Hard Disk problem - corrupt file

  sneakerman 06:50 11 Dec 2004

A friend of a friend has asked me for help, her has a corrupt windows installation and cannot repair it, he doesnt know the administrator password required for a repair. I said I would hep him retrieve the files off of his hard disk before he/me reinstalls windows, I get the computer case (Why do people think that you have spare keyboards/monitors lying around) and put his hard disk into my PC only to find out that he has an NTFS hard disk and I have a FAT32 one.

I can't seem to get them both available at once - any ideas?


  smudge101 10:56 11 Dec 2004

If you know what data he needs backing up then you could try this
click here

Hope this helps

  mgmcc 11:00 11 Dec 2004

The NTFS drive must have been used with Windows 2000 or XP and, presumably, you are using Windows 98/ME which cannot read an NTFS formatted drive?

Windows XP installed in a FAT32 partition will still read an NTFS drive.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:37 11 Dec 2004

Admin password is usually just press enter.

NT password cracker
click here

REpair XP
click here

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