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partition magic 8 error 983 too many errors

by caraloca / November 27, 2003 4:19 AM PST

Hi, I have amd 1300mhz, 1024mb, win xp pro. 80gb hard drive.
I want to make a partition using partition magic but it alway said Error 983. Too many erros found, process halted.
What can I do?. at the PM8 site they recommend to run a chkdsk /f in a DOS prompt but it did not work.
Or is there another way I can do that partition?.
Thank you

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Tell about "it did not work."
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 27, 2003 8:43 AM PST

That was far too vague. Did the machine fail to run chkdsk?

Bob

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Partition Magic error 983
by madzkall / August 6, 2006 10:53 PM PDT

I learned from it the hard way, but it was actually most simple problem that I encountered...you just have to clean or secure delete all the free spaces from your hard drive using the Partition Magic 8 or similar cleaning tool and you will do just fine.

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