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My local disk D (SSD) vanish

Q: My local disk D (SSD) vanish

hello I NEED HELP I WAS following this video
doing everything up to the letter and like at minute 6:11 I realized that my local disk D (SSD) had disappeared what I do ??

IT DOSENT APPEAR IN DISK MANAGEMENT

THE DISK CAME WITH THE LAPTOP LENOVO Y520

IN SISTEM PROPERTIES IT APPERS AS LENOVO (d) MISSING

what i need is to recover a whole disk not a portion so no recovery wizard helped

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Hello All,

I just installed Windows 7 Home Pre x64 on my computer. When i was installing i mistakenly didnt format the hard drive befor reinstalling, neither did i parition the drive. Now in my Local Disk Drive (C there is a folder in it called "Local Disk". This folder contains all the computer files, user files, and program files. In the root directory of the Main C Drive, the tw program files folders appear, with the Windows folder also. There is also a folder that says Windows.old, Windows.old.ooo. What do i do?
 

A:Local Disk folder in Local Disk C

I would reinstall delete the old partition and create a new 1 unless you are wanting to save any of your old files. The windows.old are your old files. You have two operating systems on the same partition, I believe.
 

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Hi Folks,

I have created an encrypted drive (X) on my system (Windows 7 - 64 bit) and wish to store my emails there. I did this successfully in Vista.

To do this I need to change X:/ from a Removable Disk to a Local Disk, please can somebody explain to me how and wehre to do this?
OS Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Version: 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 build 7601
System Type: x64-based PC

A:Changing a Removable Disk to Local Disk?

All of my drives, internal\external\flash all show as local in the drives property page, what does the drive property of X say ?

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I'm puzzled now , my HP has 1 Hard Disk with 2 Local Disk inside... I'm currently using Local Disk C:/ , but when I clicked on Local Disk D:/ , It says " Local disk D:/ is not formatted, Do you want to format it? " , Many peoples says that format it will lose all the recovery files, but when I go to "Disk Management" , Local Disk C:/ has 80 Gb while Local Disk D:/ has 60 Gb left...and not in use...should I format or buy a new one?

A:2 Local Disk in 1 Hard Disk quiz

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Before you do anything that may render your computer inoperable, please upload a screen shot of your expanded disk management layout to enable us to give you the correct steps to follow.

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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im running on winxp

so what i did was scan for and attempt of bad sectors, when it was done i restarted the computer, then a blue screen pop up reading and checking for errors the last time i check it was on 33%

so i was just sitting watching tv and all of the sudden my power for the whole house went out for about couple of min then when i turn on the computer, i tells me if i want to reboot in safe mode or normal, so i pick normal(tried safe mode also same thing happened) when it start loading a blue screen pop up saying
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A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer

if this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen apperas again follow these steps

Disable or uninstall ant anti-virus, disck defragmentation or back up utilities. Check your hard drive fongiuration, and check for any updated drives. Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer

Technical information
*** stop: 0x00000024, 0x00190203, 0x8676D250, 0xc0000102, 0x00000000
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i have no restore disk nor a winxp is there anyway to fix this, am i screwed
 

A:check disk local disk problem +more

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When I go to do a disk check it says that local disk is still in use! PLZ HELP!!!

A:When I go to do a disk check it says that local disk is still in use!

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Jaffle


When I go to do a disk check it says that local disk is still in use! PLZ HELP!!!



I'm guessing your trying to complete a chkdsk ?.

If so, You can not do it whilst windows is booted. Unless it's not the primary OS drive.

Have you tried doing it from command prompt? And it should say " Windows will complete the chkdsk upon restart " ?

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My computer does not allow me to System Restore on earler date and gives me this error:The Disk Local disk (c:) has errors... i trye to clean up local disk C, but nothing...please help!!!!!

A:The Disk Local disk (c:) has errors

This is what it seys:
The disk local disk (C:) has errors
Windows has detected file system corruption on Local dusk (C:). you must check the disk for errors before it can be restored,
When i check disk for errors it says:
Windows cant check the disk while its in use...when i restart my comp it says that i have disk error but i dony know what

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Hi, I made this account to ask about my Local Disk. It is nearly full, and I don't really mind. But I keep getting a notification on my computer making a loud noise, it disturbs me when listening to music, focusing on a game, or basically doing anything. It happens like every 10 minutes, and is getting on my nerves more and more. Any help disabling the notification, or cleaning my Disk Drive would be appreciated.
 

