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Question: NTFS conversion failed

I was converting an external USB hard drive from FAT32 to NTFS. I had initiated the conversion through the command line interface to start after the next boot. During boot, I only saw a blank screen so I turned off the computer, unplugged the USB drive and restarted hoping that I could start over or just forget it. Now that USB hard drive is inaccessible. Is there any fix??

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At first, I don't need to recover my data, I just want my drive back to re-use it.
How can a format my usb drive including all boot sectors which sees to be locked/write-protected by bitlocker?

My problem starts with decrypting my drive by deactivting bitlocker on it by entering the valid password/recovery key. At 36% of decryption the process halts without reason. Now, I'm unable to access my drive or resume the process.

I tried...
    ...to format with windows
   ..remove with diskmgmt
   ... remove with diskpart
   ... repair-bde
   ... manage-bde
   ... ubuntu live cd
   ... mass production tool software, to override the whole stick

nothing worked. The only thing which worked was once the software M3 Bitlocker recovery Free, but just one time to access the locked partition. But, as mentioned I don't need to recover my data. With that tool I'm not able to wipe the drive.

That Bitlocker protects my data till the end is good, but that it breaks my data and my hardware in such a case is not fair.
How can I break the write-protection mode to finally wipe the hard drive?

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Hi Mr/Ms
I
flash
drive encrypted
with BitLocker 
I used
this
driver for three months my computer is broken I bought a new computer    when i was try my flash disk new computer its give me this  problem 
BitLocker Drive Encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion. This could be due to either all conversion logs being corrupted or the media being write-protected
? know my passworrd but I do not know
the BitLocker
recovery key what can i do know pls some one help me 

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Question: NTFS Conversion

I have a 98 to XP home edition, home network.

I want to convert my XP machines from FAT32 to NTFS.

Will my 98Fat32 machine beable to share files, or save files onto the converted XP machine?
 

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Question: NTFS Conversion

I just replaced my old 20g hard drive (which was defective) with an 80g one. After reinstalling Windows 98SE and my XP upgrade, I tried to convert it from FAT32 to NTFS. I get a message that "Convert cnnot run because the volume is in use by another process. Convert may run if this volume is dismounted first. ALL OPEN HANDLES TO THIS VOLUME WOULD THEN BE INVALID. Would you like to force a dismount on this volume?". Can anyone tell me how to make sure nothing is running. I have checked control-alt-delete and there are no applications running. Everything in the system tray is closed. I would appreciate any help I can get.

Thanks.
 

Answer:NTFS Conversion

Forgive me if im wrong, but why did you install win98 when you are upgrading to winxp. If you startup with the winxp cd as boot dont you just put your old win98 disk in (When asked)
to prove that it is an upgrade for xp to install.

All previous upgrades I have used use this method, unfortunately I cannot verify that its the same with xp, but give it a try
 

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Question: NTFS conversion

I recently upgraded a system from WinME (no snickering!) to XP. In the upgrade (from XP Pro Full version CD) my drive formatting was maintained as FAT32. I understand this, if I had done a fresh install NTFS would have been an option, but I wanted to hang on to my old ME system files until I was sure the upgrade was going to work. Now that I've decided to keep XP on this system is there a way to convert to NTFS without starting over and reformatting this drive?
 

Answer:NTFS conversion

Hi there walleys,

Here's a thread on the subject on the old forums -> Changing my FAT32 drive in XP

Have a nice read & a nice stay on the forums.
 

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Hi,
System;-
O/S Windows xp pro, updated , sp1
512 meg Ram
80 gig hdd


I have been converting my networked computer drives from Fat 32 to NTFS, and so far everything is great. However I have yet to convert the "C" partition as I would like reassurance that the o/s on that computer will not be interfered with in any way. The conversions on the other partitions have been done by using command prompt and typing - - convert- (drive letter):/fs:ntfs
But in another place the instructions are :-
start - run - cmd - enter
Then typing:- "help convert" the following instructions appear:-

CONVERT (drive letter):/ FS:NTFS /V /CutArea:filename /NoSecurity /X

where:-
/V specifies that CONVERT should be run in verbose mode
/CutArea:filename- specifies a contiguous file in the root directory to be the place holder for NTFS system files.
/NoSecurity- specifies the converted files and directories security settings to be accessible to anyone.
/X- forces the volume to dismount first if necessary. All opened handles to the volume would then be invalid.

Most of those explanations of command letters mean nothing to me!
All I want to know is which method to use to ensure everything on my "C" drive stays the same as it was under FAT32?

One further point, I read that it is best to use "BootitNG" before converting
to save space, but on my "C" drive I have a total... Read more

Answer:FAT32 to NTFS Conversion

I have in the past when I first installed XP formatted to Fat32 by accident and did use the convert cmd to convert both my OS drive and my spare data drive to NTFS with no problems thats not to say nothing bad will happen as you well know Harry "shit happen" but it did work well, apart from the cluster size staying to 512kbs rather that the NTFS 4k default size but the benefits of NTFS far outweigh the cluster size.


but these days I do prefer not to use convert at all... a new install is generally the best option.


but if you have everything backed up then go for it NTFS is much more secure in data handleing than Fat32.

good luck
 

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hello i dont even know where to begin i have been fighting with my pc for going on 2 weeks i finnally got xp back on it
i love xp i never had any problems until recently i was in the middle of playing clancys splinter cell when my system
crashed after it crashed i could not get it to restart nothing i tried worked the biggest problem is that
my originl xp pro operating system disk got damaged some how i never knew that a disk could become corrupted wich i
still dont get makes no sense at all anyway my xp disk would not go into setup it would get as far as
checking for system files right after the f8 license agreement then it would just stop with a f3 quit setup option
drive me crazy well the only other os disk i have is win98 so what i eventually got to work was using a xp iso
with my cd key from with in win98 wich took me 4 days to figure out how to do it i was at my wits end by the time
i got it to work what i had to end up doing was creating a 2 partitions on my hard drive 1 primary and 1 extended
logical partition but every time i got win98 on the c: drive i would only have 10gb of space yet d: would have
all the rest of my 80gb hard drive space so what i ended up doing was installing win98 on the d: drive i put all
the system files on the second partition so i could have more disk space only the boot files are on the c: drive
or first partion now my question is is it safe for me to convert from fat32 to ntfs if this is the way my system
is setup

let me brea... Read more

Answer:Need Help with NTFS File Conversion

What are you proposing to use to do the conversion? You can't do it from XP without first installing disk management software and in any case it's not something you should even consider without first taking a full hard disk image so you can recover if it misfires. I would use the free version of Easeus Todo for the disk image and Minitool Partition Wizard for the conversion. That's free too.
 

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My laptop computer has a 40 gb harddrive that came with the drive partitioned into a 30 gb C: drive and a 10 gb D: drive. I attempted to change the file system from FAT 32 to NTFS. This worked fine on the C drive, but I am having a problem with my D drive. When I try to access this drive, I am told that it is not formatted. When I try to format it, I get a message that Windows can not format it. Naturally I can't store any files on this drive. How can I format it? Can I eliminate the partition and have one 40 gb hard drive?
Thanks,
Norm

Answer:FAT to NTFS Conversion Problem

right click my computer and click manage, in the left pane on the console click on disk management and the drives/partitions will appear in the window on the right. You can format the partition from there.

To make it 1 partition without data loss you will need 3rd party software such as Partition Magic.

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I'm trying to convert my current WinXP machine which is FAT32 to NTFS but am having a few problems trying to get it to work.I run the command prompt to convert, comp restarts, does disk check, everything is fine, says there is enough space to convert (50GB free) then starts converting.During the conversion process I get an error message saying some directories are damaged or there is not enough space to continue, I cant believe there wouldn't be enough space so is there any way to fix these directories and then start the process over. The disk check said everything was fine so I can't understand whats going on. The screen with the error message goes so fast that I can't see which directories it says are damaged.Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks

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Hi there,

I have a new 200gb hdd to install and i was hoping somebody might clear up a few items. My comp presently has a 30gb hdd with xp pro sp1 on it and a 2nd 40gb hdd used for storage and backup. I want to replace the 40gb with the new 200gb. The 30gb hdd with the os on it is formatted NTFS. The 40gb that I'm taking out is Fat32. I have a second comp that I'm going to back up the 40gb drive on prior to installing and formatting the 200gb drive. If I format the new drive as NTFS, will I have a problem moving the backed up data baclk on to it if it was previously formatted as fat32? Or should I convert to NTFS before backing it up? If the second answer is yes, whats the best way to convert to NTFS? I read here earlier that using the command prompt to conert is not the best way. Thanks for any answers.
 

Answer:Fat32 to NTFS conversion??

You shouldn't have any problem copying data from a FAT32 disk to a NTFS disk. The OS will automatically do all the work.
 

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I'm trying to convert an external drive from fat32 to ntfs, I'm running Windows XP Pro.

It starts to do something, but then, I get a message that there is not enough space to do the conversion and it stays as fat32.

The drive is 80gig, only 14% of which is full.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,

Michel Ditlove
 

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My hard drives have been set up as FAT32 under Windows XP. Now I wish to convert the drives to NTFS.

I started to convert drive E, which is one of my data drives. I ran

convert E: /fs:ntfs

in a cmd window.
I got the following messages:

The type of the file system is FAT32.
Enter current volume label for drive E: SPARE
Convert cannot run because the volumne is in use by another process. Convert may run if this volumne is dismounted first.
ALL OPENED HANDLES TO THIS VOLUME WOULD THEN BE INVALID.
Would you like to force a dismount on this volume? (Y/N) y
Volume dismounted. All open handles to this volume are now invalid.
Volume SPARE created 10/03/2007 11:06 PM
Volume Serial Number is 1A0A-1934
Windows is verifying files and folders...
File and folder verification is complete.
Windows has checked the file system and found no problems.
....some statistics regarding the disk space, etc....
Determining disk space required for file system conversion...
Total disk space: 20177608 KB
Free space on volume: 19519952 KB
Space required for conversion: 99037 KB
Converting file system
The volume does not contain a recognized file system.
Please make sure that all required file system drivers are loaded and that the volume is not corrupted.
Unable to notify other components that this volume has changed.
I tried to open drive E: and I was told that it was not formatted. So I proceeded to format it as NTFS. It seems to have formatted OK:

Creating file system structures.
Format comple... Read more

Answer:Conversion from FAT32 to NTFS

how are you formatting drive E?

click on start, control panel, administrative tools, then computer management

then click on disk management
find your drive E and format it through there. perform a quick format and make the filing system ntfs.


