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    Norton Ghost and "invalid b-tree node size"

    Thanks for the suggestions, I think I fixed it. I shrank my Win 7 partition, and formatted it as fat32. Then booted into osx and formatted to hfs+. Then Ran DiskWarrior from the new partition. It appears to have worked, Disk Utility lists 19gb free space now EDIT: I did work *LOCKED* EDIT2: No lock topic here?
  2. Ok, so here's the situation. I have been trying to install OSx86 for a long tome now. I finally found a guide that worked. I used a Leo4Allv4.1 disk with a special Extensions.mkext injected into it. It saw my hard drive but only recognized 120-something GB of it (of 149 GB) because of the kext that was used. No problem I shrank my windows partition and made a small partition at the end of the 120-something GB to install OSx86 on. I figured I would extend the partition after it installed. Unfortunately I found that OS X can't extend a partition that's on a MPT disk. So I decided I'd make an image of my install with Norton Ghost 12 (which I've heard is one of the few Ghost versions that can image HFS+ partitions.) I used Windows to format the free space at the end of the drive then formatted the partition to HFS+ in OS X. Then restored the image to the new partition, deleted the old, extended my windows partition, and booted into Mac OS 10.5.4. Now the problem. OS X listed about 600mb free space, 26gb total, 7gb used. Oh no! So I open disk utility. Click "Verify Disk" ("Repair Disk" was greyed-out) It failed and said "Invalid B-Tree Node Size." I also tried it in safe mode, same thing. I searched Google a lot and found nothing that would help me. Except for one thing about disk warrior. I downloaded and installed it but it said it can't fix a volume it's installed on or that your booted into. So I started burning it to a disk and when it was almost done it remembered that my pc can't boot a Mac disk. Now I don't know what to do. I don't know if it will help but I've attached a CPU-Z report. Any help is appreciated. CPUZ.txt
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    (Nearly) Complete Installation Guide for nForce MCP67

    Thanks a bunch for this. I have this same laptop (as far as I can see) and have never been able to install natively. Either I can't get it to boot or it wont see my hard drive. After so much googling I would give up and come back to it sometimes and try again. I'm going to try this and hopefully it will work. Will post back with results. EDIT: YES!! Thanks so much! I used your guide and your other one on injecting drivers. I tried to use your AppleNForceATA.kext but it would crash when I tried to format my partition. I tried several ways to format it (through VMware, GParted, etc) but it never worked. So I injected GreenTurtles Extensions.mkext (thanks macontp) and it worked! One weird thing with both DVDs was that if it didn't move the mouse it would just stop. I had to keep moving the mouse the whole time, but it worked! Thanks ObsidianX, GreenTurtle, and macontp.
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    Help! HP Pavilion DV6605US

    Anyone? (bump)
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    Whats does your desktop look like?

    My laptop with Vista Ultimate and M11 theme Can anyone recommend a good dock for vista? I wanna try it out.
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    Help! HP Pavilion DV6605US

    I have an HP Pavilion DV6605US (DV6500, DV6000) Laptop Specs: AMD Athlon 64 X2 1.8Ghz dual core Nvidia GeForce 7150M 1Gb Ram 160Gb SATA hdd TSST Corp. SATA DVD drive I need help finding a distro that will work with my laptop. I have tried several but none of them work. leo4allv4.1.1 and zephyroth leopard 10.5.2 amd efi rev2 won't make it to the installer Jas, Kalyway and another one I don't know the name of will boot to the installer but my hard disk is not recognised. Any help is appreceated. Edit: My processor supports SSE, SSE2, SSE3, MMX and 3DNOW!. CPU-Z dump attached cpuz.txt
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