win xp seeing hdd as cd drive

  computerdiv 14:49 04 Feb 2011
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hi all,
I just did a complete re-install of win xp and all was fine untill recently. I have 3 hdd in stalled:

hdd 1 samsung 1tb c\:win xp installed
hdd 2 WD 500gb e\: Games
hdd 3 samsung 1tb f\:random music

All installed ok on asus p5k mobo and ran fine for a few days. Now hdd 3 shows up as cd drive. what has happened please as I have no Idea. I don't remember changing anything.

thank you.

  GaT7 17:18 04 Feb 2011

Do you mean the HDD 3 icon only?

If yes, then download & install the free Tweak UI click here.

Run it once installed & choose the last entry in the left panel, i.e. Repair & with 'Rebuild Icons' selected in the right panel, click on the 'Repair Now' button. Leave it for about 5 minutes, then I would recommending rebooting before checking to see if there's been a change for the better. G

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