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If it's just the default Windows Red X icon, then yes, someone has changed the default icon (malware maybe even). @Aaron20b, you need to provide much more information about the environment More information (as requested by support members here) 2. Click here it's easy and free. Computer guides, software how-tos and mobile/tablet tips & tricks.Don't forget to subscribe to all our social channels and feeds, so you can get the daily technology updates. my review here

Who knows though, maybe it was a prank... No one wants to touch this thread because you have a strange problem and very little information (Windows XP? Double click fix.reg and allow it to merge with the registry. Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/my-local-disk-c-has-a-red-x-on-it-and-i-cant-get-rid-of-it.115767/

Once you find it, back it up in order to prevent any damage and then delete the DefaultIcon entry. help!!! then storage to assign a new drive letter but still nothing.please help Logged BroniMastermind Kraków my love :)Thanked: 613 Computer: Specs Experience: Experienced OS: Windows 8 Re: Hard Drive Has Red

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Applications\Explorer.exe\Drives Look at the entries in there till you find the drive letter that corresponds to the one that is being plagued by the red X icon. Nov 22, 2008 #6 Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,573 +65 Sorry to say this, but the answers you get are = to the information you give. The following is what appeared after I ran Query: ! Double-click TweakUI. 3.

if this is not a system drive, we'd need to know more about your conifguration. For I shall not move. Well, I think you have a virus. over here For full access please Register.

For those that forsake the very people are wosres Print Pages: [1] Go Up « previous next » Computer Hope » Microsoft » Microsoft Windows » Windows XP » Hard Drive Further, your mentions of TweakUI are irrelevant because the drive obviously isn't hidden if it has a Red X next to it. Comparing two boards. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.Accept Read More MORE STORIES How To: Show or hide Administrative Tools in Windows 8 Start Screen Apr 28,

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Jump Logged " Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined. " squall_01ProdigyThanked: 79 Re: Hard Drive Has Red X On It « Reply #10 on: February Ask a question and give support.

Why are you reformatting? Please Help!!!! Nov 16, 2008 #4 Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335 +36 I don't know if getting into the BIOS is the solution, but here's how to get in: Boot Nov 23, 2008 #7 Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335 +36 Thanks Rick, for putting things in perspective and making it clear that we can only work with the

Highlight and copy the contents of the quote box below to a blank notepad. wow I love a forum where you get no help whatsoever. I really need some help on how to fix it. get redirected here What problem(s) led you to wanting/needing to do this? 4.

Unzip and save the batch file to your desktop. did some research on the internet about a red x and it indicated that combofix might be able to fix problem. Working on it.

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For I shall not move. You should post a HijackThis log. VBS is not allowed of course! If not, make sure you check out your programs for any new additions that you should think about deleting.

My Local Disk (C has a red X on it and I can't get rid of itClick to expand... So in the future, make some effort to look online before you use something that you have no clue about. Back to top #3 videoman199 videoman199 Topic Starter Members 12 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:55 AM Posted 05 February 2008 - 07:08 PM Yes, it seems to function just fine. useful reference Jul 12, 2011 MBR/Rootkit on Vista and I can't get rid of it Dec 26, 2010 I think I have a rootkit and I can't get rid of it Aug 9,