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How to Unlock a WD HDD partition that got locked installing Windows 8

I have a WD I terabyte hard disk.  Somehow it got locked when I was installing Windows 8. The second and third petitions on the disk are working fine and are recognized. But the first partition is locked, and is not recognized.

Iran Western Digital data lifeguard diagnostics and the disc is identified however  it only recognizes the second and third partition.

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Is the first a "System reserved" 100-350MB partition by any chance?  If so that is a win7/8 system partition that you cannot access.
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Assigning a drive letter made the partition accessible... thank you.
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