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Windows 7: Storage drive disappears

19 Jan 2013   #11
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

If you want to try, this is an excellent program that will do some things Windows won't do. It's very handy to have anyway. It may be able to see it. See Option 2. Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD


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20 Jan 2013   #12
iknowjohnny

windows 7 professional
 
 

Thats ok, but thanks for trying to help. Since i have another drive thats a mirror to it i didn't lose anything. So i'm just going to get a new drive, probably SSD so i won't likely have to worry about this. They seem to have come down quite a bit so i can now afford a 300GB or more.
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20 Jan 2013   #13
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

I think you'll be happy with an SSD. I have 6 of them, and will never run my OS on a mechanical hard drive again.
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20 Jan 2013   #14
iknowjohnny

windows 7 professional
 
 

Agreed.....my C drive is SSD, albeit a small one. (120GB) I paid $225 a couple years ago but i see that they finally came down to a reasonable price. Much faster and no spin up time, dead quiet, cooler, long life, no need to defrag, what more can u ask for.
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20 Jan 2013   #15
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

A couple more of them? Or maybe a couple of bigger ones?
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20 Jan 2013   #16
iknowjohnny

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at least as big as my dead one, 300gb. maybe more depending on the $
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