Mount Point Icon shown as Folder instead of default Mount drive Icon – Windows server 2012r2

 

Mount point Icon shown as a yellow file folder :-

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Normal mount drive Icon should look like this :-

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Solution:-

Make sure when you are creating a mount point, you need to create the mount point folder from the ‘New Simple Volume Wizard’ in disk management of your windows server, once created, do another quick format again after the first quick format during the wizard creation.

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Create a new mount point folder and follow the prompts to complete

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Once it is finished. Perform another quick format manually:-

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Once it is done, your new mount point will appear with the correct mount drive icon :-

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I hope this helps anyone who have encountered this issue :D.

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