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Can't find local installed HDD

Q: Can't find local installed HDD

I just upgraded to Win7. In this PC I have 2 HDD, one C drive which works fin, and one additional HDD which I'm able to see in BIOS and Device Manager, but it do not show up in Explorer.
How to get it visible?
Thanks

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A: Can't find local installed HDD

Right click my computer > manage, click disk management take a screenshot, post here.

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/cant-find-local-installed-hdd.176151/
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A:Local system has RAS installed....

I have the same question, about Comodo Anitvirus Submit,"your interent connection is not active. Please check your connection and try again. Locoal system has RAS installed."

please help
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/local-system-has-ras-installed.663343/
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Using command prompt:
I tried the ping test and the results showed that it is not a harware problem.
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A:New modem installed and now I have local access only

Are you able to view the tcp/ip settings to check the ip addresses?
It's possible that your modem is not getting the correct address to the PC.

Check your IPv4 settings (subnet mask, gateway, IP..sorry not on a Vista on 7 computer at the moment)

If your addresses read: "0's"..etc, you can contact your ISP to determine the correct addresses to use (if the technique below doesn't help).

---
For now, try this:

1. Go to the command prompt

2. Type: ipconfig /release then press Enter

3. Next, type: ipconfig /renew then press Enter

4. Now try to connect.

--
If you still have no addresses showing under "auto-detect," You can then manually program the: subnet mask, IP address and Gateway with the settings given by your ISP.

Let me know what happens!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-modem-installed-and-now-i-have-local-access-only.1032905/
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i am pretty sure it's something simple, hope i provided everything needed,

thanks in advance
 

A:Can't find local pc

I suspect AVG is blocking access - you need to go into AVG and allow access on your local network

some thing like
Open AVG
Tools menu
Firewall settings option
Profiles
System services
Microsoft file sharing and printing service.
System rule details from Block to Allow
-----------------
You should also be able to set AVG Firewall configuration to allow a range of IP address - choose a range in your network typically starts 192.168.x.x
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cant-find-local-pc.961981/
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A:Installed XP Home & no Local Area Connection

Did you install the drivers for your network card? Open Device Manager and check for any yellow exclamation marks.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/installed-xp-home-no-local-area-connection.667872/
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A:Network Printer installed on local port

It would help to know the Printer model and Software you are using.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/network-printer-installed-on-local-port.130563/
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A:Can't find local connection

I don't think anyone happens to know why since you supplied virtually no information.

What is broken? What do you want to do? What kind of computer? What kind of operating system? What kind of network? What kind of network setup?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/cant-find-local-connection.27445/
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A:I can't find local disk D:

I think more information is needed and what changed/happened. Was the 270 the d: drive?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/517409/i-cant-find-local-disk-d/
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A:Windows cannot find the Local profile.....

I think these will help:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/812339/en-us

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/811151/

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/windows-cannot-find-the-local-profile-105484.html
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A:Windows can't find the local profile.....

Your profile became corrupted. So, Windows created a temporary user profile for you. Go to Start/Run and type control userpasswords and press enter. Create a new user profile with admin rights. Log out of the temp user you are in and log in as the new user. Now go to C:\Documents and Settings here you will have the user profile your in be branched out. You will also see the Administrator profile and your old user profile. Open your old user profile and copy the My Documents, Favorites and Desktop folders and paste them into your new profile overwriting the empty files that are in there now. You may need to Take Ownership of the Folder. Then just log in as the new user from now on.
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/windows-cant-find-the-local-profile-566652.html
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A:Cannot find local security policy

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Delphin


Hey guys,

I'm using windows 7 ultimate,I recently found that in my administrative tools, there is no "local security policy". I tried to add the snapin through mmc there also i cannot find local security policy. should i register any .dll file?

Any help would be appreciated...



sorry to disturb u guys. I found it.

Local Security Policy Editor - Open

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/14085-cannot-find-local-security-policy.html
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A:Solved: Trying to find non local ip adress

nvm found a code
for future reference

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-trying-to-find-non-local-ip-adress.884000/
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A:Cannot find Local Security Policies

Hello Paul, and welcome to Vista Forums.

I'm sorry, but secpol.msc (Local Security Policy) is not available in the Vista Home Basic edition. It's only available in the Business, Ultimate, and Enterprise editions.

Sorry.

