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Partition Magic Messed Up My Hard Drive Windows 7

When I later got a 260G external hard drive, I learned there were such things as NTFS and FAT32. MiniTool Partition Wizard asks me to restart my computer. You have to pick the Advance Option to go to the partition to move hard drive space to C:. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion http://nexwarecorp.com/partition-magic/partition-magic-8-0-drive-letter.html

Reply to shahbaz200 4 answers Last reply Nov 21, 2016 More about hard drive partition accidentally messed MarkWJun 26, 2016, 8:50 PM Windows comes with a program called Disk Management. That's kinda funny Vista repairing 7. Preventive maintenance is ALWAYS cheaper and more effective than repairing a computer. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - xxxxxxxxxxx by SteadyEddienyc / February 8, 2008 11:02 PM PST In reply to: Tizzanne...the "Mystery" D drive on your laptop xxxxxxxxxxxxxx Flag Permalink

I tried booting from a Ubuntu Linux pen drive, and I was able to see my files. I'm running Windows XP. I browsed the web and found out that Partition Magic 8 Pro could (from what it looked like) do the job. Hi,I am using a few Acer notebooks in my office and usually D: drive can be used as a data storage.

http://www.acronis.com/I think John is offering very sound advice, however I have a great deal of experience in repairing these sort of typical mistakes made by the above average computer user. (partitioning It is very easy, just follow the instructions from there. From the boot process above we know only setting the system partition active can MBR visit the very partition to find Windows boot programs BOOTMGR and Boot Configuration Database. Then, boot computer via WinPE bootable disc and press a key to enter BIOS setup during boot process.

D_Know_WD Reply to D_Know_WD shahbaz200Nov 21, 2016, 1:17 PM I solved this problem. The utilities can do it without forcing you to reinstall. You don't want that plug-in when you perform the System Recovery. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-3102424/hard-drive-partition-accidentally-messed.html What can substitute the non kosher ingredients in bolognese sauce?

This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. I knew that page file is larger than available space so I reallocated space that I shrunk previously with another windows that is already installed(xp). My 500GB Seagate hard drive has an OS( win7) installed in it , after connecting to another pc it is not read it does spin solved On new install xp home Can't find your answer ?

solved Never touching computers again(I messed mine up majorly... If, as you say, you are not technically inclined ( nothing to be ashamed of, I have great respect for computer users, or "end users" as you are the reason people When I turned it back on, my E: drive was gone. (The 700GB one) I want it back since that's where ALL my games and software are installed. All rights reserved.

How to prevent private data from being seen by others? http://nexwarecorp.com/partition-magic/partition-magic-for-windows-7.html How to Build Free Bootable Partition Manager with Pwfree91.iso? So C drive for me is for business and D drive is for leisure pursuits. Fat32 Yes your drive will indeed work a lot better in NTFS format than in FAT32.

I remember asking a forum at the time how I used the 'D' drive because I didn't know (techno-dummy, still don't know after 4 years). Installing windows XP on the same hard drive with a different computer How to install xp when xp set up doesn't recognize my hard drive? Detailed steps are as follows: Type list disk and press on Enter. my review here Bass line melodies Is it safe to have no `/home` partition?

XP doesn't know how to launch win 7 so if you install it after win 7, you will lose the ability to boot into win 7. If you have Acer Service Center nearby, you should complain to them. Type select disk n (n is the number of the disk you will operate) and press on Enter.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Lenovo D drive by r.colclasure / February 8, 2008 12:55 PM PST In reply to: Lenovo D drive You can use D has

That is to say sometimes it is the system reserved partition, and sometimes it is the drive C. This could be what you have - and could be why you got that strange message when you tried to access it. I prefer Acronis, but they are all more than capable, offering an easy-to-use wizard that youcan run from within Windows. My 1TB hard drive now says recovery drive 32GB.

So I installed Partition Magic 8 Pro and tried to divide the already divided 700 GB drive, it gave some error about not beeing able to do it, so I canceled. I have read that XP works better with NTFS. Technical Problems: Migrate OS to SSD/HD VS. get redirected here Once we switch on the power button of the computer, booting process begins.

Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Anyway, I got a lot of rubbish answers from the forum and ultimately left it ('D' drive) alone.