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Windows 7: Missing Hard Drive [ Help ! ]

05 May 2011   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dsperber View Post
No... the partition has NO FILE SYSTEM on it yet. So it must first be formatted with NTFS, before assigning a drive letter to it.

While in Diskmgmt, just select that space (like you show in your screenshot) so that it get cross-hatched (just like it is in the screenshot). Then right-click on it, and select FORMAT from the popup menu and follow the wizard, to format it as NTFS.

Then it will either automatically be given a drive letter by Windows, or you can assign a drive letter manually.
Thats exactly what i did

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