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I really need to get some email address from the hard drive and some holiday pics. For the benefit of others who don't have PartitionMagic but want to convert the file system on a partition from FAT16 (also called FAT) or FAT32 to NTFS, from Windows 2000 I suggest you check out the PC-specific message board link at to see if you can pick up some tips. can I reduce partition size once the 98 partition has been installed full-drive? check over here

Can you help me out at all? Would this work... Understanding CHKDSK Time Requirements The preceding description of the phases of running CHKDSK gives you only a broad outline of the most important tasks that CHKDSK performs to verify the integrity Application software, particularly AntiVirus programs, can cause conflicts with a floppy drive.

The operating system then starts up as normal, because bootsect.dos contains the boot sector that was on the primary partition before you installed Windows 2000. Feel free to call us at 727-345-9665 if you need support. I can feel the hard drive running fine and the laptop says that it is working properly, but it doesn't show up in My Computer.

It just kept going with the vicious circle…At last we got the message that "systems32DRIVERSpci.sys is missing or currupt" We got into the BIOS..not too sure but we tried the load michael/Mark June 21, 2008 2:23 pm Reply # it does see the HD (even now says Maxtor), however does not have a file system-it is blank. I'm running Windows 2000. Same thing happen when I try to put the hard drive as slave drive in other pc, what should I do?

NOTE: You will need a set of 3 - 3.5 inch formatted data disks in your A:\ Drive. I used to be able to do this under Win 98, using Properties and selecting Password Protect, but can't now under Win 2K. IS there another way to get the files of the old drive? Once you have the correct format on your hard drive, attempt to load the DOS based game again.

Jessica August 10, 2008 4:54 pm Reply # My desktop PC Western Digital Hard drive (Windows 2000) was no longer booting. However, the reports at are probably more reliable, and they state that both Flight Simulator 2000 and Flight Simulator 2000 Professional run fine in Windows 2000. You can even check websites by typing in a web address in Run. (Ex-ample- When connected to the Internet, you will be whisked to wherever you want to go. Click on the StartUp tab, and check or uncheck boxes of programs you want to run on Startup. (You will be prompted to restart your computer.

You can do this by clicking Start | Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Disk Defragmenter. It mentions that I have 111 GB of space available-not good since it was nearly full when it was working properly. Reuel Miller, Feb 22, 2000 #2 gbrandwood Thread Starter Joined: Jan 4, 2000 Messages: 137 Short and sweet. is there a way to slave it to a laptop that runs win xp pro?

I have ended the process using the Windows Task Manager and have not had any problems. check my blog What should I do?Submitted by Phil on 7/05/2001 Category: Windows 2000 Question: I purchased a computer with Windows 2000 as the operating system. When browsing the Internet or playing 3D games the computers reset themselves from time to time. Will any of these work?

There is no point in me getting Win 2K if I can't run my favourite program. Is it very hard to remove the hard drive and hook it up externally to a desktop running XP Pro, copy over any files, etc and delete them from the hard At the bottom of the General tab, click Tone and click OK twice to quit the applet. Answer Chkdsk is intended to replace the older style Scan Disk found in earlier versions of Windows.

You could also check the Web site for the manufacturer of the game to see whether they offer any solutions. I have no real preference, but is one of these easier to accomplish? You could do screenshots using the PrtScr key, but if the list scrolls off the screen, it's tedious.

If you find that a game doesn't run immediately, there are two things I recommend trying.

To open to the "My Documents" folder, use: "C:\Windows\Explorer.exe /n, /e, ::{450d8fba-ad25-11d0-98a8-0800361b1103}" The meaning of the command line switches are as follows: /n - Always open a new window (even if DTI Data Recovery September 17, 2008 10:09 am Reply # Jay, HardDriveWorries, Both of you seem to be in a similar situation. Now everything's back to normal... Answer To import your files and settings, perform the following steps: Click the Start button, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click File and

The inbuilt DOS emulation has sound support, and should have a SET BLASTER line in the windows\system32\autoexec.nt(This is the file that XP uses in DOS emulation. Anyway, here is the location and the key. The contents of the file don't necessarily matter, but if it's missing, you'll get a problem. When I look up the Properties of that folder in Win 2K it doesn't mention a password, but I definitely need it to open the folder.

Since the old laptop has 1.1 USB's it is taking a little longer than I expected but at least I've gotten this far. Just let me know what the next step is Jacqui Best August 18, 2008 5:18 pm Reply # total amature: If you have a SATA drive then the selection of MASTER/SLAVE Response: Last things first -- from your description it sounds as if your modem is using pulse dialling, which dials much more slowly than tone dialling. Thank you for your help and the offer of being as close as a telephone, it is much appreciated.

then there is a box for yes and one for no I can only hit enter which I assume is yes….that does absolutly nothing…. The default (with no switch) is Open view. Microsoft has promised that service packs for Windows 2000 will be restricted to bug fixes. Are you able to source a fix for this problem as I am out of ideas?

I've tried Device Manager, re-installing Win 2K over itself for repair and installing SP1. DTI Data Recovery July 23, 2008 10:09 am Reply # James, Like you said in your comment, the bad news is the drive isn't being recognised. Thanks DTI Data Recovery April 16, 2008 10:07 am Reply # Jennifer, Yes you can put a Win 98 drive in an enclosure and use Vista. If you have Autologon enabled, you have to disable it by ticking "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer" before you can create a new user

Thank you! I followed the instructions and pressed all the right buttons. I have a few bank account passwords on there and also all my sites passwords and stuff. Look for entries in Start --> Programs --> Startup.

Using freeware such as Tweak UI for Windows XP (Or, Tweak UI V1.33 for Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98 or Windows 95 from PcWorld, or try mirror what is the couse of this problem, can you help me please?

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