"Drive W" icons appear in Windows ExplorerBy: Arie Slob
When you use Windows Explorer, the icons for Control Panel and Printers may be changed to a Microsoft WordPad icon and their names may be changed to Drive W:. When you double-click either of these icons, you may receive the following error message:
W:\ is not accessible. This folder was moved or removed.
This is a rather harmless bug, and seems to be related to the combination of Internet Explorer 5.x and Microsoft Office.
Hitting F5 (refresh) or clicking Refresh on the View menu in Windows Explorer should restore the normal view.