Hard disk not initialized

Discussion in 'hardware' started by BoerenkoolMetWorst, Jul 9, 2014.

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  1. BoerenkoolMetWorst

    BoerenkoolMetWorst Registered Member

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    I slaved another harddisk with a Windows 7 and a data partition to my computer. Now Disk Management says it's not initialized, and I need to initialize it as MBR or GPT, but won't that make it unbootable?
     
  2. Robin A.

    Robin A. Registered Member

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    Something is wrong. If the disk contains data, it´s already initialized, the Windows disk manager shouldn´t ask for initialization. Check the connection. If the problems persists, connect the disk to the computer in which it was working and backup your data before initializing it.
     
  3. BoerenkoolMetWorst

    BoerenkoolMetWorst Registered Member

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    Found the problem, the drive was ATA password protected :D
     
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