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Windows 2003 showing Drives as unknown and unreadable

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I recently had a failed SAN Migration on a Windows 2003 Server. I removed the Host from the SAN Array and deleted the bad LUNS. I cleared the bad drive configuration from EMC Powerpath and rebooted several times. The drives still show in Disk Management as unknow and unreadable. I have tried everything including DISKPART but can't get them cleared. PowerPath realizes they are gone. HELP
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Did you try to refresh the drive list using "diskmgmt.msc" Menu Action/Scan all drives ?
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by:charlespliler
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yes, didn't help but rescan within DISKPART did!!! HURRAY
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Thanks for heading me in the right direction, all I have to say is "doooh"
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I thought the DISKPART ReScan command was the exact same one than the DiskMgmt one !

NB: Thanks for enhancing my account to EE Sage level :-)
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