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It must be possible since the media reader in my laptop doesn't show anything unless I plug a card in... what I don't know is if there's a way to do this with software, or if the hardware has to do it like that.
 

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Well that's irritating. Showing hidden files is pretty important, but showing empty drives really isn't...
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There is one other option. In the Device Manager you can disable parts of the card reader that you don't need. Never read CF cards? Disable that part of it!

Edit: Third option - I think you can click the empty drives and hit F2 to rename them? You could assign names... SDHC, CF, etc.
 

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Any idea what I should be looking for in the device manager to do this?

Also, I like the idea of renaming them to what they are, but unfortunately I have no idea which one is which except for the SD Card drive.
 

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Originally Posted by GamerKingFaiz View Post

Any idea what I should be looking for in the device manager to do this?

Also, I like the idea of renaming them to what they are, but unfortunately I have no idea which one is which except for the SD Card drive.
Nope, not really. My only Card Reader (a USB one) only shows one drive letter, and only allows one card to be plugged in at once. (Despite supporting SDHC, CF, xD, MS Pro Duo, etc.)

It might be in one of these two sections:

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