• Hard drive failure

    I have a "Maxtor 40GB" in which I installed Windows 2000 on its first partition (I split it into 4 partitions and formatted all of them using FAT32), now I can't access its primary partition but when I connect the drive as a slave I can see all the partition, I can save files to the other three...

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  • Testing Backup tapes before use?

    My company operates on an LPAR on an iSeries. Connected to the iSeries is a tape silo which we utilize as part of our backup strategy. Our backup strategy involves taking a full system save each Saturday night, and then Mon-Fri nights, we take incremental backups of our critical libraries. During...

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  • Hard Disk Data Recovery – NTFS MBR Failure-2

    Hello everyone, I have a Western Digital 800JB ATA 80GB 7200rpm drive that was used for a time as a boot drive for WXPP. It was replaced recently as a boot drive by a smaller 40GB drive, and the 80GB drive relegated to backup duties (slaved to a CD drive on a 40-wire cable). Before full transfer of...

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  • DVD Recorder

    I removed the DVD recorder drive by unplugging it from the computer tower, now that I have put it back in, it does not recognize any discs I put in there and now the CD ROM does not either, I believe it may have to do with some of the wires that have PS6 and PS8 on them and maybe the PS4 wire. How...

    Griffie105 pointsBadges:
  • DVD Burner Problem

    Hello, I have an issue i never ran into before. I have a brand new CD/DVD burner that will burn CDs but not DVDs. It is a LG GSA-4160B (HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4160B in windows). Now i already updated the firmware to the latest version (406a) to no prevail. And the strangest thing is if you have a...

    M4nc1n10 pointsBadges:
  • cyclic redundancy check error on floppy

    I backed up some data to a floppy for temporary safekeeping, then reformatted the hard drive of the pc the data had been on, and reinstalled the OS (WinXP) and programs. When I try to restore the data from the floppy, I receiver an error about a "cyclic redundancy check" failure and the data will...

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  • disk degraded

    My as400 is showing a status of 'degraded' when doing a 'wrkdsksts'. I would assume that one of the disk has failed but all say operational when using display hardware resources. Help!

    Nosaints15 pointsBadges:
  • Continual CHKDSK errors

    I've recently scheduled a daily procedure (CMD) to run on a test group of PCs (including one server with mirrored drives) that runs CHKDSK early every morning. While running under Windows, if it finds errors, it will shutdown/restart and CHKDSK /F will be run to repair the errors. Out of a group of...

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  • Compressing Old Files

    Hello, I would like to know the option(Compressing Old Files) which comes up during disk cleanup in win XP and win 2000. Is it good or bad? I mean, If I do the compression regularly will that effect my system/files in a long run? Is it same to that option (compress drive to save space) in disk...

    BinooDas123410 pointsBadges:
  • Bootable USB thumb drive or CompactFlas drive for data recovery on PC

    Has some practical experience using USB thumb drive (jump-drive) or CompactFlash drive for data recovery on PC? Real life situation: regular hard drive got failure (like bad blocks). Host's OS (Windows, Linux) can't boot. All other hardware is working properly and has network connectivity. The...

    Smooth0 pointsBadges:
  • Group Policy to disable portable storage devices

    Hi, I have one question here. Can Ad group policy disable auto reading for external drive for example tumb drive, protable HDD? Please advice. Thanks

    Mfedli5 pointsBadges:
  • Cannot open Tally 9.2 data due to virus

    not ble to open tally 9.2 company as there is virus in my data. how to remove the virus

    Saurav72935 pointsBadges:
  • Accessing Data from Dead Thumb Drive

    What do I need to access data from a dead Firefly Thumb Drive? - it contains a Toshiba Disk Drive MK2004GAL. Another number is HDD1422 A ZF03?

    Jacquester5 pointsBadges:
  • Disaster Recovery – when to declare one?

    Has anyone performed a business anlaysis regarding when to activate a DR plan?  If a problem appears to be a memory that can be fixed within 4-5 hours...would you declare a disaster and move to your hot site...or would you attempt to fix the system problem and if issues still exist, then declare...

    Theoutcast5 pointsBadges:
  • Granting systems access in a DR situation

    What are some best practices for managing access rights during recovery situations. The question is particularly directed towards additional personnel or vendors that may need access to certain system functions, but only during a DR situation. How is that handled best?

    Alexsar5 pointsBadges:
  • How to take online backup of Outlook PST file?

    I want to take Online backup of all user's outlook PST file while they are login and working on its ms outlook.

    mitrum810 pointsBadges:
  • Backup database

    Can I backup database with exception tables?

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  • Open IT Forum: What cloud concern do you need addressed?

    Will all of the buzz surrounding the cloud - no doubt amplified by Vivek Kundra's push to the cloud - are you feeling left out at all? I recently spoke to an operations manager who feels that SMBs are excluded from the discussion because of fewer resources. What information would you like to know...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • System restore on Windows Server 2003 R2

    Can system restore points for our windows 2003 r2 server be stored on an external drive or a network drive? How would we restore them in an emergency?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • File transfer to the iSeries problem.

    I am trying to transfer an excel speadsheet file to my AS/400. I have tried setting up a file transfer through client access and tried sending the file directly from Excel. Both times I get the following error cwbtf0023 - pc file description file was not specified or is empty The file is not empty....

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