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New installation after replace new harddisk

The hard drive has died,so the tattoo.bin and the exths.bin are lost.
So i bought a new hard drive,and I bought new MCD' s(three CD's) by PackhardBell Netherlands,but they will not give assistence by creating new tattoo.bin and exhts.bin,because laptop is older as three years.
Maybe you can help me.

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  • rdieks Dec 06, 2008

    For I forget:Its a Easynote E1245 PB07400005 S/N:296007560122

  • rdieks Dec 06, 2008

    No,there must be create new tattoo.bin and exths.bin.these are hidden sectors on the hard drive,and they are lost when the old hard disc died,these must new be created,with help normaly from packardbell,but when your PC is older as three years you can forget it,you can better buy new laptop they said,the laptop is four years old!!!

  • rdieks Dec 07, 2008

    Let's try that,i hope the tattoo and the exths.bin
    are not damaged,then i have great ploblem,because PB did not give any support for software if your PC is older as three years.



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Down load (2MB)to desk top put a CD-R in cd rewriter drive
then double click the icon to make a bootable CD
To recover Packard Bell choose 1 from first menu
to copy the TATTOO.bin and exths.bin to a USb memory stick
put memory stick in the usb drive.then choose option 2 from
the first menu.
when you get to recovery menu or an error message press ESC (escape key)
to get to C:\>prompt
this is RAM drive letter
and press enter you get a menu
choose 1 DOS Tools
then you get a second menu giving you choice to
copy the TATTOO.BIN and EXTHS.BIN to the USB drive
which has now got letter D:
then change your hard disk partition it and format it (FAT32 lablel it HDD)
then again boot with the bootable CD you created and
type TS
and enter
1.choose dos tools
and this time you got a choice to import or copy the
TATTOO.BIN and EXTHS.BIN from the USB drive to the new hard disk
in the recovery section of TS.bat
you got a choice of
tattoo /createDMIfromHS
to write correct tattoo to DMI part of BIOS.

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Sir did you try reformatting it. format your hard disk so that it will be fresh on your system and as well as your OS.

thank you for using fixya

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

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    Charris Suaybaguio Dec 07, 2008

    yes sir! i really suggest that you buy one. but it should be fix by formatting it.



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