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post #11 of 12
Try starting it with a 98 startup floppy and see if you can see it in dos.
At the prompt write "c:"
Then write "dir" to see if the data can be seen.

If so it should be possible to reinstall windows in a new directory and reboot.
Or set this HD as a slave and reboot from a different Master HD.
Either way you can find your data if it is at all accessible.
Then you can save your data to a different disk.
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post #12 of 12
Boot into recovery console from XP cd.

Run

Chkdsk /p
Chkdsk /r
Fixboot C:


Let each one finish. Do not stop it if it takes long.
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