About your other question, you might want to look for a program called partition magic, I'm unsure if you can convert from a FAT32 system to a NTFS especially when an operating system is involved but if any program will do it
partition magic will
 

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I have a iomega 200Gb external USB HDD in Fat32 format for back up's. No problem with it. but wish to convert it to NTFS.Have tried converting through My Computer/Manage/Disk Management/Start/Run/. Typing CMD for command prompt. Then Typing "convert" F:/fs:NTFS. (F being the drive letter) I get the response "Drive not recognised. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank You.

Answer:Fat32 to NTFS Conversion Help Please

There should be a spsce between F: and / as in F: /fs:ntfs

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hey guys ..i wonder if its possible to convert a FAT32 to NTFS WITHOUT losing any data within the command prompt ..i have a winxp pro + service packHelp appreciated.

Answer:FAT32 to NTFS conversion

Well, the convert tool has converted plenty of filesystems for me without damaging data.There's no need to emphasise WITHOUT like that. We're not stupid.How to use the convert tool from the command line(Assumes drive letter is C, change as needed)VOL C:Note the name of the disk in the first line, and the Volume Serial Number (for example, 3F4E-2D1B) in the second. Then type:CONVERT C: /FS:NTFSIt will ask for that name in confirmation. Then it will ask two further questions. Reply Y each time to set up conversion to happen at the next boot, then restart the machine. (If you are converting a partition other than the operating system?s partition, you may find that it runs without rebooting.) After returning to Win XP, the hard disk will work for two or three minutes, tidying up. Leave things alone during this time.

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My hard drives have been set up as FAT32 under Windows XP. Now I wish to convert the drives to NTFS.

I started to convert drive E, which is one of my data drives. I ran

convert E: /fs:ntfs

in a cmd window.
I got the following messages:

The type of the file system is FAT32.
Enter current volume label for drive E: SPARE
Convert cannot run because the volumne is in use by another process. Convert may run if this volumne is dismounted first.
ALL OPENED HANDLES TO THIS VOLUME WOULD THEN BE INVALID.
Would you like to force a dismount on this volume? (Y/N) y
Volume dismounted. All open handles to this volume are now invalid.
Volume SPARE created 10/03/2007 11:06 PM
Volume Serial Number is 1A0A-1934
Windows is verifying files and folders...
File and folder verification is complete.
Windows has checked the file system and found no problems.
....some statistics regarding the disk space, etc....
Determining disk space required for file system conversion...
Total disk space: 20177608 KB
Free space on volume: 19519952 KB
Space required for conversion: 99037 KB
Converting file system
The volume does not contain a recognized file system.
Please make sure that all required file system drivers are loaded and that the volume is not corrupted.
Unable to notify other components that this volume has changed.
I tried to open drive E: and I was told that it was not formatted. So I proceeded to format it as NTFS. It seems to have formatted OK:

Creating file system structures.
Format comple... Read more

Answer:Conversion from FAT32 to NTFS

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how to convert ntfs to fat32 for mac with a external hardrive

Answer:conversion of ntfs to fat32

If you have ntfs you usually can not easily just convert. You have to copy off data.Vista should have a way to re-size a partition. You may be able to move a bit at a time or all of it from a shrunken ntfs to a newly created fat.NTFS-3G support is added for MacOSX.Consider adding support for ntfs in apple. Go to this link. http://www.apple.com/downloads/maco...That way you get the benefit of ntfs and can swap between.1/3 of highway deaths are caused by drunks. The rest are by people who can't drive any better than a drunk.

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hello i dont even know where to begin i have been fighting with my pc for going on 2 weeks i finnally got xp back on iti love xp i never had any problems until recently i was in the middle of playing clancys splinter cell when my system crashed after it crashed i could not get it to restart nothing i tried worked the biggest problem is that my originl xp pro operating system disk got damaged some how i never knew that a disk could become corrupted wich i still dont get makes no sense at all anyway my xp disk would not go into setup it would get as far as checking for system files right after the f8 license agreement then it would just stop with a f3 quit setup option drive me crazy well the only other os disk i have is win98 so what i eventually got to work was using a xp iso with my cd key from with in win98 wich took me 4 days to figure out how to do it i was at my wits end by the time i got it to work what i had to end up doing was creating a 2 partitions on my hard drive 1 primary and 1 extended logical partition but every time i got win98 on the c: drive i would only have 10gb of space yet d: would have all the rest of my 80gb hard drive space so what i ended up doing was installing win98 on the d: drive i put all the system files on the second partition so i could have more disk space only the boot files are on the c: drive or first partion now my question is is it safe for me to convert from fat32 to ntfs if this is the way my system is setup let me break it down so i ... Read more

Answer:help with ntfs file conversion

The post is almost impossible to read without punctuation.

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I am sick of the file size limitations on my external drive. So I decided I would convert it to NTFS, however, when I run the command lines a message pops upROBLEM:cannot run because this volume is in use by another process. Convert may run if this volume is dismounted first. All open handles to this volume would then be invalid. What does this mean? Will it ruin my drive if I go through with it?Or can the invalid handles be repaired?What is an open handle?
 

Answer:NTFS External drive conversion

It means some program is using the drive. It may be because you have a folder open on that drive, or if you installed a defragger, it may be monitoring the drive.

In any case, if you have no program that you know of that is using the drive, then you may as well terminate all handles to it if the application offers. Otherwise, you can do it with chkdsk /x.
 

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After converting HD from FAT32 to NTFS using the command prompt in Windows XP. The PC won't boot up-just makes noise with a black screen.
Symantics recovery disk doesn't work either (Norton SystemWorks 2005 premier installed.
I didn't back-up B-4 conversion.
I do have OEM recovery disks that came with my Fry's laptop-can I use these?
OEM is EliteGroups if that helps.

 

Answer:PC won't boot after FAT32 to NTFS conversion

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"Convert cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. Convert may run if this volume is dismounted first... etc" This message is also received when in safe mode.. all nonMS programs are stopped.

Using XP Home, SP1 fully updated. 512 Mem, 120G HD, system defragged.

How can I find out what is running and how to stop it?

Thank you for any help in this matter.
 

Answer:FAT32 to NTFS conversion problem

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This is a question that needs a little background, so bear with me.

A few weeks ago I was walking upstairs to my bedroom with my laptop and I dropped it in the hallway. I didn't think much of it because the hallway is carpeted and, well, it wasn't that far of a fall to begin with. The fall did, however, force it to shut down.

The next time I went to use it, I was having all kinds of issues. According to the Task Manager, my computer would be using 23-40% of the CPU by simply sitting - nothing out of the ordinary was running in the background and absolutely nothing was running in the foreground. Also, I found that I could not open Winamp and Firefox simultaneously, else the CPU would spike to upwards of 60%. It was the strangest thing.

Oddly, I took a look at my C: drive this afternoon and the file system was FAT32. That was extremely peculiar, as I knew that I had formatted it NTFS and it had always been read as NTFS before I dropped it. The only possible explanation is that dropping it somehow changed the file system. But that makes no sense whatsoever... does it?

I converted her back to NTFS and she's running fine now, but I figured I would post anyway to see if there's some odd "Oh, Windows converts the file system every time it receives a harsh blow to pay you back for being retarded," rule. I just want to make sure it never happens again.

Any thoughts?
- Justin

Answer:NTFS - FAT32 Conversion in Windows XP?

The drop in no way converted the hard drive to FAT32.

Also, the drive being FAT32 shouldn't cause the CPU spikes.

I suggest you shut down, remove the battery, then make sure the RAM is properly seated.

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For some inexplicable reason, the Systemax OEM PC we bought in 2006 had its Windows installation on a FAT32-formatted C: partition by default. I only noticed it this month, and after backing it up, I tried convert.exe based on what every-website-ever agreed on was the right instruction. Since it was running off of the partition it needed to convert, it asked me to run on the next restart, which it did. The process took at least 2 hours, but sometime in between the last time I checked up on it and when it finished, it apparently *undid* all the conversion it was doing, because the C: partition still read as FAT32. I did it again with the same result. I'm trying to borrow a video camera to record the end of the process that I keep missing, but does anyone have any ideas what could cause this kind of problem in the first place?
 

Answer:Solved: conversion from FAT to NTFS failure

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Hello, guys.
I had some serious trouble with my 4g Sony MicroVault Tiny USB drive.
After getting a warning of reaching the device top capacity of storage I realized that there was actually 2.x G of data fulfilling 3.7 G in the device
So, trying to gain space, I converted the device from it's original file system (FAT32, I think) to NTFS.
After relocating the initial 2.x of data in there it actually occupied just that exact space.
The thing is that after unplugging and replugging the drive, it's no longer recognized by my -nor any other- PC. It just shows some new device connected as if it was some "USB MEMORY BAR USB Device".
So, now all the data is lost. No trackable backup on my hard disk.

¿Is the device -and the data in it- really lost or is there any way to recover them?

Thanks...
 

Answer:Sony USM4GH dead after conversion to NTFS

1st, back up your data RIGHT NOW! or you will lose something else. Not the data on the stick, but on your harddisk. Like bookmarks.

There's some software that recovers data on flash memory, but there's no guarantee that they work. The best solution is back up. I set up my family pc to back up the flash drive that contains their files every day. And their C drive every month. My C drive in my main pc every day. I'd lose at most one day of work.

If you can't recover the data on the stick, you can try formatting it in a portable device like a camera. Use FAT32.
 

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Hi Again,
Ive just converted a 64Gb USB Flash Memory from NTFS to Fat32, as far as im aware the conversion was successful confirmed by Disk Management and im still able to acheive 64GB space.
Im wanting to use the flash drive on the PS3, i know the PS3 will accept AVI files and MP4 files. The files range from home videos, movies and TV. some of the files will play but some wont, they are either not supported, no file in folders and file corrupt, but when I use my another 8Gb flash memory I have no problem watching any of those files types. Ive also used Format Factory to convert back and forth.
The flash drives packaging says USB flash memory but on PS3 it says USB flash disk, im sure that shouldn't make any difference.
Has any one got any idea where I have went wrong?
Thanks
Wams

Answer:Flash Drive conversion to NTFS to Fat32

Normally you cannot convert from NTFS to Fat32 without losing the data
you can do it the other way round.
I suggest you reformat the stick and then recopy the files to the stick.

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I have 1TB Seagate External HDD Extreme but didnt succesfully converted because of these Errors during conversion:
"Windows found errors on the disk, but will not fix them because disk checking was run without the /F <fix> parameter."
"Lost chain cross-linked at cluster 2306188. Orphan truncated."
"Convert lost chain to files <y/n>?" On this i select "Yes"
"32 KB in 1 recoverable files."
"Windows found problems with the file system"
"Run CHKDSK with the /F <fix> option to correct these."
------------------- KB total disk space
----------- KB in ----hidden files
----------- KB in ----folders
------------------- KB in -----files
------------------- KB are available

---------- bytes in each allocation unit
------------------- total allocation units on disk
-------------------- alllocation units available on disk
"The volume may have inconsistencies. Run Chkdsk, the disk checking utility."
"The conversion failed."
"F: was not converted to NFTS"

So i ran "Chkdsk /F" on F drive but still didnt fix the problem.
I dont know what to do. Please help.

