ntfs problem... Tags: NTFS Format Windows XP Last response: April 24, 2006 4:57 PM in Windows XP Share Razorback April 22, 2006 1:01:53 AM Hi all.. I have two harddiscs which is formatted in NTFS... One of them is infected by a virus so i cant use it but i have to backup the data too... so i am using the other harddisc to run my pc.. but i cant enter the infected harddisc.. it always prompts me to "format this drive" but if i format it i will lose all the data.. so anyone can tell me what to do??? I really need the data.... More about : ntfs problem mesarectifier April 22, 2006 12:36:30 PM The easiest way is to set the infected drive as 'Slave' and set 'Master' as a small leftover hard drive, doesn't matter what size, so long as you can install Windows. Anyway, boot off that, and use it as a platform for data recovery. Razorback April 24, 2006 4:57:53 PM Thanks to everyone who helped me... the source of the problem was jumper setting... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Bootcamp Win7 install, manuall NTFS formatted partition, legacy mode problem Forum PROBLEM = file C NTFS check file for consistency Forum NTFS external Hard disk problem Forum SolvedLogical Drive problems - 14.5TB raid6 under Win7 x64 NTFS Forum ntfs problem... windows xp pro Forum Problem with XP Pro... NTFS.sys error Forum USB ntfs drive on win2k problem Forum disk defrag NTFS Module encountered a problem Forum NTFS problem? SID instead of name? Forum NTFS problem with files over 4 Gig Forum Problem NTFS Forum Problem with XP Boot up method after switch to NTFS Forum NTFS Partition Problem Forum NTFS errors problem-not cleaned by chkdsk Forum Problems with ntfs Forum SolvedSanDisk Extreme USB flash drive NTFS vs Fat32 Forum SolvedHow to convert FAT32 to NTFS? Forum SolvedSecond Day in .... FS=NTFS Forum SolvedNTFS file compression on SSD nowadays Forum SolvedNTFS turned into UEFI and can't boot Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !