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Hi recently i tried to install linux mint 12 (gnome) on my Windows 7 running HP Pavilion g6.
I was trying to create a new partition on the drive (when by the way me nor any of my friends know a thing about) and it said i could cancel so i did cause i guess i chickened out. well what it did was it messed up my partition on the drive so when i would normally have 480 GB on the hard disk partition of free space it switched it to 20 gb and 480 gb is unusable. i have the linux mint on a thumb drive and that is about the only thing it will boot up and even that takes a long time 'cause it spends a while spewing errors about the hard disk. I downloaded a link from a relpy on this site where a guy i thought apperently had the same problem as me so i downloaded a iso image for windows xp and burned it to a disc so i could run chkdsk 'cause it told me to. So i ran xp, ran the recovery, and typed chkdsk /r and it said " the volume appears to contain one or more unrecoverable problems." I have Geek Squad protection warranty from Best Buy but Im hesitant to do that unless that is the only option. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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Hello comppro186.... Welcome to
GeeksToGo, :thumbsup:
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I'm sorry to hear about your issue. We will try to help you resolve this as soon as possible.

Run hard drive diagnostics: http://www.tacktech....ay.cfm?ttid=287
Make sure, you select tool, which is appropriate for the brand of your hard drive.
Depending on the program, it'll create bootable floppy, or bootable CD.
If downloaded file is of .iso type, use ImgBurn: http://www.imgburn.com/ to burn .iso file to a CD (select "Write image file to disc" option), and make the CD bootable.

NOTE. If your hard drive is made by Toshiba, try the Hitachi DFT CD Image version of the software

Thanks to Broni for the instructions
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