File System Structure Corruption Leads to Partition Loss in Windows 2003

Published: 22nd December 2009
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The file system structure of Windows operating system is the most basic level of data organization. The way of interaction of Windows operating system with applications, security model, and users is depends on the way file system stores data on the drive. This is significant for a number of reasons that applications be able to locate the data to read and write it. However, damage to this structure may make all your hard drive partitions inaccessible and leads to partition loss. In such circumstances, you need to go for Partition Recovery solutions to retrieve lost Windows partitions.

In a practical scenario, you may encounter the following Events in Even Log of Microsoft Windows when you start Microsoft Windows 2003-based computer:

Event ID: 57
Event Type: Warning
Event Source: Ftdisk
Event ID: 57
Description:
The system failed to flush data to the transaction log. Corruption may occur.

Event ID: 55
Event Type: Error
Event Source: NTFS
Event ID: 55
Description:
The file system structure on disk is corrupt and unusable. Please run the chkdsk utility on the volume "Drive_letter:"

Event ID: 50
Event Type: Warning
Event Source: Ntfs
Event ID: 50
Description: {Delayed Write Failed} Windows was unable to save all the data for the file. The data has been lost. This error may be caused by a failure of your computer hardware or network connection. Please try to save this file elsewhere.

After above events, you can not access hard drive partitions and come across partition loss situations. In order to gain access of lost hard drive partitions, you need to find out the cause of this problem and perform Partition Recovery by sorting it out.

Grounds of the problem

The issue takes place when cluster node system starts. The behavior is resulted by the conflict between the Clusdisk (cluster services driver component) filter and the NTFS file system. This conflict may lead to file system corruption and make your system unusable.

Resolution

In order to sort out this behavior, format your hard drive and reinstall operating system to replace damaged file system. However, this method removes all hard drive partitions and requires Partition Recovery Software to retrieve them.

The Partition Recovery applications use efficient scanning techniques to methodically scan the affected Windows hard drive and retrieve all lost partitions. With read-only conduct and rich graphical user interface, the tools are safe and easy to use.

Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery is the most advanced and effective application for all partition loss situations. It recovers FAT16, FAT32, VFAT, NTFS, and NTFS5 file system partitions. The software is designed for Windows 7, Vista, 2003, XP, and 2000.


Manika Batta a student of Mass Communication doing research on partition recovery Software . He is also a freelancer for http://www.partitionrecovery-software.com/window-ntfs-fat-recovery.php


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