letter assign problem

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May 10, 2010

letter assign problem by kimikal27 at 10:11 AM (2,482 Views / 0 Likes) 35 replies

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    ok, i think im one of many with this problem, been searching for solution but till now nothing worked...

    windows 7 does not assign letter to wbfs partition, any one as a solution???

    any help is very appreciated
     


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    weird i can use my hard drive in wbfs manager and i'm using w7 64x. try format drive 1st in wbfs manager. if that doesnt work format it to ntfs than try format it to wbfs in wbfs manager.
     
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    it's as 120G in games, im hopping for a solution that does not involve format...
     
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    if it already has games on it in wbfs than how come it won't read on wii etc?
     
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    i didn't say that the wii does not recognize,
    im saying that win7 doesn't assign a letter, i can still use wbfsGUI to install games in the drive but can use any other since they only recognize drives or partitions by the letter assign to it
     
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    oh that's easy
    control panel - administrative tools - computer management - disk management. select the drive right click and you can assign drive letters.
     
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    i wish it was that easy, tried that and much more....
    but the assign or change letter on it stays grayed and not available to chose
     
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    you need to format or partition it 1st than. i've partitioned my 120gb and use 60gb for wii and my computer can still use it as well.
     
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    can't format since win7 does not recognize...

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    can only format on wii to wbfs
     
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    how can it not recognize it? i formatted my wd mypassport in XP and my w7 recognizes it!
    you never formatted the drive originally to ntfs did you? if not than your screwed you need to format it.
     
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    well, cool
    it's good that you dont have this problem....
    but i do...

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    it was FAT till i formated it in the wii to wbfs
     
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    if it's already wbfs than what's the problem? what exactly are you trying to do?
     
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    i'm trying to get win7 to recognize and assign a letter to the disc, without that i can't make another partition on it, backup or use more wbfs managers like id like to
     
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    well if the whole drive is already wbfs than i'm sorry there is no way to do it unless you format the drive again in ntfs. windows (any versions) can't recognize wbfs on their own.
     
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    damn, that is not what i wanted to ear....

    but thanks for your help
     
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    What brand of usb drive is it model and make ?
     
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    it's a seagate barracuda 500GB disc with a easyIDE usb cable
     
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    Is the drive set as master?
     
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    i think so, the clip is in the 2 first pins from the left
     
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