Re: Partition Magic problem. Please Help.

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Pennywise@DerryMaine.Gov, Apr 19, 2009.

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    "Ar Q" <> 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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