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Windows 7: I keep losing my external drives

22 Jan 2010   #51

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I followed it and downloaded it but to my suprise i had already got it from somewhere else and have had it for some time and the problem is still there with the hot fix being on the computer.

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22 Jan 2010   #52

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

if this was brought on by an upgrade from Vista to 7 I would format and reinstall like Jonathan_King suggested
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 I keep losing my external drives

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