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Windows 7: Windows 7 didn't recognize my 1TB NTFS partition

22 Aug 2009   #1

windows xp
 
 
Windows 7 didn't recognize my 1TB NTFS partition

Hi guys, I've just installed windows 7 32bit RTM, and i was shocked when i found that my 1TB partition is not recognized by windows 7.
In the Disk Management it appears as RAW and is not accessible in my computer, and whenever i click on the disk icon it tells me that it must be formatted!!!
This partition is working perfectly in windows XP.
It is a Western Digital 1TB sata disk (WD10EACS).
It is a really a shame when the 8 years old windows XP works perfectly with it and not windows 7.
Any ideas??

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29 Aug 2009   #2

Windows 7
 
 

What is the Partition type ? Is it a NTFS partition ?
I faced a similar problem recently when My windows XP couldn't read NTFS partition but Windows 7 could read it.
Please check the file ntfs.sys exists in you Windows 7 installation at following path:
C:\Windows\System32\drivers

You can refer the following link for more information:
http://securenw.blogspot.com/2009/08/ntfs-partition-showing-raw-inaccessible.html
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08 Sep 2009   #3

windows xp
 
 

thx for replying sam, the partition is NTFS as said in the thread title.
And i have OTHER NTFS partitions that works totally ok!

So of course the windows can read NTFS volumes, as the system volume must be NTFS in windows 7.
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08 Sep 2009   #4

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Try reading this thread for some insight --==> HERE
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09 Sep 2009   #5

windows xp
 
 

Tried this, didn't work either.
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