Shawn

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/265610-cannot-find-local-security-policies.html
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A:"Windows cannot find local profile. . . "

IME...anytime a temporary profile is used...that's an indication that the standard profile is damaged.

In such cases, I would create a new profile and move the settings/files from the damaged profile...to the newly created one and then delete the old one.

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You may want to become a member of the QT forum, http://discussions.apple.com/category.jspa?categoryID=122 .

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/359850/windows-cannot-find-local-profile/
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A:VLC - I can't find where to select local LAN files

What is VLC?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/vlc-i-cant-find-where-to-select-local-lan-files.385223/
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Hi, Welcome to Seven forums.

First thing, why were you installing Win XP from your hard drive? And what changes did you do in BIOS?

You might have removed the drive letters. Follow this link and perform the steps. Change, add, or remove a drive letter - Microsoft Windows Help

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/319889-unable-find-my-all-local-disk-partition.html
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A:Can't find Local Group Policy editor

Welcome to the forum,

Group Policy editor is not available on home premium.

win7 home final - no gpedit.msc?

http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/97268-cant-find-local-group-policy-editor.html
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http://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/24934-find-local-group-policy-editor.html
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A:Local area connection problem - can't find it

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Atza


Hello

I Installed newest Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit for my brother. After tweaking and optimizing we found out a problem. Windows 7 can't find local area connection. The internet connection still works, but for example my computer finds local area connection normally.

About the problem:

http://img133.imageshack.us/img133/3...centerwfiu.jpg
http://img203.imageshack.us/img203/765/network.jpg
http://img91.imageshack.us/img91/8981/network2.jpg

Need help to solve this problem, thanks.


OK
whats the wifi/NIC card on the machine. Have you installed a deiver? go into device manager by typing device manager in search and go to the network tab. expand it aand your wired, and wireliss devices should be there. If they arent or if either have a yellow triangle on them you need to re-install the driver.

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Maybe the folder was accidentally moved. When you search for the folder using Explorer's Search function what path does it give?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/197973/cant-find-local-settings-file-in-windows-explorer/
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Hello Gdawg,

I'm sorry, but Local Users and Groups is not available in the Windows 7 Starter, Home Basic, and Home Premium editions.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/174156-cant-find-local-users-groups-computer-management.html
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wittykitty,

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HOW TO USE WINDOWS DEFENDER OFFLINE ON A USB STICK
Windows Defender Offline
? is a free standalone, bootable malware and virus remover from Microsoft.
? performs an offline scan of an infected PC to remove viruses, rootkits and other advanced malware.

Download Windows Defender Offline (about 764 kB)

You will have the choice of downloading the 32bit version (x86) or the 64 bit version (x64).
The link will help you determine whether you are running a 32 bit version or 64 bit version of Windows

NOTE!! You can download and prepare a 32 bit version using a 64 bit version of Windows
NOTE!! You can download and prepare a 64 bit version using a 32bit version of Windows.

You run the 32 bit version on a 32 bit version of Windows.
You run the 64 bit version on a 64 bit version of Windows.

The 32 bit download file name is: mssstool32.exe
The 64 bit download file name is: mssstool64.exe

For the curious, this program was originally name Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper.


INSTALLATION:
You will need an Internet Connection.
Insert 512 mB (Microsoft?s 256 mB is no longer accurate) or larger USB stick into a usb port.
Run the downloaded program--mssstool64.exe or mssstool32.exe
NEXT button
Choose the option On a USB flash drive that is not password protected
NEXT button
NEXT button
.
The install program will format the usb stick using the NTFS format.
The install program will download about 210 mB.
The install program will name the USB stick WDO_Media32 or WDO_Media64
The WDO_Media32 usb stick will have used space of 255 mB (268,140,544 bytes)
The WDO_Media64 usb stick will have used space of 282 mB (296,165,376 bytes)
You can expect the number of mB to increase as more malware appears.

UPDATE Windows Defender Offline USB stick:
? reinsert the usb stick
? run the installation program, mssstool64.exe or mssstool32.exe, again.
? the update will download about 66 mB (mssstool32.exe) and 68 mB (mssstool64.exe).

Since the malware database is sometimes updated several times in a day, always update before running.

