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Help something gone wrong in XP


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I do not know if this is the right place to write this however if anyone can offer help I would appreciate it.

I am running a pentium 920D on a gigabyte quad royal mobo and have a mirrored c drive and two other internal sata drives are 500gb maxtor and 1tb seagate. All were working fine until yesterday when of some reason the pc crashed and now the pc cannot see the 500gb and 1tb drives. Initially as the pc boots up the drives appear in xp however as startup completes both drives vanish. I can see the drives in the bios and on the screen when booting.

Any suggestions? it seems strange to me that 2 drives would suddenly fail at the same time.

Any suggestions where to go from here?

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just for info, I do not what has happened but I defragmented my drives and cleaned my registry and now both drives work!

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