When i go to My Computer and double click on my hard drives, it opens with Command Prompt instead of simply opening in explorer.. what could the problem be? i have recently formatted my C drive and re-installed windows so theres a very low chance of viruses.. plz help..
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Re: my hard drive giving me problem
1st - Right click the drive icon, i think you will find Autorun at First, if it is.. 2nd - Right lick and press explore Before that you have to enable Show Hidden files and Folders in Tools Menu, Folder Options. 3rd - You will find some files, that is like command prompt icon and Autorun icon. 4th - Delete both the files and reboot the computer.. The problem is solved...
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Insert your USB drive in the
appropriate USB slot in your computer.
If the Autoplay dialog box appears,
select "Take No Action" and click the "OK" button.
Launch your anti-virus program, such
as AVG Antivirus or Anti Malware.
Select the USB drive for the program
Click the "Start Scan"
button or option.
Open the scan history for the USB
drive when the scan is complete to see a list of viruses and warnings
identified by the antivirus software.
If desired, select the options to
"Heal All Infected Files" or "Move the Infected Files to the
Virus Vault" to ensure these files are quarantined from your system.
Highlight each infected file in the
Write down the file name of each
infected file identified on the USB drive.
Minimize the application's window.
Select "Run" from the
Windows "Start" menu. In the Run window, type "e:/" at the
command prompt to switch to your USB drive (or type the drive letter for your
Press the Enter key.
Type "attrib -s -h -r -a
*.*" at the command prompt to remove the system, hidden, read-only and
archive file attributes.
Press the Enter key.
Type "del ####.+++" where
"####" is the file name of the infected file and "+++" is
the file extension, at the command prompt line.
Press the Enter key.
For example, "del
terriblevirus.exe" will specifically delete the Terrible Virus executable
file. Repeat for each infected file on your list identified.
Close the command prompt window;
that is, exit the Run utility.
Maximize the window for your
anti-virus program (which is still open) and repeat Steps until no virus is
detected on your USB drive.
Exit the anti-virus application.
start click on my computer you should see your usb drive right click then
another way is to control panel administrative tools computer management disk management
Right Click on your drive select format
As long as the hard drive is powered up and connected to the computer via USB cable it will show up under the "Computer Management".. Go to the control panel and click on "Administrative Tools", then on "Computer Management", now click on Disk Management in the left pane. You drives will appear in the middle pane. Scroll down until you see the drive. In the upper pane it may say something like usb drive etc., look below for it in the bottom pane. If it says that it is offline or it has not been initialized, you can right click on the name where it sayd "Disk 2" or whatever number the computer gave it and click on "Initialize". Now the computer may recognize the fact that the drive has not been initialized and give a prompt to do it and start up a wizard to help you along.Now if the drive is already initialized and it is just unallocated spece, then right click in the area to the right of the disk number and select make a new simple volume. Follow the prompts in formatting, it will only take a minute to complete. Make sure you click on fast or quick format. If you are using a MAC, make sure to format the drive to FAT32, if you are using it for a PC, then format it NTFS.
Check Following Instructions:
1. Check your USB cable properly connected to the computer.
2. Go to My computer - right click on property - Hardware - Devices Manager - in below - USB Mass storage device - right click on this - and Uninstall - then again right click - click on Scan - it should be reload your USB drivers
your External Hard Drive will be detected
First you need to have the system files to format the harddrive and the process is to simply right click the pen drive and say Format . An option pops up select copy system files and format.then boot the system and it boots via pen drive type in the prompt Format c: /s/Q the disk will get formated. Regards.
Go to the contro panel > Administrative Tools > computer management > Look in the left side pane and click on "disc management". Your drives will appear here including ones that may not be "initialized". If you see a drive that has no letter, maybe just a number like drive 03, this drive is not initialized and needs to be done if it is to be recognized by the computer. With the disc management window open, look where it lists the disc. Your main hard drive should be disc 0. If this external is connected via a usb, this disc maybe listed as disc 01 or just 1. Right below the name it will say that the disc is offline. If this is the case, right click in that gray area where the name is and click on "initialize". A series of windows will open asking you to click ok on what kind of drive it is to be used for. Just go with the choice that is already given and click ok. The drive will then be initialized and it will then be ready for formatting. Simply right click on the area next to the name that says unallocated and select format, choose ntfs file system and the size of the partition if you want to make several partitions, this is the time. then choose quick format. The drive will the make the partitions and give the partitions drive letters. Your drive is all set up.
If it comes up and says that "the device is not ready" when you try to initialize it, then the drive or the interface is bad.
Format your drive using a different operating system such linux or use the command prompt to format it. Just type format x and the drive letter of the drive. x represents the drive letter of your pen. Change x according to the current drive letter of pen drive.
This is cause by a virus or something , first thing that you can do here is to back up all the files from your pen drive and then one everything is already back up you can go ahead and format the drive, just right click the pen drive and select format....that should;d fix the problem,,,,
Something went wrong in the copy process!! What happened is your file system got corrupted! This can be rectified by trying chkdsk e: /f /r at the command propmt(Start->Run then tyrp cmd and press enter)
There is a posissility that your actual hard drive is faulty!
Utilities here can help you determine that!
try the seatools for windows, because you have an external hard drive!
If the test comes back ok then it could be that you need to update your operating system!
Also, what file system is the hard drive formatted with, cause the FAT32 isn't as reliable as the NTFS file system, so you might wanna change it to NTFS if its not already!( At the command prompt type convert e: /fs:NTFS and press enter)
lemme know how it turns out