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(Resolved) Access Denied While Formatting

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by turdmuppet, Feb 19, 2003.

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  1. turdmuppet

    turdmuppet Thread Starter

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    HELLO
    my computer does not have a 3.5 drive and i had to format my computer so i went into dos using WIN ME installation CD and entered format which never works for me, then i tried the DEL command for my C drive which was about to work it even warned me that it would delete everything and when i said yes it said access denied. please help me fix this issue as I desperately need to reformat my computer immediately.

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  2. bandit429

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    [tsg=welcome][/tsg]

    What was the command you used to format? Exactly as you typed it.
     
  3. turdmuppet

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    I used a buncha different combinations using different drive letters like this: c:\>del c:\, a:\>del c:\, d:\>del c:

    and they all seemed to work until the initial would u like to proceed Y or N question which i would answer of course with yes and then it would always say access denied.
     
  4. bandit429

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    Why don't you have a floppy drive?? Is it a laptop?
     
  5. turdmuppet

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    its a desktop,no i just never have any use for 3.5 drives so i never ordered one, i usually just backup all my work on cdrs then reformat and its always worked except this time. any suggestions yet?
     
  6. bandit429

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    Try format C:
    Is there a reason why your reformatting.
     
  7. turdmuppet

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    I already tried format C: it never works it sez something like bad command or such, im formatting because i upgraded from Adobe Premiere 6.0 to 6.5 and then my timeline preview playback would jump skip frames and react erradically, so i downgraded back to my original premiere 6.0 and it started doing the same crap, after a week of trying to solve it i decided to format and get all my original settings back to normal so i can start video editing again ASAP. PLEASE PRETTY PLEASE HELP!!!
     
  8. bandit429

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    Are you using a full version ME cd? What are the drive letters of your cd and hard drive?
     
  9. turdmuppet

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    Yes I am using a full version Win ME CD, My Drive letters are as follows: C:Local Disk
    A:Removable Disk
    D:Cd Rom/Rw
     
  10. bandit429

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    You might just try the install, I don't know how to format without a floppy. Below are a couple of commands you might try.

    C:\>scanreg /restore
    And if it works choose a day prior to the problem

    X:\>sys C:
    hit enter and try
    Format C:
    X is the letter of the cd

    X:\>setup
    and try to overinstall
     
  11. turdmuppet

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    i found this somewhere but i cant figure it out, wanna take a gander at it?

    ACCESS DENIED
    You have tried to perform a write function to a read-only file. If using a floppy, make sure the disk is not write-protected. If you really want to delete the file, you can change it be a regular file, then delete it. In Windows 95, right click the file, choose Properties, then un-check the "Read-Only" box. In DOS, use the ATTRIB command.
     
  12. bandit429

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    Yes thats for windows 95 ME is hard. Its not the same did you try any of the commands? Where does your computer stop when you turn it on?
     
  13. turdmuppet

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    none of that stuff worked and im not gonna risk reinstalling ME cuz that would leave me in a worse position then where i am right now if anything happens ill be rendered useless by the access denied problem, there was no system restore point set for before the problem occured,my computer really doesn't stop anywhere when i turn it on unless i hit f8 DEL or have the Win ME cd in the rom,aside from that the only place it actually does stop all the time is to ask for my network password which i just hit cancel on and then my computer starts normally.
     
  14. bandit429

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    Good I agree. Lets try and see if can tell whats wrong go to the site I posted a link to below and download then run the startuplist program then copy all the generated text back here in a post so we can look at it.

    Click here
     
  15. turdmuppet

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    here you go:
    hope it helps

    StartupList report, 2/19/2003, 6:26:50 PM
    StartupList version: 1.51
    Started from : C:\WINDOWS\DESKTOP\NEW FOLDER\STARTUPLIST.EXE
    Detected: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)
    Detected: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
    * Using default options
    ==================================================

    Running processes:

    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON UTILITIES\NPROTECT.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATI2EVXX.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RESTORE\STMGR.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\LOADQM.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\ADAPTEC\DIRECTCD\DIRECTCD.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON ANTIVIRUS\NAVAPW32.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\BROADJUMP\CLIENT FOUNDATION\CFD.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATIPTAXX.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\RUNDLL32.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\DESKTOP\NEW FOLDER\STARTUPLIST.EXE

    --------------------------------------------------

    Listing of startup folders:

    Shell folders Startup:
    [C:\WINDOWS\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp]
    Norton Disk Doctor.lnk = C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\NDD32.EXE
    Reboot.exe
    Norton System Doctor.lnk = C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\SYSDOC32.EXE

    --------------------------------------------------

    Autorun entries from Registry:
    HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