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Good day everyoneMay I know what is " Local Disk Y" as show in the image is about. Is this a virus or malware problem or some Virtual disk?Is there anyway to resolve this problem.Would appreciate if you could help me outThank YouNOTE : I restart my PC and the Local Disk Y just disappear.Not sure what is the actual problem. Hopefully someone with the similar problem would care to advise me.

A:Local Disk Y

I will try to help. Did you have anything plugged into your computer that isn't normal or unplug and plug in again anything?
If it was my computer I would update and run my anti virus, Malwarebytes and Super Anti Spyware.
Reason: Any time there is a change on my computer and I didn't do the change I get worried.

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to keep it short i do have an ssd and hdd i'm using the ssd for os only and the hdd for programs storage and documents (two partitions) one of them keep disapearing for some reason the one i use for programs storage
i'm using w7 64
any help would be greatly appreciated!

A:Local disk

Try first downloading the hard drive manufacturer's diagnostic program to test the hard drive. You first want to be sure the drive s not the problem.

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When my daughter logs on as a user on our computer, she cannot access the local E disk drive. It works fine under my logon, but not hers. I recently had to use your instructions for removing Windows XP Recovery (which hid my files/folders, etc.) and now my daughter cannot access anything on the local E disk drive. Any assistance ("free") will be greatly appreciated.

A:Local Disk E

Any error messages?

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hi again-i have currently split my harddrive into 2 partions-c and d.however for some reason another partion has suddenly appeared-local disk f.how can i remove or even better merge this into another partion.i also have an external hard drive-g.

A:new local disk

Open up Disk Management, and check what devices and partitions are listed on the top and the bottom pane. Chances are the extra drive letters are the result of an optical drive, a USB device, a card reader, or a virtual device like a virtual optical drive.

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I happen to safely unplug my imation swivel thumbdrive & i get this in my computer right after.

How do i get rid of this unknown Local Disk?
Is something wrong with my thumbdrive?
 

A:Local Disk (E:)

worme said:

I happen to safely unplug my imation swivel thumbdrive & i get this in my computer right after.

How do i get rid of this unknown Local Disk?
Is something wrong with my thumbdrive?Click to expand...

Look here in the pic:

start/control panel/system/hardware tab

to see if there is anything that you can find out.

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I have a Computer which operates on XP Service Pack 2 and has a Maxtor 1TB external Hard Drive hooked up. We do a lot of Video Editing (programs such as DV Storm, Vegas etc.) and up until yesterday the external came up as Local Disk E, but it became unplugged whilst the Editing programs were running.

It now it comes up as Local Disk (I) but the problem is the Edit programs doesn't recognise any of the files (avi., mpg etc.) that are on the drive (comes up as 'invalid path'), and nor does it show them in their previous format.

Could someone please help and explain how I could restore it to Local Disk E so I can access the files again?

Many thanks
Mark
 

A:Local Disk E

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Local disk Z has been created when i loged in to my laptop. I tried resetting the pc but after 2 days the same thing appeared again. After the creation of local disk Z my laptop has become slow. Please help to get rid of this permanently.

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Hi everyone

This has just appeared on my computer, and I cannot delete, can anyone please tell me how to get rid of this.

Regards Calmat

A:local disk f

Do you have a USB drive, network drive or SD card inserted?

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Hello,

I just clicked My Computer and noticed my Local Disk (C:) bar was all red. It should not be because i am only using 25% of the space, when i clicked properties the circle was 75% pink.

And now as iam typing this i checked again and it switched back to normal...... it is not red anymore and says "342GB free of 456GB"...strange.

could this be a virus?
i already did a norton scan and everything fine.

Hope someone can help:)

Thanks

A:My Local Disk(C:) bar was all red but.......

If you want the staff here to help insure your system is not infected you can post in the Am I Infected forum.

