Ha! My friend, you are a good luck charm.
As I wrote up this problem I was running a deep scan using testdisk. When it finished scanning the partition, I rewrote it back to the disk and now it's like it never left. It's a beautiful thing, I tell ya.
6 years of backed up Television Shows...
Hey guys, back again.
The problem is pretty straightforward, right from the title. I have a 750G HD that shows up under the Device Manager, but not under Disk Management. It's in the Bios. But not in the Win7 OS. Honestly, I'm a little confused.
What's worse, I uninstall it from the...
Okay guys, round two.
Installed 7 on secondary drive. I boot into that. I can go into my old Primary Drive and see everything I used to have.
1. Now that I have access to the drive, can I edit the registry so the older installation works?
2. Can I import the old profile...
I was afraid you were going to say that.
It isn't possible at all to manually rewrite the hardware profile in the OS to accept the new configuration? Especially since it seems to happen automatically for so many other users in my situation.
Already attempted a restore to an earlier point. Twice. No change.
I can only assume that this problem is the same as with Windows XP, replacing a motherboard results in a new hardware profile for the OS and subsequently a lock down. The solution would be a repair installation, or (if you got...
To start, I'd love to post more detailed system specs, but I cant even get into the OS.
I had a Dell Workstation 380 with 7, sporting an extra (NOT the one with the OS) 750GB HD that failed. I deemed the case unworthy and built what is essentially a new rig.
Mobo: Gigabyte EP43 UD3L with the...