Did I understand this correctly? Still disk o, partition 1. A solution in the forum could also be useful to other future visitors, so PLEASE, no private requests. (they won't be answered !) Terry60, Jan 8, 2013 #14 Richman New Member Not re-reading your OP before replying is responsible. his comment is here
I'd factory reset it and get it up to SP2, nice and clean. Since you have a second disk, you could backup your files to that disk and then do the partition/install on the C: disk. All running XP in some form. Well I do but I figured it would be faster than researching the other methods. 2.
Read Article Article Be Safe and Take Steps to Avoid a Boot Sector or Rootkit Virus Read Article Article Have a BOOTMGR Error? Using a command line1.Open Command Prompt 2.Type: diskpart3.At the DISKPART prompt, type: list diskMake note of the disk number of the disk on which you want to create a primary or I can create a partition from that and format it, but is there some way to just add the space to the main 127GB section (preferably without destroying everything on it)?Thanks Disk Management flags have these meanings "boot" = "this is the system you're running" "system" = "this is where I found the boot files for the currently running system" "active" (on
MDMarra WinPE on a DVD or pen drive) Or put the corrupt drive in an other computer. (Keep the original drive in the original computer. In the photo I uploaded you will see the F: My files partition where both my friend's (My Pictures, My Downloads, My Videos, My Music) files were all redirected to on When an error is encountered, specifies that DiskPart continues to process commands as if the error did not occur. How To Extend C Drive In Windows Xp Using Disk Management It's free for home use.Then I used Acronis Backup & Recovery to clone the old Disk 0 (C: and D) to it, making sure the MBR was copied.
Let it write the partition table and then cancel the rest of the installation. But thanks for the heads up on that as well as it may save time consuming mistakes in the future and maybe why I rendered a previous system unbootable. I think I may need to erase all partition other than Vista ans start over. The PC Guide Discussion Forums > PC Hardware Troubleshooting and Assistance > Storage > XP Partition Puzzle PDA View Full Version : XP Partition Puzzle mark4man07-20-2003, 12:55 PMPeople, Just completed a
I don't think she ever had a restore disk and won't pay HP the $20 they want to send her one if she now has Win 7. Acronis Partition Expert Budfred07-20-2003, 06:50 PMPaul, Well I sure ain't going to shoot you down on that one, you probably know more about this stuff than almost anyone around here!:) mark4man, If you are Same problem here. I also have an automated backup of Documents and Settings every day since that's still on the C: drive.
almost like Vista did some self-healing although not completely healed. The interface is obvious enough, but if you have any questions, you can leave a comment. Windows Xp Extend System Partition Just need to get the user account and few files Vista has trouble with working and already spent way too much time on this. Diskpart Failed To Extend The Volume Xp Richman, Jan 7, 2013 #11 Terry60 Coastline Designer Staff Member Joined: Nov 9, 2007 Messages: 10,105 Likes Received: 50 Trophy Points: 48 Occupation: Retired System Programmer Location: Wiltshire, England Just to
Please keep requests for help in the forums where everyone can see them, not in Private Messages. this content NTFS, of course. Last edited: Jan 9, 2013 Richman, Jan 9, 2013 #16 Terry60 Coastline Designer Staff Member Joined: Nov 9, 2007 Messages: 10,105 Likes Received: 50 Trophy Points: 48 Occupation: Retired System Programmer The size is cylinder snapped; the size is rounded to the closest cylinder boundary. Windows Xp Extend Partition Into Unallocated Space
I think I have heard of others putting Linux in front of Windows or another Windows OS in front of an original Windows OS but that would definitively change the 'offset'. I am still thinking though that I should image all of the other installs, restore Vista where it was at when it last worked, because if it is in the same Partition Puzzle This is a discussion on Partition Puzzle within the Windows XP Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. http://comvurgent.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-shrink-c-partition.html The sole reason for that is that my configuration (5 years ago when I came here for a solution to the restore point problem) was one of the few cases that
So, a few questions and correct me where I am wrong. 1. Windows Xp Shrink Partition Read Article Article Details on the Fixboot Command in Recovery Console Read Article Article Have a Hal.dll Error? This is in Windows XP.
mark4man07-20-2003, 05:49 PMThanks. I don't have any experience with it, but I'm a little bit suspicious of Windows-based programs, when such critical operations have to be made. –Sk8erPeter Dec 25 '11 at 21:08 1 I may image the XP partition, try to figure out the exact sector or area it starts at so that I can replace it later and then erase it and do Diskpart Extend I may have moved a system boot partition to another place on the disk.
Do I continue to use easyBCD for a XP, Windows 7, Linux and possibly OS X multiboot or would GRUB be better. solved i want to install windows xp on external hard disk please anyone can help Can't access Hard Drive (corrupt windows 10). Click Performance and Maintenance, click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management. •You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to complete this check over here Acronis will force partitions of the wrong size if you do it in one step.
lurker100Aug 13, 2010, 11:19 PM I have a similar problem.Original hw: Acer Aspire 1700 LAPTOP, Pent4, 1.5GB RAM, 80 GB IDE HD (note that this is a full 3.5" sized normal I think some OEM's like Compaq didn't ship recovery disks knowing the consumer would just loos them anyway. Whyzman07-20-2003, 05:29 PMI'm not sure how the partitioning programs handle relocation of program files etc... Just add the second drive to it).