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Old 02-10-2005, 11:30 PM   #1
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Default HELP..Maxtor 300GB internal HD Problem....

I have windows on 1 hard drive and all my media on a maxtor 300GB internal HD. I reinstalled XP today, deleting the partition to my primary hard drive and creating a new one. I did not mess with the maxtor 300 but when i got XP on, the drive shows up in my computer but when i try to open it, a message comes up saying "drive d: is not formatted, would you like to format?"
I dont think i could have lossed all my stuff as i never formatted the drive.
What do i need to do to make the drive work and retrieve all my files, if possible?


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Old 02-11-2005, 12:22 AM   #2
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ahhhh...nevermind...SP2 did the trick
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Old 02-11-2005, 12:26 AM   #3
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Default Re: HELP..Maxtor 300GB internal HD Problem....

Lol... That's the prob. with most new drives is that they gey partitioned , but some never get formatted, during the install of windows..

therefore your comp. can't read from it properly...
But non the less, glad you worked it out.
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