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Old 04-30-2004, 12:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I used KillDisk to get rid of everything on my hard drive, and now I get a "No fixed disks present" error when trying to partition it. Now what do I do as this is not my computer? And help is greatly appreciated.
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Windows 98 is what was on it, I was booting from a Windows ME floppy disk. I didn't mess with any cable'ing.
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No fixed disks present.



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Not much, The computer worked fine before I used KillDisk. I only used it to get all the spyware and viruses off my comp, then I was going to install Windows ME. Maybe if I use a Widows 98 bootdisk that might work? Thats what os was previously on it.
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If worst comes to worst, I have a spare 10 gig hdd at my dads house that I know works. I believe the one in there is 8 gig.
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Ok I'll try a 98 disk. Basically I go through the loading of the virtual ram drive and when the a:\ prompt appears I type fdisk, thats when I get that error described above.
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Yes I read that, that's what I was trying to do, re-partition the hdd.
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Yea, just little frustrated. Lol KillDisk.... I'll brb in a few.
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Ok it didn't work . I get the same error. And before the command prompt shows it tells me I don't have a valid partition and to use fdisk. I use it and get the same error as before. How do I make it a fixed disk?
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I get the msdos prompt A:\>
Thats when I type fdisk.
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