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Missing sir sudden my system was restart then one partition missing . chek my system cables overall checked my system importent date is in. using matrox card

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Re: missing

Well check ur hardrive in slave to an other system and then see if it show the missing partion then copy the data and format it.

if it wont then use partion software to check it like partion magic.
may be your system changed the partion to RAW format i mean UNPARTITIONED space due to improper shutdown.

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I have deleted inbuilt files from my LG 320gb hdd where can i get it back

click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager look through all of your devices if you see a yellow question mark?or exclamation mark ! or red x
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if you can see your usb but its not working
ports(com&lpt)right click update driver

if this fails to fix the problem

check usb leads for secure dust free seating

sometimes the wires inside the cable will be damaged due to bending or stretching or placing heavy equipment upon the cable

just replace the cable of the hard disk, when you plugged the external disk drive you got that windows could recognize the USB device change the cable everything should work fine again,

check the USB leads that attach to the motherboard usually red-white-green-black make sure they are securely seated and have no dust build up on them dust will cause static and a lot of unforeseen problems

if this fails to fix the problem
type in run "regedit" then press ok then you can see registry editor then locate below key. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11 CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} And remove upper filter and lower filter.

Then restart computer then check.

Also locate the below key and make sure it's value is 3 not 4. HKLM\system\currentcontrolset\services\usbstor make sure start value is 3 not 4

if still no luck
you might have to install a usb 2 or 3 card they are cheap and easy to install you can buy these on Ebay very cheap

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How to make partation in new hard disc using window xp

Hello sir and Windows user, setting up Windows on your hard drive is easy, but there is a better way to setup Windows so you will never have problems later, like back up and searching for flash drives (especially XP users), So before you start setting up Windows, I suggest you partition your hard drive to 2 (or 3) partition, one for the system (usually this is drive C:), one for your data (this is drive D:). Partitioning simply divides your hard drive to several sections, the main advantage is in case your windows system goes bad, or get infected by a virus, you can easily back up your important documents, simply copy all your important files to drive D: (drive D: is not erased if you setup Windows on drive C:)


for example:
To create a partition, on an XP setup, using a 160GB hard drive, divide your 160GB Hard Drive to 2, Press C to create a partition see picture. 80GB for windows system files and 80GB for data files.

Never setup the entire Windows on drive C: alone. create 2 partition. So before you choose where to setup Windows, there is an option to create another partition, input how much storage space you need for the partition in our example 80GB on a 160 GB drive. then proceed to setup Windows on drive C:. (at this point there are two drives, C: and D:)

On Windows Vista, the backup is automatic, but then again, its much wiser to partition your hard drive.

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I get a - acpiec.sys unexpected error (1024) at (5064) in d:\xpsprtm\base\boot\setup.c. - when attemping to reinstall winXP my Dell XP software for my Dell 9100 the drive has been cleaned and only on partition all the drive test passed is their a hidden partition that I can not get to but I am not showing any partitions except one I created ?

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Computer stopped being able to read external Maxtor hard drive. 640GB PN:9NZ2DG-500 SN:2HBADBDS. How do I retrieve data

Check the USB port and/or the cable, check if windows can detect your device. If windows can detect but can't read data perform a format or delete the partition and then use any file or partition recovery software you want to use. They will automatically rebuild partition table and MBR according to your need. If windows can't detect, unplug your device, uninstall the driver from the device manager, restart your pc, plug your device again and see windows will automatically install the device.

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My LaCie was working great and suddenly I can't access the files. Windows Vista tells me the drive needs to be formatted. Did it crash? Can I recover the files using a recovery program?

I have recently completely recoverd two lost partitions using Paragon Partition Manager 10.0. I was very impressed with the program. The option find lost partitions is under Partitons - Advanced.

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It was fine then all of a sudden...

the drive has lost its partitions
use a partition recovery soft ware and ptdd is the best in windows. or use acronis partition recovery software.
it will ask for restoring , once it sees the partitions
and ask for restart when it has found the partitions . so restart your machine and do this through another windows loaded system . the data will be automatically found in file and folders.if you cant let me know

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Data Recovery

actually it is not able to delete the partitions when you are logged into windows....

try to disconnect the harddisk from the system(remove both the data and power cables) and then reconnect them again..

even if it doesnt work try the software called as PARTITION MAGIC



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175gb missing from 250GB hard drive


Appreciate the "Ask Me".

The only plausible explanation for the missing disk space would be the protected folder "System Volume Info".

Re-formatting would not restore your free space, however, re-partitioning would. May I suggest that you try PowerQuest Partition Magic. Of course like formatting, re-partitioning would completely delete the partition itself and would grant you back the entire disk space.

Unfortunately you can not use the same with the 1st partition since that is your active partition and presumably where your OS is residing. A workaround is to use another hard disk temporarily and transfer all the contents of partition 1 and make that eventually as your primary HD. Thereafter, re-partition again the entire 250Gb HD.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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