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Re: Serious Laptop problem
« Reply #30 on: January 27, 2011, 12:35:29 PM »
It's probably not bad. I've been looking at it backwards. You need to copy the system files to c: thus making it the primary drive. Then copy all of your files to c:

To do this, copy all files to c: and create it, if it is deleted. Then insert the recovery/install cd and get to the command prompt. Once there type, "sys d: c:"

d: is whatever drive letter your cd/dvd player is. That command will copy all of the system files required for c: to become the primary drive. You can then go back into Windows and change the primary drive to c:.

Once that is done, test it to make sure it is working properly. If so, then just delete the g: or whatever other ones you do not need.
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Re: Serious Laptop problem
« Reply #31 on: January 27, 2011, 12:54:25 PM »
Here is a scren dump of what I see. Does this look right ?
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Re: Serious Laptop problem
« Reply #32 on: January 27, 2011, 01:16:20 PM »
c: needs to be your boot partition.

EDIT: Sorry, if I don't answer right away. I'm cooking dinner. :P

I can't remember off-hand, but you might be able to right-click it and make it the boot drive.
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Re: Serious Laptop problem
« Reply #33 on: January 27, 2011, 06:41:06 PM »
You can delete a partition/drive or rename it with the exception of the boot partition/drive. The only way is to delete everything and start again.  :o

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Re: Serious Laptop problem
« Reply #34 on: January 27, 2011, 06:57:27 PM »
You can delete a partition/drive or rename it with the exception of the boot partition/drive. The only way is to delete everything and start again.  :o
Which is what I have done thanks. Just doing a reinstall of everything.
Now have a C (system) drive 61gb, a D drive 41 gb and E of 4gb
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Re: Serious Laptop problem
« Reply #35 on: January 27, 2011, 07:11:15 PM »
You can delete a partition/drive or rename it with the exception of the boot partition/drive. The only way is to delete everything and start again.  :o
Which is what I have done thanks. Just doing a reinstall of everything.
Now have a C (system) drive 61gb, a D drive 41 gb and E of 4gb

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Re: Serious Laptop problem
« Reply #36 on: January 28, 2011, 12:48:48 PM »
http://tech.icrontic.com/articles/repair_windows_xp/

tool iittle too late I know but found it this morning entirely by accident :'(
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Re: Serious Laptop problem
« Reply #37 on: January 28, 2011, 01:09:08 PM »
I'm going to start printing these things and keep a file.
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Re: Serious Laptop problem
« Reply #38 on: January 28, 2011, 01:54:36 PM »
Cheers Spin
Good stuff. Now bookmarked
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Re: Serious Laptop problem
« Reply #39 on: January 28, 2011, 05:54:29 PM »
http://tech.icrontic.com/articles/repair_windows_xp/

tool iittle too late I know but found it this morning entirely by accident :'(

Well found Spin.  :tup:

 

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