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Windows 7: Need help with my external hard drive / USB.

13 May 2015   #1
cytrecyx

windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 
Need help with my external hard drive / USB.

Recently i downloaded the powerISO then i found out that my External hard drive cant be see in My Computer.
I dont know what is going on and whatever i put into my pc , the pc can detect the usb or hard drive but wont show in My computer.
After hours of google , alot people say that they didnt not assign the letter to the hard drive. so i open the Computer management , And then I cant even change the drive letters and path.
And the computer management shows this 'The operation failed to complete because theDisk Management console view is not up-to-date......
I have use those 3rd party software like minitool partition wizard and i try to change the letters, then it back to the original format.


All i want is the usb or external hard disk can be detected and can use.
Guys please help me.




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13 May 2015   #2
ethan11james

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

clcik on computer and open computer management now you need to to proceed in disk management here you can see all hard drive external or internal will be show here. click on your external hard drive and click on mark partition as active so simple now wait to complete process and restart your system or laptop now check it will be shows you in local also
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13 May 2015   #3
cytrecyx

windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ethan11james View Post
clcik on computer and open computer management now you need to to proceed in disk management here you can see all hard drive external or internal will be show here. click on your external hard drive and click on mark partition as active so simple now wait to complete process and restart your system or laptop now check it will be shows you in local also
sorry, how do you mark partition as active? i don see anything like that in there.


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13 May 2015   #4
ethan11james

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

just right click on the selected disk you can see the option choose mark partition as active you can also see in the below image i just attached for you
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13 May 2015   #5
cytrecyx

windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ethan11james View Post
just right click on the selected disk you can see the option choose mark partition as active you can also see in the below image i just attached for you
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i cant even click that thing...


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14 May 2015   #6
ethan11james

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

so you need to change drive latter or path first if you can do it after that you can see the option to mark as active
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14 May 2015   #7
cytrecyx

windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ethan11james View Post
so you need to change drive latter or path first if you can do it after that you can see the option to mark as active
you have zero knowledge about this. stop commenting like you know it.
Formatted my pc and it works now.
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