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Windows 7: Drive data disappears after installing xp

28 Dec 2009   #1
vikrantsjs

windows 7
 
 
Drive data disappears after installing xp

MY DRIVE DATA DISSEAPPEAR AFTER INSTALLING XP:-
today i install windows XP- install audio driver then i open my G DRIVE (my songs drive) to check audio.
it was empty then i check its properies it shows
USED 11 GB
FREE 20 GB

as usual but it was empty
then i check disk G DRIVE for errors & then reinstall xp on formating C drive
after setup windows second time i open G DRIVE. it was still empty but when i see its properties it says:-
USED 0 BYTE
FREE 0 BYTE
CAPACITY 0 BYTE

PLZ HELP ME TO RECOVER MY DATA.

I AM ATTATCHING ITS PROPERTIES.


it says like this- see 2nd attatchment




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28 Dec 2009   #2
jaimin123556

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

its probably hidden. to view it go to tools in the menu bar, then folder options, then view, then show hidden files an there it is!!!
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28 Dec 2009   #3
jaimin123556

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

did you click apply when selected the box?
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28 Dec 2009   #4
jaimin123556

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

sorry didn't see second picture. you are going to have to reformat that drive to even make it accessible I'm afraid.
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28 Dec 2009   #5
gregrocker

 

Please post back a screenshot of your full Disk Management map.
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29 Dec 2009   #6
vikrantsjs

windows 7
 
 
Drive data disseappear after installing xp

a screenshot of my full Disk Management map.


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29 Dec 2009   #7
gregrocker

 

Yeah G: data is gone. I'm not sure how you did it, maybe had something to do with it being extended partition. I won't use those myself.

Did you check on D and F drives?
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29 Dec 2009   #8
vikrantsjs

windows 7
 
 
Drive data disseappear after installing xp

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Yeah G: data is gone. I'm not sure how you did it, maybe had something to do with it being extended partition. I won't use those myself.

Did you check on D and F drives?

yeah they are right as they have to
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