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#1 Bcomser

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Posted 21 September 2010 - 09:21 AM

Window XP sp2
Comodo firewall Ver 4.1.150349
Antivirus AVG 9.0.851

Hi , I just register to this forum to seek help on my window XP.It's really a weird problem occur where even google I still can't get a clue out of it.
Hoping someone could explain and tell what happen to my directory.Everytime there's a prompt on installation happen where my window xp directory auto changes to C:7\Program Files\ and cannot find the exe.It happen on every application.

Hoping there's an explanation on it .Thank you , any help really appreciated

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Posted 21 September 2010 - 11:19 AM

Hi :thumbsup:.

What are you trying to download?

That error message...looks as if you are trying to open a compressed file of some sort...but you don't have WinRAR.exe installed.

Do you have a folder for WinRAR under your Program Files list?

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Posted 21 September 2010 - 03:18 PM

Hi :thumbsup:.

What are you trying to download?

That error message...looks as if you are trying to open a compressed file of some sort...but you don't have WinRAR.exe installed.

Do you have a folder for WinRAR under your Program Files list?

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Everything / application is under my program list.It cannot get open because window xp auto change my directory
As usual my application all are in a directory of C:\Program Files\ but not knowing why it change all of it to C:7\Program Files\
I did look at my hijackthis log but I didn't find any virus or whatever
I suspect it's window xp directory error which change the original C:\ to C:7\ .Really weird , where does the 7 comes from ?

I had been search and did post on other forum but still out of luck .
http://forums.comodo.com/firewall-help-cis...e-t60572.0.html

Hope someone could help out.Thank you :flowers:

Edited by Bcomser, 21 September 2010 - 03:19 PM.


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Posted 21 September 2010 - 03:22 PM

I now see what you mean...how is the hard drive reflected in My Computer and in Disk Management?

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 03:00 PM

I now see what you mean...how is the hard drive reflected in My Computer and in Disk Management?

Louis

Sorry I don't quite understand what you meant. "hard drive reflected in My Computer and in Disk Management"
I am using 2 hard disk , Both WD 250GB and 500GB installed with Window XP where hard disk 250GB is in C: and 500GB is in D:
The error is from my second hard disk 500GB at D: partition but out of sudden it auto change to C:7\
I still can't figure it out what's the main cause of it.

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 03:55 PM

Post a screenshot of Disk Management, please.

Start/Run...type diskmgmt.msc and hit Enter.

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 05:43 PM

If you go into Windows Explorer (not Internet Explorer) do all folders have the 7 in front or just Program Files?
In the beginning there was the command line.

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 01:38 PM

If you go into Windows Explorer (not Internet Explorer) do all folders have the 7 in front or just Program Files?

Nope , all without the 7
The computer management for my drive is still with the same directory name (D:)

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Posted 23 September 2010 - 04:38 PM

Have you tried simply renaming the program files folder to eliminate the 7?

Your only optio to resolve this may well be to backup, format and reload
In the beginning there was the command line.




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