Answer:Error message during conversion from Fat32 to NTFS

Download Seagate Seatools and have it fix the errors. From memory, it should fix Maxtor and most likely external Seagate drives.

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It all started with a 4.3GB file. I attempted to move this file on to my 1.5TB external HDD when windows told me the file was to large. I searched on google and learned about FAT32 and NTFS. I wanted to format my HDD to NTFS without losing any of my 600+GB of data so I found a guide.

Convert FAT or FAT32 Volume to NTFS

Everything went off without a hitch and I later went to bed. When I awoke today I found my hard drive has pulled a Houdini. It will not show up in my computer, however it does show that i have a device plugged in at the bottom of the screen. I have tried giving the HDD a system letter through the control panel but all i see is this..


My drive is considered 4 drives or something to that effect. I don't know if it is always like that or not. All i know is i cannot give it a system letter or access the files on it in any way.
Any ideas?

Answer:FAT32 to NTFS conversion causing external HDD to disappear.

Hello dsmith, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Please go ahead and post a screenshot showing the full layout of your Disk Management with the external drive connected to see if it may help show what the issue is.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

If you have not already, try connecting the drive to a different USB connector to see if there may be an issue with the one you did use.

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I have a Compaq Presario 5000 Model 5BW284 PC with Windows XP Pro. I want to convert the file system from FAT32 to NTFS since that is what's recommended for my situation. I have a C drive and D drive. Conversion to NTFS is recommended for drives with over 32GB volume. Since the D Drive is less than 3 GB, should I just convert the C Drive to NTFS and leave the D drive at FAT32?

Also, it's recommended to backup the system before doing a file conversion. I have never done this before. I would need to backup about 6.3 GB with the Windows backup utility. It would take too many CD's to do this, so would a removable mini USB flash drive work?

Thanks,
Dave

Answer:A couple questions about conversion to NTFS file system

First and foremost if you reformat your drive you will loose ALL data!! secondly your D:/ Drive is the same as your C:/ drive, Drive D is just a partition on the c drive (One hard disc two sections)

What's more the D:/ partition on a Presario 5000 contains emergency repair files to restore your PC back to factory settings in case your Os ever fails. Formatting this partitian will erase this data.

If you really wan't to reformat your C:/ drive, leave the D:/ partition intact in case you ever have to restore your pc. Why is the C:/ drive in FAT format?

Hope this helps

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bit locker drive encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion
i have 2tb segate hd i have stoped  encryption on 94% and shut-down pc now im getting this message 'bitlocker drive encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion' while unlocking hd what to do? i will get my data?........please
help me

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I have two Hitachi Serial ATA 160GB Hard Drives (in a 0 Raid configeration) which shows on PC as Drive 'C' 306GB. I also have 512MB of DD Memory. I am trying to covert from Fat 32 To NTFS. Every time I use convert.exe it says it will convert next time I switch on PC. After I have re-started I then get a blue screen which checks the hard drive for errors. Then it checks to see if it has sufficient space. Then I get a message saying I have "INSUFFICIENT MEMORY - COVERSION FAILED". I have looked on M/Soft's Knowledge base and can find out about insufficient space but nothing about "Insufficient Memory" !!!!!!!!!!!!Can any one throw any light on this problem pleaseHOLLY

Answer:NT File System conversion failed

You don't say what operating system you are using? This could be a matter of insuficient virtual memory. In which case you can adjust this manualy in advanced settings.

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First, let me say I was an idiot for even thinking I should attempt this, given my computer skills. (Edited for clarity of the past tense, ...what I did, rather than the attempt to fix it now.)

I had a pdf file that I wanted to be able to use and print, rather than have to fill it out by hand. (It was a form for my bio lab subjects, needed for final submission.) I found a (free) conversion tool online, and ran the file through it. It didn't turn out a functional word document, but rather a bunch of "gibberish". So, I took the time to recreate the overall pdf page using word tools, and used it instead.

Sometime later, I went to open a file that I had on my laptop, and realized that I had the same gibberish that I was presented with in that conversion attempt. After perusing my files, I realized that I no longer had any pdf icons in my files, but rather a "modified" looking word icon, which I figured was in place in any location that had originally housed a pdf file. Of course, now they are all useless to me. It also appears that I can't download pdf files anymore without it trying to convert them in the same format.

Can anyone tell me what I can do about this? I tried to go through system restore, and unless I just didn't go back far enough, it didn't work. So I thought that I should ask for advice before I try to do anything else.

ETA, I am using the 2010 office suite with Windows 7

Answer:PDF to word conversion (failed) converted all computer files (?)

Can you right click one of these files and select "Open with?" If you can, select your PDF viewer (Adobe,Foxit, Nitro, or whatever it is) and see if it opens the file correctly. Since this problem affects all your PDF files, it almost seems like the file association for PDFs has been somehow changed.

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Hi,

I have a table that has three fields and all of the fields are varchar fields.  I've just tried to add a new row to the table and one of the fields is giving me the following error message;
Error Message: Conversion failed when converting the varchar value 'iw' to data type int.

Like I said, all of the fields are varchar fields so I shouldn't be getting this message.  I also have the same value in the same field on different rows which have been entered without issue.

Suggestions would be appreciated :)

Answer:Conversion failed when converting the varchar value to data type int

Is there a trigger on the table?

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I need help restoring my T43.My computer was running slow with a lot of years of programs and I wanted to restore it back to the factory settings. I have all 8 factory disk and went through the process of running all the disk, after disk 6 it ask for the supplemental CD and when I place it in the dvd and click OK the laptop will reboot going through a cycle of restoring I then get an error message of IBM Product Recovery failed during the conversion phase I read in one form that the memory stick was bad so I pulled out the 512 stick and ran the hole process again still the same message. What next??

Answer:T43 Factory restore error message (IBM Product Recovery failed during the conversion phase)

did you burn these disks yourself, or were they from IBM?

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Hi guys. Can anyone point me to where I can find a method to convert from a C++ CTime object to a SQL DATETIME field and back in C++ ado.net managed code? I've dredged everywhere for almost a full day and can find nothing on it.

Unfortunately the help offered for many areas of C++ by M$ is becoming painfully thin and new processes to me seem to be becoming harder to find out about.

Thanks.
 

Answer:Solved: Conversion between C++ CTime to SQL DATETIME conversion

It's ok now, I solved it myself. It turned out to be remarkably easy (once you know). CString is recognised intrinsically.

CString myString;
...
System::String^ strS = gcnew System::String(myString);
 

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I have a Dell Inspiron 6000 with a 1.5 GHz Pentium M processor, 2 GB RAM and Windows XP/Pro SP 2, InDesign CS3 (v. 5.0.1), and Word 2002 SP 3.

Problem description:

a) I have tried converting InDesign documents and Word documents with long hyperlinks to PDF. I have documents with some hyperlinks that are very long and require more than one line. The hyperlinks that I create in InDesign or Word that require more than one line look OK after conversion to PDF (using the Export command in InDesign), but, if I hover the mouse over the link in the PDF, all the characters in the URL on the second line are missing, and the link doesn’t work. I first discovered this using Acrobat Professional 7. Yesterday I downloaded a trial version of Acrobat Professional 8 (8.1.0), and I still have the problem.

Yes, I know I can create a hyperlink character style in InDesign with the “no break” feature enabled. However, that can result in appearance and text flow problems.

b) Furthermore, I tried to convert a Word document with a long hyperlink to PDF (using the Word Print command), and the same problem occurs.

To make matters worse, when I try to convert any Word document to PDF using the “Adobe PDF/Convert to Adobe PDF” menu item, I get this message:

“The Acrobat PDFMaker server could not be loaded. Do you want to run the installer in repair mode?”

I tried the repair mode. Then I tried it again from the Add/Remove Programs option in Control Panel. That did not solve either problem. R... Read more

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Hi There,
I'm getting the errors below and but I have not got any BSOD.
The errors I'm getting in eventviewer are Pku2ulog failed to start 0xC--35, Negolog failed to start, IDListenLog failed to start, P2PLog failed to start and HomegroupLog failed to start, all with the same failure code 0xC-- 35.
This is what the logs files says about each error.
Pku2ulog:
Unknown( 10): GUID=c36a26fb-03a9-d591-3984-dc17e4a48527 (No Format Information found).
p2plog:
Unknown( 89): GUID=fc9d5ca5-e6c8-627c-be74-e6e0a98bbf57 (No Format Information found).
negolog:
Unknown( 37): GUID=2553184f-6f2a-3198-ddb7-93ab1ad2d125 (No Format Information found).
idlistenlog:
Unknown( 10): GUID=418a567f-b393-1423-26aa-123149ef8882 (No Format Information found).
homegrouplog:
Unknown( 12): GUID=96f7a94a-4343-6ede-ff2b-dd1dafeed500 (No Format Information found).
However, the 'Unknown(xx)' number changes times to times.
Could you help me please?

Thank you very much for your attention.
Best Regards.

Answer:Errors Pku2ulog failed to start 0xC--35, Negolog failed to start, IDListenLog failed to start, P2PLog failed to start and HomegroupLog failed to start, all with the same failure code 0xC-- 35.

Hi,
If you have Home group set up, please go to Control Panel ? Network and Sharing Center. Choose homegroup and sharing options and click ?Leave the homegroup?.Juke Chou
TechNet Community Support

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Answer:Rapid Restore to factory default - R50e hard disk NTFS becomes FAT32. Give me NTFS.

Hello Richard, welcome here! Please take a look at this microsoft site . There is a german explanation how to convert your fat partition into ntfs.

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I am setting up a Win7 install using a 'scratch disk which formatted and has the operating system.

My media files are on older XP machine. The file transfer should be speedy on the
same computer but it is very slow.

Is there an instruction needed to 'pass through' more efficiently?

Example: 1 Gb file is taking 16 minutes or longer and a simple program folder of a small program will take 4 mins. It seems to be crawling.

Is there some difference between NTFS on XP and Win7?

If I have overlooked a previous answer, apologies.

Answer:Move an XP file in NTFS to Win7 NTFS is very slowed down on computer

What is the transfer medium? A network? Null cable? You don'tgive enough info to tell what you are doing other than that you are copying from XP to W7.

