" access is denied" iam getting this error after formatting my C drive?

iam using windows XP and i have formatted my C drive,after formatting iam getting this error "windows cannot access the specified device path or file" when i try to open some files. and also other error message iam getting is " access is denied" when i try to open notepad or word files

Update:

iam sure my PC does not have any virus ,i have formatted in correct way and i have installed all drivers of hard disk :(

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
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    this problem occurring due to viruses in other drive or you haven't formated the pc in right way or ur os is corrupted .

    better to format the c drive again with error free os or re install the missing file in "c" drive by using os

  • 9 years ago

    missing SATA or RAID driver?

    old install disks [before SP3] didn't have standard SATA or RAID drivers and so they had to be loaded by hand in the format process.

    Source(s): grampa
  • 9 years ago

    Time to call the Geek Squad

  • 9 years ago

    ITS CUZ U FORMATTED UR C DRIVE YOU NEED TO INSTAL ALL YOUR UPDATES

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