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FFS!!

Post by calleagh » Wed Sep 18, 2013 5:11 pm

i swapped out the laptop for a desktop. before doing so i sent all my files (over 3k just in music) to an external hd. i checked to make sure they were there and i checked again when i got this rig.. now.............i can't find anything i sent to the ehd. help!! i'm totally freaking out.
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Re: FFS!!

Post by Kulaf » Wed Sep 18, 2013 5:20 pm

Disk Management? Right click Computer > Manage > Disk Management.

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Re: FFS!!

Post by calleagh » Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:55 pm

tried that :(
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Re: FFS!!

Post by Ddrak » Thu Sep 19, 2013 3:27 am

Can you see the external HD when you plug it in?
Is it powered from the mains or just the USB?

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Re: FFS!!

Post by calleagh » Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:14 am

all i see is the software and when i open it i see nothing other than a bunch of technical mumbo jumbo. does it matter that the files come from a full version of win 7 to a dumbed down 32 bit win 7?
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Post by Ddrak » Thu Sep 19, 2013 3:28 pm

I mean, when you plug it into the new computer, does it turn up in Windows Explorer (click the "Computer" icon on the desktop) as a disk or not?

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Re: FFS!!

Post by calleagh » Fri Sep 20, 2013 9:08 am

yes dd it does.
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Re: FFS!!

Post by Kulaf » Fri Sep 20, 2013 10:54 am

What do you mean by "dumbed down"?

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Re: FFS!!

Post by Kulaf » Fri Sep 20, 2013 10:58 am

Check to see if you can see hidden files and folders under Folder Options.

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Re: FFS!!

Post by Ddrak » Fri Sep 20, 2013 7:09 pm

Wait... read your original post again. Are you saying you'd seen the files at one point from your desktop, and now you can't? Or that you've never been able to see the files from your desktop?

My first suggestion is take the EHD to a friends and see if they can see anything.

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Re: FFS!!

Post by calleagh » Sat Sep 21, 2013 7:03 am

dd i have seen the files on the desktop and now they are gone. i even ran a data recovery program and nothing was found. i have resigned myself to starting all over again. all of you thank you for your input.
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Re: FFS!!

Post by calleagh » Sat Sep 21, 2013 7:05 am

this post was a mistake
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Re: FFS!!

Post by calleagh » Sat Sep 21, 2013 7:07 am

Kulaf wrote:What do you mean by "dumbed down"?
i mean that windows 7 enterprise is worse than vista.
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