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C: drive thought to be memory stick

Generic problem (I think) PC thinks that my C: drive is a temporary memory drive and a symbol is on my toolbar - a device with a green arrow pointing to the left (like it does if you put a memory stick in).
I think this occurred after i downloaded Adobe R8 and it declared war on my Firefox and my PC became totally unstable. I got rid of Adobe and Firefox. Tried to repair XP and after a LOT of work eventually got IE7 onto my PC and repaired XP with SP3, thanks to Microsoft Knowledge base. Don't Go Bill!
What's the answer, please.

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Fully format the drive in which you have installed the OS and then install the fresh copy of the windows XP ....
if the same problem persists then your system might have got attacked with some virus like trojan backdoor or trojan horse ...

this virus will not be vanished if you remove the partition and reinstall the Xp also so first you must download a good updated antivirus & then scan your whole system & clean the virus & then install the fresh copy of the OS by formatting that drive ...

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