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Hi,
I would like to know how to reduce data from local disk E.
My local disk E is full. I have Dell computer running on Windows 10.
Thank you~~
 

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Hi, when I open My Computer, it has a list a couple things:
Hard Disk Drives
Drive C: (with a hard drive icon)
Devices with Removable Storage
DVD/CD+RW Drive D: (with a CD player icon)
Other
Local Disk L: (icon with a drive that has a red circle over it with a white question mark in the red circle)

I attached an image of My Computer window. I can format it but it is pointless because it has 0 free used space. I thought if I did that maybe I would be able to erase it, but that didn't work either. It doesn't show up in Disk Manager either. I have tried using Partition Magic to delete it, but on reboot it gives me an error 626. I am using Windows XP Home Edition.
Please help, it is driving me crazy!
Thank you
 

A:Can't get rid of Local Disk

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When i open my computer and double-click on Local Disk(C) drive, it doesn't open up, it brings up the Open With: box and tells me to choose which program to open Local Disk with..
Under tools in my computer, there is no folder option too...
But if I click on Folders option in the standard bar, I can access it in the classic view option but not in category option..
Any help would be appreciated...
Am using windows xp pro (sp2) on pentium4 computer...
 

A:Local Disk

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 Local Disk (Z: ) showed up out of no where.  When I try to open the drive I get the following:  I close the window in fear of Malware.When I scan the drive with my Anti-Malware software,what I find is Z:\EFI\Microsoft\ and Z:\EFI\HP\ folders, which I think are boot\system files. One of the file I was able to catch was: Z:\EFI\HP\SystemDiags\SystemDiags.s12. I notice that drive Z:  showed up around the time I was trying to install a new HP Envy 5540 printer.  With this more information can you tell me  what this is? I do not what to hit Continue until I know what it is!!It not a very big Disk either  Could it be deleted?

A:Local Disk Z

Shempstir Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about your drive questions and wanted to help. MS makes this all confusing with their misuse of terminology.  When you or I say "drive", we think of a Hard Disk Drive (HDD) or a Solid State Drive (SSD).  This is a physical piece of hardware. But when MS says "drive", what they actually mean is a partition -- a formatted block of space on an existing physical drive. In your case, the "Z" partition is most likely the EFI System Partition (ESP) which holds the boot information for the OS. Don't worry about this, and don't mess with this -- this partition is vital to your PC booting and should be left alone.Good LuckI am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.========================================================================If you feel my suggestions helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol to say thanks!If they helped resolve your issue, please click "Accept As Solution" to help others find similar information.

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Why do I have a drive called local disk Q:? It says access is denied when I try to open it. Attached are screenshots of drive Q properties and My Computer.

A:Local Disk Q: ?

Hi -

Drive Q: is created by Office 2010 Beta.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hey,

i need a bit of help,

i've tried to install drivers for the computer and noticed an error "could not access C:\Windows" so i checked and the local disc is actually labeled H!

I've changed C (which is a removeable drive) to X so C is avaliable, but i am unable to rename the Local Disc to C, i think because it's in use, how can i get round this?

I cannot install a driver as it by default goes to C:\.
Any ideas?
Cheers!
 

A:Local disk is not C!

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I have this big red X as an icon on my Local Disk and I had these pos***.tmp files but I managed to get rid of them with ComboFix. My internet is still slow and the red X remains.
Please all sorts of help is appreciated.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 5:46:50 PM, on 5/03/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Wintab32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\eEBSVC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\mscorsvw.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Multimedia Card Reader\shwicon2k.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZPOINT32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_S10IC2.EXE
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A:Red X on Local Disk - Help please

Hi Welcome to TSG!!
Download SDFix and save it to your Desktop.
Very Important! Temporarily disable your anti-virus, script blocking and any anti-malware real-time protection before performing a scan. They can interfere with ComboFix and remove some of its embedded files which may cause "unpredictable results".
Click on this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled. The list is not all inclusive. If yours is not listed and you don't know how to disable it, please ask.
Remember to re-enable the protection again afterwards before connecting to the Internet.

Double click SDFix.exe and choose Install to extract it to its own folder on the Desktop. Please then reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".
Choose your usual account.

Open the c:\SDFix folder and double click RunThis.cmd to start the script.
Type Y to begin the script.
It will remove the Trojan Services then make some repairs to the registry and prompt you to press any key to Reboot.
Press any Key and it will restart the PC.
Your system will take longer that normal to restart as the fixtool will be running and removing files.
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Hi everyone

This has just appeared on my computer, and I cannot delete, can anyone please tell me how to get rid of this.

