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Windows 7: Windows 7 doesn't pick up HDD partition?

27 Jan 2009   #1
iPhillip

Windows XP and Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7 doesn't pick up HDD partition?

Windows 7 build 7000 isn't picking up one of the partitions on my internal Hard drive, one partition I have windows XP on, this its recognizing the other I use for storage (still NTFS) but it isn't listed in "computer".

Any known solutions? Help appreciated.


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27 Jan 2009   #2
ventans sieten

windows 7 64
 
 

that's odd because usually it hides the partition where there is an operating system for safety reasons, check on disk management if you can assign a letter to the hidden partition
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27 Jan 2009   #3
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Yeah, you have to assign a drive letter to it.

Missing a drive partition
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27 Jan 2009   #4
ittech

XP/Vista/Windows 7 builld 7000
 
 

ventans solution will do it for you. once you have assigned your drive letter, you can access all data.
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27 Jan 2009   #5
iPhillip

Windows XP and Windows 7
 
 

Where do I find Disk Management, it doesn't seem to be in Control Panel.
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27 Jan 2009   #6
ventans sieten

windows 7 64
 
 

it is in control panel> administrative tools> computer management> storage> disk management
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27 Jan 2009   #7
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Or right click on computer and select manage.
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27 Jan 2009   #8
iPhillip

Windows XP and Windows 7
 
 

Thanks a lot.
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