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Windows 7: External HD + Easuse = Startup hang

08 Apr 2010   #1

Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit) and KUbuntu 10.04 (LTS)
External HD + Easuse = Startup hang

Well.. Basically my external Seagate 9ZA2AG-501 decided to changed drive letters today (from F to H)

So... I loaded Partition star and it did not recognize the drive at all. Easus on the other hand did.

I set it to change the drive letter back to F and when it reboots it says it was successful but then hangs there.

any ideas?

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08 Apr 2010   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64


What hangs where?
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08 Apr 2010   #3

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post

What hangs where?
You're an adult... you should know these things....

I am, however, wondering why the OP cares what drive letter his external drive is on...
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09 Apr 2010   #4
DarkStar GT

Windows Home Premium (64)

-- some software apps reference a data folder store the path name (including drive letter) in the Registry; if the letter changes the app complains,
---- or, perhaps he's got another disk named H:

PS What does the drive look like in KUbuntu? Perhaps the letters are fixable there?
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09 Apr 2010   #5

Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit) and KUbuntu 10.04 (LTS)


Apparently I am a bit impatient: I let it sit there while I left the room to do something and when I came back about 30 minutes later it had booted up.

Thanks for the help though!
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