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Windows 7: no c:\ after bug4dos recovery

23 Jun 2013   #1

windows 7 32 bit
no c:\ after bug4dos recovery


my pc crashed and I made a recovery disc on laptop

it did not fix the problem but I managed to get into dos (cmd)

it does not read my hard drive as in c:\

but gives me x:\

how do I activate my c:\ from here this happened after I failed to recover from bug4dos error

on bug4dos error I activated something like --(0.1) but did not name or activate c:\

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Jun 2013   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

You need to find out what drive letter has been assigned. You can do this using the diskpart command from the Command Prompt.

list disk
list volume
exit (to end diskpart)

Just type the drive letter to switch to it, for example c: or d: or e: .... For instance, on my system it looks like this:


Microsoft DiskPart version 6.2.9200

Copyright (C) 1999-2012 Microsoft Corporation.
On computer: DESKTOP

DISKPART> list disk

  Disk ###  Status         Size     Free     Dyn  Gpt
  --------  -------------  -------  -------  ---  ---
  Disk 0    Online          279 GB  2048 KB
  Disk 1    Online          119 GB      0 B
  Disk 2    Online         1397 GB  1024 KB
  Disk 3    No Media           0 B      0 B

DISKPART> list volume

  Volume ###  Ltr  Label        Fs     Type        Size     Status     Info
  ----------  ---  -----------  -----  ----------  -------  ---------  --------
  Volume 0     K                       DVD-ROM         0 B  No Media
  Volume 1     D   D370_D       NTFS   Partition     78 GB  Healthy
  Volume 2     E   D370_E       NTFS   Partition    191 GB  Healthy
  Volume 3     F   D370_F       NTFS   Partition      9 GB  Healthy
  Volume 4     C   Win_8        NTFS   Partition    119 GB  Healthy    System
  Volume 5     G   D370_G       NTFS   Partition    698 GB  Healthy
  Volume 6     H   D370_H       NTFS   Partition    542 GB  Healthy
  Volume 7     I   D370_I       NTFS   Partition    156 GB  Healthy
  Volume 8     J                       Removable       0 B  No Media
What do you want to do once you get there?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Jun 2013   #3

windows 7 32 bit

I believe you should choose the drive letter witch contains your windows installation

although it fixes the boot mbr on al drives
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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