Your browser will redirect to your requested content shortly. If your post requires a picture put it in the text. /r/iiiiiiitttttttttttt (i7t12) for your rage comics, and "Read Only Friday" posts. /r/techsupportanimals for your memegenerator images Link Flair Filters Gilded Lab colleague uses cracked software. No matter which option I choose, I get the error "The system cannot find the file specified." I've verified the HDD is showing up in Device Manager and I've searched weblink
If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Advertisement Recent Posts A-Z of Bands #3 dotty999 replied Nov 10, 2016 at 8:21 PM A-Z Animals dotty999 replied Nov 10, 2016 at 8:21 PM Games Suddenly Running Like crap DavidinNeed My problem is that all of my internal SATA hard drives (with the exception of the system drive) cannot be assigned a drive letter in Disk Management. Any...
I finally selected "GPT" for the initialize instead of MBR and got the error again, but then when I went back to MBR it worked - no error (it's still formatting It would be an amazing coincidence if the sata connector on the laptop just happened to go back while reinstalling an OS, so I'm leaning toward some kind of software issue. Question I still have is: why would running "create partition primary" or the WSB format cause Explorer to assign the drive letter to a raw partition? Back to top #12 SinisterMatti SinisterMatti Topic Starter Members 9 posts OFFLINE Posted 15 November 2015 - 01:38 PM I don't know how I missed that Rapid Storage Controller.
Did you try formatting it on another machine and physically installing it again? still not working DJ C......R January 26, 2013 at 2:47 pm I now have another problem... Teenage daughter refusing to go to school How do I deal with my current employer not respecting my decision to leave? Diskpart The System Cannot Find The File Specified BUT still fails when I then try to make it a Windows Server Backup destination (exact error: http://imgur.com/4xxPnUe).
The installation might prompt that it needs Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0, if so go to: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=17718 After the installation, plug in your external hard drive and run the application. If that does not work then I am out of ideas, sorry. If Partition Wizard did complete the partition and format, are you saying it still shows as uninitialized in Disk Management? This is easily the worst experience I have ever had upgrading an OS, and one of the most mind boggling issues I have had with Windows in general.
I added a disk (SATA) into a terminal server running 2008 R2 in order to use Windows Server Backup with it. Can't Initialize Disk Windows 7 My System Specs Computer type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number HP OS Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit glecerb View Public Profile Find More Posts by glecerb . 21 Jun 2014 #2 Anshad I downloaded and installed the Chipset drivers immediately after reformatting. Hardware & Devices Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums
haha. I have a basic GPT setup. Virtual Disk Manager The System Cannot Find The File Specified Usb I brought the hard drive into work, hooked it up to a computer there fine. Windows 10 Virtual Disk Manager The System Cannot Find The File Specified Just kind of guessed at this because I noticed Explorer was assigning a drive letter as soon as a partition was created, which apparently made the device unavailable to diskpart and
Sysadmin 1 point2 points3 points 10 months ago(6 children)gpt or mbr, drive size ie >2tb? Several functions may not work. All steps are virtual until you click Apply. check over here But I can completely exit diskpart, go back in, detail the disk, and diskpart STILL doesn't know it has a letter or filesystem!
I have some other drives laying around that I could try and format to see if they can be assigned a permanent drive letter though. External Hard Drive Won't Initialize The time now is 20:38. Thankyou! –ACarter Apr 19 '15 at 12:52 add a comment| up vote 15 down vote In diskpart give a "SHOW DISK" "LIST DISK" to see which DISK the USB is.
If so, they I would stop and you need to recover the data if possible after deleting the partition on the 500GB drive. What is the model number of the MSI? If so, they I would stop and you need to recover the data if possible after deleting the partition on the 500GB drive. Disk Won't Initialize I/o Error So you want to be a sysadmin?
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All Rights Reserved. Hardware & Devices Unknown - Not Initialized Disk (External HD)Hi, i'm new on this forum.