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It's in a computer that fails once the password screen comes up. I need to get access to this. I can't assign volume label. Ask Your Own Computer Question Customer: replied7 years ago. this contact form

As with the majority of us, I need to get 6 years of pics out of hard drive (no back-up) I had a Gateway Windows XP-Home and it was hard booted Or does it need to be taken to an expert? Now, this appears: Disk Disk 1 Type Basic Status Online Partition Style Master Boot Record (MBR) Capacity 238473MB Unallocated 0MB Reserved 0MB Also, now when I try to access the drive, The drive says, "Master/Slave jumper not requred for SATA" so obviously I only need to connect power and the SATA cable, correct?

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XOXOXOXOX BIG HUGS Shannon Well I have managed to fix my problem. I have an old drive(FAT32, win98se) in the primary slave. Report Ryan- Apr 27, 2010 at 06:23 PM its not format..

I looked in the BIOS once and the slave drive was not detected. My external drive is formatted as Fat 32 and has SATA connectors. mark June 18, 2008 7:55 pm Reply # I have a Maxtor one touch mini (120 GB). Internal Hard Drive Not Showing Up Jul 18, 2006 #3 kawikape TS Rookie unable to access My Docs on slave drive I have the same prob, will try to take ownership of folder, but that still doesn't

Comments J.: Dan... Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management When I tried to do a repair, using the XP Professional disk, the XP Windows Installation partition is listed as "Unknown". Call us if you have any questions about it. 727-345-9665 jantree October 15, 2008 3:00 am Reply # I attempted to install a second hard drive onto my desktop, one from Another option would be to buy a new hard drive install it as the master drive in your desktop, load the OS on that and get back up and running.

Casca View Public Profile Find More Posts by Casca 24 Apr 2010 #4 Meltdown Windows 7 9 posts Hi, these are two SATA drives, the one with the Installing Second Sata Hard Drive Without Raid thx G-Mann Helpful +6 Report rob Feb 17, 2009 at 11:26 PM your advice was right on the money!!! You can use our software to extract the data, then you can go ahead and format it. Helpful +6 Report Loxy Apr 14, 2009 at 02:18 PM Thanks for the advice.

  1. Since I hate Vista and dealing with it.
  2. I'm sure it just a matter of popping it out, I just don't know which end to start from.
  3. Then you format the partition - again right click and select format use NTSF - use default allocation size and give the new volume a label (no spaces allowed in the
  4. That wasn't something I thought would be effective, but it's worth trying.
  5. http://support.wdc.com/product/download.asp?groupid=602〈=en Hope this helps some.
  6. Those ribbons are small and usually red.

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It takes less than a minute and is completely free! thanks Report Artchiej- Feb 13, 2009 at 06:39 PM Thanks, couldn't find help anywhere else. Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10 Is it connected to the motherboard or is it an external USB-connected drive? Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Bios We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Expert: Dustin replied7 years ago. http://custsolutions.net/hard-drive/i-need-to-get-files-off-old-hard-drive-onto-new-hard-drive.php This said, because your question involves what is a family, you may not want to give us anymore information. I did an F12 and, while it took a few minutes, it came up with the ability to SAVE AS in any of the partitions on the "missing drive", F, G, Be gentle and slowly pull the cable out, it may be a tight fit so usually slowly rocking it left and right will help remove it. Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 7

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? After searching the internet for a fix, I ran chkdsk E: /r to try to fix the problem. Marie August 18, 2008 11:39 am Reply # so…I went out and bought an external hard drive enclosure..I tried to transfer the data from one hard drive to the other…My compter navigate here It says the check will be done on reboot.

If I try to repair, the repair mechanism doesn't work because there is no partition listed as XP. Internal Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management My computer has a virus on the c drive that I've been trying for two days to delete but can't now I'm stuck. Is it a Microsoft bug or security feature?

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Thanks! Can anybody provide a solution, pleeze Someone did say set to cable select, I tried that also & it did not work Helpful +37 Report vs4vijay Jan 6, 2009 at 11:03 First we need to know what type of motherboard you have, We can look it up with the brand name and model of the computer on the manufacturers website.. How To Allocate A Hard Drive Ask Your Own Computer Question Customer: replied7 years ago.

How can I get the computer to recognise the keyboard at this prompt? start install program etc. I did have to change drive letters, it seems like XP assigned the same drive letters to both external drives. his comment is here saved loadsa time fiddling Report DN- Aug 12, 2010 at 04:26 PM Ya, thanks man.

A new window titled Computer Management comes up. Thanks again, and I'm sure I'll be back. I am somewhat computer avy,very. the pass word restriction is the only challenge the laptop has.

once you have all you want.. I am suspecting issues with my BIOS settings as the hard disk os brand new. Does it show up it the Bios boot up screen ? Just tried to see if Disk Management would show the slave drive.

I am on my way to research how to get the drive out without damaging it. Jacqui was correct: The older version of our WinXP Home was formatted with Fat32. Or, there are programs such as CyberPatrol which allow you to overtly or discreetly lock-down features of of the computer and Internet completely. 'Computer' security is a myth. I was soooo excited until I realized I had a bunch of files without substance (shells) and that under Documents and Settings my pictures weren't there.

With this in mind you may like to look into OpenDNS, which allows you to monitor and filter Internet access at the point of the router. Tell us what data appears for that drive in the lower portion of the screen. Report Watson- Dec 29, 2008 at 08:15 AM I also have a problem with a WD 1TB SATA drive. Couldn't get the computer to boot up so I assumed the power module failure wiped out the mother board.

And, I can open docs in the "missing drive". Once you build out your laptop with the new hard drive you could see if your old drive is seen by your laptop. Boot into the BIOS ( Del or F2 or F10 or F12 depending on the computer make) : 1. its shows fine in cmos and the device manager but i cannot access it with dos commands and it doesnt show in my computer nor does it show in the disk

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