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Forum: General Discussion 05 Feb 2012
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Posted By HunterjWizzard
Well I ended up successfully repairing the...

Well I ended up successfully repairing the partitions with PW, so we're back on track with that. Unfortunately the windows instalation is too badly damaged to recover(remember it had a BAD virus...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
Yes but my XP machine has no...

Yes but my XP machine has no monitor/keyboard/mouse, I am only RDPd into it from my workstation, upon which I cannot install PW because its running 2003. These OS-checks are really very infuriating.
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
True. Maybe i'd best wait until I have the laptop...

True. Maybe i'd best wait until I have the laptop to work with directly. Trouble is I pulled the drive because the laptop it was in wasn't being very reliable either(overheating and such). Hard to...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
I'm working with the drive outside of the...

I'm working with the drive outside of the computer(plugged in via USB to an entirely different machine on an entirely different operating system).
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
Well currently I am having to jump through some...

Well currently I am having to jump through some frustrating hoops. I was doing all the work with PW on my work computer which runs XP pro, my home workstation runs on Server 2003, which means PW...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
Well I could easily loose the recovery partition...

Well I could easily loose the recovery partition as well, I'm frankly not even sure what its still doing there, except that maybe this was an upgrade-install instead of a fresh one. But the recovery...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
Well I outta be able to carry out that process,...

Well I outta be able to carry out that process, but when I came home to continue working I discovered that PW won't install on my home workstation. Now I'm kicking various things and looking into...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
Ok, Now we're getting somewhere: ...

Ok, Now we're getting somewhere:

http://www.rickaustinson.com/te7.JPG

Thats the result of a "quick" scan. It will not allow me to select all 3 partitions, however. I can either select the 2...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
I'm running a recovery option from Partition...

I'm running a recovery option from Partition Wizard now, it looks like its found the missing partition and is showing it as lost or deleted, I think that may be the issue.

Edit: the drive is...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
I:\ http://www.rickaustinson.com/teh5.JPG ...

I:\

http://www.rickaustinson.com/teh5.JPG

J:\

http://www.rickaustinson.com/teh6.JPG

Partition Wizard seems to reveal a few fun facts, mainly the big partiton with everything on it...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
Here is the Partiton Wizard screen shot: ...

Here is the Partiton Wizard screen shot:

http://www.rickaustinson.com/te4.JPG

Very useful program, that. It looks like its just not showing the main partition at all.

The anomolies are...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
Ok, most of what you're looking at and commenting...

Ok, most of what you're looking at and commenting on are drives that are unrelated. The only hard drive that's important here is Disk 3, I currently have it plugged in to my workstation which is...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
http://www.rickaustinson.com/te3.JPG I had...

http://www.rickaustinson.com/te3.JPG

I had to show hidden files to get it to display anything at all. This is really bizare, its like its reverterted to factory defaults somehow.
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
Drive F is a seperate unrelated drive I am...

Drive F is a seperate unrelated drive I am presently doing data recovery on for ANOTHER person right now, it has nothing to do with this problem.

What do you mean by a screenshot of I and J in...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
http://www.rickaustinson.com/te2.JPG There...

http://www.rickaustinson.com/te2.JPG

There ya go, hope thats a little more helpful. Basically, as far as my understanding, Disk 3 should have 3 partitions on it instead of two. Also that partiton...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
http://www.rickaustinson.com/te.JPG As...

http://www.rickaustinson.com/te.JPG


As you can see, the problem is with Disk 3 and the I:\ drive. In My Computer it reads as 100mb and in partition manager its considerably different.
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
Well this is where it gets weird. The drive is...

Well this is where it gets weird. The drive is showing 2 partitions, the System Reserved partition and a "recovery" partition(which I swear I deleted a year ago when I put 7 on there instead of...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 25,482
Posted By HunterjWizzard
Main drive partition reading as "System Reserved" partition

Hey there, not sure where to put this but here goes:

I had a friend bring me a laptop to fix, it had a nasty collection of viruses. So I took the hard drive out and plugged it in to anoter...
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