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Windows Vista Missing (D) Drive and (E) Drive?

I have had my computer for over a year. It's a Compaq computer. It came with the Windows Vista operating system. It had been working fine. It had updated and I restarted my computer. When I restarted it and it came back on it is giving me the (error 39) for my E drive and when I click on My Computer it's only showing me my C drive and no longer my D drive. What do I do?

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1. Right click My computer and select Manage.
2. Click on Disk Management.
In the right hand window you should see all of your drives with their drive letter.
If you see a drive listed but without a drive letter that is likely to be your “missing” drive. To gain access try the following:
1. Right click the drive and select Change Drive Letter and Paths.
2. Click the Change button.
3. Select a Drive letter and click Ok.
Now check My Computer for the drive.

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