Regards Calmat

A:local disk f

Do you have a USB drive, network drive or SD card inserted?

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Out of the blue I have a Local Disk Z: on my PC that wasn't there before.  When I click on it it says you don't have authorization to access drive? Can someone explain? when responding through hp support assistant and disable guest account ,since then I am seeing this local drive Z , there is some problem in new version of  hp support assistant 8.xx    They should fix it ASAP !!!

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When I started my computer I received a message from Pinnacle program that my drives had problems.  Now when I open My Computer files, it is showing Local Disk (G).  I only have one hard drive.  Under it's properties it's file system is FAT and is 30mb and 99% free.  Did something partition my hard drive?  I have a 8200 with XP.  I tried system restore and scan for any spyware and viruses.  I appreciate any help.
Thanks in advance.

A:Local Disk (G)?

My friend, it seems that you have an extra Partition created for your HDD.When you open My Computer, do you see a Local Disk (C:) and the Local Disk (G:)? And does it seem that the C Drive is ok when the G Drive is like a Tumor that won't go away taking a precious chunk of space? If that's so, then you definitely have an unneeded partition.To remedy the problem, you have to use the WinXP Cd, go into the Recovery Console, and type in "Partition", then it should give you a list of the available partitions on your HDD and some choices to delete or copy some. I think you know what to do then. But in order to access the Recovery Console, you have to choose to boot from the WinXP CD when you boot up your PC and not your OS.P.S. - THe recovery console commands are alittle hazy to me, so check the commands for yourself, but I'm relatively right. Just type in "Help" and you'll get options. That I'm sure of!

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I logged on to my computer this morning and found some thing weird. I have owned my computer for at least 5 years now. and have never seen such a thing. I'm also running returnil which works by restarting if anything gets in my computer it is supposed to be gone as soon as I restart it. local disk with a red question mark on it . what is this thing ?? why is it on my computer ?? really what the hec is this thing first picture is of it . I circled it with a green circle..........second is a picture when i clicked on it a message popped up.......

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I am using Windows 7 on my Laptop and have been getting something called a Local Disk Y in My Computer. It has a blue question mark ? icon on it. Its been there for a few months. It appears or disappears at its own choosing at startup. I havent been able to find any pattern as to why and when it appears.

I have seen in the forums that others have faced a similar problem but havent found a solution at. Could anyone please guide me how to deal with this thing.

Thank You.

A:What is Local Disk Y and How to Fix It

Hello,I will be helping you with your problems. Please be patient while I assist you.Some points for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of us Please do NOT run, install or uninstall any programs, unless instructed to do so.
We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability. Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post. Please read every post completely before doing anything.
Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process. Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At the top of your post, click on the Watch Topic Butt... Read more

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Out of the blue I have a Local Disk Z: on my PC that wasn't there before.  When I click on it it says you don't have authorization to access drive? Can someone explain?

A:What the Local Disk Z:

Taz1 wrote:Out of the blue I have a Local Disk Z: on my PC that wasn't there before.  When I click on it it says you don't have authorization to access drive? Can someone explain?What other computer are on your  workgroup or network? Do you have something plugged into the USB?

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Hi, I have a problem in my computer my games is not working because of Local Disk lost

I have Local Disk C,D and E where Local Disk E i save my games now i cant play when i open a program it says this below, but i didnt inserted a disk.

Pls help me
btw,thanks in advance






Quote:
Problem With Shortcut

The Drive or network connection that the shorcut "BigCityAdventure.Ink" refers to is unavailable.Make sure that the disk is properly inserted or the network resource is available,and then try again.

A:My Local Disk E: is gone

Can you post a screen shot of Disk management?
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Good day Bleeping Computer members.
 
Please my Drive © is full and i have done system disk  cleanup and also try to un-install some application still no enough space. please any idea or help on this because most time i will want to install a software and it keeps on telling me drive or disk full.
thanks.

