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Windows 7: Do I have a problem and if so what is it?

11 Jul 2010   #1
glennc

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Do I have a problem and if so what is it?

Hello to all,
I just deleted the a partition and some unallocated space on a hard drive. I then formatted it the long way. As I look at it in the Computer view, the only thing that was installed was the $Recycle.bin. It was and labeled in blue. I began to copy files and make folders, and they all display in blue. Disk Manager states that it is a Healthy Primary Partion. Do I have a problem. My other drive and this one prior to the reformatting displayed the lettering in black.
What did I do wrong? Can anyone PLEASE help me fix it. Thanks
glennc


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11 Jul 2010   #2
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Can you post a screen shot of Disk Management ?
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11 Jul 2010   #3
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Restart the PC first than,

Can you post a screen shot Disk management?
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11 Jul 2010   #4
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by glennc View Post
Hello to all,
I just deleted the a partition and some unallocated space on a hard drive. I then formatted it the long way. As I look at it in the Computer view, the only thing that was installed was the $Recycle.bin. It was and labeled in blue. I began to copy files and make folders, and they all display in blue. Disk Manager states that it is a Healthy Primary Partion. Do I have a problem. My other drive and this one prior to the reformatting displayed the lettering in black.
What did I do wrong? Can anyone PLEASE help me fix it. Thanks
glennc
Hi -- Could you do two things to help us. Fill in your System Specs in the lower left hand corner of you last post and post a screen shot from your Control Panel of the Disk Management that shows how it is partitioned. Thanks,
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11 Jul 2010   #5
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Can you post a screen shot of Disk Management ?
Hi Doc

It is linked to this one:

Reassigned Drive letters and System Reserve
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11 Jul 2010   #6
glennc

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Hello to All,
Thank you for your time and assistance. Below is the current, haven't rebooted since the formatting and giving it its drive letter of E: which is was originally. I also changed the name from IIRC New Volume to MB2 which was it's original name.

Do I have a problem and if so what is it?-capture.png


Now may not be the time, but I also need help in that the System Volume is missing as is the Windows created Folder with its group of System Images. I bulk copied over from the drive that was formatted to my C: MB1 drive into one folder. Finally does anyone recognize a folder called _SYNCAPP???
glennc


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11 Jul 2010   #7
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Did you a full format or quick format?
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11 Jul 2010   #8
bludgard69

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Fresh install?
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11 Jul 2010   #9
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bludgard69 View Post
Fresh install?

This is the OP's data Hd, not the OS HD.
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11 Jul 2010   #10
glennc

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Gentlemen,
This was a full format. It asked me to pick the drive letter. After it was created I went and did a rename back to the original.
glennc
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