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can't open drives with double click


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#1 godfather_777

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 05:04 AM

I go into "my computer" open so that "hard disk drives" is visible when I double click on any of the drives I get a box asking me to "choose the program I want to open this file" never had that before. how do I fix this so that it just opens the drive. BTW If I choose "open" when right clicking it works I can see my files in the drive.

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 09:07 AM

Hi :thumbsup:.

Seems to be several proposed analyses/cures for the problem...I would suggest first trying the one proposed at http://techrepublic.com.com/5208-10879-0.h...ssageID=2593671

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 11:16 AM

Try running chkdsk /r.


Start> Run and type in chkdsk /r (please notice the space between the k and the/) and then click on OK.

A black page with white printing will appear, type in Y, and click on Enter.

Chkdsk will run when the computer restarts.

There are several things that I would try before doing a repair installation which could cause the lose of data or program settings.

Edited by dc3, 26 January 2009 - 11:18 AM.

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