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Disconnect Local Disk

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    Disconnect Local Disk


    For some reason, I have several HDD or partitions showing up in "This PC", that no longer exist. They were all usb devices of one kind or another, despite the fact that the usb is no longer connected the drive still shows up in This PC. Does anyone know how I might get these drives to "Disconnect"? In W7, seems like I remember being able to right-click and there was an option to disconnect drive, but that does not exist in 8.1 at all. Trying the Safely remove hardware button does nothing either.

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