“My Computer” Drive opening errors in XP…

Posted: June 1, 2011 in Computer Tips & Tricks
The 2 common errors while Opening the “My Computer” hard disk drives are:


Error 1 : When I click on c drive it shows an error message This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action Create an association in the Folder Options Control panel?


1) On any File Window go to Tools->Folder Options…2) Click on the View tab.

3) Click on the Show all hidden and files and folder

4) Uncheck “Hide protected operating system files”

5) Type c: in the Address Bar

6) Delete the autorun.inf file

7) Restart your computer

You will have to do this for all your drives.

Error 2 :  In “My Computer”, drives open with Search Results

Solution:  It requires fixing the Registry. You can follow these guidelines

open Notepad and copy the following and save it to the
> desktop as “FolderFix.reg”
> ——————–
> Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
> @=”File Folder”
> [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell]
> @=”none”
> @=”Drive”
> [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shell]
> @=”none”
> ——-
> then double click the “FolderFix.reg” to import to the registry.

> thats it……..


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