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Is the new Vista NTFS files system compatible with the XP version when useing a storage partition formatted NTFS on a external SATA hard drive ? Or is it best to create separate partitions for each O/S, save files only on one for XP, and the other only for Vista files ? After I saved a few Vista files to that external SATA HD, connected by eSATA, and some by USB, then when booted into my other PC with XP, it really delayed when I opened that shared NTFS partition to view folders and files, which is as; D: drive for XP.
 

Answer:Solved: XP NTFS compared to Vista NTFS

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Hey, I was wondering if anyone could offer some advice on this one.

I was messing around on a Mac in OSX, and moved my NTFS formatted (in windows) drive into the Mac to access my music.

I used NTFS-3G for OSX in order to mount the drive as readable AND writable, and everything was fine. Drive worked, everything accessible, all good.

I booted up the Mac this morning, and to my horror, everything on the music drive (except some Mac directories starting with '.' was gone. Scary feeling..

The drive usage (98% used, 3GB free, or somewhere around there) is still shown correctly though, so I have some hope of recovering the data. The drive is back in the windows machine now, and it's still the same, nothing miraculously re-appeared.

I know not to write anything to the drive until the data is recovered.

I have a backup, but it's from August so I've lost quite a bit of music that I bought online, as well as some other stuff that was on that drive.

Any ideas on recovering the data, bearing in mind that the disk usage appears to be correct? As far as I can tell, a bug in NTFS-3G has written the allocation table (or whatever it is in NTFS) incorrectly, effectively hiding the data from view, but no disk-wiping operations have occured so it should still be there,.. somewhere..

I know there are disk recovery utils out there, but I've no idea which ones will help, and which ones might make the situation worse.

Many thanks in advance

Ian
 

Answer:NTFS-3G corrupted NTFS drive. Files missing but "disk usage" correct

Essentially what I'm looking for, if such a thing exists, is a way to recover the allocation table rather than the files themselves (which are hopefully still intact).

Cheers
 

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System Information (local)
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computer name: UNKKA-PC
windows version: Windows 7 Service Pack 1, 6.1, build: 7601
windows dir: C:\Windows
Hardware: ASUSTeK Computer INC., M4A87TD/USB3
CPU: AuthenticAMD AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1055T Processor AMD586, level: 16
6 logical processors, active mask: 63
RAM: 4293058560 total




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Crash Dump Analysis
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Crash dump directory: C:\Windows\Minidump

Crash dumps are enabled on your computer.

On Tue 30.6.2015 4:23:51 GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\063015-37128-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntfs.sys (Ntfs+0x5A88)
Bugcheck code: 0x24 (0x1904FB, 0xFFFFF88009570288, 0xFFFFF8800956FAE0, 0xFFFFF80002ECF4D4)
Error: NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM
file path: C:\Windows\system32\drivers\ntfs.sys
product: Microsoft? Windows? -k?ytt?j?rjestelm?
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: NT File System Driver
Bug check description: This indicates a problem occurred in the NTFS file system.
The crash took place in a standard Microsoft module. Your system configuration may be incorrect. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver on your system that cannot be identified at this time.



On Tue 30.6.2015 4:23:51 GMT your computer cras... Read more

Answer:BSOD ntfs.sys (Ntfs+0x5A88)

It's hard to read the root cause from this minidump, but the driver here appears to be one of Avast's binaries (aswSP.sys):


Code:
2: kd> !thread
GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff80002f00000
THREAD fffffa8005110b60 Cid 0004.01a0 Teb: 0000000000000000 Win32Thread: 0000000000000000 RUNNING on processor 2
IRP List:
Unable to read nt!_IRP @ fffffa800745f750
Not impersonating
GetUlongFromAddress: unable to read from fffff80002e3dba4
Owning Process fffffa8003b55040 Image: System
Attached Process N/A Image: N/A
fffff78000000000: Unable to get shared data
Wait Start TickCount 3420420
Context Switch Count 20003 IdealProcessor: 2
ReadMemory error: Cannot get nt!KeMaximumIncrement value.
UserTime 00:00:00.000
KernelTime 00:00:00.000
Win32 Start Address aswSP (0xfffff88004574e6c)
Stack Init fffff88003ba1db0 Current fffff88003ba17e0
Base fffff88003ba2000 Limit fffff88003b9c000 Call 0
Priority 8 BasePriority 8 UnusualBoost 0 ForegroundBoost 0 IoPriority 2 PagePriority 5
Child-SP RetAddr : Args to Child : Call Site
fffff880`03b9ffc8 fffff880`0124fa88 : 00000000`00000024 00000000`001904fb fffff880`03ba0fa8 fffff880`03ba0800 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`03b9ffd0 fffff880`0133e3e7 : fffff880`0129a7dc fffff880`03ba1370 fffff880`03ba1370 00000000`000... Read more

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what are the diff between the to choices

Format with NTFS (quick)
Format with NTFS

what is the diff between the the two and which one would you recomend during a reformat?
 

Answer:NTFS (quick) or NTFS format?

Differences between a Quick format and a regular format...
 

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I couldn't find this problem being addressed, but I imagine it has somewhere. I recently purchased a new comp. I am trying to copy files from old hard drives onto my new comps hard drive. I thought the easy way would be to slap those drives in the comp. I seem to have the hardware working correctly. However, I get the "D:\ is not accessible. Access is Denied." error when I try to explore the volume. I am logged in as Admin. Is this an OS related issue.

Thanks
 

Answer:Hard Drive: Win 2k Pro NTFS to XP NTFS

The new comp has XP Home preinstalled. I have two hard drives which had been in the old computer and are formatted in Win 2k using NTFS. I have tried installing both drives as slaves on the main channel, slaves on the secondary (CD-R on it) channel and sole devices on the secondary channel. Results are the same. BIOS and Windows correctly indentify the hardware. And, Windows maps the drives. But, if I try to access volumes that I am certain are there, I get the error message.

Thanks a bunch for your response...it is quite frustrating
 

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What is best?:to format into NTFS or to convert into NTFS? Because I created with fdisk and formated with format 4 partitionsne in FAT and the other three in FAT32 and installed windows 98 in one of the partitions with FAT32 and then I formatted one of the partitions with FAT32 in NTFS with the installation program of windows xp service pack 3 and then the installation freezed when it remained 33 minutes.Then I tried with converting into NTFS instead of formatting and It functioned.Is it bad to format a FAT32 partition into NTFS?
 

Answer:Format into NTFS or convert into NTFS?

Hi

Its best to format into NTFS over the convert due to its cluster size remaining at 512 bytes over NTFSs 4kb clusters, if the partition was previously FAT32, way I would do is to delete the partition and then re-create then format to NTFS.
 

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Ok well I formatted my previously fat16 4 gig drive to a quick format NTFS drive. Well already I'm noticing a lot of lag (moving a large file to the recycle ben took just about 45seconds, just moving not deleting). When I went to defrag the drive because I know defragging on a small drive does a lot more than on a large drive (say 200gigs or so).

Well, the drive contained a very large unmovable space, which I never used to see on it as far as I can remember. Does a quick format do such things like that? Would that be causing my slow performance? I was going to leave the computer on and let it defrag because it looked like it was going to take a long time (the drive was already heavily fragmented for some reason). Should I just do a normal NTFS format instead of the quick one?

Well pretty much my whole computer was on my 73gig drive, but I didnt' format it, I'm currently using my 4 gig as my main drive, because the 73 is unbootable. I'm fine with just installing things to my d drive but it has been affecting my gaming proformance and I can't think what is causing it unless it is the problem above. I don't see why games would run even slower than before on my 73 gig drive. I just keep coming back to the above problem for my solution.

Could it also be though something with the system trying to access my second harddrives registry because when I run games they arn't located in my current registry. Still couldn't figure out how a game ... Read more

Answer:Format with NTFS or Quick NTFS format?, Also: 2 harddrive gaming problems

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Question: NTFS Quick vs NTFS

Hey,
After backing up all my data to dvd's, and navigating my way through-out the windows xp cd screens, deleting the old partition, then making a new one, it asks me if I want to format with NTFS (Quick) or just NTFS file system. I have been doing the NTFS (Quick) option because its alot faster for many years now, and just recently I was wandering if the other option offers anything besides the speed difference. Does it do a deeper level of format, or does it re-align the heads. Just throwing out some ideas.

Thanks

Answer:NTFS Quick vs NTFS

Okay, I'm going to through out some of my (possibly hare-brained) ideas.

My guess is that what the quick format does is simply "knock" off the first data bit in every unit, much in the same way a simple erase doesn't actually delete ALL the data, just changes the first bit to "0".

So that's my guess. A quick format just changes the minimum number of bits to zero and doesn't actually "zero" every single bit on the entire drive.

I doubt that there is any "head realignment" or any other calibration going on, and would like to hear about it if so.

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Am Partitioning/Formatting my HDWould like to know if it is possible to install XP + Program Files on "C" and format it as NTFS - but partition/format the rest of my HD as FAT32.Using the FAT32 part to save all my work, so that it can be used by other systems.Or would running the programs in NTFS make it impossible to use the files in FAT32.

Answer:To NTFS, or not to NTFS, that is the question

I would partition it all as NTFS as the file system has no baring on whether a file will work on another PC or not. Or do you mean you have a Win98 PC networked to read off the FAT 32 partition?

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I accidentally forgot to copy one folder of videos from my secondary hard drive I formatted to my other hard drive.

The folder of videos is about 60GB. I've seen some applications for sale that will let you unformat your hard drive.

Which one would you recommend or is there a free one?

How do I find out what version of ntfs my hard drive is? I guess since it is formatted it may not have a version number?
 

Answer:need to unformat ntfs-how to know ntfs ver?

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I've got like a two-months old Windows 8.1 system, and I've been trying to keep an eye on the event logs, to see if there's any error events I need to try to get fixed. Today I spotted the first one that really concerns me.

In the System events log, there's an Error type event with id number 138 from source "Ntfs (Ntfs)". Unfortunately my Windows is not English language, so I'm not really sure about what the error message would exactly be in English, but I'd translate it something like this from the original Finnish: "Events resource manager encountered a serious error in target C:\. It was shut down. The data contains the error code." I googled around, and I think I found the English version of that event, or at least something that sounds suspiciously the same, and it is this: "The transaction resource manager at C:\ encountered a fatal error and was shut down. The data contains the error code". Immediately after this error event there's a warning event 134 from the same source of "Ntfs (Ntfs)", and that event probably says this: "The transaction resource manager on volume C:\ encountered an error during recovery. The resource manager will continue recovery." These events appear to have happened during one of those many times the system is idle for a few minutes and starts doing some "maintenance" on its own in the background. There's only one (each) of these error/warnings in the log so far. I checked with a fil... Read more

Answer:Ntfs (Ntfs) error event 138 in System event log

Update:

What better way to spend my time than fixing unwanted computer trouble, no?

