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Re: Partition Magic problem. Please Help.

 
 
Pennywise@DerryMaine.Gov
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      04-19-2009
"Ar Q" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:

>I have trouble to partition an external USB2.0 hard drive using PQ
>Partition Magic 8.01.
>
>All other hard drives of mine have the same geometry (?? x 254 x63) but
>this
>one has (?? x 63 x 32) geometry. So every time I run Partition Magic, it
>tries to fix the partition table error, and the partition becomes
>unstable, DOS and Windows XP have conflict information about the
>partition, I cannot use Drive Image to clone the partiton and all kinds
>of troubles.
>
>Does anyone know how to force the Cylinders x 254 x 63 geometry (format
>the original internal drive to be cloned has, as all my other disks) on
>the external hard disk? Thanks again.


Spinrite used to be able to do this. http://www.grc.com/intro.htm
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