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Author Topic: HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!! VL7.0 doesn't scan hard drives.  (Read 3619 times)

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Re: HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!! VL7.0 doesn't scan hard drives.
« Reply #15 on: March 25, 2013, 01:07:45 pm »

This is a FAT File system?

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I apologize, that USB drive is NTFS, not fat. So what should I do to scan it?
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Re: HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!! VL7.0 doesn't scan hard drives.
« Reply #16 on: March 25, 2013, 02:16:42 pm »

I'd download Hirens Boot CD, create a disc and then run one of the tools it contains against the NTFS drive.
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Re: HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!! VL7.0 doesn't scan hard drives.
« Reply #17 on: March 26, 2013, 09:05:05 am »

Hook it up to windows and scan it there.
If you don't have windows anymore, then format the drive.
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Re: HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!! VL7.0 doesn't scan hard drives.
« Reply #18 on: March 26, 2013, 10:23:37 am »

I guess that what I should have asked was - Is there a way to scan and repair errors on a NTFS formatted hard drive from within Linux WITHOUT having to go through "Wine" in order to do it?
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Re: HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!! VL7.0 doesn't scan hard drives.
« Reply #19 on: March 26, 2013, 12:00:17 pm »

From within Linux? Not really. From Hirens Boot CD? Definitely.
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Re: HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!! VL7.0 doesn't scan hard drives.
« Reply #20 on: March 26, 2013, 01:13:57 pm »

How then do I use the boot CD to do that?
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Re: HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!! VL7.0 doesn't scan hard drives.
« Reply #21 on: March 26, 2013, 01:26:00 pm »

There's this wonderful thing on the Internet called Google. It's even been known to assist folks in finding answers to all sorts of questions, including where to download Hiren's Boot CD. It will even show you what the CD has on it and what those tools can do.
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