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Windows 7: Wheres my DATA partition?

26 Feb 2009   #1
revaN

Windows7
 
 
Wheres my DATA partition?

For some reasons i cant see my data partition on My Computer and when i go on manage i see it but it have no name and no letter and i cant change anything on it.

Anyone have a clue?

Thats what i see:


What i see when i try to fix it:



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26 Feb 2009   #2
NosferatuX

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64
 
 

Hi revaN and welcome to the forum!

Please follow the steps outlined in this tutorial - Hard Disk Partition Letter Missing in Windows 7 - Fix

If you still encounter the same errors, please try to download and use TestDisk, here

Be sure to read the software documentation carefully before proceeding with running the software.

Alternatively, please try booting off of your Vista partition and do a check disk on the drive in question. Check to see if the issue is still present when you boot back to Windows 7 then try the suggested steps above.

Let us know how it turns out
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26 Feb 2009   #3
revaN

Windows7
 
 

testdisk sees it, windows dont.

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26 Feb 2009   #4
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Hi revan,

You can attach jpegs directly to your posts.

Reposted here for your convenience:

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SIW2


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