When you insert an external drive into a Windows 10 computer, it will appear as a separate entry in the Windows Explorer navigation pane. But as seen next to Deadpool here, it also appears as an entry in the nested element under This PC. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to repair Windows Explorer Drives display twice in Windows 10 Sidebar.

Repair Windows Explorer Drives display twice in Windows 10 Sidebar

To repair Windows Explorer Drives display twice in Windows 10 Sidebar, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Run in the search box and then click the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type Regedit in the Open textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. As you click the OK button, the Registry Editor screen will appear.

Navigate through the following path from the left side of the screen.

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace\DelegateFolders\{F5FB2C77-0E2F-4A16-A381-3E560C68BC83}

The following screen will appear.

Then right click on the {F5FB2C77-0E2F-4A16-A381-3E560C68BC83} key and click the Delete option as the following image is showing.

The duplicate drive icon will vanish instantly from the File Explorer in Windows 10.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to repair Windows Explorer Drives display twice in Windows 10 Sidebar.

How to repair Windows Explorer Drives display twice in Windows 10 Sidebar
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. You can reach Karim on LinkedIn

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