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Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Oct 2009
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Posted By socav
Well, I think I solved the problem. Once I...

Well, I think I solved the problem. Once I backed up the data, I used a disk erasing program that was on the Parted Magic linux cd. Created a new partition, and now I'm trying to install Windows 7...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Aug 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 22,582
Posted By socav
Thanks for all the suggestions, everyone. I...

Thanks for all the suggestions, everyone. I haven't had a chance to read through and try everything yet - probably won't be until tomorrow evening. I'll report on what happens.

Thanks again. I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 22,582
Posted By socav
Alright, thanks. I'll do that now.

Alright, thanks. I'll do that now.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 22,582
Posted By socav
Thanks, both of you. I tried both of the...

Thanks, both of you. I tried both of the "bootrec /fixmbr" and "bootrec /fixboot" commands and got this error message both times:

"A device attached to the system is not functioning"

I am...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 22,582
Posted By socav
Thanks, sup3rsprt. I will try that if I can't...

Thanks, sup3rsprt. I will try that if I can't fix the MBR.

Yes, Parted Magic is a Linux live CD. It's actually on a CD called "Ultimate Boot CD (http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/)" along with many...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 22,582
Posted By socav
Tried nt61 - would not let me give that command. ...

Tried nt61 - would not let me give that command. According to the tutorial, the command is nt60 for any O/S Vista or later.

Here's the exact error message: "The request could not be performed...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 22,582
Posted By socav
Ooh, reformat won't fix it? Good to know. Thank...

Ooh, reformat won't fix it? Good to know. Thank you very much.

I'll try nt61. Thanks for your help, squonksc.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 22,582
Posted By socav
I'm sorry, I'm a horrible person. Please forgive...

I'm sorry, I'm a horrible person. Please forgive my ignorance.

Any ideas?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 22,582
Posted By socav
Please read my post again. The method that I...

Please read my post again. The method that I tried is the method in that tutorial - it did not work.

It gave me a device I/O error.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 29
Views: 22,582
Posted By socav
Hard Drive MBR Corrupt

I have Windows 7 RC installed on my computer. It's been running fine since I installed it soon after it was released.

Now, it won't boot up anymore. I've done some testing and it seems that the...
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