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Windows 7: Local USB hard drive apearing as networked iDisk

12 Mar 2010   #1
osholt

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 
Local USB hard drive apearing as networked iDisk

After I upgraded my hard drive in my PC I used Windows Easy transfer and a system image to restore my settings. This imported my iDisk network drive (I: ) but for some reason when accessed via Computer when you click on iDisk it infact takes you to my external hard disk (which doesn't show up in the local drive section but instead inplace of where my iDisk should be). I have restarted my computer twice with no success. The hardware setup I am using is identical to my previous one except with more RAM and a larger hard drive and that never expierienced this problem. What is the way forward from here?

Thank you in advance for your help.


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12 Mar 2010   #2
wallyinnc

Windows 7 x64 finally!
 
 

osholt, have you checked what the drive letters are in Disk Management (right click on computer, Manage)? Please post a picture of that here.
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13 Mar 2010   #3
osholt

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

Thanks for the help. I looked in Disk Management and changed my hard drive's letter from I to J and then restarted. It did the trick and now appears as a normal drive. I think it must have imported some partial/corrupted/bad copy of my network drive settings and assumed whatever drive I is must be a network drive or something like that.

I appreciate the point in the right direction, keep up the good work.
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14 Mar 2010   #4
wallyinnc

Windows 7 x64 finally!
 
 

Thanks Osholt for the rep and for posting the result. Glad to help and happy it worked!
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