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Windows 7: External HDD can't be open but can be partially detected

19 Apr 2013   #41

Windows 7 Home Premium

RogueKiller is not showing the external HDD. Was it connected to the PC when you ran the program?

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19 Apr 2013   #42

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601)

Yes, refer to the picture at post #40, you can see my external HDD "RAIN" [J:] (giving me smilies when I type a colon with a close parenthesis) in "Computer" and in WinRAR, and RogueKiller doing a pre-scan and a scan.
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