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Partition Magic - Error 183, Error #321
Hello. I was trying to add an 11gb partition to my 250gb hard drive with Partition Magic. PM stated that I needed to reboot my computer to complete the partition. Upon reboot, I received this message before Windows XP launched:
Error initializing the program, return code=183
Error 183 while executing Batch
Error 183. Unable to identify the Windows partition.
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Now, Windows does not recognize my 250gb hard drive at all and when I open PM, I can see from the picture of the hard drive that it drive is partitioned (although, not at 1gb), but neither partition have a drive letter. Now, any PM function I try to run on either of those partitions, I get this error as the process nears completion.
The specified file system has no file I/O functions.
I haven't tried formatting what remains of the larger partition because there are files that I would like to keep there. Is there any way to fix this without losing my data? And what caused these errors initially?