Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: HDD Problem!!!

02 Nov 2009   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Therapix View Post
What about right clicking Computer on the start menu > Manage > Storage > Disk Management?
Does it appear? If it's SATA, unplug it and replug it.
This was the next option

If you havent done this before your hard drive should look similar to this

Two connections,one from the power supply and one from the motherboard.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Nov 2009   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate

i fixed it.. i had to open "control panel-> system and security-> create and format hard disk partitions" and then right click on the hdd and choose ""change drive letters and paths". thx for the asistance.. =)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Nov 2009   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

So no drive letter causes the drive to be invisible?interesting
My System SpecsSystem Spec

02 Nov 2009   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate

im surprised that windows 7 didnt asign a drive letter to it automaticly during the install.. this is not what i call a "user friendly" OS.. =)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Nov 2009   #15


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HellWorM View Post
im surprised that windows 7 didnt asign a drive letter to it automaticly during the install.. this is not what i call a "user friendly" OS.. =)
The reason behind this is because of so many SATA, IDE etc derives.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 HDD Problem!!!

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Computer is crashing.Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
Hi, My computer, Dell optiplex 760 Windows 7 Professional 32-bit, is crashing. The crashes often happen when i'm playing this game, League of legends, but it also crashes at random points while on a social media or gaming websites. How to fix? Help please.
BSOD Help and Support
Blurry Text problem, EDID and registry editing problem on an AMD card.
EDIT:I have found a solution, using a DVI to HDMI cable on an amd card will fix this problem, this thread can now die, hopefully someone else will find it if they have this problem. Basically, i know what the problem is, but not how to rectify it. My tv (Sceptre X235BV-FHD, a rebranded sony...
Graphic Cards
problem event name startup repair offline - slightly different problem
Hi, Hoping somebody can help with this problem which despite trawling through these very helpful forums & tutorials, I have been unable to resolve. I have tried to include all the information possible although I am relatively new to this field so my terminology is probably not completely...
General Discussion
Laptop Windows 7 Problem/Software/Hardware? Keyboard problem
Okay, right now I'm currently trying to find out whats wrong with a keyboard that is on a laptop, after the computer starts there are some script errors, I don't know exactly what they are but I ran combo fix without safe mode and restarted the scripts went away...and it started working after...
Hardware & Devices
Moving windows/icons down problem!! Move right/left/up - no problem
New system i7 3930K CPU Sabertooth X79 Mortherboard GeForce GTX690 GPU Intel 520 series SSD 32GB RAM Dell U2711 27" Monitor Win 7 Pro
General Discussion
Problem Reports and Solutions - Change Problem Reporting Settings
How to Change "Problem Reporting Settings" in Windows 7 and Windows 8 Sending problem reports to Microsoft helps Windows 7 and Windows 8 to check and identify problems and notify you about any found solutions. This tutorial will show you how to change the Problem Reporting Settings in...

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:10.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App