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Windows 7: disk1 unknown not initialized

11 Mar 2014   #1
aymanok

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
disk1 unknown not initialized

i have a hard disk 1 TB (i was 5 partitions)..suddenly it did not open..i treid to open it in disk management software it shows picture 1
i treid to open it with the software minitool partition wizard professional it shows its size is negative
how can i solve this problem




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11 Mar 2014   #2
ignatzatsonic

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

First thing I'd do is try to run the hard drive manufacturer's disk tools on the drive. It may be dead or dying. Shows as "bad disk" with no file system in PW.

And I'd hope I had a backup of whatever is on it.
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