HARD DRIVE ISSUE

  ba2dmi 00:09 28 Jul 2008
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I have XP

i have two hard drives c drive and a j drive. I can open the c drive fine and i can see all of my folders. However when i go to the j drive and try to open it it takes me to a box that says open with then i have to chose a program to open the drive. i cannot just double click for it to open.

I have recently removed a trojan from this drive and ever since this has been removed im unable to open the drive

any suggestion.

Cheers

  UncleP 00:20 28 Jul 2008

What does it say about the J: drive in the Disk Management page?

  rubykhanna 05:55 28 Jul 2008

make sure your drive j is formatted or not..

  ba2dmi 10:31 28 Jul 2008

hi all it says its fine on the disc managment screen. but then i click on it it says there is a file missing

  Batch 14:15 28 Jul 2008

Is the J drive a separate physical disk or just another partition on the same physical disk as the C drive?

Did you create the J drive or did someone else create it?

  ba2dmi 19:15 29 Jul 2008

i added another hard drive to the computer

  Dizzy Bob 19:32 29 Jul 2008

When you go to the box that says 'choose a program to open with' you may also find that there is a tick box that says 'always use this' or similar.

Check the box and it should then always associate that program with the function selected.

DB

  ba2dmi 21:20 29 Jul 2008

i have chosen to open with ie but the tick box is grey'd out

  Joe R 21:25 29 Jul 2008

ba2dmi,

it is explorer you should be using to open it with, and not IE (internet explorer).

  ba2dmi 22:24 01 Aug 2008

yeah sorry i am using explorer but is there a way i can just double click on it to work?

  woodchip 22:31 01 Aug 2008

Why not remove your stuff of the drive then delete the Partition and repartition and format it using disc manager

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