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Windows 7: disk structure is curropted or unreadable

18 Dec 2014   #11
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

It could help us quite a bit if you can post a screenshot of Windows Disk Management showing how the drive appears in any other working PC and also a screenshot of the exact error message when you try to access it. It would also be of interest to see how Partition Wizard sees it on that PC.

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The only thing that I would advise now is to remove the active flag on the System Reserved partition on the problem external drive.

Connect your external drive, run Partition Wizard, right click on G: System Reserved>modify> Set inactive >Apply.

Check whether it makes any difference.

Please wait to see what Slartybart has to say.

EDIT: I see that Anshad Edavana is here. So I would request him to look into this and give his ideas.


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24 Sep 2015   #12
Snaketorque

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi new to forum due to this exact problem. What was the result? Did it work? Hate reading posts that suddenly end like this.
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