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Windows 7: Partition Volume Missing.

19 Jan 2013   #1

Windows Home Premium 64bit
Partition Volume Missing.


i installed "partition magic" on my laptop and tried to merge the 2 two volumes on my hard drive (D and E). But when i started the software for the first time after installation it showed that there was some error with my partition and asked for repair. After completing a few repair steps the application showed "failed to initialize" and crashed.. After this when i opened my computer i found my E drive missing... Computer Management doesn't show it in the list but it can b seen in the bar as a logical drive but without any details...i cant change the drive letter or view the properties..when i try that it shows an error "Operation failed because Disk Management console view is not up to date. try again closing disk management or restarting the computer". I did both but the same error appears.

Please help me i have a lot of important data in the drive.

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19 Jan 2013   #2


Partition Magic? What is that? Use Partition Wizard bootable CD which is the only one besides Disk Mgmt that will not fail.

Run the Partition Wizard Partition Recovery Wizard - Video Help.

Afterwards post back a maximized Disk Mgmt screenshot showing listings and drive map and we'll advise you how to do what you want.
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19 Jan 2013   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709

Partition Magic is very old obsolete program that is no longer supported.
PartitionMagic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I don't recommend using it.
Use what greg has recommended and you will be happy if you follow instructions.
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20 Jan 2013   #4

Windows Home Premium 64bit

yeaaa i recoved it using Partition Wizard.. thanks a lot guys \m/
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20 Jan 2013   #5


It has some very cool features each of which is shown in a video tutorial. Check these out:

How to extend partition easily with Partition Wizard - video help.
Partition Wizard Move/Resize Partition Video Help.
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