How to Fix Partition Table and Repair Partition?

During the computer use, you may encounter some errors of hard disk or partitions. Some of the errors are caused by physical problem and some caused by “software error”. If you need more advice about hard disk repair, please refer another article Hard Disk Repair. Today, I want to talk about partition repair and how to fix partition problem. Common partition errors Invalid media type reading drive. Abort, Retry, Fail? File system is displayed as RAW. Windows may ask if you want to format the drive. File names contain weird characters. Sector Not Found messages. Did you see or hear these error messages before? If you did, how you fixed these partition errors? What caused partition error? Error connections, especially for external hard drives, if the connection is correct, it may cause the problem and you cannot access the partition again. Insufficient power supply, also common for external drives. Virus, … Continue reading

Fix boot sector of FAT16/FAT32/NTFS partitions

Many computer users had this problem that when they open a partition, Windows prompt that this partition is corrupted and needs to be reformat, especially when you open the external hard disk. If you allow to format the partition, the files of this partition will be lost. This article introduces a method to fix the partition table problem and re-open the partition. Compare to data recovery software, this method helps you solve problem much quickly. Please remember that do not format this partition. Basic knowledge of Boot Sector The first sector of partition is also known as the Boot Sector. What the MBR is for entire drive, that the Boot Sector is the first sector of an individual partition, like the MBR, the Boot Sector contains information that the system needs to locate the materials that are needed to start the operating system. A corrupt or missing Boot Sector is … Continue reading