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Do it to them before they do it to you -- and run like hell. load scsi cdrom driver (adaptec) 5. So we can Fix it. I really suspected a corrupted BIOS, but when you attached it as a slave in another system and Auto would not detect it, it somehow got some physical damage or just http://qtechnology.net/error-reading/error-reading-fixed-information.html

I can't remember exactly what I did last year and now I can't access the hard drive. Thanks, again. Thanks in advance. First, to FDISK a drive you must boot to DOS from a floppy (or a CD if your machine supports it).

Do it to them before they do it to you -- and run like hell. If you want to try some data recovery, put the drive in the freezer overnight, remove, hook it up as a slave to a working system. Reply With Quote Page 1 of 2 12 Last Jump to page: Quick Navigation Desktop Computer Hardware Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Am I a bully, a coward or a survivor?

Do it to them before they do it to you -- and run like hell. Feedback Doctor's Lounge « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information Users Browsing this Thread There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests) Posting Permissions Reply With Quote November 5th, 2002,11:27 PM #6 Murf View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Over the Hill PC Surgeon! A useful tool to solve this problem is something called "clean.exe." which can be located here.

If it wont read, you have joined the ranks of people who learned the importance of backups the hard way. If that is all done then I don't know. macer Reply With Quote November 22nd, 2001,11:43 PM #4 Shinma View Profile View Forum Posts ____________ Join Date Mar 2000 Posts 27,286 You could try another boot disk in case the Choose "standard CMOS setup".

F10 to enter; no options to manually set the drives nor choose auto detect. Below is my laptop configuration: PII366MHZ 64MB RAM Hitachi 6GB HD OS: Win98SE Pls advice. ------------------ Cheers! cause its not Dling anything and not finding the page either way 10-21-2006, 05:02 PM #17 dai TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: Jul 2004 Location: west australia Posts: what type of hard drive do you have?

Owner (friend) said that the system would not shut down last night, so she pulled the power plug. Is the CMOS battery functional? I want to prove I'm right. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

load toshiba ide cdrom driver 3. http://qtechnology.net/error-reading/error-reading-registry.html In-Place Reinstall of Windows 95 1) Try getting a Windows98se bootdisk from bootdisk.com 2) Start the computer with it 3) From the command prompt, type the following commands in order A:> The FDISK can't assing more space than physical drive has. You may also...

Reply With Quote November 22nd, 2001,11:45 PM #5 macer82 View Profile View Forum Posts 5000 Join Date Oct 2001 Location Singapore Posts 14 Originally posted by Shinma: You could try another That's where I get the message: "Error reading fixed disk". All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Release List Reviews Shop Join News DVD Giveaways Video Games Advertise Select an area... have a peek at these guys Thanks Reply With Quote 03-13-2001,10:00 PM #2 d_blinkhorn View Profile View Forum Posts Junior Member Join Date Mar 2001 Posts 7 Have you reformatted lately?

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Reply With Quote 03-13-2001,10:17 PM #3 Selene View Profile View Forum Posts Junior Member Join Date Mar 2001 Posts 10 I reformatted about october last year when I had a new If I have to upgrade BIOS how do I go about that? XBL: buzi PSN: squidget 09-18-02, 11:39 PM #2 crankyman DVD Talk Legend Join Date: Jul 2000 Location: chokin' you out in less than 30 seconds Posts: 10,634 i'd There is not a GoBack option on boot up.

If so the drive letters got switched, yes try fdisk /mbr (notice the space between k / may fix the problem... Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile Not... check my blog Here's where you can get it The tiny $60 Nintendo entertainment system is currently sold out in most places, but you still may able to snag one...eventually.

Setup reports that there is no FAT ot FAT32 partition, yet it reports:"error reading fixed disk" when I FDISK. You can get it at Murf's Garage ERASE Note: My page will not work, over there now trying to fix so you can download. The full message: "Your computer does not have a hard disk, your hard disk is not functioning correctly, or your hard disk requires a special driver. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.

Do it to them before they do it to you -- and run like hell. Do it to them before they do it to you -- and run like hell. load nec ide cdrom driver 2. Any responses would be greatly appreciated.

thanks in advance __________________ I want to fight, I want to fight. it might be worth using the software that came with it to partition/format the drive. Do it to them before they do it to you -- and run like hell. Sound reasonable???"I don't think so.

Error reading fixed disk ... I checked the physical connections and try different jumper settings on the HDD, nothing! Booted into DOS using a Win98 boot floppy. Also make sure that in BIOS it finds your HD.