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Windows 7: can't access drive after new win 7 installation

28 Dec 2010   #1

can't access drive after new win 7 installation

hello, l've recently re-installed windows 7 on my computer, it used to have windows 7 and windows XP ( dual boot) but it got really slow so l had to re-install win 7 but the problem now is that my ''D'' drive wont open , it sais cant access D drive when I try to open it, it was the drive that used to contain the windows XP files and l have some really important stuff on it and now l cant access them , btw l installed windows 7 on the "c" drive after l formated it, and there was no problem with the "D" drive b4 installation
here's a pic of my problem , plz l really need help cuz the things on that drive are reallly importanttt thank you ..

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28 Dec 2010   #2

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit

Disconnect the data and power connections boot up...shut down...reconnect drive....restart....if that doesn't work, replace the IDE or sata cable.....
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