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Windows 7: Secondary hard drives not installing

22 Feb 2018   #1
nickeaston

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Secondary hard drives not installing

I have 2 W7ULT (Dell) machines which have lost their ability to see/install
secondary hard drives (Have about 8 spare hard drives available) (and 2 more W7 machines...)

Both machines function ok on their primary disk install of W7

Been on W7 for many years and never had this problem

Procedure found on dummies.com doesn't match up with installed functional W7s...

Using petges.lu as attribute changer...


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08 Mar 2018   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello Nick mate have you at least tired these if not do so

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html
https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html < if necessary include the /f switch and if this does not make any improvement then just run this switch instead /r in the command line as per Option2
Run these in safe mode and the sfc often best run for two to three runs you can leave out the /r switch in ckdsk if you feel it not necessary


if no fix then these


http://www.superantispyware.com/
http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/


(NB If you are running Kaspersky as the main AV then it might need disabling it when trying ADW because it does not like it at times)
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