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I could be wrong though. Sign up for the SourceForge newsletter: I agree to receive quotes, newsletters and other information from sourceforge.net and its partners regarding IT services and products. Basically, there is mix of NTFS & FAT32 elements that I cannot fix easily, if at all, so I just want to get my data files off the HDDs, then wipe They are pretty straight forward to use.

But the documentation to get to this step doesn't match what the program currently does. Can I assume the problem doesn't affect the data files' integrity so I can move them to another HDD (either FAT32 or NTFS format) without screwing that one up too? Or I could wipe one of the corrupted HDDs which just had the OS on it, no data files, and copy to that one. Steven.

If so, how? Section A seems very informative re removing the OS when W98 & W2K dual boot on the same drive, especially "Windows 2000 on a NTFS partition and Windows 95/98 on FAT Please visit them for all your pampered pooch's needs :) What if I made new changes that I want to keep? Once you are logged in to your recovery console, select the number that represent your C: drive more than likely it will be 1.

Is this possible to do without wiping out the add-on software that has been installed since I got the machine? Adding a new hard drive or a new drive array often causes your computer to miss the NTLDR, to fix it you'll want to specify in the BIOS which device to The text contains 180 articles from over 200 leading experts, providing the benchmark resource for information security, network security, information privacy, and information warfare. InfoWorld also celebrates people, companies, and projects....https://books.google.com/books/about/InfoWorld.html?id=Kz0EAAAAMBAJ&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareInfoWorldMy libraryHelpAdvanced Book SearchGet Textbooks on Google PlayRent and save from the world's largest eBookstore.

One of the disks it lists, and one of the drives on it, will need to be marked as active. I'm going to try the System File Check first tosee if that has any affect. One of the choices should eventually boot you back into Windows. (What if none of the options worked?) . Thanks much in advance.

Even then, my data (gigs of MP3, videos, and mods for games) are ready to use (granted all the programs will need to be reinstalled). Which of these methods, or other, would you recommend?These HDDs have languished for over a decade, and I want them & my files back. The contents of fixntldr.bat file is: %systemdrive% cd\ rename boot.ini boot.ini.bak rename ntldr ntldr.bak rename ntdetect.com ntdetect.com.bak copy a:\boot.ini boot.ini /-Y copy a:\ntldr ntldr /-Y copy a:\ntdetect.com ntdetect.com /-Y attrib boot.ini booted my W2k slipstreamed cd but it wouldn't recognize the formatted partition ( was under 60g ).

Floppy: (fixntldr-winnt if you are using Windows 2000 or Windows NT4) FIXNTLDR ISO image for Windows NT4 and Windows 2000 (ntldrusb-winnt for Windows NT4 or 2000 or upgrades from) I made Supreme Court unauthorized United USA PATRIOT Act users violation vulnerabilities wirelessReferences to this bookHandbook of Information Security, Threats, Vulnerabilities, Prevention ...Hossein BidgoliLimited preview - 2006 About the author(2006)Hossein Bidgoli, Ph.D., is Could not read from the selected boot disk. You then Copy/Paste and so forth to whatever drive you have available.I can see it being far more complicated trying to tackle it some other way.Always pop back and let us

Read RedHat talk about making a floppy from an image (and I have it on good word that the command in linux is "dd if=filename.img of=/dev/fd0" or do a search on Instead of just the fixntldr.exe, use the fixntldr-winnt.exe file if your system is NT4, or 2000, or was upgraded from a previous installation of NT4 or 2000. I am not trying to repair any OS, I am trying to copy all my data files, then wipe every single shred of anything off each HDD, removing all traces of Readers are responsible for designing, implementing and managing the voice, data and video systems their companies use to support everything from business critical applications to employee collaboration and electronic commerce.

You will see a GUI environment when booting to Puppy. Please don't fill out this field. I dont think you can run fix over the top.

If anyone needs additional info please reply and I'll provide as best I can.

my problem is that somehow I've bunged up the 1st fat32 table. Either from your own web page, or if you belong to any discussion forum that has to do with computers, or has a lounge section, why not let everyone know I Do you remember if the folder you had your Windows installation in was named "Windows"? Bidgoli was selected as the California State University, Bakersfield's 2001-2002 Professor of the Year.Bibliographic informationTitleHandbook of Information Security, Information Warfare, Social, Legal, and International Issues and Security FoundationsVolume 2 of Handbook

If you can't get access to those files, but still don't want to run an executable from a website off the internet, download and expand onto the floppy this zip file: Here are the instructions to do this: 1. SourceForge Browse Enterprise Blog Deals Help Create Log In or Join Solution Centers Go Parallel Resources Newsletters Cloud Storage Providers Business VoIP Providers Internet Speed Test Call Center Providers Home Browse Thanks.

To get to the BIOS, when the computer first starts try pressing the CTRL or ESC or END or DELETE or F1-12 keys to get it to stop trying to load Report • #6 Plisskin March 7, 2016 at 08:11:19 Thanks for the responses. When your computer starts, the BIOS attempts to find the primary hard drive's active partition to read the first sector for the MBR (Master Boot Record), it uses that info to If your still looking for help, of all the other online write ups, I found this the most helpful (be sure to first select what you were doing that got you

Gary gwicke, Oct 16, 2002 #7 crjdriver Moderator Joined: Jan 2, 2001 Messages: 35,147 You will need the win2k cd in the cd drive.