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jtoolman Private E-2 i wanted to format a storage drive but i got this error message partition table is bad.error 100 can someone help me fix this without formatting windows?thanks jim Only (C:) and (G:) have any important data at this time. (C:) which has the OS and apps. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. I have used Partition Magic 8 to make one Primary NTFS partition on each drive. http://back2cloud.com/partition-table/partition-magic-partition-table-error-105-found.php

Questions: 1. You can't get in far enough to wipe the drive. Best bet: shut everything down, disconnect the good drive. Sign In Sign Up Home Enterprise Reviews Browse Back Browse Forums Calendar Staff Online Users Activity Back Activity All Activity Search PC Advisor Phones Smartphone reviews Best smartphones Smartphone tips Smartphone https://forums.techguy.org/threads/partition-magic-8-error-100-boot-record.395292/

For mere mortals, and those who value their data, a more conservative fix is to back up your data, nuke the existing table, create a new one, and (sigh) restore your Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Register FAQ/Rules My SitePoint Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders Remember Me? Share this post Link to post Share on other sites lexwalker 0 Member Member 0 428 posts Posted September 22, 2005 · Report post Sounds a bit like "silent data

here is my computer specification: MS Windows XP Home Edition Intel Celeron CPU 1.3GHz; 128 MB of ram Thanks in advacne! Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. I've since upgraded to XP Pro and discovered that Partition Magic 6 will not work on the NTFS file system. Click here to join today!

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?p=2917959#post2917959 After getting rid of the unnecessary files, it sounded like you were finally able to fit at least one set up backup files from F: to C:. (recall doing a Info: End C,H,S values were large drive placeholders. Can anyone help pls? http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/cant-access-external-hard-drive-error-100-table-is-bad-241853.html http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?p=2903017 Noyb, Sep 1, 2005 #4 shadowman25 Guest Thread Starter when i run chkdsk i get a warning F: parameter not specified and it doesnt check my f harddrive and

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All due to bad non-Maxtor hard drives, but corrupt drives are not an unusual occurrance. (Odd that the WD and Seagate drive I've bought to replace the 'unreliable' Maxtor drives were weblink If not, with as little data as I recall you needing to backup, and that it seems imporant for you to make sure it is there, I generally like to have System is an: Athlon 700mhz Abit KT7 raid 128 meg maxtor 30gig ================================================== ========================================== Disk Geometry Information for Disk 1: 3736 Cylinders, 255 Heads, 63 Sectors/Track System PartSect # Boot BCyl Which residential routers are fast and secure with continued updates? [Networking] by WhyADuck© DSLReports · Est.1999feedback · terms · Mobile mode

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Should I just take it out and put it into another computer and Fdisk it, then reinstall it. PC Games \ System Tools \ Macintosh \ Demonews.Com \ Top Downloads MajorGeeks.Com \ News (Tech) \ Off Base (Other Websites News) \ Way Off Base (Offbeat Stories and Pics) Social: http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/products/diskdirector/ Also - see here ... navigate here But, I believe that this isolates the problem to that drive.

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I have tried re-partitioning & formating and re-installing.I have run partition doctor to no avail.

Sign in to follow this Followers 1 Repair XP Partition table help, please. 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. So, I'm going to pick up a copy of PM7 this weekend, as it is compatible.If it won't work either, I guess I'll have no choice but to wipe all of Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign Up Home Storage Reviews Enterprise Reviews Consumer Reviews Enterprise VMmark Benchmark MarkMail Benchmark MarkLogic

It's quite urgent... 04-22-2008, 03:00 AM #5 bokiopaki Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2008 Posts: 4 OS: Windows XP SP 2 Well it seems that on the on Mark Solved Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Linux is good in that it doesn't need to know what's going on with the current partitions, it can just wipe them out and start over. his comment is here This is important since you don't want to corrupt anything there.

Help.........! Mark Solved Advertisement shadowman25 Guest Thread Starter i have disk f, in one partition, i want to add another without losing data. Hopefully! · actions · 2002-Feb-14 7:23 pm ·

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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. I also tried few data recovery applications like 'PC Inspector' or 'Data Doctor Recovery NTFS' but none of them wasn't able to do anything. Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 04-19-2008, 02:05 PM #2 nickster_uk Happy to support TSF! I was then able to start "Partition Magic".

To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. you don't even have to run it. One has the Maxtor 80 that is acting up on one channel and another Maxtor on the other channel. Partition table is badI tried fdisk /MBR to see if that would fix the problem, but it didn't.

i dont know how to fix this and get partition magic working , can someone recommend a way to fix or another program to use ? By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com ThemeWelcome · log Actual values are: 0 0 80 0 1 1 0C 3735 254 63 63 60018777 ================================================== ========================================== Disk Geometry Information for Disk 2: 96 Cylinders, 64 Heads, 32 Sectors/Track Error: Less I found Fedora's setup to be quite good at wiping corrupt partitions.

Lengthy, painful, safe. « New PC works in 1 house, but not another | Rare problem » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Display Modes Linear Mode Switch to I'd hate for the problem to get worse later and not be able to read the drive.. · actions · 2002-Feb-14 6:26 pm · WastelandsPremium Memberjoin:2001-11-10Irving, TX Wastelands Premium Member 2002-Feb-14