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120 gig drive split into 2 partitions ,, one died , can it be fixed with out affecting the other by love4allUladies
hi .. had a power failure a few weeks back .. had a 120 gig ide drive , which was partitioned into to equal halves , one for the operating system , this one is ok , fat32 file system ... and the other for data,, which winxp keeps want to format , was also fat32 ,, but is being reported as raw or...
September 5th 06 06:10 PM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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Same Type of Problem with both Floppy Drive & CD Rom Drive!!! by Brad
Hi, My cousin asked me to repair his Compaq Presario 1060 laptop (Windows 95) which developed two problems at the same time!!! One of the two problems has to do with the floppy disk drive which suddenly has trouble reading floppy disks. The other problem (started around the same time...
September 5th 06 12:27 PM
by AlmostBob Go to last post
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Problem with an old backup by Kumachan
Hi! I don't know if this is in the right thread, but I need some help. I'm running Windows 98(SE) on an old PC which only has 7 gigs of HD space. Awhile back, I had to use my recovery disk to repair a huge problem. The problem that cropped up afterwards was that I was cut down to 3GB of disk space....
September 4th 06 01:42 PM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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copying from a floppy to a cd by claire
My Inspiron 6000 doesn't have a floppy drive and I would like to copy from a floppy to a cd to access my files any suggestions -- claire
September 3rd 06 03:26 PM
by philo Go to last post
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copying HDD by Stan
As regards copying one harddrive to another is there any difference among the following terms? backup copy image clone and any other such words.
September 1st 06 06:59 PM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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HELP! Need OEM codes for OS and Ess 98 by [email protected]
I need some OEM code(s) for Win 98 and Home Essentials 98... Anyone? Thanks!
August 29th 06 04:49 AM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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Portion magic ruined external drive by 30t5
I was using partition magic to create a new partition on an external drive. While rebooting the computer froze and I had to unplug it. My external drive is "corruptable or unreadable." Portition magic says error 7 "operation canceled by user" occured. How do I fix this. Can I?
July 25th 06 01:38 AM
by AlmostBob Go to last post
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fdisk shows one size and my computer shows another by icccapital
I ran a partition program that I thought didn't work, and then I installed 98se. Now my computer shows 2.2 gigs of total space and fdisk shows 3 gigs in the partition. Is there a way to recover these gigs in my computer?
July 23rd 06 02:07 PM
by icccapital Go to last post
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"clink" sound on shutdown from newly installed notebook HDD (Seagate - ST96023A) - please help by Adam
I just replaced my notebook HDD (Fujitsu - MHK2120AT) with a new HDD (Seagate - ST96023A). But now, I am hearing a slight "clink" sound on shutdown. Is this normal?
July 12th 06 03:28 PM
by Adam Go to last post
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160gb HDD getting repeated corrupted FAT by saidean
Hi everyone, I'd like to find out from those win98se users who are using HDDs of over 120gb capacity. I have a Seagate Barracuda 160gb HDD which I've been using fairly happily until the last few weeks when FAT corruption occurs a bit too frequently for my liking. Firstly I've tried the following...
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July 6th 06 12:32 AM
by Rick Chauvin Go to last post
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hp pavilion zt1155 partition space by [email protected]
Hi: I have recently made the mistake of using Windows NT to repartitions my hard drive. I deleted all partitions using Windows NT cd and then created a partition that was only 1.99 gigs. Now, I'm trying to figure out how to get all my disk space back...because with a Windows ME boot disk I've...
June 24th 06 10:46 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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Reformatting hard drive by bookworm656
Now that I have all the files I need off the old computer that I've mentioned before, I'd like to reformat the hard drive and install Windows 98SE (I already have the install CD). I might also want to partition it and install 98SE and something else. The only thing I'm worried about is whether or...
June 18th 06 02:09 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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How to retrieve non-FAT drive by Ishtiaque Ahmed Memon
Dear All One of my friend had installed Windows 2000 on his computer (P-II) but soon realized that the computer did not have enough resources to run Windows 2000 smoothly. So he switched back to Windows 98. There are two partitions on his hard disk. After the installation of Windows 98 on the...
June 15th 06 01:19 AM
by philo Go to last post
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Accessing large NTFS directories demands 8.3 formatting by TonyFrim
We have just upgraded an old Novell Netware6 file server to a new Server 2003. When accessing the share from a Windows 98SE workstation and attempting to create a new directory with more than 8 characters, I get an error message that the disk being written to is only a FAT and cannot have more than...
June 13th 06 07:33 PM
by TonyFrim Go to last post
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Next Writable address by [email protected]
Hi, I am having one question, How the hard disk will come to know the Next Writable Address. When we issue write/read command, we specify data and number of bytes to read/write. But how the hard disk will come to know the address, it has to write to /read from specify sector. Who will...
June 10th 06 11:19 PM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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Festplatte hat das Dateiformat RAW by John Fulton
hallo, nach einem Stromabfall beim Booten hat meine Festplatte nun das Dateiformat RAW (und es finden sich keine Dateien). Es kommt auch eine Interupt 24 Meldung beim Starten des PC, die garnichts sagt. Im Explorer ist die Platte da. Fehlt bei RAW die FAT oder ne Partitionstabelle? Und wie...
June 6th 06 12:57 AM
by Steven Saunderson Go to last post
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HD help by oujokpo
I have an old pc with a faulty Hard disk. There is no way to get past the Win 98 logo. I recall that there is a command prompt that will allow me to see files which I can then copy onto another drive...I've done this before but cannot remember the prompt. This computer has now been replaced...
June 4th 06 01:36 AM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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my format util is not working in WIN by [email protected]
Hi All, i have developed a format utility, following are the cases where my format is successfull 1. Able to create, delete, list the files ( In LINUX and WIN). 2. Formats a drive which contains few files.(In LINUX). Now the problem was my format utility was failing in WIN where the partition has...
May 29th 06 10:27 AM
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How to "turn up" my Maxtor HDD transfer rate by ernie
Not strictly a Windows 98 issue but here it is: I have a Quantum Fireball 541 which transfers data at a very slow rate according to HdTach. Is there a utility for turning the rate up to the expected rate that I can download, I have powermax but it does not include this function and neither does...
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May 24th 06 09:02 PM
by Rick Chauvin Go to last post
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How to restore Win-ASPI file? by Abraham
How do I restore the Win-ASPI file?
May 24th 06 05:39 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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