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Windows 7: Computer searching for drives ad infinitum

30 Dec 2014   #1

Win7 64bit
Computer searching for drives ad infinitum


Sometimes "My Computer" can't find its drives and components. It's searching on and on... untill I stop it by killing "Explorer" process or restart the system. Did anybody encounter such an issue?

(As you can see "Computer" found 3 items but not displayed them.
Hard disk partitions C: and D: are available by "Run" command field. I haven't check optical drive... I will do this next time when problem would back.)

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30 Dec 2014   #2
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