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NTFS to FAT

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by cjbtaylor, Dec 13, 2001.

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  1. cjbtaylor

    cjbtaylor Thread Starter

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    When installing my XP PRO I said yes to formatting the hard drive to NTFS, should I have left it as FAT or what ? Also when I start the computer it says invalid partition file run HDPREPEZ what does this mean
     
  2. Rockn

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    Do you have some kind of hard drive overlay software like EZDrive running on your hard drive? Is this problem related to your other post concerning IE and email?
     
  3. cjbtaylor

    cjbtaylor Thread Starter

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    im not to sure, im quite new to problems on computers as I used to have an IT dept to sort that side out
    All I know is that everything is a bit slow or not working, I have only got 120 ram on my laptop would going to 512 be a help as ive got two slots
     
  4. Rockn

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    Do you per chance have Linux installed also?
     
  5. cjbtaylor

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    no I dont.
     
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    From everything I have read so far "HDPREPEZ" is used to set up a partition on a hard drive for hibernation. Did you do an upgrade to XP or was this a full blown installation where you fdisked and formatted the drive?
     
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    yes sorry, when I start it up It says invalid Hibernation Partition run HDPREPEZ
     
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