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Invalid drive message

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When installing software to drives D,E, F, I get an invalid disk message.running xp pro 200 gig hard drive divided into c; d; e; f; loading to c: drive is ok. robert

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You will have to reformat the hard drive. You have probably suffered a filesystem crash. you can recover the data by using a recovery application like recover my files

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