By default, Windows 11 File Explorer hides empty drives. If you want, you can show empty drives in File Explorer.
How to Hide or Show Empty Drives in Windows 11
Here are the steps:
Press Windows + E to open the File Explorer.
Click on the three horizontal dots in the command bar at the top.
Navigate to the View tab in the “Folder Options” popup window.
Unselect (to display empty drives) or select (to hide empty drives) the “Hide empty drives” option. You can find this one between “Show hidden files, folders, and drives” and “Hide extensions for known file types.”
Click the “OK” button at the bottom.
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