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My drives r not opening by double click

My c: drive does not open on double click. To open i have to use explore , One of my computer even does notopen using this process, to open i have to click

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Hi kiran!
thats because the autorun is corrupted possibly because of virus..
u will have to make an autorun file like this:
open notepad(its in the accesories) press on file then save as..write autorun.inf in the space and save on desktop..copy and paste on all the drives..if a prompt asks for replace say yes..restart the system..it should open now..any clarifications IM me on yahoo messenger(drlalitv is the id)
hope it helps!

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Hi,
That usually happen when your computer was infected by virus, have it scann using different scanner not that is found in your computer cause that cannot detect the virus.
Thanks.

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

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many times user face this type of problem.

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Sometimes it happens in windows XP that you are not able to open drives on your hard disk. When you double click on the drives icons or right click on the drive>>explore in My computer ,the drive does not open.

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