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Partition problem after installing Windows 8.1

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    Windows 8.1

    Partition problem after installing Windows 8.1


    hello everyone, please help me out here. i had Windows 8 before and i updated it to Windows 8.1 with a clean fresh install using a usb drive and the .iso file of Windows 8.1

    i managed to successfully install it but now there's a problem. I can't access "Primary Active & Boot drive".
    i had 4 partitions before.
    1) C drive (windows)
    2) primary drive
    3) logical drive
    4) F - drive (Active and Boot). i could access this drive before. it was of 70GB and i have important data in it. now i can't view it in My Computer. the partition is present but i can't access it. what should i do? here's a screenshot from Minitool partition wizard
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    That second one is missing a letter, assign one to it and it should be visible.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    That second one is missing a letter, assign one to it and it should be visible.
    ffs. feel like killing myself. Thanks alot bruh
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    Quote Originally Posted by alamgirqazi View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    That second one is missing a letter, assign one to it and it should be visible.
    ffs. feel like killing myself. Thanks alot bruh
    Niah !! happens all the time.
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    hello everyone, please help me out here. i had Windows 8 before and i updated it to Windows 8.1 with a clean fresh install using a usb drive and the .iso file of Windows 8.1
    Are you sure, looks like a OVER INSTALL.
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Partition problem after installing Windows 8.1
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