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    Is it Vista or my hard drive?

    I tried Roxio and it did not show the hdd. What about my back up disk with zipped files can I access them. Thanks for all the help Jim
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    Is it Vista or my hard drive?

    Hi Guys, I have tried using ubuntu with the live walk through and when type fdisk -l nothing comes up. I also went through all the commands and it does'nt seem like it sees a drive I have a back up disk but I cant access it they are zipped files. maybe if I can access this dvd I can check to see...
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    Is it Vista or my hard drive?

    This is what I get when I do the fdisk. Invalid option -- '1' Usage fdisk (-b SSZ) (-u) DISK Change Partition table fdisk -l (-b SSZ) (-u) DISK List partition table fdisk -s PARTITION Give partition size (s) in blocks fdisk -v Give fdisk version Addendum: I got to the root@ubuntu: but...
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    Is it Vista or my hard drive?

    I cant do the first option, because Ubantu doesnt even show my hard drive. Tried the second option, but can't get to a C: prompt, because it says it is not recogized as internal or external command, operable program or batch file. Jim
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    Is it Vista or my hard drive?

    Hi coolname007, I loaded Ubuntu and booted from cd went to places and then to computer no hdd just printer, router and filesystem. Can you help? Thanks Jim
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    Is it Vista or my hard drive?

    No. That was with the other computer both have vista so I'm working through this one I HATE VISTA!!! Thanks again.
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    Is it Vista or my hard drive?

    Thanks for the link I will go through it. Is the Files icon the hdd otherwise I cant see it. Also when I run vista disk boot I dont show any drivers and can't add any no OS. Thanks again Jim Addendum: Yes last time I successfully backed up ALL my files with your help.Thank You!!!!! I...
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    Is it Vista or my hard drive?

    Hi, I have loaded Ubuntu and went to places and computer and the only I see are three icons one is my printer and one files and one generic multi card. I clic on files and i looks like its all ubuntu files Thanks for all the help Jim Addendum: My hard drive is also clcking. This is what...
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    Is it Vista or my hard drive?

    When I used the Vista boot CD I hit install now did I screw up. I have a back up CD how can I access the data and OS. I am going to try Ubuntu I made a CD is there any thing I should be careful of. Thank You
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    Is it Vista or my hard drive?

    Hello! You guys helped me so much in recovering my data when my laptop crashed, now my 8 month old desktop crashed! I made the recovery disk and made a restore disk, but I can't get either to load! I can't enter in safe mode or anything. Will I be able to extract my data on another computer...
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    Help!

    I didn't use torrent for this. This is what right side of IMG burn says, wont let me screenshot ATAPI DVD A DH16A6S YA16 (ATA) Current Profile: DVD+R Disc Information: Status: Incomplete Erasable: No Sessions: 2 Sectors: 590,896 Size: 1,210,155,008 bytes Time: 131:20:46 (MM:SS:FF) Supported...
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    Help!

    I have tried 3 different brand new CD's now, and image burn say disk not empty and won't allow me to write to it! Don't tell me I have to download this again!?? I can see it, I just can't burn it! Addendum: Could I just copy it, or will that not work?
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    Help!

    I have given up on Disk Copy, as it was 4 days and only at 52%. I am now downloading Linux. Any help with what to do now would be great. I really appreciate all everyone has done to help me on this! I just want my data and for this to be over!
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    Help!

    Wow, this is so over my head! I go to Partition copy because I dont have enough space to copy everything, just want my files. On the 1st page it says to choose a disk to copy the source partition to. I choose my USB. 2nd page says exactly the same thing, except on this page, My Toshiba Sys is...
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    Help!

    Okay, it sees my USB. I am just trying to copy my data, so I have 8 GB USB. I have 2 options to choose from, Toshiba SYS says it's 1.46GB State is None and Pri/Log Primary. Then there is SQ004513v03 that is 184.84 GB State is Active and Pri/Log Primary. Which one has my data?
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    Help!

    Okay thanks guys. It's downloading. I saw where it said I will have to unzip it once downloaded. I will need help with doing that too! Sorry, I really don't know how to do any of this, so I really appreciate the help. Addendum: I have downloaded and unzipped Disk Copy. Can someone provide...
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    Help!

    Okay I am on the website. Does it matter which site I download from? Download.com, majorgeeks.com, tucows.com?
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    Help!

    Thanks Terry. I cant do System Restore because there is not a saved restore point. When I do a chkdsk from the X:\Sources prompt, it says The type of file system is NTFS. Cannot Lock current drive. Windows cannot run disk checking on this volume because it is write protected.
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    Help!

    Okay, I have run the Startup repair 3 times, and the last time it finally recognized Vista, but it said it couldn't repair it, and this is the report: Problem Event Name Startup Repair V2 Problem Signature 01 External Media Problem Signature 02...
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    Help!

    Okay thanks! Startup Repair is now checking for system problems and says it may take over an over to complete. I will post back with results. Thanks so much!
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