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Windows 7: diskpart can't detect my hdd

16 Jul 2011   #1
mickaboy72

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 
diskpart can't detect my hdd

idk if this is the right thread.
(please move it if it is the wrong thread)
my problem is,
i can't use diskkpart on my
acer aspire 4750g laptop.
i used the diskpart of win7 setup
and diskpart of winxp
both didn't see may hdd.

is there a bootable partition manager program out there?


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16 Jul 2011   #2
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

What kind of drive do you have in your laptop? Is this a new drive, or did it previously have Windows installed on it and running in your laptop? If it is a new drive, is it the same type (IDE/SATA) as your previous drive? Do you have AHCI/SATA or IDE set in your BIOS?
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16 Jul 2011   #3
mickaboy72

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

it previously have win7 ulti but it got ****ed up and i can't boot up the os.
bios detects the hdd and i switch it to achi when i'm using 7
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16 Jul 2011   #4
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I've had that happen before. Sounds like the partition table is corrupted. You can pull out the drive and slave it into another computer and try to repair the partition table, or you can use an external partition application (gparted, partition tool, etc) to delete the entire partition table - then you should be able to install Windows 7 again.
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17 Jul 2011   #5
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic
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17 Jul 2011   #6
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickaboy72 View Post



is there a bootable partition manager program out there?
Hello mickaboy72, welcome to Seven Forums!


Yes there is, have a look at Option Three of this tutorial at the link below for wipe secure erase info.
Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD
First download the Partition Wizard Bootable Disk (PWBD) ISO file to the desktop, be sure to get the PWBD and not the installed version; scroll down to see the download link for the Bootable CD ISO file at this link below.
Partition Wizard Free Bootable CD
Then use ImgBurn to burn the ISO to a CD, at no greater than 4x speed with a verify; it was designed for use and works best from a CD rather than a DVD; then boot the created CD to make the changes, it doesn't take any input from the user to setup, just relax and let it load.
ImgBurn Free ISO Burning Software
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17 Jul 2011   #7
mickaboy72

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

well, thanks for the info and answers
this forum really help me and others
so i'll mark this solved!
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17 Jul 2011   #8
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello again, glad we could help and thanks for the update.
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