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Fantom drive not recognized, but shows up in devices

  1. #1

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    Windows 8

    Fantom drive not recognized, but shows up in devices

    I recently switched over from a macbook pro (snow leopard) to an hp envy dv6 with windows 8 on it. My Fantom GreenDrive worked fine on the mac, and on another pc before. The new laptop makes a detection noise when I turn it on and plug it in, but it does not show up anywhere but in devices. I can't access my backed up files, it's pretty bad news if I can't get them back. I tried downloading the driver for the fantom drive, but no luck. Anyone know how to fix this?

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  2. #2

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    Windows 8 Pro

    Go into disk manager and assign it a drive letter.
    I had to do this with several external HDD's on my DV7
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  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    The disk manager will let me change/assign letters to everything listed except my fantom drive. Here is what it looks like:
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  4. #4

    San Jose - California
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    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64

    Open the elevated command prompt and type: diskpart
    Once you are in diskpart, use this link as command reference to assign a letter.
    DiskPart - Partition a disk |
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Fantom drive not recognized, but shows up in devices

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