When Shutting Down : PC Looks for "A" Drive

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by percy, Feb 11, 2007.

  1. percy

    percy OSNN Senior Addict

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    Hi. Right after I had installed Norton Internet Security 2007 I started getting this problem. When shutting down, a window pops out and it says like this.

    "The drive is not ready for use: its doors maybe open. Please check Drive A: and make sure that a disk is inserted and the drive door is closed."

    what could be wrong?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Brad

    Brad Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    Uninstall NIS :Dlol
     
  3. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    what brad said.
     
  4. rushm001

    rushm001 In the beginning...... Political User

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    If I remember Norton checks the floppy drive when logging off to ensure that any floppy in there doesn't have a boot virus on it, although it shouldn't be saying the drive isn't ready.

    Try deleting your recently opened documents list (%userprofile%\recent), there might be a shortcut in there which points to the a: drive.
     
  5. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    There should be a setting in options to turn off checking for drives at shutdown.
     
  6. percy

    percy OSNN Senior Addict

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    I had already uninstalled NIS2006 since it was only a trial version but still when shutting down drive A is still searched. I had removed my drive A for almost 4 months now and it never had this problem, just right after I had installed NIS2007. How do I get rid of it? thanks for the posts.