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scuzzy47

Hard drive problem

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Hello, a few days ago I formatted my drive with windows XP on it, I do this frequently and no errors occured, but when I came in windows, I couldn't find my second hard disk..

After searching and looking everywhere, I have found it in the hardware manager an it's also in computermanagement.

The only problem is that it doesn't have a disk character like C:\ or D:\ and I'm not able to change it...or rename it or format it, just remove the partition...

It has all my personal documents, I have them backed up, but I would rather not format it, anyone here who can help me out?

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Hello, a few days ago I formatted my drive with windows XP on it, I do this frequently and no errors occured, but when I came in windows, I couldn't find my second hard disk..

After searching and looking everywhere, I have found it in the hardware manager an it's also in computermanagement.

The only problem is that it doesn't have a disk character like C:\ or D:\ and I'm not able to change it...or rename it or format it, just remove the partition...

It has all my personal documents, I have them backed up, but I would rather not format it, anyone here who can help me out?

Import disk is your friend :)

Every time you remove or import disks to a computer, you must click the Action menu, click Rescan Disks, and then verify that the disk information is correct.

You can move multiple disks from different computers to a computer by installing the disks, opening Disk Management, right-clicking any of the new disks, and then clicking Import Foreign Disks. When importing multiple disks from different computers, always import all of the disks from one computer at a time. For example, if you want to move disks from two computers, import disks from the first computer and then import disks from the second computer.

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Thanks, what you suggested didn't work, cause I could only remove the partition and wasn't able to import it, but you pushed me in the right direction. I made the disk dynamic and than was able to give it a disk character, so now i can explore and see all my files again...

Thank you for the quick reply!!!

Grtz...

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Thanks, what you suggested didn't work, cause I could only remove the partition and wasn't able to import it, but you pushed me in the right direction. I made the disk dynamic and than was able to give it a disk character, so now i can explore and see all my files again...

Thank you for the quick reply!!!

Grtz...

Je bent welkom....

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