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Check whether the files are endowed with system property: run "Control folders" or go to Appearance and Personalization under Control Panel, and then we can see the window Folder Options. My suggestion - pay a few bucks a month for a quality backup service like Crashplan. Now - back to the SSDH - what hardware and OS version and specification were you running it in/on/with. In any case, thx for any help ;) Regards Tuesday, August 17, 2010 8:19 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This backup fiasco in Vista Home Premium at http://copyprotecteddvd.net/can-t-access/can-t-access-saved-emails-on-hard-drive.html

So - having copied all the files onto the new drive, maybe it's time to see again, if you can get that OS to startup in the original system, or as Thanks in advance Reply Steve Krause December 23, 2016 at 6:41 am # HI Tanya, Do you have a backup? When I got to the school computer to copy my home task, then I noticed all my folders went missing, except ones that are not in folder. If you are restoring to a new hard disk, chances are that the Format and Repartition Disks check box will be selected by default and will be unavailable.

On one of my stupid ventures on this software, I clicked on something that turned the secondary hard drive into a recovery disk. It will quickly search and suddenly you see all your folders. But, the new structure is not the same and for any reason, Outlook (as example) does not install itself the same way on my new system as on the old one.....so

Getting started To begin, make sure that you have your system image available — if you created an image on optical discs, have the last disc in the set inserted into Adv Reply March 22nd, 2012 #7 darkod View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Staff Emeritus Join Date Nov 2009 Location Mataro, Spain Beans 13,231 DistroUbuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Re: Powered by Livefyre Add your Comment Editor's Picks Inside Amazon's clickworker platform: How half a million people are paid pennies to train AI How K9s became a secret weapon for solving My "Fix" was to use the process of the Windows.old file to "restore" my personal files.

Other configurations might require removing a mounting mechanism especially if it is a 2.5 inch drive. That leads to considering any reason for Widows not showing you what is on the drive. Basically: There are so many possibilities that recovery of a system is getting to be a hands-on job, requiring special recovery environments and maybe several hours of checking - and then http://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/183801-cant-see-second-hard-drive-after-using-system-image-recovery.html Please try again now or at a later time.

Windows 8.1 actually sees 3 partitions on the drive - 2 data and 1 recovery. Now - if you can access the data on the drive, make life a bit simpler - create a new id using your ID and password from the original system - If for some reason neither Startup Repair nor System Restore is able to get you back up and running, you can use the System Image Recovery option to revive an unbootable When data recovery is done, we'll explain the possible causes for files not showing problem and then give corresponding solutions.

I would suggest to backup all data first from those partitions, and then try to make the disk basic again with tools like Partition Wizard or similar. My issue is I performed a clean reinstallation of Vista on the same hardware configuration, one I built myself about 2 years ago. successgold, Feb 3, 2011 #5 Hughv Joined: Jul 22, 2006 Messages: 8,450 How did you connect it externally, and what did it do/not do? But when I try to reformat the 2 data partitions, I get the message that the drive cannot be reformatted.

If that is not possible, then maybe something like Paragon backup *& recovery, or some other similar drive recovery software will re-create the partition definition controls for you - The partition this contact form Figure E If you click the Advanced button, you can enable a disk check operation. Using the windows backup I backed up all the files emails etc to my external hard drive3. The process will vary depending on the build, model and form factor.

Click here to Register a free account now! Changed type SriramB[MSFT]Microsoft employee Monday, November 09, 2009 10:20 AM Repro lost Tuesday, May 05, 2009 11:22 AM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote Hi,After you do Does the drive spin up at startup? have a peek here If I look at my BIOS settings with it connected it is not listed.

When I turned it on, nothing happened. So i went to the technician so tried different adapter, and my drive was letting me access the partitions and folder's in it for a while then again it started to But - the question is - before opening the PC, can you access the data on the partition(s) If so, then you can probably use the drive in another PC and

However, the disk properties prove that a section of disk capacity is taken by something.

Several functions may not work. In view tab, check "show hidden files, folders, and drives" and uncheck "Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)". In my toolkit I'd include some feeler gauges - any car accessories shop, the thin blades can be used to poke in the edges of the case, but just a couple Re.

Looking for backup devices” popup results & then there is a selection of drives to choose from. Don't Miss a Single Tip! Then again if another drive goes, it should be a reasonable assumption that the drives can be reused - once you get a reliable PC. http://copyprotecteddvd.net/can-t-access/can-t-access-google-com.html Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

Whichever of these folders I point to, I get the same error message "windows was not able to find any backup sets on [drive/foldername]"I can open the folers and even the We'll answer those questions for you.