Recently one of our readers reported that his drive icon is not visible for a particular drive. This kind of problem was once reported earlier by one of our readers Kavi.
Kavi himself solved this problem and sent sent us the fix before we started working on the problem. So today I am going to share this fix with you. Thanks Kavi !
In the snapshot below you can see that icon for C drive is missing (C:).
We will share the simple registry hack to fix this issue.
The fix is really simple, follow the below steps:
1. Go to Start > Run , type "regedit" and press enter, this will open registry editor.
2. Locate the following registry Key :
Click to enlarge the image below, here you will see that the registry entry at this location is either set to 0 or some in-valid value.
3. Double Click on the entry and type the below value in it:
and press ok, as you can see in image below:
The corrected key will look as below:
Its Done! Now just open My Computer and you will see the icon properly as below:
The above example was for C drive, for any other drive for example F drive, replace C in the registry key mentioned in step 2 above with F. Please share your comments and suggestion through form below.
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