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Windows 7: one internal hard drive doesn't show up on restart

28 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
one internal hard drive doesn't show up on restart

soooo I have 4 x 500gb internal hard drives, and everytime I reboot my computer one specific drive doesn't show up. I have to go into disk management and add a drive path/letter every single time.

windows 7 ultimate x64
Xeon quad-core 2.63
5gb ram

any other info you need let me know, any help is appreciated!

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29 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

This is the best info I could find on your problem, on the Microsoft site: Repeated loss of drive letter assignment upon reboot

I know the guy helping didn't stick it out to the end, but see if the first few posts give you any ideas.
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