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My computer freezes when I try to open my files

My floppy shows up on my computer and lists the files, but when I try to click on my files to open them my computer freezed up. This is an external floppy drive. I am running Windows XP, SP3. Any Suggestions anyone?

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It could be you have a break in one of your files maybe corrupeted
if you have norton or avg any security goto main icon for floppy donot open right click and scan with your security for virus
sorry i couldent be more help

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