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I have a Acomdata 2500hes-72. The external hard drive is partition ino 2 partitions - "data drive" and "CD-part". I can see the cd-part" in Windows but I can't see the data drive where I have stored "system backups". I would like to reformat the whole drive but I can't see the whole drive. Any suggestions? thanks

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  • dhs13 Sep 08, 2007

    I only see 1/2 of the drive so I can't format the part I don't see.

  • dhs13 Sep 08, 2007

    Since I can't see 1/2 the drive, what good is formatting it.

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Make sure that the folder settings are set to Show hidden files, also if you want to format it then just format it and it should clear every thing unless you wanted to keep the files first.

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