Files "appearing corrupt" under windows ME, fine under XP

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  1. dannyr

    dannyr Registered Member

    Jul 29, 2005

    I have acronis os selector on my system (a 200 gig hd).

    So far I have:

    1 70 gig win xp home partition
    1 30 gig win xp pro partition
    1 20 gig partition for windows me (set up yesterday).

    I seem to be having trouble with files copied between the xp home
    partition and win me.

    I downloaded nvidia drivers, and audio drivers into "MY DOCUMENTS" on
    the ME particion, when I was in the xp home environemt.

    I checked the files - and they seemed to be ok, so I extracted the
    audio drivers into a subdirectory, and copied a few more files onto the
    fat32 winme partition - all seemed ok from within xp, so I rebooted
    into windows me.

    The nvidia driver is coming up as a "non win32 application" (it is the
    win9x driver downloaded directly from - it ran ok from a
    zip disk...

    The folders I created seem to contain random files, with a supposed
    size far bigger than the actual size of the folder.. Again a copy
    made onto a zip disk is fine.

    Any ideas? one of my thoughts is that my XP pro partition is set up as
    c:. and when winme boots that is also set up as c: so maybe a
    conflict here? is there an issue with using XP to copy files onto a
    fat partition?

  2. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello dannyr,

    Thank you for choosing Acronis Multiboot Managing Software.

    Could you please explain what problem with Acronis OS Selector you have? Also I recommend you to contact Microsoft Support about your problem.

    Thank you.
    Irina Shirokova
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