Q
Problem solve Get help with specific problems with your technologies, process and projects.

Error message states the disk signature is missing

While installing my 2000 Professional, I created a 10GB NTFS partition. Later in the disk admin option, I converted it to a dynamic disk and created some volumes and deleted them, then I reinstalled 2000 Professional with a 20GB NTFS partition. I am unable to access my hard disk from disk admin tools and am getting a message stating the disk signature is missing. How can I resolve it? How can I access my HD from disk admin tools?
You may have hosed the disk converting it to dynamic while it was being used as a boot and system partition. It is usually not recommended to do that. I'd use a tool like DELPART to clean off the drive, then start over again.

Dig Deeper on Windows Server troubleshooting

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchSQLServer

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchVirtualDesktop

Close