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Here is everything you need to know about Removable Storage Devices Folder

Here you will find out:

  • about Removable Storage Devices Folder
  • how DiskInternals Partition Recovery can help you

Are you ready? Let's read!

About this folder

You may have incorrectly installed software that might have left invalid entries in the Windows registry. In addition, such a failure can be triggered by a virus attack or malware attack, power failure, or other factors. Since this is a pathological folder, it is worth deleting it. But not everyone knows how to do this. Therefore, keep reading and you will learn how to delete the Removable Storage folder at startup.

Let's remove it

1. Remove desktop temporary files

You can update the desktop and the folder "Removable storage devices" will be removed. To do this, right-click on the desktop, select "Refresh".

All temporary files will be deleted during this process and after that, you can check if the Removable Storage folder has been deleted.


Since most likely you have problems with the Windows registry, you should run the DISM tool to find and fix registry errors.

To do this, open Command Prompt as administrator,then enter DISM/Online/Cleanup-Image/RestoreHealth command and press Enter to continue.

After the process is complete, you can check if the removable storage folder has been deleted.

3. Look for malware

Any virus attack can provoke the appearance of a mysterious "Removable storage device" folder on the desktop. In this situation, you can run a virus scan using the built-in device or using any third-party application.

So, press the Windows key and the I key together. You will open Settings and in the pop-up window select "Update & Security ''. In the select Windows Defender, and on the right pane, choose Open Security Center in Windows Defender. Now click the button Virus & Threat Protection, then select "Quick Scan" and follow the instructions on the screen to start the scan.

After scanning your computer and then restarting your computer, everything should be fine.

Make sure your data is safe

Before fixing system errors, back up your data or move it from your hard drive to another storage because the data is at risk.

If you need to recover some data, it's time to recover it with DiskInternals Partition Recovery.

This option is unsurpassed as it has no downsides. DiskInternals Partition Recovery scans data so deeply that no file can go unnoticed. All this is because the application scans each section individually and converts the file system for better information retrieval.

Photos, music, images, documents, etc. will return to you in their original form. By the way, you can check this with the free Preview. The built-in Recovery Wizard will tell you all the intricacies of this case and show it, so do not worry if you are a beginner.

It is also suggested to use a trial version of the DiskInternals Partition Recovery tool and make sure for free that all this is not a waste of time, but a real working application.

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