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Windows 7: [Help] External Hard Disk error: Folder Won't Load !!

18 Sep 2010   #21
Siddharth93

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Done !!

Made the change !

Please guide me further.

Now all three partitions are primary.


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18 Sep 2010   #22
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Make another snapshot of Disk Management output and include in your next post.
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18 Sep 2010   #23
Siddharth93

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Here you go :
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18 Sep 2010   #24
Siddharth93

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Itz 1 am at my place and I have got to sleep

So please leave some valuable replies so that I can work upon them when I get up tomorrow !!

Thanks for today's help. Hope we will be able to fix it by tomorrow.
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18 Sep 2010   #25
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Sleep well and I'll watch a couple of college football games here.

That's excellent with the one logical drive converted to primary partition.

Now let's see iif there is either a tutorial on making inactive or I have already a write-up, otherwise, I'll crank it out.

I've cranked! Just have to fill in a couple of blanks.

The very next post from me will be marvelous.
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18 Sep 2010   #26
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

OK here you are.

CHANGE PARTITION FROM ACTIVE TO INACTIVE USING DISKPART
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First I want to show you a partition I marked as active, just for this examle:
Attachment 98656

1. Go to an elevated command prompt.
Elevated command prompt = Run CMD.EXE as administrator
• WIN key (has a wavy flag on it)
• Type CMD.EXE (do not hit Enter key)
• In the Programs list, Right-Click on CMD.EXE
• Click on Run as administrator
• YES button
2. Start the DiskPart program
type DISKPART, and hit Enter key
3. type List Volume, and hit Enter key
Here’s an example:
DISKPART> list volume
Volume ## Ltr Label________Fs___Type_______Size__Status Info
-------_ ---__ -----------------___--_-------_____ ------- ----- ----
Volume 0__M__________________DVD-ROM____0 B_______No Media
Volume 1__C_C___________NTFS_Partition____49 GB Healthy System
Volume 2__E_DATA________NTFS_Partition____54 GB Healthy
Volume 3__X__________________Removable___0 B No Media
Volume 4__F_ToshibaBkUp__NTFS_Partition____75 GB Healthy
Volume 5__G_SyncToyBkUp_NTFS Partition____75 GB Healthy
Now in your case you are looking for F FreeAgent Drive
4. type Select Volume 4, hit Enter
You will select the volume number of FreeAgent Drive
5. type Inactive, hit Enter key
You have now made the volume inactive
Now see what I have:
Attachment 98657
6. type EXIT, hit Enter key
You just exited from the DiskPart program
7. type EXIT, hit Enter key
You just exited the command shell back to Windows 7
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18 Sep 2010   #27
Siddharth93

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Done !!
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19 Sep 2010   #28
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Excellent.

Did this solve the usb problems?

Excuse the reply delay, but I also got some shuteye.
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19 Sep 2010   #29
Siddharth93

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

No, this didn't solve the problem !
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19 Sep 2010   #30
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

OK.

Now that much water has flown under the bridge.

Would you be so kind as to restate the problem? This will help me to view the problem from a fresh light.
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