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Oh god, I just lost a drive :'(
show user profile  Bobbyboy
I went to load max after a crash and it said my license was corrupt.... i'd gotten this before, re-registering doesn't work, what caused this originally was changing around my HD config (adding or removing a IDE drive with my main OS on a SATA drive), it is a common bug and autodesk has a patch, that never worked for me. Deleting my license info then re submitting it however did and yes, it worked. But it wasn't till after I did this did I wonder why it has stuffed up, and when i opened up my computer I realized, 3 partitions were gone!! :S

I can't remember what was on them, there was a shit tone of programs ect. but I had all my downloads, pictures and work on different drives. but still it is a big blow

when i look in device manager it isn't even showing up. How can I salvage files if it isn't even showing up? there was no sign of it failing either......

*I might also be slightly drunk.....*

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3/29/2009 5:31:12 AM (last edit: 3/29/2009 5:31:12 AM)
show user profile  advance-software

These guys recovered an encrypted partition from a crashed SATA drive for me.

Not cheap, but they are one of the best.

If you have a hardware failure, don't run disk check etc. on the drive - you could do more damage.

If it's just a lost partition table, there might be tools that can repair it.

If you can boot from the same drive that contains the lost partition, it's unlikely to be a hardware problem.
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3/29/2009 12:11:39 PM (last edit: 3/29/2009 12:37:40 PM)
show user profile  Stephen R.
make sure its assigned a drive letter, sometimes if the tables get messed up itll drop its drive letter, and this will make it not show up in anything, included device manager. Try going to start/my computer, right click and choose manage, then go down to Manage Drives, and see if the volume was detected, if it was, assign it a drive letter and see if it comes back.

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3/29/2009 3:50:00 PM (last edit: 3/29/2009 3:50:00 PM)
show user profile  Bobbyboy
not even in drive manager is it showing up, it literally isn't there, I might want to try taking it out and putting it back in, it doesn't seem to be getting recognized at all

but the stuff wasn't anything serious, just programs ect. so not worth the money to get it replaced

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3/29/2009 6:21:57 PM (last edit: 3/29/2009 6:21:57 PM)
show user profile  TiMoN
Does it show up in BIOS?

If not, the disk might just be old fashioned fcked.

be sure to check the SATA and Power cable, just to make sure.

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3/30/2009 4:50:59 AM (last edit: 3/30/2009 4:52:06 AM)
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