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Old 02-23-2005, 04:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I tried to delete a partition using W2K disk management and it looks
like it corrupted the partition table. Disk management said that I
needed to change the partition number of my W2K system partition in
boot.ini, which I did. I had Fedora Linux and W2K installed. Neither one
boots anymore and grub can't find the linux system partition. (Fedora
should be unaffected by boot.ini) Does anyone know of a tool that can
restore partition tables ?
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Old 02-23-2005, 05:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i think your win2k cd can repair this sort of problem insert the cd and boot from it press 'r' on the screen when it asks for a key it will bring you to the repair diagnostics.. type bootcfg /rebuild .... i think it might do it..!
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Old 02-23-2005, 11:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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win 2000 and XP sp2 has a tool called Dskprobe.exe

it should help
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