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I have four partitions on my PC.
C: empty NTFS
D: WinXp NTFS
E: NTFS (for other files)
G: Linux SuSe 8.2
I wanted to install Win2003Server
today on HD C:, however, the result was that my "partition was invalid" so I couldn't start my PC.
I installed SuSe 8.2 again, and Linux is running again. But there is no chance I can start WinXP or Win2003Server (installation) again. The partition do exist and I can access those Windows partitions from Linux Konqueror.
I tried [WINDOWS] fixboot, bootcfg, fixmbr.....nothing has helped, I cannot boot any Windows version.
What can I do ?
I went into the YAST2 Boot Loader Setup and tried to add a new selection to the sections management, BUT I dont know what I should write into the fields (section name, section type, kernel, initrd) and if this will solve my problem.
how do I start Partition Magic............. is there a chance how to change the windows partition to a not-extended partition ? i have a win2003 installation cd.........but as I said, fixmbr, diskpart, bootcfg, did not help
partition magic is a proprietary software. If you don't have it, you'll have to buy it or get hold of it in some other way. But before you proceed, I would post another thread asking whether it is possible to convert a logical partition to a primary one. If it is not possible, you'll have to use linux to backup whatever you need from the win partitions and reinstall again. Always install windows first.