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transfering a hard drive from one to another

digicrime

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I took a drive out of an another pc that I had my backups on err atleast a lot of junk and transfered that drive to a vista pc. Computer sees the drive in the BIOS and Device Manager but logical disk manager doesnt see it. When i click on volume it says volume information for this drive cannot be found. I looked at smartctl info drive tests show the drive is working fine I just cant access it, whats up?

The drive was installed on a windows xp system 32bit this one is vista 64bit if it matters

DISKPART> list disk

Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt
-------- ---------- ------- ------- --- ---
Disk 0 Online 466 GB 0 B
Disk 1 Invalid 466 GB 0 B *
Disk 2 No Media 0 B 0 B
Disk 3 No Media 0 B 0 B
Disk 4 No Media 0 B 0 B
Disk 5 No Media 0 B 0 B

DISKPART> detail disk

There is no disk selected to list details for.
Please select a disk and try again.

Displays the properties of the selected disk and the list of volumes on
the disk.

Syntax: DETAIL DISK

A disk must be selected for this operation to succeed.

Example:

DETAIL DISK

DISKPART> select disk 1

Disk 1 is now the selected disk.

DISKPART> detail disk

WDC WD5000AACS-00ZUB0 ATA Device
Disk ID: 110E9C84
Type : ATA
Bus : 1
Target : 1
LUN ID : 0
Read-only : No
Boot Disk : No
Pagefile Disk : No
Hibernation File Disk : No
Crashdump Disk : No

There are no volumes.

DISKPART> select disk 0

Disk 0 is now the selected disk.

DISKPART> detail disk

Hitachi HDP725050GLA360 ATA Device
Disk ID: C9BD2234
Type : ATA
Bus : 0
Target : 0
LUN ID : 0
Read-only : No
Boot Disk : Yes
Pagefile Disk : Yes
Hibernation File Disk : No
Crashdump Disk : Yes

Volume ### Ltr Label Fs Type Size Status Info
---------- --- ----------- ----- ---------- ------- --------- --------
Volume 1 D Recovery NTFS Partition 15 GB Healthy
Volume 2 C Partition_1 NTFS Partition 450 GB Healthy System

The said drive I cant see is ntfs
 

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digicrime

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just to update I put the drive back into the other system and its fine just my new pc (vista one) doesnt like it. I took another drive from that system put it in here and it see it just fine? err what gives
 

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just to update I put the drive back into the other system and its fine just my new pc (vista one) doesnt like it. I took another drive from that system put it in here and it see it just fine? err what gives
Have you initialized the drive in the Disk Management window? Does it indicate the file system it detects? Some drives are detected as RAW instead of FAT32 or NTFS if something has happened to it.
 

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System One

  • CPU
    Intel Q9550 @ 3.2Ghz (OC)
    Memory
    4 GIG DDR2-6400
    Graphics Card(s)
    ATI Radeon 3750
    Sound Card
    Creative X-Fi
    Monitor(s) Displays
    22" LCD
    Screen Resolution
    1680 x 1050
    Hard Drives
    (2) 500 Gig SATAII 32mb Cache in RAID 0 array
    PSU
    Antec TruPower 650W
    Internet Speed
    10Mbps Cable

digicrime

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It wont detect the drive in the disk manager I was reading about file system types and in the message its dynamic how it got that way im not to sure but apparently vista cannot read this so im moving the contents off the drive now and going to reformat it. Ill update my thread if this works and was the problem im thinking it was
 

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