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Re: cannot open my D drive by double clicking but it...
You drive has been infected by a virus. but I think you can still open it by not double click rather to right click on the D drive and choose explore from the menu. But this not the solution save the files somewhere and work out on removing the virus.
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make sure you have the right mouse selected click start control panel mouse hardware you will see which mouse is selected in xp I have found that the best way to adjust your mouse settings is to create a control panel in your bottom toolbar scroll to the bottom of your screen right click you will see an array of options select the toolbar option then select desktop then you will see the desktop in the bottom toolbar select the 2 >>arrow heads then all control panel items then select mouse this is in WINDOWS 7 in XP you will have to select the new toolbar option once you have that a browse option select my computer then control panel then a control panel option will be in the bottom toolbar for the double click this will be in the folder options follow previous to get to control panel items click start control panel navigate folder options tick in the double click to open circle hope this helps
Double-click the drive where Windows is installed (usually drive (C:), unless you have more than one drive on your computer).
If the contents of the drive are hidden, under System Tasks, click Show the contents of this drive.
Double-click the Documents and Settings folder.
Double-click your user folder.
Right-click any folder in your user profile, and then click Properties.
On the Sharing tab, select the Make this folder private so that only I have access to it check box.
To open My Computer, click Start, and then click My Computer.
This option is only available for folders included in your user profile. Folders in your user profile include My Documents and its subfolders, Desktop, Start Menu, Cookies, and Favorites. If you do not make these folders private, they are available to everyone who uses your computer.
When you make a folder private, all of its subfolders are private as well. For example, when you make My Documents private, you also make My Music and My Pictures private. When you share a folder, you also share all of its subfolders unless you make them private.
You cannot make your folders private if your drive is not formatted as NTFS For information about converting your drive to NTFS
The LaCie hard drive should have come with a CD. If you pop that CD in, then their directions make more sense: 1: Put in the LaCie CD 2: Double-Click on "My Computer" to open windows explorer 3: right below the "Local Disk (C:)" you should have a LaCie icon for your CD-rom -- double-click this icon for their setup assistant.
If you don't have a CD-ROM, you can still use the drive but it's more involved.
1: right-click on "My Computer" and select the option "Manage" 2: On the left panel of Computer Management, you should have an option "Disk Management" under the heading "Storage" - click on Disk Management note: The Disk Manager shows your current disks in the top right panel, and ALL disks in the bottom right panel. You might need to resize the window to see them all. 3: In the bottom right panel, find the grey-ed out box that corresponds to your new disk, and right-click on it. One of the options will be to format it. 4: After formatting, if it doesn't automatically come up with a drive letter, you can once again right-click on it in the bottom right panel of the Disk Manager and assign it a drive letter.
Once it has a drive letter, Windows should see the drive and you should be good to go!
1. Place the flash drive into your usb port. You might get a autoplay window to open up. You will see Install or run program (Run launchu3.exe). Click on this which will open up the lauch pad. Once the launch pad has opened you can click on the launch pad in the tray and it will open up the removable disk.
2. Right click on your start button. Click explorer this will open up a menu of your drives. Click on the one that shows removable drive. This will open up the drive and you can now start moving files into this drive.
3. Double click on my computer located on your desktop. This will open up a menu of drives. Click the drive marked as removable drive. This will open up the drive and you can now start moving files into the drive.
Vista Machine (3 ways to access your drive)
1. Plug in the flash drive. The autoplay will open up. Click on the launchU3.exe which will open up the launch pad. Once the launch pad you can click on the launchpad in the tray and click on the removable drive.
2. When the autoplay comes up you can click on the Open Folders to view files. This will open up the drive.
3. Click on the start button menu then click on Computer. Then double click on the drive marked as Removable drive.
i think you have an autorun.inf file residing at your local drives. this probably infected by a virus.
go to control panel >folder option> click View> choose "Show Hidden Files and Folders" and uncheck Hide Protected Operating System Files, this will show hidden autorun.inf file. In your explorer, right click your local disk and click explore, this will show all your files and folders of your drive, navigate autorun.inf file, if found delete it. note: it has an associated file called vbsscript file...if found also delete it..do the same with the other drives. empty recycle bin and restart.
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.
you should be able to click to open folder options, click the "view" tab, and under advnced settings, click show hiden files and then click OK. Don't do this on a web browser--you have to do it from a Microsoft program.