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Read Article Article How to Find Your PC's Private IP Address in Windows 7 Read Article List What Are the Advanced Startup Menu Options and How Do You Use Them? but with a unique second label. I could just kiss you now! :-) Anbu AzhaganOct 26, 2014, 7:11 AM mickyyyyy said: I solved my problem thats very similar to yours a literally 30 mins ago.My WD HDD I could click on the drive, but as what somebody said earlier in this thread, only "help" was available.

It is 2TB, I use Windows 7 home OS.I appreciate further help on this, thanks WyomingKnottNov 5, 2014, 8:22 PM All users: Please read the forum rules and don't "hijack" a I have carried out AVG, SpyBot, MalwareBytes and Trend Micro Housecall scans recently without anything untoward being detected. But what it did let me do is simply delete the whole partition (it warned me that it wasn't created by windows and that it may contain information a different system I tried labelling the drive ....

Worked after that.Hope this helps Dude I really love you thanks cx(Foul language amended by Saga Lout) mherman346Jan 16, 2016, 5:59 PM jeniferfm said: Hello,I have a problem, this is the Cheers, Scott Reply Subscribe prev 1 2 next 28 Replies Jalapeno OP rafeeqahmed Apr 28, 2013 at 6:39 UTC Try factory formating the flash drive and check again Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:29 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Easy!! Show Full Article Article What is a Volume Label?

I couldn't assign it a letter or anything else. Now reconnect the first drive to a second USB port, and see if the drive is now accepted by Windows and assigned a second unique drive letter. I didn't have anything on it anyway, so I didn't worry about it and deleted it. Join Forum | Login | Today's Posts | Tutorials | Windows 10 Forum | Windows 8 Forum Welcome to Windows 7 Forums.

TC 8.01 x32, Win7/8. I mean I did write their names but it doesn't show in normal mode, only in safe mode and only if I look at it through disk managment. Hope this was the only cause of the issue with the volume labels :) 1 Sonora OP Scott Mordecai Apr 29, 2013 at 4:36 UTC That's a great TC 2.80b5 on Android 6.0 Get Extended Total Commander Menus Back to top MVVPower MemberJoined: 03 Aug 2008Posts: 7700Location: Russian Federation Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:26 pm Post subject: I

You need to have an administrator rights to delete them and restart the computer. I also get "Access denied" when I try to open it in notepad. Hardware & Devices External hard drive shows up in devices but not in my computerhi computerfriends, I got a problem, my external hard drive (westen digital 1.0TB) isn't popping up my urltomFeb 18, 2013, 3:50 AM tryit said: I just had the same problem with an external that somebody had formatted on a mac.

To comment on this article and other PCWorld content, visit our Facebook page or our Twitter feed. I am running windows 7 by the way. Thanks so much! The more accurate description of a problem allows others to avoid a disappointment from an unsuitable solution. When I was helping Scott, in my tests SYSTEM had the maximum security permissions on the drive, but

The protection of NTFS volumes is a bit tricky. For example: (just noticed I forgot to label my C partition the last time I installed Win7. MountMgr will assign the next available drive letter to each device added, regardless of type. Chkdsk told me file system is RAW.

I deleted the volume after the warning "volume was not created by windows". Anyway, my hunch is that it's a duplicate volume label issue, since these are identical drives from Western Digital. The drive labels show up fine in Disk Management. If you don't know the volume label, you can't complete the task.The volume serial number is less important but could be a valuable piece of information in some specific circumstances.

Secutiy Permission into drivers... solved External Hard drive won't show up in file explorer but it does show up in device manager? Whatever version of Windows you're using, you're now in Disk Management.

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General Discussion Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is an independent web Here's how to fix the issue. so this is not helpful. I'm experiencing the same identical problem, but I don't see hidden (I checked "see hidden folder files) the autorun.inf file.

Then followed the wizard to create a new NTFS partition. I can not see External hard drive in device manager, I can see my external hard drive in device manager, but not able to access it I can see my external Volume labels are optional and your drive happens to not have one. My System Specs OS Windows 7 Home Premium x64 bmacleod View Public Profile Find More Posts by bmacleod Two External Hard Drives, Only One Shows « Previous Thread | Next Thread

Which of the following retains the information it's storing when the system power is turned off? It is a little delicate though, you have to be careful. Or, you can select the partition and select "set label" from the list of available operations on the left side. My own personal habit is to assign volume labels to my partitions implying the hard drive manufacturer, the drive size, and then the partition number (P1, P2, etc.).

I want to keep my data TomScheeperJul 25, 2014, 3:06 PM Two years ago I bought this USB2.0 2TB WD External Harddrive. It really should be WDC150-P1, which I will do as soon as I post this response.) My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home-built, two systems (1) and (2) I can see it in devices (USB to ATA/ATAPI bridge) but i can't acces it. I followed your short, sweet suggestion above.  Waited 10-12 mins while Win8 churned through updating the permissions on about 400,000 files/folders.  Went back to drive properties for the 1,000th time and

One solution is to modify a registry key called DriveIcons but this then 'hard codes' a label to a drive letter. Select the partition, right-click, and select "label" from the popup menu. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. Do one of the following: * To assign a drive letter if one has not already been assigned, click Add, click the letter that you want to use, and then click

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But what it did let me do is simply delete the whole partition (it warned me that it wasn't created by windows and that it may contain information a different system Create the separate thread with your question. Also, check to see if another partition or device is already using the drive letter you want. What to do?

Hardware & Devices Copying data to External hard drive shows errorI have external USB hard drive 'Seagate 500 Gb' When I transfer data (say Video file) from my Laptop to External kamicaz01dzApr 13, 2013, 4:41 AM tashiroX7 said: Hello, here's my problem:-dead toshiba laptop that ran windows XP-tried to hook the sata hard drive that i took out and put it into I have used Panda USB Vaccine in the past so maybe this has done something to affect this. For instance, if you want your data partition to be D:, but your optical drive is already D:, change the optical drive to something else (say, E:, or O:).