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CD Rom & Floppy drives access denied

By agyedu.md ·
System has been working okay with Windows 95 but floppy & CD Rom drives access denied after upgrading to win 98. Clicking on either drive returns the ff message: "Disk access error. Unable to access drive ...: The drive is locked by a disk utility... " I have Norton Anti Virus, McAfee Viruscan installed. How do I make my drives accesible?

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by avachon In reply to CD Rom & Floppy drives ac ...

Do you have two virus programs installed - norton and mcAfee? If so, uninstall one and disable the other, then reboot and try your drives. It sounds as if the virus scanners are conflicting and reading each other as false viruses and one is lockingdrives as protection.

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by agyedu.md In reply to CD Rom & Floppy drives ac ...

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by WannaDrunk? In reply to CD Rom & Floppy drives ac ...

also check in Device Manager for any device conflict.

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by tysonmathews In reply to CD Rom & Floppy drives ac ...

Yes, You need to exclude it.

Right click on the Icon by your clock in the system tray. goto Console > Scan > properties > Exclusions and then add your drive to exclude it.

Then reboot.

GOOD LUCK

Redmond, WA

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by tysonmathews In reply to CD Rom & Floppy drives ac ...

Did you ever get this resolved?

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