I downloaded Western Digital's Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows and ran a Quick Test on the drive in question, it passed just fine. I'll try running an extended test later when I have more time.

Meanwhile, I also ran sfc /scannow, which I've done before on this system without issues, but what do you know, this time it came back with "Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them". I love how these problems can just come out of nowhere. But I like it even better that if I hadn't peeked around in the event log, I wouldn't know anything about this. Windows reminds me every day with a nice popup if I haven't yet downloaded the latest Windows Defender definitions from Windows Update, but when something like this happens, I have to go digging through event logs and command prompts to find out there's a problem. Augh.

So, I of course checked the CBS.log file that the sfc command's result referenced. And of course, it's enormous, with like a million lines of text. It'll take me a good while to make any sense of it, but even a quick glance reveals a lot of stuff like this:






2015-08-24 22:43:54, Info CSI 000000f3 [DIRSD OWNER WARNING] Directory [ml:520{260},l:92{46}]"\??\C:\Windows\Help\Windows\ContentStore\en-US" is not owned but specifies SDDL in component Microsoft-Windows-Assistance-Coll... Read more

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I was tried to update Bios to 1.12 but not successed..It always came out this message " Driver Loading Failed. The Utility cannot proceed."..I tried to update under safe mode, still not work..I tried to use Winflash, it came out "Cannot open new BIOS file"..There's only one method that I didn't try is that burn a ISO CD and connect to External CDROM.. but I don't have External CDROM..The reason that I update Bios is that I want to install Toolbox; otherwise, I won't take this risk..For futhermore information click following link..http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkVantage-Technologies/This-version-of-Lenovo-ThinkVantage-Toolboox-i...

Answer:X120e update BIOS failed "Driver Loading Failed. The Utility cannot proceed"

Sounds like something wonky with your Windows install. I'd avoid doing a BIOS update through such an install.

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anybody have any ideas?
have tried sfc /scannow
also the steps in this Windows Update Error 80246008 in Windows 7 - Fix
but to no avail, i still receive the error message

i have also used take ownership on the downloader file in programdata/microsoft/network
and was able to start bits service once i then re enabled windows update. it hung for awhile so i restarted and got the same error for bits, tried take ownership again, but still get the same error
screenshot included

Answer:Windows Updates Failed BITS failed to start error code 2147024894

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data
If the file is too large (8MB compressed), remove the older CBSPersist cab files until the final file is below the limit - you can always post them separately after zipping them. (the forum doesn't allow the upload of bare CAB files, for a number of reasons)

Also...

Open Event Viewer
click on the Windows logs entry in the left pane to expand it.
Now click on the Application entry - wait while it loads.
Click on 'File' in the menu bar and select Save...
Save the file as Appevt.evtx
Repeat for the System log
then zip both, and upload them.

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So this really irritates me because I just spent hundreds of dollars sending my laptop to HP last year because the hard drive completely failed. I have a 1TB hybrid hard drive and 22Gb solid state used for caching.  When I booted up my computer Intel Rapid Storage Technology said there was an issue.  When I opened it, it says that the status of: SATA disk (932 GB)(System) Accelerated, is Failed.  My SATA_Array_0001 22GB is fine though.  So I ran a System Quick Test,everything passed except Hard Drive Short DST Check: FAILEDFAILURE ID: Q4MP7Q-6RA82U-MFGJWK-60W303 This is weird because other than the computer telling me there is something wrong every time I restart it, It seems to run just fine.  Im just worried because I don't want it to randomly die on me one day.  

Answer:SATA disk failed and Hard Drive Short DST Check: Failed

Hi there @nmulji,  Thank you for joining in on the HP Support Forums and Welcome! This is a great place to ask questions, find solutions and get help from others in the community! I read your post on the HP Support Forums and understand that the Hard Drive in your HP ENVY TouchSmart 15t-j100 Select Edition CTO Notebook PC failed the Short DST Check.  SMART (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology System) uses a technology known as predictive failure analysis to tell you when a hard drive failure is imminent. Have you tried to Restore the BIOS? If not, please try this step first. Then, just to be on the safe side, back up your data that way it does not get lost. However, there might be certain conditions that cause a hard drive failure message to display when a problem does not exist (a false positive). To fix false positive hard drive errors, please try updating the hard drive firmware. You can check whether an update is available by going to the  Get software and drivers page. You will need to put in your Model Number and then click the links that pertain to the computer configuration and see if a hard drive update is available.  You could also try to do a  Disk Defragment to consolidate files and move them to another section of the drive where errors are less likely to occur. Did this reply resolve your issue or answer your question? If... Read more

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Hi

Thanks for running this great service.

I get the following msg from Symantec AV Corporate Edition (Program 8.00.9374 Scan engine 4.1.0.15)

Scan type: Realtime Protection Scan
Event: Virus Found!
Virus name: Infostealer.Wowcraft
File: C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\buymnell.dll
Location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS
Computer: JAI
User: J A I
Action taken: Clean failed : Quarantine failed : Access denied
Date found: Mon Apr 16 22:41:56 2007

System Config: XP + SP2
Here goes the Hijackthis extract

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:28:57 PM, on 4/16/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mctskshd.exe
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Answer:Symantec - Action taken: Clean failed : Quarantine failed : Access denied

Hi, Welcome to TSG!!

You have two anti-virus programs running, which will cause trouble. Uninstall one of them. Restart the machine and post a new HJT log.

Download this tool to your desktop:
http://www.uploads.ejvindh.net/rootchk.exe
Run the program. After a short time a logfile will turn up. Copy the contents of the log into the thread.

Notice: Some security-programs prevent the creation of dummy drivers with certain names. This may cause false positives. If the log of rootchk contains a lot of hidden drivers, you may want to turn of your security programs while rootchk is scanning (you should then unhook your network connection as well)
 

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Hello:
 
Windows 7 has been failing to boot and when I ran a startup repair, I got the following:
 
Problem signature:
  Problem Event Name: StartupRepairOffline
  Problem Signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
  Problem Signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385
  Problem Signature 03: unknown
  Problem Signature 04: 21199678
  Problem Signature 05: AutoFailover
  Problem Signature 06: 11
  Problem Signature 07: BadDriver
  OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
  Locale ID: 1033
 
No new devices have been added to this computer recently. Problem first started with extremely long boot time into Windows 7.
 
FRST Report shows:
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:14-12-2015
Ran by SYSTEM on MININT-DP87NLO (14-12-2015 14:40:50)
Running from g:\
Platform: Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 10
Boot Mode: Recovery
Default: ControlSet001
ATTENTION!:=====> If the system is bootable FRST must be run from normal or Safe mode to create a complete log.
 
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
 
==================== Registry (Whitelisted) ===========================
 
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the registry item will be restored to default or removed. The file will not be moved.)
 
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I installed the latest round of Windows updates for my Win7 x64 install and it never completed (ran for about 24 hours) so I powered off the machine. Upon restarting, it said:


Code:
"Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause" and has instructions for using system repair, then at the bottom:

File: \Boot\BCD
Status: Oxc000000f
Info: An error occurred while attempting to read the boot configuration data
So I booted off a Windows recovery disk and figured Startup Repair would fix it. Alas, after it says "Windows found problems with your computer's startup options" and asks me if I want to repair, I click "repair and restart" and it says "Failed to save startup options".


Code:
The "repair details" are:
Name: {bootmgr}
Identifier: {...}

The following options will be added:
Name: Windows Recovery Environment (recovered)
Path: Recovery\...\Winre.wim
Windows Device: Partition=D:
I've tried running Startup Repair from the manual options screen and it says it cannot repair automatically. I have two partitions, the 100MB windows System partition, which Recovery Console mounts as C:\ and my main windows partition, which it mounts as D: and I can see all of my files on it.

Running "bootrec /repairbcd" gives me "Total identified Windows Installations: 0"

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Answer:Windows 7 update failed and laptop won't boot. Startup repair failed

Have you run bootrec /fixmbr and bootrec /fixboot?
Then, if it doesn't boot, run bootrec /RebuildBcd (from this KB article: How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows )

c0000005 is STATUS_NO_SUCH_FILE - which means it can't find File: \Boot\BCD

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I have three users on a Windows 7 computer. none will log on, they all give "Windows failed the logon. the remote procedure call failed and did not execute" it doesn't matter how many time i reboot the computer, all three accounts same error. Googling the problem produces spammy results. exact quote produces "no results for" "searching without quotes" message

Answer:Windows failed the logon. the remote procedure call failed and did not execute

Have you tried booting in "Safe Mode" and see if the problem persists.

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Just got my W530, plugged it in, set up internet, and proceeded to run Windows Update as my first chore.  29 of the initial 54 updates FAILED.  Tried 3 more times, nothing but failures.  Ran system restore, and selected the first restore point, from when I first powered up the computer.  System restore FAILED. I am guessing this is not normal?  I only installed a few browsers, and CPUZ, in between the updating process.  I am trying to make recovery media, but the please wait dialog has been doing it's impression of KIT the car for at least 10 minutes, and when I tried to close it I get "not responding". Any ideas?  It would be nice if I didn't have to return a new laptop over some lame software glitch. :-( Paul Anderegg













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:2 hour old W530 Windows Update FAILED System restore FAILED

'evening.
 
Have a look at this thread: http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/x230-problem-with-windows-updates-system-confi... towards the bottom of page 1.
Is this similar to what you're seeing? If so, try the solution I posted on the top of page 2. see if installing the one troublesome update, KB2647753, first, by itself, then allows all of the others to succeed.
 
Please do let us know if this works for you.

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I am deploying my Windows RT 8.1 application and I get the following message;

Add-AppxPackage : Deployment failed with HRESULT: 0x80073CF3, Package failed updates,

dependency or conflict validation.
Windows cannot install package  because this package depends on another package that could not be found. This package requires minimum version 12.0.21005.1 of framework Microsoft.VCLibs.120.00 published by any publisher to install.

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v8.1\ExtensionSDKs\Microsoft.VCLibs\12.0

I was able to deploy my application before OK. I do not know why it is going wrong now, how do I fix this?

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recently i tried to update my nvidia driver and it failled and didnt install a thing, so i went on and tried ALL possible fixes ie the main one being uninstall all nvidia download your mobo and card drivers reboot use a file cleaner to uninstall all nivida files BUT the 2 latest then reboot into safe again and instll the mobo driver reboot then when i got to finnal install the latest nvidia card driver it fails

Answer:nvidia installer failed error all basic fixes FAILED

  
Quote: Originally Posted by emmett82


recently i tried to update my nvidia driver and it failled and didnt install a thing, so i went on and tried ALL possible fixes ie the main one being uninstall all nvidia download your mobo and card drivers reboot use a file cleaner to uninstall all nivida files BUT the 2 latest then reboot into safe again and instll the mobo driver reboot then when i got to finnal install the latest nvidia card driver it fails


Hi emmett82,

Please let us know what is the error you received while trying to install the driver update for the system.

