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locked out of hard drive

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by claine, Sep 1, 2005.

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  1. claine

    claine Thread Starter

    Sep 1, 2005
    hi guys ive got a hard drive that i could accsess all the time.Then one day no workie now when I try to acceses the drive I get a window that pops up and says Compaq Recovery partition warning.This area of your hard disk (or partition)contains files used for your system recovery. donot delete or alter these files. anychange to these files could delete or alter these files if any one can help me out thanks in advance
  2. Elvandil


    Aug 1, 2003
    How is this drive connected? Are you trying to access it from Windows?

    What does Disk Management say about the drive (right-click My Computer, Manage, Disk Management)?
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