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Local drives not opening

I HAD INSTALLED LOCATE PC.AFTER THAT I AM UNABLE TO OPEN LOCAL DRIVES NEITHER BY CLICKING THE ICONS NOR BY RIGHT CLICK.com

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    NOOR AHMAD Feb 05, 2009

    THANXXXXX,BUT COMMAND PROMPT IS NOT RECOGNISING THE COMMANDS GIVEN BY YOU

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Try the following...

From the start menu click "Run".
Type "cmd" and press Enter, this will launch the command line editor.
Type "x:" without quotes, where "x" is the drive you cannot open in explorer.
Type "attrib -r -s -h autorun.inf" and press Enter.
Type "del autorun.inf" and press Enter
Repeat this for each local drive that will not open.
Restart your PC.

Hope that helps!

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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