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Windows xp pro windows explorer not showing any drives

When I bring up an explorer window and I click on "My Computer", the search flashlight just keeps searching for my local drives. When I log on in "safe mode everything is fine. I have administrator status. Dos windows work. Any suggestions?

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Do u know regestry?
follow my instruction go run give command regedit
then
[HKEY_current_user\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
"NoDrives"=dword:3ffffff
else write in notepad save as ..reg execute it.
for more help call me +919441133420
ur's kishore chowdary.

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