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Windows 7: Missing Hard Drive [ Help ! ]

05 May 2011   #1
Mafakoos

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 
Missing Hard Drive [ Help ! ]

I just found out that i have another Hard Drive .
Screenshot : http://oi52.tinypic.com/34qtdht.jpg

But when i Open My Computer i cant find it ??
Screenshot : http://oi54.tinypic.com/2w55zk0.jpg

How can i add this Hard Drive to use it????

PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!!


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05 May 2011   #2
SmurofNeves

Seven ultimate 32bit
 
 

Does this HDD display in your diskmanagement.?

And welcome to the forums.
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05 May 2011   #3
SmurofNeves

Seven ultimate 32bit
 
 

If you can see it,format it.. NTFS!! (Right-click computer > manage > diskmanagement)
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05 May 2011   #4
Mafakoos

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SmurofNeves View Post
If you can see it,format it.. NTFS!! (Right-click computer > manage > diskmanagement)
and then Delete Volume ??
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05 May 2011   #5
SmurofNeves

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Well if you don't care what's on it you might as well delete & format it..!!
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05 May 2011   #6
Mafakoos

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SmurofNeves View Post
Well if you don't care what's on it you might as well delete & format it..!!
OH GOSH THANKS YOU!!!!!!!!! YOU SAVED MY LIFE!!!!!!!!

( MY MOM WOULD'VE KILLED ME IF SHE KNEW I DID THIS . )
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05 May 2011   #7
SmurofNeves

Seven ultimate 32bit
 
 

Just wait your pic only came threw now, that can be merged. You only have one HDD, this is split into 3 partitions. There is no drive letter assigned to this partition. Post if you need more help.
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05 May 2011   #8
johnnya

Windows Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Hi Mafakoos and welcome to the Forum. If you are referring to the 145gb, health, primary partition shown in your disc management screen shot, then you should just be able to assign it a drive letter to make it available. See link below.
Hard Disk Partition Letter Missing in Windows 7 - Fix

Hope this helps
Regards
JohnnyA
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05 May 2011   #9
Mafakoos

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnnya View Post
Hi Mafakoos and welcome to the Forum. If you are referring to the 145gb, health, primary partition shown in your disc management screen shot, then you should just be able to assign it a drive letter to make it available. See link below.
Hard Disk Partition Letter Missing in Windows 7 - Fix

Hope this helps
Regards
JohnnyA
Thanks anyway, but Smurof already helped me out
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05 May 2011   #10
dsperber

Windows 7 Pro x64 (1), Win7 Pro X64 (2)
 
 

No... the partition has NO FILE SYSTEM on it yet. So it must first be formatted with NTFS, before assigning a drive letter to it.

While in Diskmgmt, just select that space (like you show in your screenshot) so that it get cross-hatched (just like it is in the screenshot). Then right-click on it, and select FORMAT from the popup menu and follow the wizard, to format it as NTFS.

Then it will either automatically be given a drive letter by Windows, or you can assign a drive letter manually.
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