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Old 21st February, 2003, 04:51 PM
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Help!!!

I have a seagate 80 gig drive that came out of a P4 box that has a HOSED partition.

I NEED the info off the drive. I've tried plugging it into MY box but it shows up as an empty drive. It will start to boot XP but then BSOD. I've also tried safe mode to NO avail.

HELP!?!?? is there any softare that anyone knows that can help me? I've tried Norton SW 2002 and partition magic. Still no luck.

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Old 21st February, 2003, 05:17 PM
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Couple of free downloads which might help

http://www.ontrack.com/easyrecoverydatarecovery/

http://www.isds.dk/products_view.asp?pid=18
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Old 21st February, 2003, 05:39 PM
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What OS is your box on (holst hopes NTFS is the cause/solution)
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Old 23rd February, 2003, 11:54 AM
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It's an XP OS, thanks for the help. I'll try the Disk Comander thing.
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Old 24th February, 2003, 12:38 PM
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you will need to fdisk your drive I know you dont want to loose any files on your 80 gig but if you remembered where you got the files and stuff on the hard drive it would be safer to fdisk with win98 boot floppy. then after you fdisk then go install xp then go get the files you lost on the hard drive if disk commander does not work for you.
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i have a simmilar seagate 80gig 7200 drive and i just fdisked it~
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i have a simmilar seagate 80gig 7200 drive and i just fdisked it~

but did you get the info back off the drive?
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i used a backup program that saved the data~ 1 in a mill chance.....
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Old 25th February, 2003, 04:16 AM
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I need the other half of that coin. Million times of sucess to 1 time of failure.
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