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Partitions and unpartitioned space


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happyrock

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go here and get everest home...install and launch it...click the + by storage..then then click on physical drives...that will tell you what hard drives you have...
click the + by computer...click on sensor...get a screenshot and post it so I can check your temps and voltages...should look like mine...

Edited by happyrck, 18 January 2008 - 08:25 AM.

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sorry for the delay, Happyrck.

Here's the physical drive:

IC25N080ATMR04-0 (74 GB)

Partition Partition Type Drive Start Offset Partition Length
#1 (Active) NTFS C: 0 MB 76308 MB


I am looking up how to make a screen shot. Meanwhile, here is the info:

Field Value
Sensor Properties
Sensor Type HDD

Temperatures
CPU 53 C (127 F)
IBM IC25N080ATMR04-0 42 C (108 F)


It doesn't look too much like yours to me... :) :)
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Hello amusinglisa...

Let's see if we can get a parallel installation on there. As with a repair installation, you will need your XP installation cd and a valid product key.

Boot to the Windows XP installation cd by pressing a key when the "Press any key to boot from cd" prompt appears at the top of the screen.

  • At the "Welcome to Setup" screen, press Enter to set up Windows XP.
  • Accept the License Agreement by pressing F8
  • With your current installation selected in the box, press Esc
  • Select C: Partition1 [NTFS] in the box and press Enter
  • To continue setup using this partition, press C
  • Now you should see formatting options...choose the last one, Leave the current file system intact (no changes), and press Enter
  • To use a different folder, press Esc
  • Name the folder WINDOWS0 (just type a 0 (zero)) and press Enter
The Windows installation should begin. This will install Windows to a new folder, leaving your data intact. Any programs installed on the old directory will have to be reinstalled to the new one. Device drivers will also have to be installed for all the hardware to work as it should.

The data will be located in the Documents and Settings folder (C:\Documents and Settings) under your old user account name...so when you set up the new installation, give yourself a slightly different user account name.

Let me know if you run into any variations from my instructions.

wannabe1


Hi i am having the same problem. I followed your step all and good. it created a seperate version of xp for me, i made a username, but i tried to get the info from my documents and it says access is denied and when i tried to run chkdsk it says it being used.
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