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Windows 7: Hard Disk corrupt

29 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 X64 Ultimate build 7600
Hard Disk corrupt


Im my home-theatre PC (Win7, 32-bit) I have 2 HD's:
1 x 500GB, with 2 partitions: Win7OS and Multimedia (photo's and mp3's)
1 x 1500GB, with 1 partition: Video (DVD, MKV and Blueray)

Now my Motherboard had some problems with SATA2. This Mobo is sent back to my supplier and it takes some time to recieve it back.

So to use my multimedia files off the hd, I connect this hd on my other pc (Win7, 64,bit). The HD is recognized in bios. Now the pc boots real slow (about 5 minutes) with hd led blinking rapidly. After the boot the 'new' hd is not seen by windows. In the eventlog I get a lot of error messages of accessing the hd. The other hd has the same problem.

I think the broken mobo has damaged the mbr of both hd's. Its hard to believe that both hd's are broken on the same time. Is there any way to fix the hd without formatting it?

greetz Ricaro

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29 Jan 2010   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient


Do the drivers have drive letters in Disk Management?

Hard Disk Partition Letter Missing in Windows 7 - Fix
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29 Jan 2010   #3

Windows 7 X64 Ultimate build 7600

Hello theog

No. In fact the entire hd is not shown in disk management

greetz Ricaro
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