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lost a hard drive

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Sparky444, Oct 15, 2003.

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  1. Sparky444

    Sparky444 Thread Starter

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    AAARGH!
    During a recent flickering power outage (my computer tried to boot twice before I could shut it down), I lost my D drive. Can I retrieve it and how? Your help and expertise will be appreciated more than you know!!
     
  2. griffinspc

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    I assume your "D" drive is a separate second drive from your post so if you know how to get to the CMOS setup try having it re-locate your drive.

    Do you know what I mean?
     
  3. NiteHawk

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    Also try this. Right click on My computer and open Properties. Click on the Device manager tab and see if there are any entries with red or yellow marks.
     
  4. DKTaber

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    Sparky: Adding to NiteHawk's note, if you DO find that the drive has a yellow '?' next to it (may not even be ID'd as a drive, just a "device"), try deleting it. Then reboot. Windows should then 'find' new hardware, and install the drivers for it.
     
  5. ~Candy~

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    Is your D drive a cdrom or hard drive?
     
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