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Windows 7: Can't see partition

27 Sep 2010   #1
darkon11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Can't see partition

I've 4 primary partitions on my drive.
I've resized the system partition (win 7) and the second one with gparted.
No problem with the first but the second is gone.
Disk management shows it but no way to format or change the drive letter.
What can I do ?
Thanks


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27 Sep 2010   #2
tapuz

windows 8.1 pro
 
 

can you give that partition a drive letter ?
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27 Sep 2010   #3
darkon11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tapuz View Post
can you give that partition a drive letter ?
As I said I can't assign a drive letter.
All the options in disk management are NOT available.
When I try to format it gives me an error and ask me to reboot.
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27 Sep 2010   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Can you post a picture of your Disk Management please.
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27 Sep 2010   #5
Vertex

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit, Windows Developer Preview, Linux Mint 9 Gnome 32 Bit
 
 

Can you use Gparted again to detect this second partition??? Maybe you can use Gparted to format the partition again to a recognizable format by Windows such as NTFS and from there, maybe Windows can now detect it.
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27 Sep 2010   #6
darkon11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Vertex View Post
Can you use Gparted again to detect this second partition??? Maybe you can use Gparted to format the partition again to a recognizable format by Windows such as NTFS and from there, maybe Windows can now detect it.
Already did it.
Even formatting with the windows install disk gets no result.
@whs
I'm under linux now so get a picture of disk management is a bit hard, but it's a common D/M window showing all the partitions (even the third that is a ext2 partition).
In the meanwhile I've tried diskpart with no more success
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27 Sep 2010   #7
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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