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Solved: Right Click C Drive "Open" & "Explore" in odd characters

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by juno661944, Aug 5, 2008.

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  1. juno661944

    juno661944 Thread Starter

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    When I right click on my C & D drive in My Computer the Open and Explore words in in odd characters and clicking on them does nothing. This happened after I used a USB key on another computer that had these characters. How do I fix this?
     
  2. Tufenuf

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    juno661944, What happens if you double click on the drive? Does it open?

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  3. juno661944

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    Hello. No it does not open.
     
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    Tufenuf you are fantastic! The "Drive Association Fix" link was the cure. Geez, I was 12yo when the Commodore Vic 20 came out and I still don't know too much about computers. SAD! Thank-you very much!
     
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    Why do external drives and USBs "adopt" the drive association of other computers?
     
  7. Tufenuf

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    juno661944, Glad to see that the problem is corrected and Thanks for posting back. You could mark this thread "Solved" at the top of your first post.

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