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that's easy, do this..." background: XP pro sp2 upgraded from SP1 complete installation disk. Can't access external hard drive (error 100, table is bad) This is a discussion on Can't access external hard drive (error 100, table is bad) within the Windows XP Support forums, It may be able to handle the condition that Partition Magic 6 can't.Personally, I'd evacuate all data off the drive and clean install.Getting a partition table error would cause me concern. Sign In Sign Up Home Enterprise Reviews Browse Back Browse Forums Calendar Staff Online Users Activity Back Activity All Activity Search ThemeWelcome · log in · join Show navigation Hide navigation Check This Out

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While I was doing it, external hard drive was plugged in. Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. Matt Matt SIW Everest (older PCs) Memory diagnostics mattman, #4 2005/09/23 brjoon1021 Inactive Thread Starter Joined: 2005/09/22 Messages: 9 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 76 Computer Experience: intermediate I still Also, if I open Partitionmagic while external disk is plugged in I got this message: error 100 init failed partition table is bad and after that Partitionmagic crashes.

i dont want to reformat the whole drive shadowman25, Aug 31, 2005 #2 shadowman25 Guest Thread Starter bump shadowman25, Sep 1, 2005 #3 Noyb Trusted Advisor Joined: May 25, More About Us... Note: Not recommended to use Partition Magic for system partitions... useful reference Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

The drive has no data on it. The HDD manufacturer's utilities should have a program to copy one HDD to another. Windows has this nasty habit of wanting to know everything about every partition before it starts up. Started by brjoon1021, September 22, 2005 7 posts in this topic brjoon1021 3 Member Member 3 40 posts Posted September 22, 2005 · Report post There are 6 disks on

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There is also Ghost or DriveCopy if you happen to have those. A crash seems to have messed up the partition table: when I try to start parition magic from within windows, I get an error: "Init failed. Hard Disk Drives (HDD) Existing user? this contact form Other things you may want to look at, since you have so many drives running, is cooling and power supply.

How do I fix this error? yes i have it backed up. Should I just take it out and put it into another computer and Fdisk it, then reinstall it.

That's what the PM8 manual urges and I agree.

If you no longer need to save anything on the F: drive, remove all the partitions and then create new ones the sizes you want. This is important since you don't want to corrupt anything there. We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions. I have the complete installation disk with SP2 slipstreamed onto it. 6 hard disks.

If you mean five PARTITIONS on the same drive, you've just got a bad PT. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Part way there, but I still need help But, I believe that this isolates the problem to that drive. navigate here The drive has no data on it.

oldman Guest I keep getting error 100 from Partition magic v8. Init failed error >100 Partition Table is bad. > >I have run chkdsk under DOS mode on each of my drives and no errors >were reported. Only (C: ) and (G: ) have any important data at this time. (C: ) which has the OS and apps. Couldn't sign you in, please try again.

Cookies Registration Notice Need to repair XP partition table, help please. How do I fix this ???? "Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now However, I believe, in the menus somewhere, it has a checker that might be able to fix it.

Then this error would be normal. No, create an account now.