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Windows 7: Drive recognized but size is 0


30 Jul 2010   #1

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Drive recognized but size is 0

I had Windows 7 installed under Western Digital 400 Gigabyte Driveat first I got the BCD error message so I tried a repair with the rescued disk.
When I use the repair tool the drive is recognized as Windows 7 followed by the letters zero. If I boot to another drive both drives are listed but I cannot open the damaged drive and under properties it shows 0 GB. I tried using the command prompt and the bootrec commands and they appear to complete but still the drive will not boot and is listed as having 0 GB. I can not understand how I could have lost all the files unless the repair utility in trying to fix the disc wiped it clean.

Any suggestions on what to do next short of reinstalling window seven.


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30 Jul 2010   #2

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It sounds like it might have been wiped for some reason, I highly suggest the program Recuva to see if you can retrieve the files that way
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