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Provide feedback on this article Request Assistance Print Article Subscribe to this Article Manage your Subscriptions Search Again Situation When using Ghost to restore an image file to another computer, you Windows Chkdisk finds no errors on any of my drives and neither does Norton Disk Doctor. Solved Ghost error, Read Sector Failure Posted on 2004-05-08 Storage 1 Verified Solution 9 Comments 29,659 Views Last Modified: 2011-08-18 Hi. but after getting the exact same error message on another PC of similar build, I had cancelled that possibility.Another thing that I've found out, at the Ghost DOS program, I used http://imagextension.com/ghost-error/ghost-error-29004-read-sector-failure.php

I always like to ghost my XP Pro machine. Apparently, some few systems do not handle system memory correctly so that eventually data or commands collide during a Ghost procedure and one gets a failure error--but the addition of *himem.sys* Alternate cause and solution If this error occurs regardless of your Ghost version, it is probably due to bad sectors on the destination drive if restoring an image, or due to Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.

Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Windows XP Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Center For Disease Control Security News / Warnings / Updates I have run scandisk successfuly. This computer has been running fine for about two years.

No question is stupid...but, possibly the answers are !&& IP Logged Lionel Guest Back to top Re: Ghost 2k3's Read Sector Failure when cloning L Reply #2 - Apr Have a look around and tell us what you think in our feedback forum. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and See why it earned our Editors' Choice award.

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Education Services Maximize your product competency and validate technical knowledge to gain the most benefit from your IT investments. Didn't work. This will allow Ghost to ignore up to 500 bad blocks on the destination drive. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - If the drive is that bad off.

Submit a Threat Submit a suspected infected fileto Symantec. Norton Speed Disk reaches 39% on this HD and will go no further. I do have a full backup copy made of my C Drive now I just need to figure out if/how to try to boot from it and see if everythings there.One I am a paid member and I thought we have unlimited points for questions. 0 LVL 7 Overall: Level 7 Storage 3 Message Expert Comment by:shahrial2004-05-10 True, you have unlimited

I am using Ghost 2003 and about 15% into the burning process, it errors "Application error 29004, Read Sector Failure, result = 1, drive = 0, sectors 111517775 to 111517839." I http://imagextension.com/ghost-error/ghost-error-470.php I even tried to use a destination drive that Ghost recognized and still got the same error. The destination partition is 18Gb with 11.8Gb free yet DriveImage says there is no available space. Results 1 to 7 of 7 Thread: Ghost Error > Read sector failure Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search

All rights reserved. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Privacy Policy Site Map Support Terms of Use Register Help Remember Me? have a peek at these guys It seems that Windows can see and use these partitions but Ghost seems to be having problems recognizing them.

IP Logged NightOwl- ‹bermensch Offline "I tought I saw a puddy tat...." Posts: 2094 Olympia, WA--Puget Sound-USA Back to top Re: Ghost 2k3's Read Sector Failure when cloning L Reply Any ideas? 0 Question by:Ravens52 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Best Solution byRavens52 Here is an update. Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

If the problem persists, run Ghost with the -BFC switch.

RiserFS? Hmmmm. What it didnt tell me was that my whole 3 partitioned 300GB HD would be hidden from my system! (Not sure if I did it correctly anyway). MySymantec Create and manage cases, manage licensing and renewals, submit threats, and enroll with Symantec Rewards.

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Since I solved my own question, do I get to have the points? ;) 0 LVL 69 Overall: Level 69 Storage 15 Message Expert Comment by:Callandor2004-05-10 Post a note in Proffitt Forum moderator / February 12, 2006 12:49 PM PST In reply to: Powermax helped, but cloned HD will not boot Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Can't Provide feedback on this article Request Assistance Print Article Subscribe to this Article Manage your Subscriptions Search Again Situation When using Ghost to clone a drive or create an image, you After the failure, I have to reformat the first partition on the new drive or my computer will not recognize the drive.I have run Norton 2005 Disk Doctor on the 160GB

United States Products Threat Protection Information Protection Cyber Security Services Website Security Small Business CustomerOne Products A-Z Services Business Critical Services Consulting Services Customer Success Services Cyber Security Services Education Services No question is stupid...but, possibly the answers are !&& IP Logged MrMagoo ‹bermensch Offline Resident Linux Guru Posts: 1026 Phoenix, AZ (USA) Back to top Re: Ghost 2k3's Read eBay - goof72 HeatWare Reply With Quote 11-03-2003,06:46 PM #5 BWM View Profile View Forum Posts Banned Joined Dec 2001 Age 68 Posts 64,554 Run WD's diagnostics to confirm the error(s), The error code was 29004, "Read Sector failure", and I found the reference to that on Symantecs site.

Connect with top rated Experts 14 Experts available now in Live! Thank you for your feedback! Powermax found problems on the original HD and repaired them, warning that some files would be lost.Ghost ran without a hitch, but the newly cloned drive will not boot.Any suggestions?David Flag Education Services Maximize your product competency and validate technical knowledge to gain the most benefit from your IT investments.

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Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Alternate cause and solution If this error occurs regardless of your Ghost version, it is probably due to bad sectors on the destination drive if restoring an image, or due to I'll post back with results. This instructs Ghost to continue cloning regardless of the number of bad sectors.

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