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Windows 7: D drive has unrecognised file sytem.


15 Sep 2012   #11

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Run DiskPart from an elevated command prompt.

Use following commands:
List Disk will list your disks
SELECT DISK 0 assuming that 0 is your desired disk
DETAIL DISK this will help you to confirm that you selected the correct disk
LIST PARTITION will list partitions on the selected disk
SELECT PARTITION n you specify the "raw" partition here
DETAIL PARTITION will help you confirm that you selected correctly
FORMAT PARTITIONN FS=NTFS will format the selected partition
EXIT will exit from DiskPart
EXIT will exit from the command shell

Now you can go back into DiskManagement and give your partition a name.
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Go To an Elevated Command Prompt


Elevated command prompt = Run CMD.EXE as administrator

WIN | type CMD.EXE | do not hit Enter |
in the PROGRAMS list, right-click on CMD.EXE |
choose "Run as administrator" |

Click on the YES button (if such appears)

WIN key = key with Microsoft log on top

for the guru:
WIN | type CMD.EXE | CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER key combo | ALT+Y keycombo


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15 Sep 2012   #12

windows7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Run DiskPart from an elevated command prompt.

Use following commands:
List Disk will list your disks
SELECT DISK 0 assuming that 0 is your desired disk
DETAIL DISK this will help you to confirm that you selected the correct disk
LIST PARTITION will list partitions on the selected disk
SELECT PARTITION n you specify the "raw" partition here
DETAIL PARTITION will help you confirm that you selected correctly
FORMAT PARTITIONN FS=NTFS will format the selected partition
EXIT will exit from DiskPart
EXIT will exit from the command shell

Now you can go back into DiskManagement and give your partition a name.
=====================================================

Go To an Elevated Command Prompt


Elevated command prompt = Run CMD.EXE as administrator

WIN | type CMD.EXE | do not hit Enter |
in the PROGRAMS list, right-click on CMD.EXE |
choose "Run as administrator" |

Click on the YES button (if such appears)

WIN key = key with Microsoft log on top

for the guru:
WIN | type CMD.EXE | CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER key combo | ALT+Y keycombo
hi there.Ive performed all the actions that you suggested and ran the format.but it encountered a problem at the end..the saga continues.i dont know what to do now.
Thanks.below is a pictorial of the message.


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15 Sep 2012   #13

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

my typo:
that format command is:

FORMAT FS=NTFS
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15 Sep 2012   #14

windows7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
my typo:
that format command is:

FORMAT FS=NTFS
what does parameter incorrect mean.?
thanks.
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15 Sep 2012   #15

windows7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
my typo:
that format command is:

FORMAT FS=NTFS
Will this command make any difference?
I just typed FORMAT on its own.
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15 Sep 2012   #16

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Hi,

Yes, you can do that, but you need to format it first. Use EaseUS to format that partition if you don't need to recover any data from it.

Regards,
Golden
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15 Sep 2012   #17

windows7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
Hi,

Yes, you can do that, but you need to format it first. Use EaseUS to format that partition if you don't need to recover any data from it.

Regards,
Golden
This is the problem im having.it will not format and ive tried easeus but it doesnt indicate whether it is doing anything.i performed a diskpart format and at the end it says "parameter is incorrect"..
Thanks.
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15 Sep 2012   #18

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

that's because the command was incorrect. Do you not read? See post #13.

Do you just want to fail or what?
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15 Sep 2012   #19

windows7 home premium 64bit
 
 

ive tried your commands to the letter.and it didnt work.at the end of the formatting it says "parameter is incorrect"..just admit you havent any idea how to solve this.Regards.
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15 Sep 2012   #20

windows7 home premium 64bit
 
 

does anybody on this forum know how to solve this???
The D partition WONT format at all.it is unrecognised.
I cant believe nobody on here knows how to solve this.im just going around in circles here.
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