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error message

I am getting the following error message when loading Windows.


Explorer.EXE - No Disk

There is no disk in unit. Insert a disk in unit A:.

Cancel/Try again/Continue


What should I do?
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locke2005
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justchat_1Commented:
You need to give a little more information....Where is windows installed?  Were any hardware or software changes recently made to the computer?  Where does this error message occur and are there any error codes that go along with it?
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r-kCommented:
Try this:

Click Start, then Run and type regedit. Click OK.

Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Windows\

and change the value of the ErrorMode key to 2.

This will cause the error dialog to go away and, instead, log the error to the System Event Log.

(The above is from: http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/Pub0009/LPMArticle.asp?ID=593)
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justchat_1Commented:
although without having explorer.exe I doubt he will be able to boot to a start menu or run regedit
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r-kCommented:
That would be bad :)

However, I am assuming the system continues if they either click Continue, or insert a floppy in the A: drive.
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locke2005Author Commented:
It continues if I click continue. Also, my computer is pop-ing IE browser windows of anti-virus and anti-spyware sites.
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locke2005Author Commented:
How do I block everything that I allowed on Mcafee Anti-virus?
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r-kCommented:
OK, it sounds like your PC might be infected with a virus. Please do the following:

Download and run HijackThis from http://www.hijackthis.de/
(use the "direct download" link in the upper-right corner)
Copy-and-paste the resulting log here.

Thanks.

You can also try Superantispyware (the free version) and scan your system:

 http://www.superantispyware.com/
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justchat_1Commented:
Good call before r-k

Is the explorer error message appearing at startup or after windows has loaded?
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locke2005Author Commented:
I posted a Hijack This Log recently here.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Virus_and_Spyware/Anti-Virus/Q_22725283.html?cid=239#a19584388

The message appears after Windows loaded and before Mcafee loaded.
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locke2005Author Commented:
wpptrvnn.dll (what is that?) is not loading
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locke2005Author Commented:
I think the problem was the 5 accesses denied...
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locke2005Author Commented:
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r-kCommented:
No objection to closing or deleting this question. Seems like the same question is in the other thread. A PAQ with refund is probably better to save the information I posted about changing ErrorMode in the Registry. Thanks.
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justchat_1Commented:
Agreed
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