disk management

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    SSD is showing up as recovery partition. NEED HELP ASAP

    So I just installed a ssd which is 256GB and after installing it when I went to the disk manager it shows that 150Gb of the 256Gb is a recovery partition. When I try to delete it and right click it only shows 'help' button instead of any other options. thank you
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    Accidentally made my Disk 0 Dynamic

    I made my Disk 0 on MY laptop dynamic. I would like to convert back to basic but the option is grayed out. Disk 0 hold my OS which has (Boot,page file, crash Dump). Help would be greatly appreciated
  3. Lu Zhun

    Solved New SSD Drive not showing up in Win 7

    Hi all. I installed the new SSD drive and went to disk management to initialize formatting an NTFS partition on it. It worked and is showing the drive letter on disk management but there seems to not be a path to it when I open up My Computer to start creating folders on it. How can I get it to...
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    Sneakernet Data WinXP to W10

    I'm using two Windows XP machines for video capture; the specialty hardware and software doesn't function under Vista and later. However, I use Windows 10-based software for editing and processing after capture is complete. I'd rather keep the XP machines air-gapped and the files are too large...
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    M.2 SSD (via M.2 PCIe NVMe adapter) not listed in Disk Mgmt

    Hey, I recently bought an M.2 PCIe NVMe adapter for my ADATA XPG SX8000 256GB m.2 NVMe SSD (I only have one M.2 slot on my mobo, which is being used by another, smaller capacity, ADATA XPG SX8000 SSD). I installed the SSD on the adapter card and then inserted the adapter into the PCIe x4 slot...
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    Data lost from portable drive

    Hi, I would really require some help here. I ve moved all my data in to a portable drive of 1 TB. Then I wanted to format and re-install windows. I downloaded the tool and made my portable drive itself as a bootable USB. However when it asked for "Do you want to format the drive? I clicked...
  7. CaptainKenney

    Solved Desktop And Laptop not showing PNY USB 3.0 Flashdrive.

    Hi , im Kenney , im having an issue with my PNY 3.0 flashdrive , on both my laptop and desktop computer it will only show in disc management , however on the other windows 10 computer in my house it works fine. (both my desktop and laptop run windows 10). i have already called and used MS Free...
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    Laptop will automatically attempt to repair but won't

    I wanted to extend my C: drive partition size and I used windows Disk Management tool and shrink the size of E: to create some space and a new drive. I wanted to use that space for C: but was not able to as the space wasn't to the right of C: So then I did my disk extension, using MiniTool...
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    I need help please!!!!!!!!!!

    Ok. around 3 days ago I did the new windows download. after that my external hardrive wouldn't work. I went to disk management and changed some "unallocated space" and changed it to the stuff circled in red on the picture. now I wanna change it back... I know I mucked up Edited by Moderator...
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    need help bringing my external HDD back to life

    when connecting my External HDD it to a pc, it is shown as "local disk" with no other info like free space etc. visible. while the external HDD is connected, i cannot open disk management or diskpart. they open as soon as i disconnect the HDD. i also tried opening it on Ubuntu but cannot mount...
  11. iamfluffy

    Solved can't make partitions anymore!! help! :(

    Hi so I'm have a very difficult problem with my Windows 10 Acer Laptop (Updated from Windows 7). the Windows 10 update was running fine up until about 4 months after the upgrade. it started acting very slow (to the point you couldn't do anything but wait 5+ minutes for anything to open or run)...
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    New Disk setup launches and closes on startup

    I am helping a friend clean viruses off her tablet. After about 4 hours of Skype screen-sharing, going through regedit and other obscure locations as well as scanning and cleaning her system with multiple antivirus software (avast and malwarebytes), it seems we've fixed just about everything...
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    Disk Management Blank ?

    Windows 10 List of disks/volumes is blank in Disk Management. What is going on? Diskpart > list disk There are no fixed disks to show. sfc /scannow shows no errors. check disk shows no errors.
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    External HDD recognized in device mgmt not disk nor BIOS ...

    Hello all, After reading a lot of stuff and attempting fixes on my own (on three computers), I'm looking for help. My external HDD Spire circa 2006 will not show up in Explorer; here's what I've done so far: opened disk mgmt to partition it...not showing up in disk management opened device...
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    cyclic redundancy error on new SD card

    I have bought a friend of mine an Android phone (2nd hand HTC A8181) for Christmas. He's not very tech savvy and doesn't have regular access to a computer, so I'm trying to get everything set up for him as far as possible in advance. His current phone, not an Android, does have a memory card...
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