A:Local Disk (C:) Full

Hi alongepo Is it possible for you to give us more information? Like what's the total size of your C: drive, how much free space you have left, the programs you have installed, where the space is taken, etc. You can use WinDirStat to see where the space is taken on your drive, then screenshot the program and post it here so we can see it too.How to take a screenshot using the Snipping ToolFollow the instructions below to take a screenshot using Windows' Snipping Tool:Press on the Win Key + R to open the Run box;Enter SnippingTool and press on Enter;The Snipping Tool will open, asking you to choose the area to take in the screenshot;Left click on the area where you want to start the screenshot, keep it, and drag the cursor across the screen;Once done, release the left button to take the screenshot;In the editing window, click on the File menu then Save As;Save the screenshot in a folder that you can access easily;Once done, attach that screenshot to your next reply;List Installed ProgramsDownload MiniToolBox and move it to your Desktop;Execute it by double-clicking on it;Check the "List Installed Programs" checkbox;Click on the Go button;Once the scan is complete, a log will open.Copy/paste (select the Notepad, press Ctrl + A then Ctrl + C to copy, and Ctrl + V to paste) the content of the output log in your next reply;

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Help! This unknown "Local Disk Q" just showed up this morning, and my regular external drive was gone. I reconnected my external to another port, and that went fine, but this locall disk q remains, and can not be accessed, changed, removed, etc. I scanned for virus's, and all seems ok. How can I remove this, and where did it come from?

A:unknown local disk Q

Does it show up in Disk management?

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Hello. My laptop's local disk D is not accessible. What can I do? I have lots of folders in there that I need. I don t want to lose everything. It happened a while ago but I haven t had time for it and now I remember that I used a USB stick to put some music in it before the problem appeared. I just dragged out the USB and then the local disk D went off. When I try to click on it says it's not accessible. Thank you.
 

A:Local disk D not accessible

Hi Anykzy, and welcome to TSG.

What is Disk D on your laptop? On many computers, the letter D is assigned to an optical disc drive. Is it calling the USB stick disk D?

Exactly what operating system are you using?
 

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I'm not very technology-savvy. I believe I have/had a virus that doesn't allow me to open my Local Disk by double-clicking. An error would appear saying "Windows cannot find 'resycled/boot.com". Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again. To search for a file, click the Start button, and then click Search."

I looked up my error online and followed the instruction of someone, where I deleted the "boot.com" in my Registry Editor.

However, now, whenever I attempt to open my Local Disk by double-clicking, instead of getting the "Window cannot find...." error, I get "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association Folder Options control panel."

I have absolutely no clue what to do. Any help? Please?

A:Can't open Local Disk?

Hello ,


i am going to recommend some steps that you will need to follow

this will help in getting your system back to its normal stable state if you are not able to then dont worry just follow the steps outline at the bottom


do you have a Windows Xp cd, not the restore cd's that come with some systems, the cd will have the Windows logo & 3D hollowgram/image on it

if you do not maybe you can barrow one from a friend/family member/co-worker as long as it is the same version that is on your system

if you have (Windows XP Home Ed. sp2 ) then the cd will have to be that / if you have a cd with (Windows XP Home Ed. )you will have to slipstream (SP2 ) onto a disk that you create

this also applies to (Windows XP Professsional )
this also applies to (sp3 )

http://www.lancelhoff.com/how-to-sli...to-windows-xp/

now if you do have the Windows XP cd with sp2 please follow these steps as long as sp3 is not installed

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performing a (sfc) system file checker

It is a scan that checks the core files & dlls of the (os) operating system and replaces them if they are corrupt or missing with the correct original version

start

#1 then select (run) , then press enter
a window will open
#2 type in ( cmd ) then press enter
another window will open
#3 type in ( sfc )then press enter
another window will open
#4 type in (sfc /purgecache) then enter / your pc will work like crazy / this he... Read more

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I cannot use auto fix file system for errors as the message reads "disk check couldn't be performed because the disk check utility needs exclusive acess to some windows files that can only be accessed by restarting". after restarting, it still won't work. computer freezes with "system encountered an error" with an iexplore.exe version 7.0.6000.16574 message. what is going on?

A:checking local disk

Hi tsdav and welcome to TSF !

Do you have an XP CD ? Enter the BIOS utility at startup (repeatedly press del or look for some message telling you to press xx to enter setup) and change the boot order priority to CD-rom first. Then boot on the XP CD and press 'R' at the first screen to access the recovery console. From the command prompt type chkdsk c: /R

What's the brand and model of this computer ?

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Hello,
My local disk D: disappeared, I can't see its icone, acess it, or the files in it. Even in disk management I can't find it.Anyone has any idea how to fix this problem?
Thank you.

