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XP - PC Not Booting After Formatting External HDD And Cancelling DVD Burn


Thank you! Do this it will look like its installing a new OS but when done, if it works you will be able to start windows. So then you select no and click contimue. I graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 2002 with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics.

But all of a sudden it just stops. arul says: 8 years ago Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6001] Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. That's why you can buy keys from them without software. In the black box you have to type in a command issueing the computer to format your external hard drive.

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I have the Blue screen that fashes but its so fast that I cant read it then another blue screen pops up and says that is checking a disk? matt says: 7 years ago THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!!! So simple even a Microsoft employee could do it. These hard drives had been used in other computers before, they were running Vista and had other files before I formatted them (and I never browsed through the hard drive after

I don't have installation media for Windows - what if I need it? my comp then restarted and went straight to windows installation screen. Would it be possible to access the hard drive, even though my computer is inaccessable? Windows 2000 Recovery Console I'll walk you through the restore process .

Had a blu-ray drive failure and needed to back up my data. Windows 2000 Repair Disk This program is a dream! Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. I am trying to format a 1tb but it only did half of the drive.

I went to microsoft and downloaded both the memory diagnostic tool and the Resource kit tools, cause that's what microsoft said to do, and what do you know!!!! Windows 2000 Cd There are lots of other free tools and this Verbatim one is one of the better ones. Adam says: 7 years ago Thanks #18 it worked like a bomb it took me 5 min and my 1TB drive was converted to Fat32. It loaded onto my troublesome computer and best of all I won't lose my photos...

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Sometimes you can eject the stuck disc using Windows commands. Tried to format 60 GB (not 1 TB) and still got the "The volume is too big for FAT32." Start with SwissKnife instead. Repair Windows 2000 Professional Found SwissKnife. (Which acted like it was doing something. Windows Xp Blue Screen On Startup Then Restarts KH∀ says: 8 years ago Solution for those who are having trouble with "get 429 GB out of a 1TB External HDD" using : Two System of Steps: First Steps: Format

Any comments that clearly indicate you've not read the article will be removed. This happened to my laptop (except its my dads). You should get these two screens DBAN will then begin to securely format your hard drive. Choose F8 to continue. Repair Windows 2000 Without Cd

All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. This tutorial saved my bacon, thanks! I downloaded the microsoft memory diagnostic tool (from microsoft.com) with another computer onto a cd. I was helping a couple with a Windows 7 laptop which needed reformatting and had a faulty DVD drive which would have been difficult to replace.

on my problem laptop I changed the BIOS setting to read the DVD first, then floppy, then hard drive, so I could boot from the cd. (to change the BIOS setting Windows 2000 Recovery Console Download After hours of frustration today, finally I was able to reformat the external hard drive to FAT32! This works in Vista, I'm assuming it's valid for legacy versions too. :-)) Lydie says: 8 years ago Oh and BTW.

Erick says: 7 years ago I just had the hardest time trying to format my external hard drive.

Works great. Thanks for the tip. An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. Windows 2000 Inaccessible Boot Device ThanX again HerbGawd!

Chances are good, that you may have installed a program, application, update, driver, etc., that messed with the CD/DVD drive driver. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? is licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.Additional information is available athttps://askleo.com/creative-commons-license/.Terms Ads vs. copy exe file to directory and start cmd and change to that directory.

it works half way and at the end gives an error "Read image error". its a new mobo put into an existing comp. Then, crashed after several attempts to reload it.) Followed it up with finding this help site and tried the DOS approach. It is driving me mad and I need to know how to resolve it before I lose my temper.

Ian says: 7 years ago FINALLY!!!!!!!!!! I would like to know how this has happened and why. A good memory test can be found here: http://www.techspot.com/downloads/500-memtest.html Step 2: Begin the repair process You must boot from your XP or 2000 CD. Put the disc in your crappy computer and select to boot off cd.

Anything else I can do to format in FAT32? And everytime I restart, a msg tells me to go to the control panel and configure some stuff but I don't know what it wants me to. I think its cus I forgot I was in system restore and I stopped in the middle of it. On the other hand if you use SwissKnife you can lose up to 60% of your storage space.

Finally, I f-ing solution! Microsoft sells licenses to use software not the software. He had picture of his new baby on it. Thanks your awesome.

I really tried to make something (everything, that here is written), but I could not reformat my external hard drive (WD-500 GB) to FAT32. unfortunately, that seems to be the propblem with my computer (all the tests failed) but once all six packets were completed, I exited from the test (it will continue to run