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Windows 7: Inaccesible partitions after Windows 7 install

17 Sep 2009   #11
laikinasis

Windows 7
 
 

Tried EASEUS Partition Master, got an error about "mounting failed"...

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
You could see if a 3rd party partition manager would add a drive letters and update the system information for you.

Paragon is my preferred partition manager - but it's not free.

There is the free one from MT that Flavius posted - looks like it would do the job :

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17 Sep 2009   #12
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

Try something different

It may be any error in partition table

Boot Win7 DVD

Choose language>>repair computer>>command prompt and type

bootrec /fixmbr
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17 Sep 2009   #13
laikinasis

Windows 7
 
 

I doubt that would be a good idea, since win7 could screw everything up and those partitions would not be accessible to windows xp also... But yet again, I'll have that in my mind.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Flavius View Post
Try something different

It may be any error in partition table

Boot Win7 DVD

Choose language>>repair computer>>command prompt and type

bootrec /fixmbr
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18 Sep 2009   #14
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

You can also try diagnose partitions by using Partitions Wizard.

Disk>>Partition Recovery>>scan full disk ->it will scan all partitions.
In this program there is also option rebuilding MBR


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18 Sep 2009   #15
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Flavius View Post
You can also try diagnose partitions by using Partitions Wizard.

Disk>>Partition Recovery>>scan full disk ->it will scan all partitions.
In this program there is also option rebuilding MBR
Great information,
Thanks
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18 Sep 2009   #16
masterB

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Flavius View Post
Thanks for this info. Nice program.
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