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I appreciate it. · actions · 2003-Oct-9 12:23 pm · Forums → Software and Operating Systems → Software« Startup manager-easy+free • Asterisk Key 6.0 - Freeware »Most commented news last After a restart, C: and D: are apparently unchanged. Running short of addresses [Networking] by alphapointe551. Dec 8, 2007 #21 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. Check This Out

Screenshots of the ptedit32, which displays the partition table and boot sectors, may give some insight. I would only be guessing at how to confirm this and how to recover. something about a read error. It is executed in the command prompt window.

enouwee, Jul 2, 2008 #8 Blackveiled Formerly, Ban-Lord Forget it, lol. Thanks for the links guys.. Can't find your answer ? FT (fault tolerance) structures probably do not matter.

See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q166454/ FDISK /MBR - Partition Table structure is not altered. Couldn't sign you in, please try again. If CTH has helped you, please consider liking and sharing us on Facebook Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

Ordinarily this is the boot drive. windowsxpuser00 View Public Profile Find all posts by windowsxpuser00 #10 May 17th, 2007, 10:39 PM renegade600 Certifiable Bum Join Date: Sep 2003 O/S: Windows 7 64-bit Location: Osceola, Operating System: Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 Blackveiled, Jul 1, 2008 #1 enouwee Non ex transverso sed deorsum Is it a pretty recent model of a Seagate external disk? http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r8172969-Error-4-Bad-argument-parameter I'm trying to format and make a NTFS partition.

Login _ Welcome to TechSpot Why should I register? cause i think something's messed up here: Dec 1, 2007 #13 Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837 +6 That partition table is FUBAR. This is a major flaw in the WD EBIOS specification. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

I has a job Prometheus, May 4, 2009 #11 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Oh and, I tried Disk Management, but I couldn't find a way to create a partition with it, lol.Click to expand... Tried another program like Parted Magic or Windows' Disk Management (Start->Run, type diskmgmt.msc and then press Enter)? DonTron, Oct 6, 2016, in forum: Hardware Replies: 1 Views: 81 lunarlander Oct 6, 2016 Brother laser printer displays 'error state' message talbwhite, Oct 5, 2016, in forum: Hardware Replies: 1

Reply With Quote 04-21-2004,11:33 AM #2 njdevs95 View Profile View Forum Posts Hammerhead Shark Join Date Mar 2002 Posts 2,273 If you convert them to dynamic disks using windows disk management his comment is here Partician-Magic could not format the drive but your solution fixed it. Go to the manufacturer’s web site & download their SeaTools Diagnostic file and the Installation file. Error #4 Bad parameter Discussion in 'Hardware' started by jordan.hare, Nov 10, 2007.

And the company doesn't appear to support it in a meaningful way. It installed completely but didn't dual boot, rather booted usually in windows xp and my whole hdd is showing BAD. But PartitionMagic looks at my external harddrive as a "BAD" drive: Also, whenever I try to create a new partition on the "BAD" drive, it tells me I cannot. this contact form So why am I getting this reading, and is it possible to fix?

thefly05-20-02, 02:23 PMhttp://www.powerquest.com/support/primus/id16.cfm Solution: Error 110 Partition table number of sectors is inconsistent To correct Error #110, you should back up all data on the disk (or what data can still What i want to do is have a NTFS partition of 100 GB and the other free space for linux. The main screen (PM) designates the drive bad, and no operation can be performed on that drive.

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Brian_K Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 19-Apr-2009 Posts: 5,840 Solutions: 122 Kudos: 662 Kudos0 Re: Partition Magic Fails with Error 4 Posted: 26-Jul-2009 | 6:40PM • Permalink The best partitioning app of but that really shouldn't matter should it 0_0? Choose highlighted box ‘Set Type’. Partition Magic is stupid/buggy/broken for sure and you are lucky that it didn't offer you a possibility to "fix" this hard drive.

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Ptedit32 repaired the partition table & boot record. I was trying to install ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop Edition. navigate here Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

This drive has 7476 cylinders. I can't loose my data anyway. Bad argument/parameter. -------------------------------- Will now reboot. Since the last partition table shown for this HD is garbage, it should generate some type of error message, or a wild transfer to the wild blue yonder.

Advertisement jordan.hare Thread Starter Joined: Nov 6, 2007 Messages: 19 im running two hard drives , one 80gb one only 4 that i plan to use for storage , after having I tried posting the PartitionMagic & Computer Management screenshots, but The following errors occurred when this message was submitted: To be able to post links or images your post count must And now, please help the unfortunate silly people who are not telepathic and may not know all about you: What operating system are you using? Why not just use the good old command line format (if the partition is visible, didn't quite understand from your post why you chose to use Partition Magic in the first

Partition Magic does not know anything about SMART or hard drives - it is a utility for partitions and filesystems. See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q69013/ FDISK has a slight limitation with respect to NT. If it got cobbed by Partition Magic you may be in trouble. Dec 7, 2007 #20 rf6647 TS Maniac Posts: 829 I will jump to the conclusions first.