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Old 11-13-2006, 02:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok i went to sleep and my hard drive was working fine ..... then i wake up and its not there so i looked in the setup and its being recognized by the setup but not by windows\mycomputer ok heres how this weird problem is working

i can see it in the cmos/setup
i can not see it in my computer(explorer)
but i can see it in hardware manager\properties
i can not see it in disc management or defrag


so why would i be able to see it in the setup but not in some parts of windows?

im very frustrated and any help would be greatly appreciated
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Old 11-14-2006, 04:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Wierd. Did you try unplugging it from system and replugging it back in? Is it an IDE style or SATA drive. How old is it, who makes it?

Is it the only HD you run in the machine? Does the PC boot up okay? If the PC boots and everything runs, but for some reason you can't see it in certain places then I am unsure of what that could be. I'd try replugging it in first to see if maybe the connection just needs to be re-recognized by the software/hardware. If that doesn't work...I dunno, I'm gonna search this one though.
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