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Windows 7: Missing HDD Please Help

01 Jan 2013   #11
mmkarimi

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

check the following attachment to see if you can find out what has just happened. it may just missed its label
please attach the same pictures in from your system information and computer management.( type it in the start menu)




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01 Jan 2013   #12
Average Ben

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Here are the requested Images, the hdd doesn't appear in BIOS.


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01 Jan 2013   #13
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Well then It could be as Dell said a loose power or data connection of the data HD or it has failed.
Check those video links I gave you. Then see if you can easily inspect the location of that HD.


Edit: Make sure the computer is Powered OFF! when you inspect the HD.
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01 Jan 2013   #14
mmkarimi

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

it seems have not recognized any other HDD..
it must have unattached, you must open the bot and check the connectors they may hopefully got loos. otherwise it may have gone.
if the connectivity is okey, then try to attach your HDD to another computer and make sure its not dead!
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01 Jan 2013   #15
Average Ben

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I have resolved the issue, a friend suggested unplugging the laptop, removing the battery and pressing the power button to drain the "capacitors". I am not sure of how this fixed my issue, or even what caused it, but I now have full access to my HDD. Thank you all for the assistance.
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01 Jan 2013   #16
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Whooah too many JiggaWatts


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01 Jan 2013   #17
mmkarimi

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

congratulation., you did it. this was ones happened to me with flash memory. my computer wasn't recognized it. i read somewhere to do the same and it worked.. it was good to know that this trick would may work with HDD too!!
thanx pal
and happy new year
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01 Jan 2013   #18
D3LL

 
 

Oh well at least the problem is now fixed !
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01 Jan 2013   #19
Average Ben

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks again for all of the help, marking as solved.
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