The above driver is packed in an install utility. However, you may have some
their disk or using it to do what you need. Or, you may not have a floppy drive and need a bootable CD
To that end we created an easier to make/use 1.44 bootdisk and a Bootable CD
.iso with some important directions and KEY additional utilities ADDED to let
you use their driver to do what you need to do. To gain access click
BONUS: We included a special NTFS CD ISO for adding all the files
you want to it before burning.
If you have both NTFS and FAT 32 drives on your PC you may also use this to copy data to the non-NTFS
hard drives or partitions if XP is not working.
All downloads include a special version of chkdsk that runs in DOS and fixes NTFS drives. Please note that both the enhanced 1.44 and bootable CD iso
I created include the free version of NTFS4DOS for Private use.
Method 2: View And Copy NTFS Files In DOS
As you know, by default, you cant see an NTFS partition from a dos boot or from within windows 95 or 98
if you have a multi boot system.
The utility, called Active NTFS Reader, allows you to see and copy files from your NTFS
partition to non-ntfs drives after booting from a dos bootdisk, or by selecting F8 at startup and choosing
the command prompt menu selection in windows 9X and then running the utility.
It's also designed to work in a dos box on Win9X/W2K/XP systems from the MS-DOS Prompt Icon. You can
download the floppy bootdisk or just download the
CD Rom version. Complete docs are included in either
download. It has an easy to use Graphical User Interface [GUI].
If the only hard drive partition you have is in NTFS you can of course install a new or used drive formatted
in FAT 16 or 32 and use this utility to copy the data you need to it. Or copy files to a FAT12 disk
The purpose of this utility is to view and save the data you need from your NTFS NT or XP partition if XP or
NT is failing to boot up. It's not an XP repair utility, nor will it work physically damaged drives. It's simply a
utility to view and copy files from an NTFS partition to FAT 12, 16 or 32 partitions/drives while in DOS.