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02-10-2005, 10:13 AM
I seem to have hit a major prob.........
I formated my secondary hard drive as dynamic by mistake and was told it would be fine aslong as i never used it in another computer (which i havent), but i was having a prob with a Y-splitter 2 days ago and had to unplug both hard drives..........
When i finaly got around the power prob i went into windows to discover that the 2nd drive is now unreadable
I can choose to revert it to basic but i will lose around 40 gig of files
Is there a way to read the drive at all to remove files or is the data on the dynamic disk completely lost ????
02-10-2005, 11:39 AM
I think you have the wrong end of the stick here, my friend.
This is a forum relating to www.dynamicdrive.com, DHTML and web scripting - not to dynamic hard drives.
Anyway, I did a little research and found these:
Hope this helps! :)
02-10-2005, 11:55 AM
I seem to have hit a major prob.........Which has nothing to do with website accessibility, I might add. Post questions unrelated to development in the General Discussions (http://www.dynamicdrive.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=16) forum.
When i finaly got around the power prob i went into windows to discover that the 2nd drive is now unreadableMicrosoft have produced an article on working with dynamic disks (http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windows2000serv/maintain/operate/10w2kadb.mspx) which contains some information on recovering from errors. That might help (or not). Similar information can be found in the knowledge base (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;en-us;kbhowto).
Is there a way to read the drive at all to remove files or is the data on the dynamic disk completely lost ????Reading around the Web, I found that Norton Ghost (http://www.symantec.com/sabu/ghost/ghost_personal/) can (apparently) read data from dynamic disks. Unfortunately, Norton don't supply trial versions of that particular application.
I'd ask on the Microsoft newsgroups (http://support.microsoft.com/newsgroups/). You're more likely to find expert help there.
02-10-2005, 12:16 PM
Lmao sorry, i put dynamic drive help in google and this page came up :D
Cheers for the links anyway :)
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