast and I'm loving it, but vista thinks it is a removable device and displays an icon in my taskbar. Any way to get rid of this?
You shouldn't be bothered by this, I have it with my normal hard drives. I guess it's meant to allow you to hotswap HDDs or something.

Since your RAID controller is a hard drive to the OS, it shows there.
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oh yeah, i get that "remove device" crap too, and i'm on Xp and no RAID, so idk, but it doesn't always happen. I've Installed Xp too many times
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hi mate try this........hope it helps..

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/88...re-change.html
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hi mate try this........hope it helps..

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/88...re-change.html

There is no customize tab for any folder in the root of the C: drive.
    
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u cant get rid of the safely remove hardware taskbar icon
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Your RAID drives show up as removable objects because SATA drives are hotpluggable I believe.
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