PERFORM AN OFFLINE SCAN
Bootup your computer from the USB stick
Windows Defender Offline will automatically perform a quick scan.
After the quick scan finishes, Choose Full Scan
Select all of your drives

The initial, full scan can easily take several hours, but
Remember, your computer is being very thoroughly checked for all types of malware.


RESULTS OF THE SCAN
The results will be in 4 log files on your computer's disk in:
\Windows\Microsoft Antimalware\Support
===============================================
===============================================
===============================================

After running wdo and booting your computer up normally,
then carry out following which will put a .ZIP file on your desktop. Upload that .ZIP file please.


Script:



# ************************************************************
# Zips up your log files from Windows Defender Offline
#  and extended info about the log files
# Places WDOlogs.ZIP on your Desktop
#
# **********************INSTRUCTIONS**************************
# STEP 1 *****************************************************
# RUN PowerShell as administrator
# START ORB | type POWERSHELL | CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER key combo | ALT+Y keycombo
# ********************************... Read more

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Hi

The files from your original profile should be saved in C:\Documents and Settings\Username\My Documents. Then make a new profile and transfer the data across.

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http://channels.lockergnome.com/it/...cover_a_damaged_windows_xp_user_profile.phtml
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-msg-cannot-find-local-profile-loading-temp-file.448505/
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A:Message: "Unable to find local data files. Please reinstall.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/message-unable-to-find-local-data-files-please-reinstall.1120721/
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Edit: For now this is the answer...

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/3fd3d1fc-1194-4899-978c-3283085648bc/eventlog-forwarding-issues-either-the-component-that-raises-this-event-is-not-installed-on-your?forum=w7itprogeneral
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Closing duplicate, please reply here:

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eddie
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/xp-pro-will-cannot-find-newly-installed-hd.634599/
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What is the software that you are trying to uninstall?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/cant-find-my-installed-software-548009.html
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A:Removed IE 11, 10, 9 and now can't find IE installed at all.

Download IE11

Download Web Browser - Internet Explorer

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A:Find date I installed?

Hi Kjw, welcome to the Ten Forums.

Open the Command Prompt and enter this command:

Code:
systeminfo | find /i "install date"

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Kari

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A:Solved: Need to find out if the Win 7 that is installed is OEM or not

Not asking you to post the results here (just lazily copying a standard post). In the output look at the Product ID Type.

Please run the MGA Diagnostic Tool and post back the report it creates:
Download MGADiag to your desktop.
Double-click on MGADiag.exe to launch the program
Click "Continue"
Ensure that the "Windows" tab is selected (it should be by default).
Click the "Copy" button to copy the MGA Diagnostic Report to the Windows clipboard.
Paste the MGA Diagnostic Report back here in your next reply.

 

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Sounds to me like the integrated graphics chip uses PCI Express bus.
 

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A:I successfully installed 2 programs yet can't find them anywhere.

What software?

Post a link.

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A:Can I find out what I installed and uninstalled last week?

Open your browser and view the downloads.
 
If you can't figure this out, post the name of the browser you are using and I will post instructions.

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welcome to TSG, v1medep

this is the introductions forum....a place to introduce yourself, not your problem.

many forums have "stickies" posted at the top of them...it's a good idea to read them: they have a lot of valuable information

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Does it show in Device Manager?
Vicks
 

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Quote:




Ended up doing a fresh install of XP.....All my programs are still on the computer




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There was a trial copy of Office 2013 pre-installed on the computer, and so I used that for the one month trial period, but now that is all that opens (e.g. when I click on the MS Word icon) and the prompt says the features have been disabled and direct me to purchase Office 2013

I did a compatibility check of Windows 8.1 and Office 2007 and they show up as 'Compatible' on Microsoft's site.

Any help anyone could offer would be greatly appreciated!

A:Installed MS Office12 (2007) but can't Find It or Open It

Did you go to the start screen (the one with the tiles) and then click on the down arrow icon that shows up in the lower left corner if you move the mouse? From there you should be able to find the newly installed copy. However, if you had a trial version installed at the same time you installed the paid version, you may end up having to uninstall both and then reinstalling just the paid version.

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My brother's new Acer laptop came with microsoft office 2010 supposedly installed into the computer. I can't find a click to run or anything. I do have a product key off of the back of the laptop though. Any Suggestions? Thanks.

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It should be in All Programs off of the Start Orb. If not do a search using Window Explorer.

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