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Hidden CPM partition on an Old Dell Computer.

Discussion in 'Wackbag Tech Support' started by Bobobie, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. Bobobie

    Bobobie Registered User

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    I was running Spinrite on an old Dell and saw a 3.5gb Digital Research CPM partition. Is this a system restore partition? I can't mount and view it with anything. There are three, the main NT, and one that is in fat format, about 300mb. that looks like the hardware utilities partition. By the time I get these old machines, people have usually blown out all these partitions.
     
  2. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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    Be careful until you know what the CP stands for...:icon_eek:
     
  3. Bobobie

    Bobobie Registered User

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    ... Control Program .


    I found some info on it. It is the restore partition. I guess spinrite is pretty good at identifying partitions, because I've never seen this using other HD tools.
     
  4. Norm Stansfield

    Norm Stansfield 私は亀が好きだ。

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    http://radified.com/blog/archives/000141.html

    Useless thing is useless.
     

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