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Windows 7: Format disk in drive g pop up

16 Jul 2011   #1
bartnawer

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Format disk in drive g pop up

Every 5 minutes or so , a pop up saying "You need to format the disk in drive g before you can use it" comes up. Problem is, I have no disk in drive g, and nothing connected to my usb ports. So i have no idea what this means. Add to this that the device manager keeps refreshing and will not let me click anything. Any help?


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16 Jul 2011   #2
seavixen32

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Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Sounds like your computer may have a virus.

Use Malwarebytes for a full scan in Safe Mode to see if anything shows up.
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16 Jul 2011   #3
bartnawer

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Thanks for the welcome. It seems like a legit pop up. And if i click format disk, it says that there is no disk in drive g to format? Hmm weird.
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16 Jul 2011   #5
bartnawer

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Here


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16 Jul 2011   #6
Bare Foot Kid
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Hello bartnawer, welcome to Seven Forums!


In an elevated command window type diskpart <enter>and then list volume <enter> and post a snip of the outcome here.

Do not click Format.
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16 Jul 2011   #7
theog

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16 Jul 2011   #8
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Theo; what do you mean?

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16 Jul 2011   #9
theog

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In your first screenshot I could only see
Partition 1 No Drive letter, that OK
Partition 2 C: OS drive.
Partition 3 No drive letter
DVD D:
DVD E:
DVD F: Not showing in your first screenshot

Did partition 3 have a drive letter at some time?
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16 Jul 2011   #10
bartnawer

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Not sure. The only thing that coudlve been G would be my ipod touch, but it's not attached.
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