1.This hard drive cant be fresh installed it wont allow to be formatted ran Hard Drive regens etc it just wont and to get it back AFTER you TRY its a 5-10 hour job.
Sooo no fresh installs
1.It's in FAT32 and XP Pro O.S.
2.It has a Dirty bit that seems impossible to get rid of
3.I dont know the order in which to change to ntfs or get rid of dirty bit. NOTE i did something bad before it happened durring changing fat to ntfs blue screen of death then had to clone the drive and repair (only way to get os on here)
4.The Bios Says it's a Dell C500 or C510----its a C610
5.Whenever i go trying to install a game or cleaner or program, i usually get the error "Windows is corupt in bla bla bla please back up your data imediatly. <--Chkdsk probaly but i got dirty bit who knows.
6.It's got a partition that i can't get rid of and i dont understand fdisk at all
7.mysterious 6gb on the primary partition i go to the drive check all the sizes of files they dont add to 6 gb..HIDDEN FILES ARE SHOWN
Please help me out here, i've googled all of them and no dice...Can't really get a new hd either..its just got some bad bits.
No rush really just wana get this thing working and reliable for vacation Thanks ahead of time,
~Nic - excuse me for spelling errors.
Edited by nic777, 19 July 2007 - 10:57 AM.