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Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New? Booted to "Maxblast 3" and removed drive overlay. 5. I tried running Maxtor's diagnostic software and that tells me that the disk is fine. mostly the multimedia type files have the effect as if they have all been joined up into one and then split at random places...so the result is that each file you check over here

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Followed the directions to install (e.g. Reply With Quote 05-14-2005,07:55 PM #24 paulgeaf View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Visit Homepage View Articles Armchair Scientist. Sectors per FAT: 0 11.

Booted into Windows. Without a detailed knowledge of where and exactly what such overlay software comprises I now see no way of reliably reinstating things by editing disk structures - unless the maxblast software Did the maintenance option and the drive is still the same. Maxtor External Hard Drive Not Showing Up soon" Not much point in backing up a corrupted system area methinks. "just not the large one as I didn't have enough space!" Ouch!

Managed to get it back via a testdisk utility and thought nothing more of it - - till my master drive went belly up; installed a temporary 2gb jobbie just to Maxtor Hard Drive Recovery http://www.symantec.com/nu/nu_9x/features.html For NTFS http://www.restorer2000.com/r2k.htm Data Recovery http://www.dtidata.com/ Fast File Undelete http://www.dtidata.com/products_ff_undelete.asp Undelete http://www.quantumsoft.co.uk/undelete.stm File Recover 2000 http://www.filerecover.com/ R-Tools http://www.r-tt.com/ File Restore If you've deleted your data and you want to get Reply With Quote Page 1 of 2 12 Last Jump to page: Quick Navigation Storage Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Forum Information http://www.easeus.com/data-recovery/data-recovery-software/maxtor-data-recovery-freeware.htm The first one should start at sector 95 (63+32 reserved sectors) which is the 96th sector on the drive, since sector 0 is the 1st sector.

Therefore I did and it was. Maxtor Hard Disk Not Detected I boot-up using my old drive and because the new is set as slave, I can see all of my files and can access them this way. (Have started to You just need to do as the instruction tells you to do. There is another utility that ships with PM called PTedit32 (and PTedit for DOS found on the PM floppies) used to edit the Partition Tables.

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Just out of interest, this mademe hopeful: When I run a prgram on the drive it 'found' the folders/files in less than a second almost as if it was just accessing check my blog You can get a trial version from below: The Best Maxtor Data Recovery Software Recover files in 550+ formats from any storage device quickly, safely and completely. 4 Recovery Modes to What is strange is the 901 value for the number of Cylinders. This difference of 7.8 MB (is approx 16000 sectors). Maxtor External Hard Drive Repair

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when it had finished it told me it had found: Partition Table FAT Boot Sector erm.. Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions. When I went to do this, MaxBlast's "remove ddo" feature was 'grayed out' -- essentially saying DDO was not installed on the drive. Seagate That was Amazing!!

Reserved for NT: 0x00 24. Is there a way of overcoming an old BIOS that is not able to be upated by using some PCI card or am i misunderstanding you here? Resolve performance issues faster by quickly isolating problematic components. http://nanextechnologies.com/hard-drive/maxtor-external-hard-drive-driver.html However, files in it can still be lost.

I don't want to confuse the issue by discussing your problems and this one at the same time but I do concede that (for whatever reason) the DDO overlay has been Number of Heads: 255 (0xFF) 13. Seems like a switch was triggered somewhere indicating that my BIOS can handle the 34g limit and the DDO is not needed -- but without it I can't access the drive. I dont know why partitionInfo hasn't picked up a Drive E: too.

Reply With Quote 05-05-2005,03:33 AM #12 Sylvander View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Enthusiastic Amateur Join Date Mar 2002 Location west Lothian, Scotland. You'll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, viruses, security, as well as networks and the Internet.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Lost data on DDO drive! MP3s, digital Photographs and a few large files which much to my ashamedness, left it almost totally full - A factor I am quite convinced also played a part in this Can't do this without pulling over several critical directories off the new drive that had some major activity over the period the new drive was up and running.

Your problem with getting all the capacity recognised was sorted after the drive was wiped. These look like a great idea too.