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Windows 7: missing disk in diskpart


11 Jan 2013   #1

windows 7 home premium 32bit
 
 
missing disk in diskpart

when I run diskpart, list disk, disk 0 is the only disk listed. can disk 1 be restored? this occurred after I ran "clean all" instead of "clean". any help would be greatly appreciated.

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11 Jan 2013   #2

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Hello and welcome cre8tor mate have yo tried it in / with another machine?

Run this and see if it picks it up but if DISKPART didn't well.....


http://www.partitionwizard.com/free-partition-manager.html
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11 Jan 2013   #3

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clean: cleans first megabyt of physical disk. No parititiosn are listed.
clean all: whole disk is written by zero's. All information is gone forever.

What do you meand by saying "disk 1"? You mean the second physical hardisk in system? So you have 2 physical disks in system?

Why did you want to do clean?
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11 Jan 2013   #4

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
clean: cleans first megabyt of physical disk. No parititiosn are listed.
clean all: whole disk is written by zero's. All information is gone forever.

What do you meand by saying "disk 1"? You mean the second physical hardisk in system? So you have 2 physical disks in system?

Why did you want to do clean?
Yes Kat I think OP means that previously the OS drive (C was listed as 0 and the secondary drive was the drive 1.

I think too that he was trying to scrub the secondary drive (disk1) for whatever reason.

Personally I like the wipe feature in Partition Wizard it is fairly safe.

But this is looking like it has bricked the drive for whatever reason eh?

One last option is to run a Ubuntu OS form a bootable DVD and see what is listed there.

cre8tor if you want to do that download the OS from here
Desktop contribute page | Ubuntu < set the BIOS to boot from the optical drive and when it boots up clcik on TRY not install and whn fired up any drives attached will show at bottom left of the screen as in my pic

Running Ubuntu wll not affect your Windows install or machine and you can open the drives and folders / files


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12 Jan 2013   #5

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thanx for the replys. I wanted to clean the disk because of a recurring problem with fatal errors. I re-installed windows several times within two months, and each time the system would run for a while, and then crash. now when I try install I receive (cyclic redundancy check)message. any thoughts. thanks for the help.
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12 Jan 2013   #6

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cre8tor34 View Post
thanx for the replys. I wanted to clean the disk because of a recurring problem with fatal errors. I re-installed windows several times within two months, and each time the system would run for a while, and then crash. now when I try install I receive (cyclic redundancy check)message. any thoughts. thanks for the help.
Check the disk for errors. Is it a western digital or seagate disk?
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12 Jan 2013   #7

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western digital disk use this WD Support / Downloads / SATA & SAS / WD Blue / SE / SE16 (SATA II)
seagate disk use this How to use SeaTools for Windows
SeaTools | Seagate (also tutorial there)
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12 Jan 2013   #8

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Yep Kat cre8tor could run a surface (physical) test witht the Partition Wizard too.

Personally cre8tor mate I think if you can afford a new drive I would be doing that as it would svae a lot of grief but hey try the tets out first eh?
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