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Wasn't able to use the live-cd, anyway, about the Disk management, I can't see the option you've said

Oh snap... It's totally gone. I just thought it lost the drive letter which happens to me sometimes.

I'm no hard drive expert but maybe you lost your master tables... You can try a recovery program
    
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With TestDisk (http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk_Download) I was able to recover the MTF and now my HDD is working again!

Thanks everyone for the help

EDIT: and on unrelated topic, does 30C-35C considered temp good for an HDD?
Edited by NocWis - 12/4/10 at 5:24pm
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With TestDisk (http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk_Download) I was able to recover the MTF and now my HDD is working again!

Thanks everyone for the help

EDIT: and on unrelated topic, does 30C-35C considered temp good for an HDD?
Congrats!

30-35C is fine. According to Google's HDD reliability whitepaper, most drives prefer 30-45C. If you go above or below that, failure rates start to increase. (but not much until 20C- or 55C+)
     
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