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Two primary drivers lost on harddisk, help!!!

There are 2  harddisks in my pc.

The second one is about 150G, the primary driver H:, I: and J: are on it.

Now the I: and J: cannot be seen in windows, any suggestion?

Thanks, waiting on line.

I am using winxp, I tried partition magic to rezise free space, but said error.
All data inside. Every time window startup will report disk error.
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SteveG00000Commented:
try fdisk and see if the partitions are still there first.
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turbot_yuAuthor Commented:
I run it under windows command prompt, it said
Error reading system area, cannot continue, any suggestion?
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turbot_yuAuthor Commented:
In partition magic, still can see the 2 driver there.
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FriarTukCommented:
does windows comes up in normal or safe mode?  did you create a dynamic disk with volumes?  click start-run-diskmgmt.msc, do both hard drives show up correctly with their correct partitions?
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turbot_yuAuthor Commented:
Windows come up in normal mode, I have not ever using any dynamic disk.

When runing the diskmgmt.msc, both drives show up correctly, but still cannot see in explorer
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FriarTukCommented:
which drives & partitions show up in diskmgmt?  and which drives show up in my computer?
c:
h:
but not i: or j:
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SteveG00000Commented:
Try it under safe mode to see if there is anything running that could be affecting it.
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turbot_yuAuthor Commented:
Tried, but all remain the same, :(  any suggestion?
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turbot_yuAuthor Commented:
In diskmgmt:
disk1:
C: D: E:
disk2:
H: another 2 without label, but status are good, originally is I: and J:

In my computer:
disk1:
C: D: E:
disk2:
H:
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SteveG00000Commented:
Hmm, does that mean it is sorted, if not then what is the status now?
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turbot_yuAuthor Commented:
not yet, seems the disk has error, then windows isolated it.
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SteveG00000Commented:
have you run scandisk yet?
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FriarTukCommented:
"H: another 2 without label, but status are good, originally is I: and J:"
can you do below to re-establish i & j?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307844            "xp drv letter assignments"
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