First of all manually remove the drivers from the system by following the link below:

Uninstall Graphics Drivers

Then use driver sweeper to remove any left over driver files:

Guru3D - Driver Sweeper

Restart the system and then download the drivers from the link below:

Drivers | GeForce

Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further.

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I have been receiving many failed updates, and i have tried methods like using the troubleshooting method to fix it. I have also tried downloading the updates from Microsoft center which still doesn't work as it stated as "ungenuine update"...
I have been getting windows failure to update during my windows start up.





PLease help thanks!

Answer:Many failed update on history windows failed to configure startup

Hello smeraldan and welcome to Seven Forums.

My usual disclaimer: I'm not an expert at anything. Sometimes malware can prevent Windows Updates from installing. Run a full scan with your personal anti-malware suite. Then use the free Malwarebytes to run another full scan. (No anti-malware product is 100% effective 100% of the time. If there was such a thing we'd all be using it.)

Malwarebytes

Another possible problem is if system files became damaged or corrupt. I'd run a system file checker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two.) If problems are found run the scan 3 times rebooting in between each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

You could also try running the System Update Readiness Tool if you haven't already done so.

System Update Readiness Tool fixes Windows Update errors in Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008

Try installing the updates again, but this time just do a few at a time (maybe only 5 or so.) Keep track of the KB numbers. Start with the critical updates, then the important, and save the optional for last. If a group of 5 installs OK go on to the next group. If any group fails to install you'll know which group to uninstall. Try installing just one update at a time. If they install OK go on to the next group. Otherwise just ignore the problem update(s) for the time being and continue installing in groups of 5.

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My wife's user account in Windows 7 is having redirect problems. Mostly in Google Chrome. Clicking on a link in a google search result page will take you to enigmasoftware or to some other DNS entry; hitting back and then clicking the link again usually gets you through to the actual page.

I attempted to use the 'Vista and Win 7 Malware Removal/Cleaning Procedure'. However, HitmanPro failed. It would boot up but during the scan Windows would report that it "stopped working". After trying left-ctrl initiation multiple times, it would say between 1 to 5 processes were halted, but the scan would still fail.

MGTools also seemed to fail to generate a log. I have included a text copy of what ran.

I hope I didn't do something wrong. If I did please let me know!

Thanks for any help you can give me.

Chris
 

Answer:Redirect problems in Windows 7, Hitman Pro failed, MGtools failed

Download OTL to your desktop.


Double click on the icon to run it. Make sure all other windows are closed and to let it run uninterrupted.
Vista and Windows 7 users Right-click OTL and choose Run as Administrator)
When the window appears, underneath Output at the top change it to Minimal Output.
Check the boxes beside LOP Check and Purity Check.
Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.

When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL.

Attach both of these logs into your next reply.

Also...

Please download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.

Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts.
Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or Seven, right-mouse click it and select Run as Administrator.
The tool will open and start scanning your system.
Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.
On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.
Attach JRT.txt to your next message.

 

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I have three users on a Windows 7 computer. none will log on, they all give "Windows failed the logon. the remote procedure call failed and did not execute" it doesn't matter how many time i reboot the computer, all three accounts same error. Googling the problem produces spammy results. exact quote produces "no results for" "searching without quotes" message

Answer:Windows failed the logon. the remote procedure call failed and did not

Is this the same computer you had problems with last week?
Have you tried running sfc /scannow? You have to do that from an elevated command prompt. Sometimes you have to do it in safe mode.

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Hello there guys. After building a new PC for some reason I get a message when I am recording games (often) or just playing them. I have reseated everything on the inside and run memtest. Changed my PSU but the problem persists.
Specs:
Gigabyte x99 Gaming 5
i7 5820k
Ballistix sport 8gb DDR4 2400mhz
Asus R9 280x
Seasonic 750 watts PSU 128GB
Vertex III SSD
2 other older HDDs.

I get AgileVpn.sys errors, atikmpag.sys errors, dxgkrnl.sys and TeeDriverx64.sys.
Here is a dropbox folder with the dumps.
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/rsnbxi59b...vT0pzIbga?dl=0
Please Help!

Answer:Display Drivers Failed and recovered! Tried lots of things and failed.

Update to the latest video card drivers or, if you are already running the latest, work your way back the drivers' list until you find one that works.

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I want to install a program that craetes virtual dirves to be able to mount images.But the installation was not completely successful: adding of SCSI adapter failedTrying again to add a virtual drive it also says that I would not have enought rights, but I'm admin. Searching the net, I found out, that it could have something to do with the bios settings for acpi, but I can't find any option like this. Btw: latest bios version installed and other computers do have options for acpi in the power section. Or maybe the ThinkPad Power Management Driver blocks it?

Answer:W510, Win7 pro 64bit, virtual drive failed, scsi adapter failed, bios settigs for acpi

If you're talking about Daemon Tools, you probably need to manually update its outdated SPTD to the latest version: http://www.duplexsecure.com/en/downloads

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I get the following error messages
"Failed to Save all the components cascading dialog boxes"
"Windows Delayed Write Failed"
"Windows detected a hard drive problem"
"Ram memory reliability is extremely low "

I did a quick scan of MIcrosoft Security essentials after starting in the normal mode but it did not find any infected files.
I also restarted the computer in Safe mode and ran the Malaware bytes MBAM scan.
I ran the MBAM scan from a flash drive , It also did not find any infected files.
In the safe mode I ran "Unhide" and the files came back. Below is log from unhide
***************
"Finished processing C:\drive 73656 files processed
Finished processing E:\drive 15550 files processed
Restoring the start menu. 209 Shortcuts and Dektop items were restored

Searching for Windows Registry Changes made by FakeHDD rogues.
-Checking HKLM\SOFTWARE\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer
-Checking HKCU\SOFTWARE\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer
* NoDesktop policy was found and deleted!
-Checking HKCU\SOFTWARE\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\Advanced

Program finished at 3/3/2012 11:36:46 PM
Execution time : 0 hour(s), 9 minutes(s), and 46 seconds(s)
***************

Once I restarted in the regular mode , after about 5 minutes are so all the files are hidden again and the cascading windows started appearing and am ... Read more

Answer:Failed to Save all the components cascading dialog boxes/Windows Delayed Write Failed - Virus - All files are hidden

posted the question in the virus removal forum - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic444994.html . This post can be inactivated if the other forum is the more appropriate forum to post this kind of question============================================Hello I have removed the topic you made in the XP forum as it was a duplicate of this one, which already is in the right place. It will be two, three days before you will receive a reply most likely as oldest topics are picked up first. In the mean time please follow the steps in the preparation guide to run DDS/GMER and post the logs as a reply to this topic.Thank you for understanding.Elise

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Cross posted in Macrium Reflect forum:

I have a Samsung EVO 840 128GB SSD and I am trying to clone it to my new EVO 850 500GB drive attached to my laptop via SATA-to-USB cable. The 128 is my C: drive with WIN 7 pro and some programs. I made an image first and stored it elsewhere first . I get the message in the title about 20 seconds after starting clone process. It's the first time I've encountered an error cloning a drive.

Last week I cloned a HDD to another EVO 840 without issue, but it was in a second bay in that laptop.

Would I be better served pulling my D: drive temporarily and putting target SSD in that bay and cloning then? Or restore image I made to new drive?

Macrium V6.1.936
Thanks in advance!
Michael

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So, my surface pro 3 started giving me blue screen of death errors and attempting to reboot automatically. I talked to Microsoft tech support and they gave me the instructions to make a USB recovery drive. But then, I got a new support tech and they had me do a "2 button reboot." This solved the problem for a while. But the errors started again.

Here is a list of the errors it gave me some multiple times:
IRQ_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA
MEMORY_MANAGEMENT
CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED
SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION
KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE
DRIVER_CURUPT_EXPOOL
ATTEMEPTED_WRITE_TO_READONLY_MEMORY
UNEXPECTED_CURNAL_MODE_TRAP

While I have attempted to totally factory reset the thing it would error out before I could get the recovery key in. Attempting to use the recovery USB only results in an error of error codes:
0xc0000098 or 0xc0000428. The window's directions for creating a recovery USB included downloading a "recovery image" specific to the Surface Pro 3 and moving it to a USB. But the following directions for creating the recovery drive required going through the control panel and using some built in recovery drive creation process BUT this process deletes all info on the USB drive including the recovery image. I had to create the drive on my work desktop, but there is details on the page saying things like "make sure this USB is only ever used with the Surface." Well it's tremendously late for that. Even more fun, I tri... Read more

Answer:Failed reset with failed Windows 10 recovery reinstallation

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to find the specified file.Should I be concerned about this error detection in the WinXP Event Viewer. I have clean installed the Windows XP Home OEM on a Athlon 64 3500+, SATA, Asus A8V-E Deluxe based system.This AninsHelp error shows up about 8 times in the Event log.Also noticed that when windows is into the desktop about a minute from being into windows the Floppy Disk drive tries to read for a disk but there isn't one in the drive.

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I am currently using windows 7 ultimate x64. I was in the middle of a process restoring my computer to a few days back and suddenly it froze. i did a power shut down and when i turned it back on, i wasn't able to get back into windows. i was brought to startup repair and it gave me errors. 'Boot manager failed to find OS loader." there was options for restoring, but all my restore points were gone. recovery wasn't able to find image backup. "startup repair cannot repair this computer automatically" so i did some research before i came here. i was told to go into safe mode to restore, but whenever i enter safe mode, startup repair would take over and shows the same errors,also i read a tutorial using a repair disc ( made a copy of it on someone elses ultimate x64 computer) and i get the 0x00000e9 error if i boot from disc. what can i do? as of now i dont have the installation disc with me. i wont be able to get hold of it until tomorrow. theres a lot of important files in that hard drive and i really cant lose any. any help would be greatly appreciated. thanks.

Answer:Failed to Find OS Load. Startup Repair FAILED

If you can't use a system repair disk, then you could simply reinstall Windows on the same hard drive. You don't need to format the hard drive during installation, just select your main hard drive and install, that way you can preserve your files. The files will be in "Windows.Old" after installation in your "Local Disk".

Also, make sure your repair CD is 64-bit, like your system. Try to access your BIOS, by pressing the "Delete" key; it's different for various mktherboards, and select your CD-ROM to be first to boot. Might help, I'm not sure. If it helps, we'll start from there.

You'll want to select "Command Prompt" from the repair disk, we'll need it.

