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Partition Magic 8

Created: 16 Sep 2009 • Updated: 21 May 2010 | 1 comment

One of my client's machines needed a new hard drive, so I used Partition Magic 8 to copy the information over.  The process worked fine until I got this massage:

PartitionMagic (xmnt2002.exe)
Paritionmagic is unable to read the batch file. Verify that the System32 directory is not compressed or corrupt.
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One suggestion I read was to assign a different drive letter, but how can I do that if I can't boot the system?!! 

I have tried rewriting the boot sector but that didn't work.

Any suggestions?

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Kurbycar32's picture

obviously i am a bit biased being in the ghost forum but ghost works much better at doing stuff like that.  anyway heres a link to a guy that hard this problem in 2005.  his problem was the file was getting deleted on shut down