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Trouble shooting in windows o/s, my computer not functioning properly.

When I open My computer, the drives are shown. But on clicking the drives, they don't open to show folders and files. Instead a window is opened showing, choose the program you want to use to open this file.

Thank you,
Rajat Kumar Sahoo
rajat_sahoo2007@yahoo.co.in

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  • kisorekumar Nov 02, 2008

    Thankyou Sir for your prompt response. But on trying your suggestion i.e right click any drive of Harddisk--explore-- the same problem persists i.e. a window opens showing, choose the program you want to use to open this file. However, the Floppy drive, CD drive, Pendrive are opening from before.

    However, I am able to access any file on the harddisk by going through My documents.

    I have already scanned through Symantec and errordoctor but of no use. Please tell me any other solution or any tool, anti virus.

    Thanking you
    Rajat_sahoo2007@yahoo.co.in


  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2009

    i have the same problem

  • Anonymous May 01, 2009

    same problem, sheamus's solutions not working . pls help.

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Try one of these two solutions:

First Solution
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Select windows explorer as your preferred program - to do this tell it to use c:\windows\explorer.exe but do not select always use selected program until you are sure this actually works.

I "think" this should do it (running from old memories here...)

Failing that, onto:

Solution 2
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1. Open Start >> Run and type regsvr32 /i shell32.dll
2. press ok
3. You will see a message DllRegisterServer and DllInstall in shell32.dll succeeded

See if any of these help.

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Hello mr. rajat kumar ......

firstly i want to say that please format your computer or don't use double click on your drives just right click on the drives and select the explore option now you can open your drives




ok mr. rajat are you satisfied with me?

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