How to stop Windows 95 from randomly searching the
are not perfect)
A strange bug has
popped up in Windows-95,here the floppy drive (or drives) is searched
everytime an application is launched. This problem is not confined to
the use of Explorer, or necessarily on systems with Norton Navigator
installed. This problem is not caused by an initial access to the floppy,
as rebooting does not solve the problem.
are possible solutions to this problem:
the documents menu.
Unwanted Entries from the Start Menu's Run Command.
for any viruses on your system (some users have reported the NEUVILLE
your hard disk for all .PIF that point to programs on a floppy drive.
5) Take out
LocalLoadHigh=1 from your MSDOS.SYS file.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/CLSID in the Registry for any references to OCX's
or DLL's referenced on the floppy. - submitted by Joseph LeVasseur.
If you're using
Norton Navigator 95:
Norton Navigator's Run history (or disable the Run history all together).
2) If you're
noticing this behavior with only a particular applications, you must
clear the History List for that application.
the bug fix from ftp.symantec.com.
known to cause this problem:
Antivirus '95 - try removing this program entirely, or just disabling
the Access and Shutdown options in the Scan Disks On area in the Detection
tab of the VShield Configuration Manager.
'95 - try removing this program or disabling certain features. Long
Filenames for Windows95 - View Software has a patch that supposedly
fixes this problem.
for Windows95 - turning off Enable HiJaak shell extensions in the Hijack
Picture Show - try removing this program entirely.
Windows 95/98/ME How 2s