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    Strange thing happening. I need help. Recently messages keep popping up saying drive X (card reader, external backup, etc) needs to be I want to format it now (btw if I click format it won't). Going back several days before this happened via system restore does not remove problem. I am using Windows 7 Home Premium. No software additions up to 2 weeks before this started. Only hardtware added was a Lite-on BD drive....which the included program and Windows 7 said was installed correctly. It works fine. If I right click on the explorer folder on the task bar and click "close all windows", it will go away-for a while. I don't know ifremoving the drive and reinstalling is called for or whether this is caused by something else. Can anyone help?

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    More details please, specific hardware make model, drive letter, et al
    Invest a little time and energy in a well thought out BACKUP regimen and you will have minimal down time, and headache.

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