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ampedef

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Hard disk type Unknown in Disk Manager
« on: November 10, 2012, 04:48:36 AM »
I have tried the Windows 7 Forum to find an answer to my question.

Disk Management, under View, Top, Disk List, shows my 3 disks Type as 'UNKNOWN'.  ???   One is a Seagate 32oGb, the other 2 are WD 1Tbx6Gb/s disks.  Can anyone help?  I have tried all the uptodate drivers I can find.  btw: The Motherboard is an Asus P6X58D-E with the latest BIOS of '0803'.  The PC runs OK.

Any/all help appreciated,
 
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Re: Hard disk type Unknown in Disk Manager
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2012, 05:10:26 AM »
Hard drives do not require drivers...

Right clik each HDD and select Properties...post back with your findings...
Also a brief history on these drives and what they were used for etc.
   
 
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Re: Hard disk type Unknown in Disk Manager
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2012, 06:09:08 AM »
Hello patio,

Thank you for a very quick reply.

Hope this is what you wanted to see?

C:\ Drive, Windows 7.

WDC WD10 02FAEX-00Z3A0 SCSI Disk Device.
Driver File Details.
C:\Windowsa\system32\DRIVERS\disk.sys
C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\fltsrv.sys
C:\Windows\System32\drivers\partmgr.sys

WDC WD10 EZRX-00A8LB0 SCSI Disk Device
D:\ E:\ F:\ used as Backup 3 Partitions.

ST3320620AS ATA Device
G:\ Used for Games, Overclocking Software.

All disks show Driver File Details the same.

Perhaps I worry over nothing or worry too much.  I am just curious and I have not noticed this before.
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Re: Hard disk type Unknown in Disk Manager
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2012, 06:11:23 AM »
1) Can you post a screenshot of disk management?

2) Are you having any specific problems with your system?

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Re: Hard disk type Unknown in Disk Manager
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2012, 06:31:12 AM »
Allan,

No problems since Restore.  Several months ago I downloaded a photo program and noticed when going through 'Paint' and posting upon Windows 7 forum, this program had a "Windows 'WARNING' on/in it.  Since seeing this that is when I 'Restored' the PC back.  Hope this helps?  Please do not get me wrong.  I have greatest of repect for all the experts at Windows 7 Forum.

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Re: Hard disk type Unknown in Disk Manager
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2012, 07:25:45 AM »
In Disk Management, click on VIEW - TOP - and select: Volume List

Now don't worry about the other view ;)

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Re: Hard disk type Unknown in Disk Manager
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2012, 07:56:30 AM »
Thank you Allan,

My moto now will be;

Perhaps I worry too much when there's no need to, or like the song goes;

"Don't worry be happy"   :rofl:
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Re: Hard disk type Unknown in Disk Manager
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2012, 09:59:47 AM »
I'll take the advice from Allan, thank you and close this thread as sussed.

Thank you all for your input.

Erm  :-[ How do I close this post as repaired/fixed finished???

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