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Windows 7: Windows cannot find a system image on this computer error

11 Feb 2014   #31
Kaktussoft

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Just what I expected... harddrive died. Important data on it? Anyway.... still waranty? How old is the disk?
Yes I do have important documents but I think I accidentally formatted the disk. Is there a way i can check? I'm not sure how old is it, i bought it used
(try to) boot normally from the disk. Still acting the same as before? Or do you get "bootmgr is missing" or something alike? If you did format... all files are gone .... even the boot manager (bootmgr) and bootmenu.


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11 Feb 2014   #32
Gigi2468

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Gigi2468 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Just what I expected... harddrive died. Important data on it? Anyway.... still waranty? How old is the disk?
Yes I do have important documents but I think I accidentally formatted the disk. Is there a way i can check? I'm not sure how old is it, i bought it used
How can you forgot you did format it? Did you perform a Partition Wizard "surface check"
already?
It wouldn't boot from the cd
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11 Feb 2014   #33
Kaktussoft

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How did you burn the partition wizard ISO? Insert the CD/DVD in another machine and view the contentsin windows explorer.

What error message if you boot from it?
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11 Feb 2014   #34
Gigi2468

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How did you burn the partition wizard ISO? Insert the CD/DVD in another machine and view the contentsin windows explorer.

What error message if you boot from it?
I clicked on link u gave me, ut start to download, i insert disk, located folder, sent to cd. Eject, placed disk in the defected computer, f10, scroll down to option boot from Dvd it brought
Me back to this


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11 Feb 2014   #35
Kaktussoft

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The pictures you posted are the win7 recovery environment! Definitely from another DVD!
http://www.partitionwizard.com/download/pwhe7.iso must be burned. Burn this way Win 7 Tip: ISO Disc Image Burning Is Built Right In or right click -> burn this image Windows 7 Tutorial - How to burn an ISO image - YouTube
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11 Feb 2014   #36
Gigi2468

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Downloaded partition wizard bootable ISO and burn it. Then booted from it. Performed a surface check. No errors or red spots





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12 Feb 2014   #37
Gigi2468

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
The pictures you posted are the win7 recovery environment! Definitely from another DVD!
http://www.partitionwizard.com/download/pwhe7.iso must be burned. Burn this way Win 7 Tip: ISO Disc Image Burning Is Built Right In or right click -> burn this image Windows 7 Tutorial - How to burn an ISO image - YouTube
Is there anything else I can do to fix it being that is no error shown here
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12 Feb 2014   #38
Kaktussoft

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In screenshots you posted, I can't see you actually ran the surface test! Is reading or following computer tutorials too difficult?

Do a "surface test" of disk 1 partition 1 (the 74.5GB partition). Just press "start now". Video heop on how to perform disk surface test with Partition Wizard partition manager?
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12 Feb 2014   #39
Gigi2468

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
In screenshots you posted, I can't see you actually ran the surface test! Is reading or following computer tutorials too difficult?

Do a "surface test" of disk 1 partition 1 (the 74.5GB partition). Just press "start now". Video heop on how to perform disk surface test with Partition Wizard partition manager?
I did it shows error mentioned on 34
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12 Feb 2014   #40
Kaktussoft

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Last effort: boot again form partition wizard boot cd/dvd. do a surface test so you see this. But press "start now"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


But press "start now"
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