Desk Drive

Desk Drive

4 stars

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User Rating

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quick access to USB drives Desk Drive is a handy software that automatically creates a desktop shortcut for USB drives or other removable devices as soon as they are connected. Once you unplug the device, the desktop shortcut is automatically removed. In addition, the program can automatically minimize all your windows, remember the icon positions, show a positional effect and open Windows Explorer. You can also choose to ignore certain drive letters. Desk drive works with removable drives, network drives, RAM drives and CD-Rom drives. Copyright


Product Details

Publisher Mike Ward (3) Price Free
Version 2.1.1  history Last updated Apr 27, 2015
File Size 340 Kb Requirements .NET Framework 2.0

User Reviews

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Based on 5 reviews

Latest user reviews:

Handy if you use usb or cd-dvd drives a lot 5 stars by Harlan Nov 27, 2011 (Read all my 56 reviews)
At first glance this seems like a small convenience, but if you frequently plug in and remove USB drives as I do, this easy access via a desktop icon is addictive. It is also handy when using a multicard reader with memory cards from cameras, cell phones, and media players. I have installed it on both machines I use. The current version includes a third-party add-on, which earns a few cents for the developer. I usually decline, but I like this enough to accept it, if only for a few days. show Review details
Functions well: usb and optical disc drives 5 stars by DataRat Apr 27, 2010 (Read all my 15 reviews)
On my 64-bit Win Vista machine with 4-gigs of RAM, Desk Drive has been 100% in my experience ! Neither slows my system, or has ~ever~ crashed. show Review details
PC got too sluggish 2 stars by GinnaBL Jan 11, 2009 (Read all my 5 reviews)
This is a program I looked forward to using, but sadly, it was just too 'heavy' on my R31 ThinkPad, XP Pro, Pent3, SP2, .NET 2.0. Pc got too sluggish and each time I tried to use the Tray icon's Menu, the Program crashed! I'm thinking of downloading v1.7 but I noticed its KBs are even larger :( O Well.. there must be another drive detector out there just waiting for me to give it a happy home :) show Review details
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