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Windows 7: Hard drive not recognized in Windows

02 Oct 2009   #21
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

To be honest this one is over my head. First off I would have only had the drive I was installing windows 7 to plugged in and an optical drive or flash drive, however you installed 7. I know in xp thier is a way to reasine drive letters but I'm unsure about how in 7. But their are plenty of people smarter than I hear to help you with this.


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02 Oct 2009   #22
DocBrown

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

@ thefabe,

We are all learning something new each time a problem arises. I appreciate all positive input on each situation. We are all working together for one common goal.

Success with Windows 7
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02 Oct 2009   #23
TheSpiderX

windows 7
 
 

Yup, switched it to slave and it's still not showing up! This is driving me crazy.
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02 Oct 2009   #24
TheSpiderX

windows 7
 
 

Me too! I appreciate all the help so late at night.
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02 Oct 2009   #25
DocBrown

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

Can you view the files, folders, etc on " E " drive ?
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02 Oct 2009   #26
TheSpiderX

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Can you view the files, folders, etc on " E " drive ?
There's nothing on the E drive right now. It's only a 17 gig partition and it's empty.
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02 Oct 2009   #27
DocBrown

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheSpiderX View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Can you view the files, folders, etc on " E " drive ?
There's nothing on the E drive right now. It's only a 17 gig partition and it's empty.

Did you create the two partitions originally ?

Or did this show up after the install ?
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02 Oct 2009   #28
TheSpiderX

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheSpiderX View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Can you view the files, folders, etc on " E " drive ?
There's nothing on the E drive right now. It's only a 17 gig partition and it's empty.

Did you create the two partitions originally ?

Or did this show up after the install ?
I've had this partition for years now. It was one of my own doing.
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02 Oct 2009   #29
TheSpiderX

windows 7
 
 

Should I maybe try booting with just the one main hard drive? Maybe it will be forced back to C??
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02 Oct 2009   #30
DocBrown

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheSpiderX View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheSpiderX View Post

There's nothing on the E drive right now. It's only a 17 gig partition and it's empty.

Did you create the two partitions originally ?

Or did this show up after the install ?
I've had this partition for years now. It was one of my own doing.
Years with an empty partition I fill them up fast just downloading all the great wallpaper here on sevenforums
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