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After formatting I cannot autorun the partitions

After formatting while I try to open the partitions by double clicking they send message like C:\resycled\boot.com is not a valid win32 application. i can however open the partitions with explorer. please help

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  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    same


  • Dshack
    Dshack May 11, 2010

    I'm sorry, but I cannot understand what you are stating.

    What did you format exactly, what file system did you format to, and when/how did you try opening the partitions?

    Please explain the steps you took and what you are trying to do that you are having a problems with.


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Windows explorer


Try this. Open Start>>Run and type cmd and press enter. This will open a command prompt window. On this command prompt window type the following steps.
type cd
type attrib -r -h -s autorun.inf
type del autorun.inf
now type d: and press enter for d: drive partition. Now repeat steps 3 and 4. Similarly repeat step 5 for all your hard disk partition.
Restart your system

Dec 23, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2

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I cant open local disk drive E.It says it needs formatting.


Hi there,
Try to chance the drive letter of E: to ex F:, If you do not use the drive letter F :O),

Go to Start- control panel- Administration- Computeradministration- Disk....(I have my computer in danish and here it writes Diskhåndtering, I do not know whats the name in english :O().- under this place you find all the drives you have on the computer right now, here you choose the drive E: and right click on that and choose chance drive letter. IF you want it back again you simply do the same again. :O)

Hope that helps
IF NOT then return here
Have a nice day

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Oct 11, 2009 | Operating Systems

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Avast


Hi

i think you have autorun virus! and you need the autorun virus remover! get this autorun anti virus remover clickhere

Thanks!

Jun 06, 2009 | Operating Systems

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I cant open disc D?


u can open drive D by typing "D:\" on the address bar or RUN
there is a hidden files u must delete them, to solve ur problem try these steps :

Go to command prompt and write this command
c:\> attrib -r -s -h autorun.inf
c:\> del autorun.inf
d:\> attrib -r -s -h autorun.inf
d:\> del autorun.inf
restart the pc

it will be solved
contact me if this problem still exist

Mar 14, 2009 | Operating Systems

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Drives open in seprate window


  1. Windows XP: Go to Start -> Run... and type cmd
  2. Windows Vista: Open Start menu and type cmd
  3. Hit Enter
  4. Type del C:\autorun.inf /ah /as /ar.
  5. Press Enter
  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 replacing the letter C with the letters of your disk partitions.
You have got some nice piece of virus. This is only temporary solution, as the virus will come back. Make sure you install some good anti-virus utility (Kaspersky recommended) and update it.

Jan 15, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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This program cannot be run under win32 mode.


To correct and solve this error, follow this steps:

1. Run Task Manager (Ctrl-Alt-Del or right click on Taskbar)
2. Stop wscript.exe process if available by highlighting the process name and clicking End Process.
3. Then terminate explorer.exe process.
4. In Task Manager, click on File -> New Task (Run…).
5. Type “cmd” (without quotes) into the Open text box and click OK.
6. Type the following command one by one followed by hitting Enter key:

del c:\autorun.* /f /s /q /a
del d:\autorun.* /f /s /q /a
del e:\autorun.* /f /s /q /a

c, d, e each represents drive letters on Windows system. If there are more drives or partitions available, continue to command by altering to other drive letter. Note that you must also clean the autorun files from USB flash drive or portable hard disk as the external drive may also be infected.
7. In Task Manager, click on File -> New Task (Run…).
8. Type “regedit” (without quotes) into the Open text box and click OK.
9. Navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
10. Check if the value name and value data for the key is correct (the value data of userint.exe include the path which may be different than C drive, which is also valid, note also the comma which is also needed):

“Userinit”=”C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe,”

If the value is incorrent, modify it to the valid value data.

Sep 01, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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My D & E drive is not opening on double click.


hey gaurav, this problem happens only when there's a virus on the drive. Use Avast antivirus to delete all **** out.

you get it for free on avast.com and once you register on the site, they send you the serial to your mailbox.

Just for free doesn't mean that its weak, or something.

I've tried norton, mcafee, and the like....and all have failed in front of Avast!

And no, i'm not advertising here...All major tech houses recommend it (Digit, Chip magazines in india).

Jul 21, 2008 | Operating Systems

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Opening of drives


I have seen this several times and it is brought about due to a virus that creates an autorun file (autorun.ini).

In this file when you double click the drive, executes the file and in the autorun file exists any of the following: -
Microsoftpowerpoint.exe
smss.exe
.... or many others.

It is good thing that you have a strong antivirus which seems to have removed the viruses and therefore when the information file is opened, it does not find the executables it was supposed to run. That is why it asks for a program to open.

You can prove this by right clicking on the drive to see a shortcut menu and in this menu, the bolded menu will be the action taken when double clicked and the possibility is that you will find Autorun bolded.

To resolve the issue do the following:
1) Open My computer program or windows explorer.
2) Right click on the drive and open or explore it.
3) Locate the file Autorun and delete it. If the file is not shown, from the folder options choose show all files. This is because sometimes this file may be hidden.

Try double clicking the drives again to see if you get he same error.

NOTE: Many virus developers have made possible for people to install/run viruses in there own computers by simply double clicking the drives like flash disk.

May 31, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Comp drives not opening


this is because of autorun.inf file.
so run the following command-
go to run > type cmd >then type
cd\
attrib -r -s -h autorun.inf
del autorun.inf
d:
attrib -r -s -h autorun.inf
del autorun.inf

just execute the same command for all of ur physcal drives
and finally shut down ur computer
then open ur comp,now u can open ur drives by double click.

Mar 01, 2008 | Operating Systems

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When i double click on the drive autorun error


Reformat your drive. try to use FAT32 to perform the reformat and create partion.

Aug 29, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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