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Re: partition UNACCESSALE on vista ult x64 install - HELP???

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Old 07-17-2009
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Re: partition UNACCESSALE on vista ult x64 install - HELP???
Very true, it's not the best solution, but may be the only potential one.

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"Curious" <spammenot@nomail.com> wrote in message
news:OpHDvUhBKHA.4376@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
> Not all circuit boards for disk drives of the same Make/Model are the same
> since the drives may have different internal component revisions or number
> of platters and the circuit boards are different to account for the
> internal differences.
>
> "Rick Rogers" <rick@mvps.org> wrote in message
> news:Or8MaKgBKHA.1336@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
>> Hi,
>>
>> If the chips are faulty, there's not much you are going to be able to do.
>> Something that works for the more hardware-inclined is to purchase
>> another drive of the same make/model and swap the circuit boards.
>>
>> --
>> Best of Luck,
>>
>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>> Vote for my shoe: http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>
>> "courtsjoe" <courtsjoe.3vat7b@DoNotSpam.com> wrote in message
>> news:courtsjoe.3vat7b@DoNotSpam.com...
>>>
>>> hey guys recently i had trouble playing battlefield 2 due to a registry
>>> screw up... so i tried cleaning my registry etc and nothing happened so
>>> i decided to back up all my data and do a clean install of vista
>>> ultimate x64
>>>
>>> my 250gbb sata hdd has 2 partitions c: for OS and d: for data storage
>>>
>>> so i backed up everything i needed to d and then boot from cd to
>>> install os on c:
>>>
>>> ive done this many times before but this time it just wont work.
>>> ive tried over and over again but keep getting the same result
>>>
>>> - i tried taking the hdd out and putting into an external drive then
>>> formatting C: but whenever i plug it in thru USB it doesnt show up on
>>> MYCOMPUTER and on disk manager it comes up as DYNAMIC - i couldnt change
>>> it to basic because when i do it says i will loose all the data..
>>> so i followed an instruction online to change the partition to basic
>>> (program called hxd hex editor)
>>>
>>> http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=191006
>>>
>>> so i did that and still nothing... so i went back into the hex editor
>>> and changed it back to how it originally was.
>>>
>>> this is what i get whenever i try to install windows.
>>> also i hope to god my data on partition D hasnt been lost~!
>>>
>>> http://zarzob.orcon.net.nz/06072009346
>>>
>>> i then took it to a computer store and for 20$ they had a look - 2
>>> hours later they ring me and tell me that "the chipset on the
>>> powersupply for the hDD is faulty" and theres nothing they can do
>>>
>>> i really doubt this is true because just a few days ago i had it
>>> running perfectly. and even if i damaged it by taking it out of the
>>> computer and putting it into an external - that was after the error
>>> occured.
>>>
>>> any ideas?? i really just want the photos off D: everything else has
>>> been backed up to another 1tb external
>>>
>>>
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>>>

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