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Answer:Persistent Jabuticaba ads, Malwarebytes failed, adwcleaner failed

Hello,

They call me TwinHeadedEagle around here, and I'll be working with you.

Before we start please read and note the following:

At the top of your post, please click on the "Watch thread" button and make sure to check Watch this thread...and receive email notifications. This will send an email to you as soon as I reply to your topic, allowing me to solve your problem faster.
Please do not install any new software during the cleaning process other than the tools I provide for you. This can hinder the cleaning process. Please do not perform System Restore or any other restore.
Instructions I give to you are very simple and made for complete beginner to follow. That's why you need to read through my instructions carefully and completely before executing them.
Please do not run any tools other than the ones I ask you to, when I ask you to. Some of these tools can be very dangerous if used improperly. Also, if you use a tool that I have not requested you use, it can cause false positives, thereby delaying the complete cleaning of your machine.

All tools we use here are completely clean and do not contain any malware. If your antivirus detects them as malicious, please disable your antivirus and then continue.
If during the process you run across anything that is not in my instructions, please stop and ask. If any tool is running too much time (few hours), please stop and inform me.
I visit forum several times at day, making sure to respond to everyon... Read more

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nice catchy title...
anyway
so
i have had this annoying worm in my computer
this worm goes by the name of cliservs.exe
http://www.threatexpert.com/report.aspx?uid=a4615265-bbea-493c-915b-0d443705cbc2 this is the info site

Sp i tried removing this many ways i first noticed it in my task manager ( i check my task manager every 5 mins or so to make sure everything is ok)

so when i googled this process to my surprise it was a worm

so iscanned my pc with ad aware pro (latest version w/updats and evrything) and it found it and removed it for me so solution fixed? nope not yet ad aware pro did its job and deleted the file from C:/windows/system 32/cliservs.exe but what happened was it came back after a restart of my computer

so time to bring out the big boy i started Kapersky Internet security 2009 and updated everything then i scanned
and to no surprise kaspersky had found it and so i deleted it
and then i had to restart my computer bcause kaspersky asked me to. and to no surprise the thing was bak when i restarted my pc
so i scanned it with kaspersky again and went through the process again and to no surprise it was back!
thts when i decided to hit the threads

oh yeah i also tried maually removing it myself by deleting this file (its a hidden file in windows/system 32/
i also went to the above site mentioned and tried deleting all the registry values tht it had ( i even searched for it in the registry and deleted all strings named cliservs.exe)

and another thing i can end t... Read more

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hi
my system was all fine until a couple of weeks ago out of the blue I can't download any files from web pages. Whichever browser I use, it just comes up with the message virus scan failed. It's nothing to do with my AVG antivirus since I disabled it and get the same error message. I'm using Windows 7. I don't understand why it's suddenly doing this.... help pleeeease!!?!
 

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The computer crashes regularly 3 to 4 times a day.

I have noticed it tends to crash when the mouse and keyboard are not in use. Typically when away from the computer for 15 ?20 minutes .

On occasion it has crashed while I was using the computer.

I run two screens. The colour of the BSOD differs, black, blue even red !!

There have been occasions where the ?official? MS blue screen appears with messages, what failed:nvlldmkm.sys and what failed:CRITICAL STRUCTURE CORRUPTION

The latter has started to appear last few days.

I have included couple of files with whoCrashed software analysis.

I have been through the mill with NVIDEA support and Microsoft support without any conclusion.

Please help. Thank you in for your consideration.

Answer:BSOD with what failed:nvlldmkm.sys and what failed:CRITICAL STRUCTUR

Hello

Please fill in as much detail as you can in the My System Specs section. Include details of your power supply and any devices you have attached via USB ports.

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I was running Win XP which finally failed and I was able to enter in safe mode (only, no networking) and ran all the tests I could think of. Hard drive is ok and so I attempted to repair WinXP from the installation CD. However, the PC failed to shut down and restart so I eventually force closed it. Now it won't even load past the initial black windows screen, don't even get the option of going into safe mode.

Is there any way I (or someone) could access the hard drive to retrieve the data? I guess I could reinstall the OS but don't want to do that yet as I'll definitely lose the data.

Any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks.
 

Answer:Win XP failed, repair failed -- can I access hard drive?

Sure, there are many ways. Depending on what you want in the end decides how to proceed.

If you have a lot of space free on the drive, you could boot off a linux dvd and create a new partition. You'd have to shrink the existing, then make a new one. Then you could just copy over the data from the old one to the new one. Then reinstall windows onto the old partition, and copy your stuff back (then delete the partition and expand the remaining to fill the rest of the space).

You can also just boot off a linux disk and copy it to a thumb drive or whatever.

Or you could remove the hard drive and place it in another computer.

Also, I'm not convinced you lose the data if you install Windows again. I'm pretty sure you can install without formatting the drive. Your programs won't work, but it shouldn't overwrite any of your data. This is a non-ideal solution though.
 

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I have "Kingston" 4GB pen-drive its file system is "FAT32" i try to change its files system to "NTFS" using "formatting" process. When i try to format it in "NTFS" this error show.
"Windows was unable to complete the Format."

So how do i change its file system to "NTFS"?

Answer:How to change "FAT32" penDrive to "NTFS"? can't format it "NTFS"

On some flash drives used here I simply boot up from a live GParted cd while the drive is plugged in and go as far as repartitioning the drive totally while booted live. From there even with the drive's volume formatted to NTFS Windows may still want to have the format option used as well as the check now option to scan for errors.

You should be able to do that with Partition Wizard or any other live partitioning program without Windows involvement which will tell if the drive is in good working shape. Once the system is restarted following the removal of the factory partition and the new one on unplug the drive before Windows loads up and wait until the desktop is fully loaded to then replug the drive back in for the fresh detection.

If the autoplay option for all media devices is checked off a flashing icon may appear on the taskbar, your av program's prompt to run a scan on the drive should be seen. and the prompt to format it for use should be seen. The message will also insist on checkong for errors with the second option of automatically fixing any seen before the format can take place.

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I am using HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook with Windows 10 Home Edition installed.
HD: TOSHIBA MK6465GSX [Hard drive] (640.13 GB)
Recently my laptop started to reboot frequently with some error, overheating and DISK usage always 100%...
I have tried to format the hard drive and tried to re-install it with Windows 10 boot-up disk.
But it is not responding even for the F11 - System recovery option to format it.
I have then tried to run the HP - System Diagonistics with running the "Start-up Test" first.
The result is as below:
Start-up Test:
Memory Test: PASSED
SMART Check: PASSED
Short DST: FAILED
FAILURE ID
U4L1X3-56C86C-XD6U3G-60SF03
PRODUCT ID
XG192PA#AB4
Hard Disk 1
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As it looks like Hard Disk issue, I ran the "Hard-Disk Test", but Hard-disk test shows all are PASSED.
It is confusing whether it is really Hard drive issue?
Do I need to replace the Hard drive?
If so, can I go for any hard drive or only Toshiba? any issue in using other HD will have any issue with my mother board?


Please advise.

Answer:Start-up Test Failed - Short DST: FAILED

Sounds like a failing hard disk, but the overheating thing is worrisome.

The TOSHIBA MK6465GSX is a 2.5" form factor SATA drive, 9.5 mm thick. You should be able to replace it with any drive with the same dimensions. (You probably can use a thinner drive, but a spacer may be needed to mount it.) That includes SSDs that are intended as laptop HD replacements.

I see that there are a couple of YouTube videos showing how to replace the HD for your model laptop.

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I am using HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook with Windows 10 Home Edition installed.
HD: TOSHIBA MK6465GSX [Hard drive] (640.13 GB)
Recently my laptop started to reboot frequently with some error, overheating and DISK usage always 100%...
I have tried to format the hard drive and tried to re-install it with Windows 10 boot-up disk.
But it is not responding even for the F11 - System recovery option to format it.
I have then tried to run the HP - System Diagonistics with running the "Start-up Test" first.
The result is as below:
Start-up Test:
Memory Test: PASSED
SMART Check: PASSED
Short DST: FAILED
FAILURE ID
U4L1X3-56C86C-XD6U3G-60SF03
PRODUCT ID
XG192PA#AB4
Hard Disk 1
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As it looks like Hard Disk issue, I ran the "Hard-Disk Test", but Hard-disk test shows all are PASSED.
It is confusing whether it is really Hard drive issue?
Do I need to replace the Hard drive?
If so, can I go for any hard drive or only Toshiba? any issue in using other HD will have any issue with my mother board?


Please advise.

Answer:Start-up Test Failed - Short DST: FAILED

Sounds like a failing hard disk, but the overheating thing is worrisome.

The TOSHIBA MK6465GSX is a 2.5" form factor SATA drive, 9.5 mm thick. You should be able to replace it with any drive with the same dimensions. (You probably can use a thinner drive, but a spacer may be needed to mount it.) That includes SSDs that are intended as laptop HD replacements.

I see that there are a couple of YouTube videos showing how to replace the HD for your model laptop.

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Help!

I just downloaded the unvenerable SP2 update and started to install it on my wife's system when the PC locked up. I had to restart the system in order to get out of the "lockup". Upon doing so, I received a blue screen which says "Process 1 Initialization Failed" and some other garbage about changing BIOS settings and or starting in Safe Mode.
Needless to say nothing works! Arrg!

Please help before the Mrs. hangs me out for hurricane Jeanne to carry me off to some desolate island without MY PC.

TIA
 

Answer:Process1 Initialization Failed After SP2 Install Failed

HOW TO: Repair Windows XP/2000 if you are unable to boot into Windows.
 

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I forgot to turn off the external cooling fan when closing the laptop(putting it to sleep). It eventually drain the battery and didn't hibernate gracefully & caused disk error. 1. Win 7 Home premium couldn't boot up, tried repair & just hang. 2. Diagnostic disk check shows 303 error, which means the disk is toasted. Ordering new disk. 3. I have the HP recovery disks but they are not bootable. All the other recovery solutions rely on running recovery manager but I can't even load windows. 4. I tried to find win 7 iso file but they are no longer available or the OEM product key won't let me download one from microsoft.http://www.mydigitallife.info/official-windows-7-sp1-iso-from-digital-river/https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows7 5. I have backup all the important files using Paragon so I am ready to wipe the disk clean. What should I do next to reinstall the system?

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Hi

I've been tasked with 'fixing' my girlfriend's friends laptop and have been given a pretty vague description of the problem, so I'll try to give as much detail to you as possible in the hope that you can help.

The laptop is running Vista Home Premium SP2. She has AVG Free 2012.0.2242. She uses Chrome 30.0.1599.101 m and IE 9.0.8122.16421. Every time she tries to download a file with Chrome and IE she gets a "Failed - Virus scan failed" message. She hasn't tried Firefox, but I have, and can download with it fine.

