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BTW :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave: Apr 16, 2005 #21 truthao TS Rookie thank you - two hardrives - now one enough Thanks With the 'ptedit.exe' it was possible to change from I shut down the pc, got out that PowerMax Disc again and started to run it. Just in case you wanted or need this information: drive list: Maxtor 2B020H1 serial number B1EC3FHE revision type: WAH21PB Drive information: Device 0 is ATA Device Maxtor with above info on You can then boot on a floppy and use PTEDIT to switch it back to type 0x07 so that your hard drive boots properly again. Source

So i go to run it and tell it to start on boot up. It was really easy. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... and the last 2 sentences are the same as before as well.

I've downloaded the 6-disk XP boot disk set and managed to run the recovery console, but when I use the "chkdsk /r" command the RC is unable to find the "autochk.exe" The screen stated CHKDSK is checking the volume...... Also sfc didnt work.

For instance, if you use XP to create a 67G "Extended DOS Partition" (also called "ExtendedX" or "Extended-LBA"), the distribution copy of FDISK will report it as being only 3G -- does it not work for u? So, here's my issue:... Any new partitions that you add from unallocated space (whether formatted as FAT, FAT32 or NTFS) will be marked as your "system partition".

I want to have the possibility to solve such problems anytime on any computer with and without the XP CD. A recent hardware or software change may have caused this. It seems to happen only on systems with a certain hardware and software configuration, and might be related to the fact that the computer can look at the network as a If no boot run chkdsk /r one more time and see if that does anything for you.

Now is a good time to make sure you have a current backup of your important data. I had the same error message and reboot but, after realising that the hidden system partition was the problem, it was simple to fix by running Partition Magic 8 again and Several functions may not work. Open notepad and copy/paste the text in the quotebox below into it:@echo off>BEregQuery.txt (REG QUERY "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager" /v BootExecute)start BEregQuery.txtSave this to your desktop as BEregQuery.bat For "Save as type" choose

Are you sure you burned it as an image file? (It is important because you will have to do the same with the Seatools for DOS ISO which is the diagnostic The HotFix works fine in most systems. In this case, when you look at your partitions with Disk Manager, one will be marked as "(Boot)" and the other will be marked as "(System)". When I click done on the errors screen/box I do not get the next box in the tutorial either.

I also have a dvd drive and dvd's that hold 4.7GB on them but since that folder is 4.5GB in size that would be really pushing it! this contact form Because 1) \windows\system32 is damaged, 2) chkdsk needs autochk.exe in order to run and 3) the setup floppies are unfortunately designed in that way that they don't contain autochk.exe, chkdsk fails We just want to see if autocheck.exe is there. I unplugged it from my HP and connected it to the Dell and then went to the antivirus site to make sure that it was downloading the most up to date

Installed the seatools disc and have started the pc with that disc in the drive. A Guy My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 CPU INTEL Core i5-750 Quad-Core 3.37GHz Motherboard ASUS P7P55D Memory HyperX Fury Black Series 8GB (2 I jotted down the information and then restarted the pc. have a peek here Please refer to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 263044 for more information at the following URL: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;263044[/url] Just to confuse us a little further, when XP creates an "Extended Partition", it actually

I am also looking for such a possiblity for Vista. I'm running a chkdsk /r right now to see if that will help. http://digilander.libero.it/YorkOne/powermax/powermax_guide_en.pdf sach2, May 28, 2011 #35 lmhjcr Sergeant At this point I guess it can't hurt - I tried the link you gave me to download it and selected the

Perhaps I will run into the same problem.

When it is done (which can take a while--and others also often get the going to higher and lower % during the process) you can try dir again to see if I let it do the repair and again ran all 3 tests and it passed all 3 tests this time. No, create an account now. Lisa lmhjcr, May 28, 2011 #44 sach2 Major Geek Extraordinaire On copying the folder that was just a passing thought.

I also have an unused 500GB Maxtor One Touch 4 and a 750GB Buffalo - Both external as well. I do think that backing up that folder might not be a bad idea since I had all these problems and I will have to see about getting another hard drive Your help on this is very much appreciated. Check This Out If it is there than it something else that is causing the problem.

Im just about ready to mount my boot in this thing :unch: , but before I do that, any suggestions?? As I mentioned before, the HotFix seems to have problems specific to a particular hardware and/or software configuration, and I should add that it is possibly related to Dell's OEM Partition I am not sure that > > at least the chkdsk would work with the XP CD. sach2, May 28, 2011 #4 lmhjcr Sergeant Okay, I went through the process with the xp home edition sp2 setup disks and when I got to the c prompt I entered

The thirds paragraph states Seagate recommends that you consider repairing the problem sectors. I hooked up the wireless internet connection again (using a Linksys Wireless Broadband Router which is hooked up the the modem and I have a Wireless USB Network Adapter that I Also sfc didnt work. I lot of it could be removed from the copy not the original.