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Windows 7: Drive icon and name suddenly changed


01 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Drive icon and name suddenly changed

Yesterday I downloaded MS FixIt-portable tool having some issues with my
DVD-drive .When prompted i saved the file to my D:drive.After running
the tool icon on my D:drive changed to generic one and drive is renamed
to- Fix it portable(D:)!

I tryed to rename it back to local disk(D:)but failed.How this happened and
how to fix it?


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01 Apr 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Can you post a screen shot of your disk management screen?
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01 Apr 2012   #3

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Also, please post a link to the MS Fixit you used.
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02 Apr 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Thank you guys for quick response.Here are screen shot and link of Fix it download.Drive icon and name suddenly changed-bez-naslova.jpg
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02 Apr 2012   #5

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

In this case can u access ur drive?? Or any error msg is popping up??
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02 Apr 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sabareesh View Post
In this case can u access ur drive?? Or any error msg is popping up??
No error message,and yes i can acces files on the drive.

In fact there was an error msg while running a Fix it module for solving DVD drive issue.
Other modules are working fine,but this one gives me :Error 0x80070057
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03 Apr 2012   #7

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

I have a solution for u
Download "pareto logic pc health advisor" just google it
Install and scan then after it finds the problems click fix

This is a special free ware app that fixes error appearing issues .. This should get rid of ur 0x80070057 error...
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03 Apr 2012   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sabareesh View Post
I have a solution for u
Download "pareto logic pc health advisor" just google it
Install and scan then after it finds the problems click fix

This is a special free ware app that fixes error appearing issues .. This should get rid of ur 0x80070057 error...
Sabareesh I will try it later ,but still would like to understand how it happened in
the first place.Weird!
Thank you for your help.
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04 Apr 2012   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

No luck with Pareto logic...
I did regedit,added new key to Explorer-D:drive/DefaultIcon,rebooted,nothing happened.
There must be solution for this but at the moment it is beyond me.
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04 Apr 2012   #10

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

That error number tells you that specifically some of windows files are corrupt or not readable.

Try running a system file check.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Link is to tutorial on how to do this.
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