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I have an Ativa 512mb flash drive and I have WinXP as my OS when I put in my flash drive XP prompted me to chose an action to have my computer do when I put my drive in again and I accidentally chose the wrong one. I chose for it to read the files within the device which is a huge problem because it is password protected. So basically it's trying to open a password protected device without a password. And I can't chose to do anything else. Help please.

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  • Windows Vista - Go to Start -> Control Panel -> AutoPlay (while in Control Panel's Classic View). Find "Mixed Content" and select "Ask me every time" or "Take no action".
  • Windows XP - I cannot find anything for XP. However, if you go to Control Panel -> Folder Options (In Classic View), and click the "File Types" tab, and then select "Drive", you can double click that, and set the default one to be "find", or maybe delete the current one.
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Save, and it should work fine!

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