Hard Disk Read Error?

By blinko
Mar 21, 2010
  1. I am using Windows 7 Home Premium OS.
    I originally had a Windows Vista pc that had the cpu burn out on it.
    I had the geeksquad slave the hard drive over from my old vista pc into my new windows 7 pc. It has been working without any problem at all. Then last night after installing .net framework RC (4 beta 2) I restarted my pc and the drive was not located in the My computer folder. The drive was an E: the E: drive is labeled a CD drive. So i enabled the S.M.A.R.T setting in the windows setup and now the E: cd drive has been removed, but it is still not recognized through my disc managment. What should I be doing in order to get my slave drive to appear again? I've tried a system restor eand everything and the chkdsk /f returned no errors, except last night it said something about something being fixed..I dont know what it did

    My DxDiag.txt is attached

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  2. Puiu

    Puiu TS Evangelist Posts: 1,911   +534

    Did you try removing the HDD from the case and starting the PC without it and then putting it back? Is the HDD sata or IDE?
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