I have run a few tools (ccleaner, spybot, spywareblaster, adaware) but the problems haven't stopped. I also noticed it had proxy settings for http and secuure pointing to 127.0.0.1:49161 with the proxy exception for "<-loopback>.

I have got the following log entries for you:-

HijackThis Log
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 22:36:42, on 05/11/2013
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16496)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Windows\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\sony\ISB Utility\ISBMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\sony\Marketing Tools\Marketin... Read more

Answer:Download Failed - Virus scan failed

Hello and welcome to Tech Guy. I am sorry that you are having troubles with your computer and will try my best to help you. I know that being infected is very frustrating, but I will be here to help you through the whole process of cleaning. Removing malware can be difficult and complicated and will most likely take many steps, so please stick with me until I have declared your computer clean. I always recommend printing my instructions before following them in case you cannot keep this webpage open. Please be sure to alway follow all steps exactly as they are written and let me know what happens each time. Stop and ask if something unexpected happens or if you are unsure of how to proceed.

Please respect my volunteered time and stay with me until I declare your computer clean. If you are going to be delayed for a while, please let me know.

This can be indicative of the latest ZA infection, or it can be a corrupted AVG. Let's check it out with this scan:

Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.

Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.

Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
The first time t... Read more

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I am using HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook with Windows 10 Home Edition installed.HD: TOSHIBA MK6465GSX [Hard drive] (640.13 GB) Recently my laptop started to reboot frequently with some error, overheating and DISK usage always 100%...I have tried to format the hard drive and tried to re-install it with Windows 10 boot-up disk.But it is not responding even for the F11 - System recovery option to format it.I have then tried to run the HP - System Diagonistics with running the "Start-up Test" first. The result is as below: Start-up Test: Memory Test: PASSEDSMART Check: PASSEDShort DST: FAILED FAILURE IDU4L1X3-56C86C-XD6U3G-60SF03PRODUCT IDXG192PA#AB4 Hard Disk 1------------------As it looks like Hard Disk issue, I ran the "Hard-Disk Test", but Hard-disk test shows all are PASSED.It is confusing whether it is really Hard drive issue?Do I need to replace the Hard drive?If so, can I go for any hard drive or only Toshiba? any issue in using other HD will have any issue with my mother board?Please advise.

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Hi folks - I use Bit Defender Virus V10 protection. While I've had a virus on occasion currently the report states I have 10 viruses, 1 on my C drive the rest on my back up disk F Drive. This time I noticed "virus disinfection failed, move failed" on several. A deeper scan produced more viruses. Does this mean my PC is still infected and Bit Defender was unable to remove suspect files? I've tried to find these files and manually delete them, but I must be doing something wrong. Please assist. Thanks.





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// Product BitDefender Antivirus v10
// Product 10.2
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// Created on: 28/03/2009 09:28:06
//
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Virus Statistics

Scan path : C:\
D:\
F:\
Folders : 53297
Files : 888500
Memory processes scanned : 0
Archives : 9
Runtime packers : 107849
Identified viruses : 10
Infected files : 11
Memory processes infected : 0
Suspect files : 0
Warnings : 0
Disinfected files : 0
Deleted files : 2
Moved files : 2
I/O errors : 21
Scan time : 07:00:27
Scan speed (files/sec) : 35

Spyware Statistics

Registry keys scanned : 0
Registry keys infected : 0
Cookies scanned : 0
Cookies infected : 0
Spyware files infected : 0
Spyware threats detected : 0


Virus definitions : 2815888
Scan plugins : 17
Archive plugins : 45
Unpack plugins : 7
Mail plugins : 6
System plugins : 5

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Answer:virus disinfection failed, move failed

Hello and Welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

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Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new thread, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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has anyone ever got an error message while booting windows vista that said "the user service failed failed the logon"?
i had it happen twice today, after the first time i thought my profile was messed up so i used killdisk to wipe my drive and i reinstalled vista, but after reinstalling vista and i installed zonealarm and it's toolbar i got the same error message, from what i found out on the web about the error "i used my hp laptop which is running xp home edition and it too is running zonealarm with no problems" i found out the easiest way of restoring my profile is to go into safemode and run system restore" now vista is running fine.
and from what i read on another forum that zonealarm toolbar is powered by conduit and another on the same forum person said it is malware and i agree it kept defaulting my search engine back to zonealarm even though had zonealarm set not to. plus it's a pain to remove, now im running another firewall i never had any problems with.:-D
 

Answer:the user service failed failed the logon

Hi,




has anyone ever got an error message while booting windows vista that said "the user service failed failed the logon"?Click to expand...

Yes
The below registry key is where you should investigate for redirects to the wrong user profile.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList

Here's the full source of information by MS: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947215
 

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I'm running a program which becomes highly unstable when I ALT-TAB out of it unless explorer.exe is shutdown. This worked well until yesterday, I would just restart explorer.exe and resume normal usage.

After restarting explorer.exe and when I try to open any folder I get this error:

"The Remote Procedure Call failed and did not execute."

RPC is Started and Automatic in services.msc. RPC Locator is not started and on Manual.

Please do not tell me to restart. The computer carries out file server tasks using Wampserver and it thus inherent that shutting down is to be avoided. Moreover, this issue did not occur before so it is a problem with Windows, not a built-in limitation of any sort.

Answer:Restart explorer.exe failed, RPC thing failed to run

Hi, well the obvious question is what is this program that is so unstable? Have you thought of running a batch file to close explorer.exe .Something like :- taskkill /im explorer.exe /f saved and run as a .bat file will stop parent and child objects . You could add the errant program to the taskkill bat file and adding explorer.exe at the end will have the program closed and explorer.exe opened.

The bad news is the RpcSs service cannot be stopped and restarted by the net stop command, IT has to be by a restart.. see recovery under the service properties, You can ignore the RpcSs locator service it is by default manual.

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Bought Christmas 2011 and stopped working 10 days later. Took a week for Lenovo to get it from my house to their repair centre and another week to tell me that the motherboard needed replacing. However, the part was not in stock and nobody knew when it would be! Emailed and phoned on a daily basis to be told the same thing - part not in stock and nobody knows when it will be. Turned to reseller in despair and was offered a replacement FOC if I returned the faulty unit. Great - except Lenovo would not now give it back to me! The reseller intervened and I finally got it back. After being told that the motherboard needing replaced was a 'known issue' - but more because of the horrible (lack of) customer service - I am happy to report that I got a higher spec (higher cost) Acer for the original price of the Lenovo as a gesture of goodwill. Learn a lesson, Lenovo! PS. I even wrote to "DB" - GM at Lenovo UK - but he has chosen to ignore my letter.













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Answer:Failed Z570 - failed customer service

Hi JPWOWS,
 
Thank you for your feedback. I'm not aware of the z570 motherboard replacement, but I'm sympathetic to the service experience you have encountered. I do agree that sometimes there should be a different way of handling a case based on situation. Replacement of new unit could be initiated earlier when there is no confirmation on the parts expected arrival date.
 
Anyhow, i'm sorry for your case.
 
Best regards,
Cleo

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I am using HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook with Windows 10 Home Edition installed.
HD: TOSHIBA MK6465GSX [Hard drive] (640.13 GB)

Recently my laptop started to reboot frequently with some error, overheating and DISK usage always 100%...

I have tried to format the hard drive and tried to re-install it with Windows 10 boot-up disk.

But it is not responding even for the F11 - System recovery option to format it.

I have then tried to run the HP - System Diagonistics with running the "Start-up Test" first.

The result is as below:

Start-up Test:

Memory Test: PASSED
SMART Check: PASSED
Short DST: FAILED

FAILURE ID
U4L1X3-56C86C-XD6U3G-60SF03
PRODUCT ID
XG192PA#AB4

Hard Disk 1
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As it looks like Hard Disk issue, I ran the "Hard-Disk Test", but Hard-disk test shows all are PASSED.

It is confusing whether it is really Hard drive issue?
Do I need to replace the Hard drive?
If so, can I go for any hard drive or only Toshiba? any issue in using other HD will have any issue with my mother board?


Please advise.

Answer:Start-up Test Failed - Short DST: FAILED

Please check with HP Technical Support. They will know what exactly the Failure ID means and advice you on the next course of action.

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i have tried converting our .pst to .nsf using migration tools of lotus notes 6, unfortunately not all of them were converted. any suggestions there? Our company right now is migrating from exchange to domino, and i do need help.
 

Answer:.pst to .nsf conversion?

You check out this? - http://www.transend.com/ looks like exactly what your looking for.
 

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Trying several programs to convert several .wmv to .mp4 for the iPod. Anyone else run into trouble with the audio being out of sync on the resulting mp4? How did you overcome this? Thanks.
 

Answer:wmv to mp4 conversion

Without telling us what you used to convert, makes the question kind of silly. If I don't know what you used that gave you out of sync audio, how am I supposed to advise? Perhaps if you try a two step process. Convert the wmv to avi first (choose cbr audio if you have a choice) then convert the avi to mp4.
 

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Question: flv conversion????

Okay. I tried about 9 kinds of video converters but none of them can convert flv videos to mp4, avi or any other format. Other formats work (avi-mp4, mp4-avi etc.) What is this kind of problem? For about 2-4 months I had no problem converting flv files w/ my converters but now...none of them will work when it comes to flv.

Any idea what's happening?

Thanks!

Answer:flv conversion????

flv files can be viewed with vlc media player and it's free. They can be burnt to dvd with vso convertxtodvd unfortunately this isn't free, but is worth the money.

If you need to convert it for editing I can't help, I've looked in the past myself lol.

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Question: VOB conversion

i have a bunch of VOB files, which tend to run about 2G for every hour of video (about 33M/minute). i'd like to convert these to a smaller/more normal format, e.g. AVI or MPG. what is the best/easiest way?

i tried a few apps i googled up (AutoGK, Super, TMPGEnc?), but they left me hopelessly confused. WAY too many options in terms of resolution, bitrate, size, etc. even "output type" has like 30 filetypes to choose from!

since it takes between 12 and 48 hours to do ONE conversion, I rly cannot learn this by trial-and-error. does someone here have enuf experience with this stuff who can decisively say "use THIS app, use THIS filetype, use THESE settings..."?

oh, and what can i expect for "shrinkage" ratio? 2:1? 3:1? 10:1?

i realize it's dependent on those "resolution" settings, but give me a ballpark. i plan to pitch the VOBs/DVDs once the conversion is done.
 

Answer:VOB conversion

The simplest way is to use a converter. You can try the one I used before. The VOB to AVI Converter. This is very easy to use. You just select the file you want to convert and then convert the file and wait for the output. You can download and follow the steps here:

http://www.techyv.com/questions/convert-vob-file-avi-format
 

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