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I am Suffering a problem after installing Windows 7 on my PC. In my "E" Drive I am not able to execute any file (*.*). When I double click on any file it gives me the error:

Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file.  
You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.
  • I changes the permition and assign full control but its useless
  • reindexd the file system
  • Used the Diskcheck

And the amaging thing is when i copy any file from "E:" to another drive it works fine

How can I correct this?

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migrated from Sep 23 '12 at 18:07

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This issue can occur if any of the following scenarios exist on your PC.

  • You do not have permissions to the file or the file location.
  • The file is on a location that is not currently accessible like a network location or an external drive that is not currently connected to the PC.
  • The file has been moved or deleted.
  • The file or shortcut is corrupt.
  • The file may be blocked by Windows.
  • Your antivirus software may be blocking the file.

The solution is here.

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Thanks For Your Reply but i allready tryed all those solution and "if the file will be currupeted then how it run after copy in another drive" "if the antivirus blocks the file then it should not run again in another location" – Gaurav Sep 23 '12 at 8:16
1.corrupted file move to another drive 2.blocked the file not run any location. this is your requirement? – ILLA Sep 23 '12 at 8:26
thans again for your attention but my problem is when i copy my file from e drive to any other drive (eg. f:\,g:\,h:) then it works fine but in e drive not a single application can run any file (notpad not opens any document file,media files are not being open by mediaplayer or any othr player) including EXE files also – Gaurav Sep 23 '12 at 8:36
Are you able to open e drive ? atleast you can view the file inside the e drive? – ILLA Sep 23 '12 at 9:02
yes i am able to open e drive and seems all well till i dont try to open any file – Gaurav Sep 23 '12 at 10:51

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