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Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
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Posted By jumanji
Some program you used must have locked the drive...

Some program you used must have locked the drive to it and you might have removed the program.

Just do this and check whether it helps.

1. Run regedit (Registry Editor)
2. Navigate to:...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By jumanji
Apart from a unique drive label as aforesaid by...

Apart from a unique drive label as aforesaid by whs, I also stick a label on the external HDDs indicating the unique drive label so that when I plug out , I plug out the right external HDD.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By jumanji
^ One need not really go through the procedure of...

^ One need not really go through the procedure of changing the Unique ID with diskpart in case of a Signature collision.

Merely right-clicking on the "offline" and clicking "online" will reset...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By jumanji
Thought there was something funny here. Didn't...

Thought there was something funny here. Didn't know what. Now I know.:)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,114
Posted By jumanji
Yes TV, in one of the earlier posts I had...

Yes TV, in one of the earlier posts I had mentioned that I had seen the issue being raised by Britton30 in an old thread and this is that thread....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By jumanji
Thank you lexie017. I am indeed happy that my...

Thank you lexie017. I am indeed happy that my ranting on Test Disk helped you.

As a matter of fact I was a little apprehensive when you indicated you had run TestDisk. While it is a very potent...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,114
Posted By jumanji
Sxcd1, You are in good knowledgeable hands....

Sxcd1,

You are in good knowledgeable hands. I shall stay on the sidelines now and learn something from TV. :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By jumanji
Can you check what happens when you connect the...

Can you check what happens when you connect the external drive to another working PC?

If Windows Disk Management shows your drive, take a screenshot and post.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,114
Posted By jumanji
:) OK. Now do this: In the current...

:) OK. Now do this:

In the current positions, determine from Windows Disk Management which drive disappears when the Samsung USB 3 external drive is connected to the add-on card port. Is it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,114
Posted By jumanji
Ok. Check if after plugging out the SAMSUNG USB3...

Ok. Check if after plugging out the SAMSUNG USB3 drive the G drive does not disappear.( Monitor for a long time)

Also check what happens when you connect the Samsung drive to one of the USB2...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By jumanji
Try this: Enable the built-in Administrator...

Try this:

Enable the built-in Administrator account. http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/507-built-administrator-account-enable-disable.html

Log in as administrator. Are you able to access...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,114
Posted By jumanji
That is good to know. So, I take it that...

That is good to know.

So, I take it that doing a drive clean up and releasing the drive letters and registry entries pertaining to the non-present drives, has resolved the problem of that one...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By jumanji
Hi lexie017, Welcome onboard. Please...

Hi lexie017,

Welcome onboard.

Please post a screenshot of Windows Disk Management with only the WD 1TB external HDD connected. ( Please remove all other USB storage devices. )
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,114
Posted By jumanji
OK, you must have gone to sleep. When you...

OK, you must have gone to sleep.

When you wake up, apart from answering the query in my previous post #20, you neeed to give the following information.

1. Please confirm that all the drives...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,114
Posted By jumanji
OK, I have noted. Do you have any programs...

OK, I have noted.

Do you have any programs like Daemon Tools, Alcohol and the like which create a virtual CD rom drive?

If so get into the settings and disable creation of virtual CDROM...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,114
Posted By jumanji
Yep, optical drives will take drive letters after...

Yep, optical drives will take drive letters after C.

The OP after doing the drive cleanup will see his optical drive as D.

He can get into Disk Management change the drive letter to Z. That...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,114
Posted By jumanji
Taking the inputs from TVeblen and Britton30...

Taking the inputs from TVeblen and Britton30 above, I would think we need to check and restore some order in the way the internal drives get their drive letter and drive number.

1. As suggested...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,114
Posted By jumanji
Theoretically, if you have multiple hard disks...

Theoretically, if you have multiple hard disks installed on your computer, it's possible for each hard disk to have a partition set as active. However, the active partition on the first hard disk...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,114
Posted By jumanji
My observations: 1. One too many drives. ...

My observations:

1. One too many drives.

2. Atleast one drive does not have a drive letter - for whatever reason. It is also flagged active.

3. That apart there are two more drives...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,114
Posted By jumanji
Please post a full screenshot of Windows Disk...

Please post a full screenshot of Windows Disk Management including the disk map.

In the meanwhile, try with another cable, try all the USB ports. Also full details of your drive.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By jumanji
This comment is made in a lighter vein.:) ...

This comment is made in a lighter vein.:)

You cannot have the cake and eat it too.

Hey... Who said that? Not me anyway :D.

Its possible, if you have two. Eat one, keep one.

You...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By jumanji
Why WD HDDs alone? I would always treat any...

Why WD HDDs alone? I would always treat any external HDD as just a HDD to store data and will as a first step delete all crap that the manufacturers put in, give a clean wipe and do a full format.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 384
Posted By jumanji
Basically if you are a movie-collector, I would...

Basically if you are a movie-collector, I would think you should apart from a HDD, burn it to DVDs and BDs (as the case may be).

Again no media lasts for ever and so is technology. ( I have...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 384
Posted By jumanji
Why wouldn't you get a larger capacity drive if...

Why wouldn't you get a larger capacity drive if that is what you mean? Or get another drive too to add to the capacity? Two smaller capacity drives is always better than one large capacity drive. BTW...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 384
Posted By jumanji
No. You did a good thing not installing it.

No. You did a good thing not installing it.
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