A:I can't find local disk D:

I think more information is needed and what changed/happened. Was the 270 the d: drive?

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When I select my main drive it advises me to go to the control panel and install and configure system components, not too sure what has happened here, any help would by appreciated? I also have lost sound on the computer.
 

A:Local Disk (C:) problems

what O.S did you got?
 

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:confused : Microsoft Updates were installed, then i noticed another Local Disk "Q". I tried to find out what is on the disk but it told me i didn't have rights. It gives no amount on disk space, however, it is showing full. I tried using Administrator tools and it can not find the drive showing in My Computer. I tried Partition Magic 8.0 and it can not find Local Disk "Q". It will not let me delete or change rights to delete. I also Restored the computer back one week and it is still showing up in My Computer.

All I would like to see what is on it and delete it If I don't need it. I never had this before... Below is a report from HijackThis:

Any one know anything about this?

gismo


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 2:39:10 PM, on 2/10/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
H:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
H:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
H:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
H:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
H:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
H:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
H:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
H:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
H:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
H:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
H:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
H:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2009\avp.exe
H:\Program Files\Microsoft Small Business\Business Cont... Read more

A:Local Disk No Access

What's the name of the local disk? You could also try Control Panel (classic view) -> Administrative Tools -> Computer Manager -> Disk Management, that lets you view and edit all your drive partitions.
 

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I had a virus called Privacy Danger. i removed it by following the steps of a moderator of this site that told another user to do so. after that i removed it i noticed that my Local Disk C: and D: icons where missing. how can i create or recover them??

A:Local Disk C And D Missing !

Hi Soul_Releaser, and welcome to BleepingComputer.

Where are they missing from?

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my local disk drive h is not opening wheneveri click on it my computer hangs
dis also leads to checking of this rive whenever i start my computer
morever i think dis is leading my computer to not shut down what do i do
i dont hav anything imp in it

pls help...
 

A:local disk not opening

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Hi,all.I'm new guy here.I want to ask about my problem.My local disk Drive D suddenly gone missing from my computer,disk management.when I tried to open some application,it says 'the drive or network connection that the shotcut '......Ink' refers to is unavailabe.Please help me quick,I have important things to do

A:My Local Disk gone missing

Hello and Welcome -
As a quick one, what do you get if you go Start > Right click on Computer > Click on OPEN -
This should show (it just has on mine), Hard Disk Drives, mine is C:, and it shows Removable Storage, mine shows D: (CD/DVD drive)

Your configuration may not be exactly the same, but it should still show the drives on your computer -

Thank You -

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Hello everyone, I recently run into trouble while installing Windows 7 pro 64 bits in another SSD. Long story short, I change the setups of the old windows I had and now it does not boot from the old one, which I want to revert. I'm a 100% sure that all the files are present and nothing was moved or touched (I just checked it) in the different hard drives I've got , but it's just that now I've got windows in two separte SSD's. My question is, how do I change the Local Disk (C:) for it to be the one I had the original windows, so as to have my OS like before.
No need to say that if the OS i running properly there's no need for it to be better, a lesson I learned the hard way.
Thanks for the help in advance.

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Hi
I have a windows xp service pack 3. My ram size is 512. I want to transfer some gbs from my local disk D to local disk C because local disk d has 97gbs while local disk C has 15gbs.
 

A:transfering gbs to local disk C

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My HP lap top showing a new local disk . when I open it, it shows a folder named automatic copy . I can't use it for any purpose . its total size and remaining free space shown are same as my c drive....can anyone fix this ..plz plz...help

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Hi All, Many of us recently had a ?local disk z? appear in our computer.  I initially was concerned that it is a Trojan horse, having spoken with MS, Norton and HP, the best I can determine is that it is something that MS updates puts in to help with recovery if a challenge occurs. Sad part is that folks were wanting me to spend money to get that information. I personally would have liked to have been told that will happen during a downloading of updates, rather than spend a lot of time figuring out what it is. Not that cool!

A:Local Disk Z windows 10

@dkusa?, welcome to the forum. I hear what you are saying.  It would be nice to know what is being added to our computers without having to research it.  However,  we may as well get use to this type of thing since we are losing more control of our computers all of the time.

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