C, D, E, and F drive aren't showing

Hi, I recently installed WinBoost 2000 Gold (now i've deleted it).  I pushed "Restore Windows Settings" and when I restarted and doubleclicked on "My Computer" none of the drives are showing.  However, all of the files are still on my computer and safe, I just can't access them through the "My Computer" folder, only from the task bar.  I am hoping someone can help me with this.  Thank you!
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It sounds like your registry settings for the drives have been changed. If you have TweakUI, you can easily reset this so you can see the drives again.  Otherwise, I can get you the registry settings.  Let me know.

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coldboot to dos and type:

fdisk /mbr

hit enter

repeat a few times

this will repair the master boot record and has solved this problem for me many times.
Jason S is right. If you're unable to see your drives through My Computer or Explorer, then you should run TweakUI (downloadable from Microsoft) to fix that problem.
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Asta CuTechnical consultant & graphic designCommented:
TweakUi is on my Retail Windows 98 and believe it was part of the Power Toys/resource kit.

An even better solution is to download this utility from the Net. It was recently made available for download at


(Note: Be sure to download tui98.zip, not tweakui.exe.)

Regards, Bud
Bud's Win95 Win98 Tips and Troubleshooter
bcoleman4Author Commented:
Jason S, you said "Otherwise, I can get you the registry settings.  Let me know.".  I would appreciate it much if you could give me the registry settings, because for some odd reason, it won't install TweakUI correctly.  I don't know why it's doing this, but I would be open to any suggestion to make it work.  Thanks,


bcoleman4Author Commented:
i figured it out, finally! THANK YOU SO MUCH JASON!
Glad to have helped.

If you want to know a bit more about this, check this link out.

The Regstry setting by default is basicaly this.

To manualy hide these drives, you would change the dword number using the above link.
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