Month: January 2006

Why I like Windows so much?

Today morning, Ritesh walked in to the office and was a bit panic about his system crash. Being a person who likes to experiment with lot of different things, he tried to resize an NTFS partition, on his notebook, using some 3rd party crap. But that made his system unusable. He was worried about his data and came to me asking if I can do something to get the data back. I am not expert in data recovery but I wanted to give it a try. So, we decided to look in to that and realized that the system is not starting up and was reporting a stop error (0x24). It means that there is some problem with the file system or file system driver. Being a Linux geek, Ritesh wanted to try if Knoppix live CD can help in retrieving the data. But that went in vain as Knoppix couldn’t recognize the partition. It was my turn to do something. I told him that we can use WinPE and do something. So, I had …