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Windows 7: Local Drives not visible...

02 Jun 2011   #1
bala2289

windows 7 ultimate x32
 
 
Local Drives not visible...

Hi everyone i have serious problem, wish someone can help me..
I have an windows 7 ultimate machine with seagate 500 gb hard disk. Local drive (C:250gb) and new volumes (e:100gb)&(f:150gb).
yesterday i tried to install ubuntu so i booted from dvd drive and it asked for set up and partitioning options but it just showed only one partition in the setup and it asked for creating new volumes.. I just cancelled the set up and rebooted my system then my new volumes e: & f: are not listed in My computer or anywhere...

Local Drives not visible...-computer.png

But in the disk management option in control panel it shoes the drives but cant access it shows an error..
Local Drives not visible...-disk-management.png

When i try to access the applications in those drives it gives the following error..

Local Drives not visible...-applicaion-error.png


HELP ME PLEASE





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02 Jun 2011   #2
CyberZeus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 clean install
 
 

It seems that 100 gb and 150 gb partitions have been wiped.
Try to right-click on of them and see if you can assign a drive letter.
Hope this helps!
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02 Jun 2011   #3
bala2289

windows 7 ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CyberZeus View Post
It seems that 100 gb and 150 gb partitions have been wiped.
Try to right-click on of them and see if you can assign a drive letter.
Hope this helps!
No buddy thats what the second image i posted.. it shows some error.. i restarted disk management and the system many times but it shows the same error..
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02 Jun 2011   #4
bala2289

windows 7 ultimate x32
 
 

I need the data in those drives badly... dont tell me to format and partition it again pls...
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02 Jun 2011   #5
CyberZeus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 clean install
 
 

Hi, try Best Free Partition Manager Freeware for Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP 32 bit & 64 bit. MiniTool Free Partition Manager Software Home Edition. instead of Windows Disk Management.
It maybe can find and solve partition problems.

Hope this helps
CyberZeus
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03 Jun 2011   #6
bala2289

windows 7 ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CyberZeus View Post
Hi, try Best Free Partition Manager Freeware for Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP 32 bit & 64 bit. MiniTool Free Partition Manager Software Home Edition. instead of Windows Disk Management.
It maybe can find and solve partition problems.

Hope this helps
CyberZeus
It helped a bit, it reveals the partitions and can explore the contents but how to recover the drives?
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03 Jun 2011   #7
CyberZeus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 clean install
 
 

Ok, all data is in there...
I suggest you tu buy an external hard disk and try to copy partition from your disk to the external one.

Hope this helps
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03 Jun 2011   #8
bala2289

windows 7 ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CyberZeus View Post
Ok, all data is in there...
I suggest you tu buy an external hard disk and try to copy partition from your disk to the external one.

Hope this helps
no sir i cant afford to buy a hard disk..
any other way?
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03 Jun 2011   #9
CyberZeus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 clean install
 
 

Borrow one from a friend?
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03 Jun 2011   #10
bala2289

windows 7 ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CyberZeus View Post
Borrow one from a friend?
I ll look forward to it.. so after copying the patition then what to do?
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