    ScanRegistry = C:\WINDOWS\scanregw.exe /autorun
    TaskMonitor = C:\WINDOWS\taskmon.exe
    PCHealth = C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\Support\PCHSchd.exe -s
    SystemTray = SysTray.Exe
    LoadPowerProfile = Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
    LoadQM = loadqm.exe
    Adaptec DirectCD = C:\PROGRA~1\ADAPTEC\DIRECTCD\DIRECTCD.EXE
    CMESys = "C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\CMEII\CMESYS.EXE"
    PC-CAM 350 STI App Registration = RunDLL32.exe P1060pin.dll,RunDLL32EP 513
    NPROTECT = C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
    NAV Agent = C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~2\NAVAPW32.EXE
    KAZAA = C:\PROGRAM FILES\KAZAA\KAZAA.EXE /SYSTRAY
    BJCFD = C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe
    AtiPTA = Atiptaxx.exe
    QuickTime Task = "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QTTASK.EXE" -atboottime

    --------------------------------------------------

    Autorun entries from Registry:
    HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices

    LoadPowerProfile = Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
    SchedulingAgent = mstask.exe
    *StateMgr = C:\WINDOWS\System\Restore\StateMgr.exe
    StillImageMonitor = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
    NPROTECT = C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
    ScriptBlocking = "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Script Blocking\SBServ.exe" -reg
    ATIPOLAB = ati2evxx.exe

    --------------------------------------------------

    Autorun entries from Registry:
    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

    ATI Launchpad =

    --------------------------------------------------

    C:\WINDOWS\WININIT.BAK listing:
    (Created 18/2/2003, 21:43:30)

    [rename]
    NUL=C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\GLB1A2B.EXE

    --------------------------------------------------

    C:\WINDOWS\WINSTART.BAT listing:

    C:\WINDOWS\tmpcpyis.bat

    --------------------------------------------------


    Enumerating Browser Helper Objects:

    (no name) - C:\WINDOWS\BPBOH.DLL - {40AC4D2D-491D-11D4-AAF2-0008C75DCD2B}
    Url Catcher - (no file) - {CE31A1F7-3D90-4874-8FBE-A5D97F8BC8F1}
    (no name) - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MBHO.DLL - {D14641FA-445B-448E-9994-209F7AF15641}
    NAV Helper - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872}

    --------------------------------------------------

    Enumerating Task Scheduler jobs:

    Tune-up Application Start.job
    Symantec NetDetect.job
    Maintenance-Disk cleanup.job
    Maintenance-Defragment programs.job
    Maintenance-ScanDisk.job
    PCHealth Scheduler for Data Collection.job

    --------------------------------------------------

    Enumerating Download Program Files:

    [{41F17733-B041-4099-A042-B518BB6A408C}]
    CODEBASE = http://a1540.g.akamai.net/7/1540/52...pple.com/borris/us/win/QuickTimeInstaller.exe

    [PWMediaSendControl Class]
    InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\DOWNLOADED PROGRAM FILES\PWACTIVEXIMGCTL.DLL
    CODEBASE = http://216.249.24.140/code/PWActiveXImgCtl.CAB

    [Shockwave Flash Object]
    InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MACROMED\FLASH\FLASH.OCX
    CODEBASE = http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab

    [Shockwave ActiveX Control]
    InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MACROMED\DIRECTOR\SWDIR.DLL
    CODEBASE = http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/director/sw.cab

    [GSDACtl Class]
    InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\DOWNLOADED PROGRAM FILES\GSDA.DLL
    CODEBASE = http://launch.gamespyarcade.com/software/launch/alaunch.cab

    [Symantec RuFSI Registry Information Class]
    InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\DOWNLOADED PROGRAM FILES\CONFLICT.1\RUFSI.DLL
    CODEBASE = http://security2.norton.com/SSC/SharedContent/sc/bin/cabsa.cab

    [Symantec AntiVirus scanner]
    InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\DOWNLOADED PROGRAM FILES\AVSNIFF.DLL
    CODEBASE = http://security2.norton.com/SSC/SharedContent/vc/bin/AvSniff.cab

    [QuickTime Object]
    InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QTPLUGIN.OCX
    CODEBASE = http://www.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab

    [Update Class]
    InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\IUCTL.DLL
    CODEBASE = http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/CAB/x86/ansi/iuctl.CAB?37597.654212963

    --------------------------------------------------
    End of report, 6,231 bytes
    Report generated in 0.220 seconds

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    /complete - to include empty sections and unsuspicious data
    /full - to include several rarely-important sections
    /force9x - to include Win9x-only startups even if running on WinNT
    /forcent - to include WinNT-only startups even if running on Win9x
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    /history - to list version history only
     
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