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C drive doesnot open on double click

When i double click my C drive it starts autoplay instead of opening.I right clicked on the drive and saw that the First option is autoplay instead of Open.How can i fix this?

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Re: C drive doesnot open on double click

I think the autorun.inf file reside on your c: root directory so you should delete and fix that problem

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Re: C drive doesnot open on double click

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Disable autorun on hard drives

How To Enable/Disable Auto run (Windows 95/98/Me)
Access the System Properties Dialog. Using Control Panel: My Computer: Properties or Explorer: My Computer: Properties.
Select the Device Manager tab.
Select the CD-ROM folder.
Select the entry for your CD-ROM drive.
Select Properties.
Select the Settings tab.
Turn on or off the Auto insert notification option.
Select OK.
Select OK
How To Enable/Disable Auto run (Windows NT/2000)
Start RegEdit (regedt32.exe).
Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/System/CurrentControlSet/Services/Cdrom.
Edit the Autorun value to '1' to enable auto run, and '0' to disable auto run.
Close RegEdit
How To Enable/Disable Auto run (Windows XP)
Open Windows Explorer by pressing the Windows + "e" key.
Right-click the desired CD-ROM and select Properties from the menu.
Select the AutoPlay tab.
Select each item from the pull down list and for the Action to perform, select "Take no action" to disable auto run, or pick the appropriate action to take if enabling auto run.
Select OK.
How To Enable Autorun for Other Removable Media
Autorun can be enabled or disabled for all Removable media types, such as a floppy or Zip disk. Windows systems are configured to enable CD Notification, other removable media are by default disabled.
The System Properties User interface only exposes the CD Enable or Disable selection. The setting reflected in this dialog makes an entry in the System Registry. It is in this same location that other media types are configured.
Modifiying the Registry is not for the inexperienced user. Anyone will tell you, be VERY careful.
The modifications made in this case use Hex not Decimal numbers. If you are unfamiliar with the Registry or the characteristics of base numbering and Hex, studying these topics prior to making these modifications is advisable.
To Modify these Registry Settings, Use Regedit and navigate to the following Key:

The default value for the setting is 95 0 0 0. Change the first byte to 91. Restart the computer to make the new setting take effect. You may have to right-click on the floppy and choose AutoPlay from the menu to see the AutoPlay behaviour.
Additional Technical Info
The first byte defines which drive types to EXCLUDE from Autorun behaviour. The hex value of the byte is the sum of all of the drive type values to exclude + 128.
DRIVE_REMOVABLE 4 (floppy disks and removable cartridges)
DRIVE_FIXED 8 (hard disks)
DRIVE_REMOTE 16 (network drives)

The default configuration excludes UNKNOWN (1), REMOVABLE (4) and REMOTE (16) which would be 16 + 4 + 1 + 128 = 149, which is hex 95. If you take out REMOVABLE you get 16 + 1 + 128 = 145, which is hex 91.
The calculation for this value is 1 + 4 + 16 + 128 = 149. 149 Decimal is 95 Hex
The new calculation is 1 + 16 + 128 = 145. 149 Decimal is 91 Hex
You may have to restart for the system to recognize a floppy or Zip as an Auto play drive. If your floppy drive does not show a custom icon or AutoPlay in the menu when right-clicked, double-click on the icon for your computer on the desktop and press F5 to refresh the information in the Explorer window. Zips and floppies will not auto launch when media is inserted. You must double-click their icon or right-click and choose AutoPlay from the menu.

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1. Open notepad.exe, type "del c:\windows\prefetch\ntosboot-*.* /q" (without the quotes) & save as "ntosboot.bat" in c:\
2. From the Start menu, select "Run..." & type "gpedit.msc".
3. Double click "Windows Settings" under "Computer Configuration" and double click again on "Shutdown" in the right window.
4. In the new window, click "add", "Browse", locate your "ntosboot.bat" file & click "Open".
5. Click "OK", "Apply" & "OK" once again to exit.
6. From the Start menu, select "Run..." & type "devmgmt.msc".
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Drive can,t open on double-click

hi there,

many times user face this type of problem.

first ,of all open -my computer > open tools tab > then folder option >then view tab click on "show hidden files"and uncheck "hide protected oprating system files" then ok

second , click on folder button (standred button) "it is up to address bar or next to search button"
now click on drive in left side explorer window now you can see folders in drive "delete" autorun.inf file in drive.

third, go in drive properties by right click on drive in explorer window,
click on "tools" tab click on "check now"
mark on automatically fix file system error and click start

it will start checking file system and fix it or it will ask fix it on next restart (it checkdsk command in windows gui mode )
after restart chkdsk start and your drive will again open on double-click.

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Install windows xp3

I hope you mean SP3(Service Pack 3) on XP. Please follow these steps

Do one of the following:

  • If you downloaded SP3 from the website, to install it immediately, click Open or Run and follow the instructions on your screen. To install the program later, click Save and download the installation file to your computer. When you're ready to install the service pack, double-click the file.

  • If you're installing SP3 from the Service Pack 3 CD, insert the disc into your computer with your current version of Windows XP running, and the Software Update Installation Wizard should automatically appear. If this wizard doesn't appear, click Start, double-click My Computer, right-click your CD or DVD drive, and then click AutoPlay.

  1. On the Windows XP Service Pack 3 page, click Next.

  2. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

  3. After the installation is complete, click Finish to restart your computer.

  4. If you disabled your antivirus software, enable it again.

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When disc is inserted it will not play

Enabling AutoPlay in Windows XP Enable through Windows Explorer
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  2. Right-click the CD-ROM drive or other drive and click Properties.
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My System doesnot playing sound

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For that you need to enable "Auotoplay" option in Group Policy on computer.
For that press windows key + R or go to start menu click on run so you can see run.
Type in run "gpedit.msc" then press enter then you can see group policy of computer.

Go to user configuration->system->
Then you can see "turn off autoplay" in right pane double click on it and disable it then apply and ok.
Then restart computer for take effect.
Then autoplay will work.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
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