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Windows Disk Protection won't install RRS feed

  • Question

  • Our library recently purchased 10 new Windows XP computers for patron use. I installed Windows SteadyState on one of them, including Windows Disk Protection. Our tech guy cloned this one, using an external hard drive, not Ghost or the equivalent. Unfortunately, Disk Protection now shows as off on the other computers. If I try to turn it on, I get an error message that says that installation was not successful, but no further information. Also, I can no longer defragment the drive - the utility opens, but clicking on "analyze" or "defragment" does nothing. There is plenty of free space on the drive - 143 out of 149 G.
    Thursday, August 7, 2008 8:53 PM

Answers

  • You should disable Windows Disk Protection (WDP) before clonning. As far as I can see, the information, that the disk is locked was copied, but not the cache-file (which should have 40 GB), so you should clone once again!
    Friday, August 8, 2008 6:10 PM

All replies

  • You should disable Windows Disk Protection (WDP) before clonning. As far as I can see, the information, that the disk is locked was copied, but not the cache-file (which should have 40 GB), so you should clone once again!
    Friday, August 8, 2008 6:10 PM
  • Thanks for responding. I was afraid of that. It is odd that when the cloning was done, it required a 50GB external hard drive to do it, yet it did not copy the cache file.
    Monday, August 11, 2008 3:58 PM