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Emergency!!! : Attempt to read past cyli

By D.C. ·
I was screwing with Partition magic and resized my Win95 drive and NT4 drive. The process bombed and the NT partition is inaccessable...SO i resized the win95 partition again and now I get an error#8169, internal error: attempt to read past cylinder1024

I can only acess the files via a boot disk.
How do I fix this. Thanks in advance.

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by evilthor In reply to Emergency!!! : Attempt to ...

a bit more info needed here. are the files all fat or is the nt formatted as ntfs? when you look at the bios has the disk reverted to default? is the win 95 partition the same size now? and lastly, are you trying to boot 95 or nt?

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by D.C. In reply to Emergency!!! : Attempt to ...
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by dmiles In reply to Emergency!!! : Attempt to ...

If you did a resize and did not backup the drive you may have wiped out the data,which might be recoverable if using Norton Disk Doctor,if not available ,chaulk this up as expierence and reinstall the partitions from the beginning.
The error message is stating that you donot have Large Disk Support Enabled and will have to set it from the BIOS.Good Luck

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by D.C. In reply to Emergency!!! : Attempt to ...

The data wasn't wiped, I recovered it but wasn't able to access the OS.
Thanks anyways.

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by bgriffith In reply to Emergency!!! : Attempt to ...

Your NT partition is probably lost.

Your Win95 partition probably needs to be converted to FAT32.

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by D.C. In reply to Emergency!!! : Attempt to ...

Win 95 partition was FAT32.

Thanks anyways.

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