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Want to back up but drives not showing.


bumpkin
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Hello I hope someone can help. Using XP Pro on a reasonably decent machine. Have three internal hard drives Seagate 500gb, Maxtor 320gb both SATA. Also a Seagate 160 ATA but this does not show nor can I access it even though it is connected properly. I would like to use this as a backup drive Acronis being the software. Also have 1T external HDD usb but that does not show either in my computer.

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robinofloxley. "I am sure your HDD will not fail in the next few days" Wrong on this occasion. At least I know now, luckily as I gave up trying to back up with Acronis to the external drive I cloned the C drive to the D yesterday so back in action. C would not even spin up today. Many thanks anyway to all for your advice, just not the sort of thing I need on Xmas eve when everyone wants to use the thing, sorted anyway have a good one.

Ray

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C drive failed, thanks to all for your advice.

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bumpkin

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Partition Wizard was a good freebie, sorted the problem with External drive not being seen and a useful bit of kit, thanks.

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