Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

PAN Drive - Data Corrupt - Bad parameter in boot sector

Posted on 2009-03-30
5
Medium Priority
?
2,361 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-14
Hi Experts,

Facing a tradegy I would say.......
My PAN drive has suddenly become inaccessible while I was working on it, though No system crash are reported.
I tried a program called PC inspector file recovery and it says:

bad parameters in boot sector: bytes per sector(65281) > 32768
bad parameters in boot sector: root directory cluster(4294967295) > count of clusters.

Kindly help me out......I am using Window XP Version 2002 SP 3

Regards
Kanwaljit
0
Comment
Question by:Kanwaljit Dhunna
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:rkysh
ID: 24017134
i think u caqn solve this using HDD regenerator. Belive me its a very powerfull tool. Here u go with the link
http://www.softpedia.com/progDownload/HDD-Regenerator-Download-16522.html.
0
 
LVL 93

Expert Comment

by:nobus
ID: 24017740
can you tell me what is a pan drive?
here a couple more recovery programs (free- not free- )check if they show your data before buying :
http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/collection/0,collid,1295,00.asp            Free Recovery
http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/UK/welcome.htm                  pc Inspector -free
      http://www.stellarinfo.com/                              Stellar
      http://www.runtime.org/                              GetDataBack
      http://www.ontrack.com/                              Ontrack
      http://www.recovermyfiles.com/                        RecoverMyFiles
http://www.ontrack.com/easyrecoveryprofessional/                        Easy Recovery
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/restoration.html                        Restoration
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/activeundelete.html                        Active undelete
0
 
LVL 9

Author Comment

by:Kanwaljit Dhunna
ID: 24020826
Hi Nobus,

PAN Drive means External Data storage drive also Thumb Drive or USB. I forgot to mention that also it has also lost its name. It was named KJS but now it is showing as "Removable Disk J"

Regards
Kanwaljit
0
 

Expert Comment

by:rkysh
ID: 24025821
hey accept my solution if it helped u
0
 
LVL 93

Accepted Solution

by:
nobus earned 2000 total points
ID: 24026286
try this for usb flash disk  (never saw it named a PAN drive - where did that name come from??)
http://drivers.softpedia.com/get/Other-DRIVERS-TOOLS/Others/Sony-EzRecover.shtml                EZrecover
http://www.handyrecovery.com/                                    handy recovery
http://www.snapfiles.com/download/dlsmartrecovery.html                  usb key recovery FREE

if you don't need the data on it, try running a chkdsk on it, or reformatting
but it can be the drive is just dead
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Compliance and data security require steps be taken to prevent unauthorized users from copying data.  Here's one method to prevent data theft via USB drives (and writable optical media).
Windows Server 2003 introduced persistent Volume Shadow Copies and made 2003 a must-do upgrade.  Since then, it's been a must-implement feature for all servers doing any kind of file sharing.
This video teaches viewers how to encrypt an external drive that requires a password to read and edit the drive. All tasks are done in Disk Utility. Plug in the external drive you wish to encrypt: Make sure all previous data on the drive has been …
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target. To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…
Suggested Courses

618 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question