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Below is a screen shot of my disk management, per request. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. Moved by OthorvathMVP, Moderator Wednesday, January 14, 2009 5:21 PM (Moved from Windows 7 Installation, Setup, and Deployment to Windows 7 Miscellaneous) Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:05 PM Reply | Quote Do a Strartup Repair: Startup Repair Note: You may need to do startup repair 3 to 4 times.

Everything worked as desired until the primary partition's registry became corrupted (OK, I screwed it up). Edit Partition button let me change the type, which I suppose should be "HPFS/NTFS (0x07)". When you re-boot, the computer should now 'see' the drive (I hope). Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top LadyFitzgerald Posts: 2232 This post has been reported.

What can I do to make XP "see" my partitions? Ok. To overcome this I deleted the D: partition and formated C: and Instlled Windows Xp in C:, the sata dirve and it did but it later on it had to take My machine was infected.I will describe my solution for #1 and #2 because that is relevant for this thread.

Still, see my updated topic info above, the partition type seems wrong and I can't fix it. i am so tired of fixing my old PC.. Is there anything else I can try? 05-10-2008, 07:23 AM #6 Deleted090308 Not... more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science

Thanks, guys! Later I installed Ubuntu 11.04 and did some more partitioning: 145 GB unpartitioned (it had no NTFS support during installation), 15GB for root, 64GB for /home and 5GB for swap (all Machine would not boot because \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM was missing.Windows XP Restore did not help. My System Specs OS Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.

Say that you have a SATA Drive that you are wanting to boot from and the Windows Installer doesn't support SATA Drives Natively so you need to add the SATA Driver Terry Hovsep A August 2, 2013 at 6:10 am have you tried the microsoft way How to Remove Linux and Install Windows XP http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314458 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/247804 try to reset BIOS, remove cmos Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top Xhi Posts: 6298 This post has been reported. Copyright © 2006-2016 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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Shinichi O August 12, 2013 at 4:01 pm you should try using a linux/ubuntu live cd and from there you can repartition your HD and format it as NTFS. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/i-can-t-see-my-hard-drive-d-122803/ The performance difference is negligible between AHCI and IDE on first generation SATA drives, but if you are using 3G the difference is noticable and it is very noticable if using B. This filesystem was corrupted. (See below how I found this out).2.

I had to format 130 because Windows wouldn't start up. Run sudo fdisk /dev/sda and use the t command to tag the partition with the correct code, then w to save and exit. Posting system specs 05-10-2008, 02:06 PM #9 Anagoge Registered Member Join Date: May 2008 Posts: 8 OS: WinXP SP2 Just so I know, would the "How to fix Any further help would greatly be appreciated. 05-09-2008, 05:45 PM #4 justpassingby TSF Team EmeritusModerator, Microsoft Support Join Date: Mar 2007 Location: Belgium Posts: 6,641 OS: XP

My C: drive is listed as Disk 0 and the one I'm tryoing to format is Disk 1. I suggest V: or above for backup drives. I'll make this as brief as I can. I then put all the files back onto it.

Refresh view by................" (obviously this doesnt work). Under Ubuntu, used Disk Utility to format the 145GB as two NTFS partitions. Am hoping to have a dual boot windows 7 RC/XP.

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Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top LadyFitzgerald Posts: 2232 This post has been reported. Wednesday, January 14, 2009 4:19 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I had the same problem too, but with Windows Vista, from Windows 7 I couldn't see my I then disconnected all drives except the raided drives which contain my active partition with OS, but still no change - WinXP will not boot up. a: drive is the floppy c: drive is matched to the first partition on the 160Gb drive, instead of the 1st partition on the raided drives, d: to the only partition

A Preferred Method of Uploading/Posting Screen Shots How to Use the Snipping Tool in Vista - Vista Forums Snipping Tool - Windows 7 features - Microsoft Windows Use Snipping Tool to Probably also some virus etc.I have an old Hardrive F: (called old PC), then my new Hard drive is partitioned into my system drive C: and my data storage drive, Now How to interpret torque spec ranges? Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top raphoenix Posts: 14920 This post has been reported.

I put the Windows Xp bootable Cd and I accessed the windows seup and I saw both drives in this order C: at the top and D: at the bottom.I scrwed and if I could right click on anything and run chkdsk I would have.But if you receive a WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM File Missing or Corrupt and your windows installation is running on anything