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yahoowizard

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    HDD not recognized
    « on: August 20, 2009, 11:14:46 AM »
    Well, long story short, I partitioned my external 500 GB hard drive into two parts, one normal, and one partition 70 GB big formatted to the WBFS system (Wii format). It's used to connect the hard drive to the Wii and load games off the hard drive. I got it all to work, but suddenly, my comptuer doesn't recognize either partition of the hard drive, and neither does my Wii. It shows up in Device manager as Mass Storage, but I can't assign a drive letter to it. It also says that the hard drive can't start, and I can't update drivers for it either. I already got most of the hard drive backed up, so I don't mind formatting it, but currently, I can't really do anything at all with it. Any suggestions?

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    Re: HDD not recognized
    « Reply #1 on: August 20, 2009, 12:09:09 PM »
    Right clik My Computer and select Manage...then Disk Management...
    Right clik the partition and select Properties...

    Post back with your findings.
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    yahoowizard

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      Re: HDD not recognized
      « Reply #2 on: August 20, 2009, 12:18:58 PM »
      Don't see the partition there.

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      Re: HDD not recognized
      « Reply #3 on: August 20, 2009, 05:20:26 PM »
      Then it and whatever data you had is gone...
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      yahoowizard

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        Re: HDD not recognized
        « Reply #4 on: August 20, 2009, 05:39:37 PM »
        Meh, I'm not too concerned for the data, I backed up the majority of it before I screwed around it. I just want a way to get it to work again, lol.

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        Re: HDD not recognized
        « Reply #5 on: August 21, 2009, 05:42:06 AM »
        Easus Partition Manager

        Did i mention it's FREE ? ?

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