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Hard Drive acts like a CD Drive

by metallithrax / October 23, 2003 8:34 PM PDT

My Hard Drive (ExcelStor Technology J240) acts like a CD Drive. I cannot double click it to open, and have to use the right click menu. This menu also contains an autoplay option. I am using XP home.

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Re:Hard Drive acts like a CD Drive
by HerbChong / October 24, 2003 9:33 AM PDT

did this happen by itself or did it come that way from the computer vendor? i think something has placed some drivers and a file called Autorun.inf onto the root directory of the hard drive with bad information in it. you will have to remove that file. it can be a hidden file, so you need to change Explorer's options to show all files.

Herb...

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perfomence of win xp sp2 is very poor
by rahulimmence / April 9, 2007 7:47 PM PDT

i have a mashine model no is hp compaq d-290.
when the time of buy that mashine are running in very good speed but now that are take long time to start and sometime mashine hungs.
please solve my problem as soon as possible

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No hijacking please.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 9, 2007 9:48 PM PDT

This is metallithrax's discussion. If yours is the same issue then just listen and see how it turns out. If you want your own discussion start a new discussion.

Please,

Bob

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Check out this discussion.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 9, 2007 9:49 PM PDT
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About the autoplay entry.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 9, 2007 9:51 PM PDT

This can be added if we accidently copy a autorun.inf in C:\

This file is not required for XP so you can freely delete it.

Bob

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