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Windows 7: Cant boot harddrive.

16 Sep 2016   #1
Feat

windows 10 64
 
 
Cant boot harddrive.

Hi there, so my laptop got broken few days ago (someone dropped it on the floor) and it gets a BSOD when it reaches the windows 7 logo.
So what i did since i know that the laptop is messed up was to remove the harddrive and use it as an external drive so i could save the data on other PC. Didn't work cause everytime i go to my computer and see my local disks it wont let me open it. Ok so what i did now was to dual boot it on my PC, now instead of getting BSOD when reaching the windows logo screen it just reboots again and tells me to repair the windows, i tried to repair it but when i choose what language and the keyboard it just shows me my local disk C (windows 10) and if i want to use a saved restore point wich i tried to do but it just sits on a grey screen and nothing really happens. I also tried to boot in safe mode but it just reboots in the end of the loading...

Any help? Thanks in advance.


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16 Sep 2016   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

Welcome to the forum you can't do a repair on another PC all the hardware will be different and may require all new drivers to boot you could check the drive for disk errors then try it back in laptop
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16 Sep 2016   #3
Feat

windows 10 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by samuria View Post
Welcome to the forum you can't do a repair on another PC all the hardware will be different and may require all new drivers to boot you could check the drive for disk errors then try it back in laptop
How can i check the disk for errors?
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16 Sep 2016   #4
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

If I understand the thread, you're wanting to get your data folders and files off of the dropped hard-drive, corrrect? If yes, do you know if the laptop was running at the time it was dropped? Regardless of yes or no, recovery might, possibly, perhaps, be made by booting a Puppy Linux usb or dvd and letting its file manager copy the recoverable data folders and files onto other trusted media, internal or external. You must do this quickly, I'm concerned that SMART has gone from green to yellow if not red by this time.

Addendum: I altered the above before I noticed that Feat quoted me in his successive post.
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16 Sep 2016   #5
Feat

windows 10 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RolandJS View Post
If I understand the thread, you're wanting to get your data folders and files off of the dropped hard-drive, corrrect? If yes, do you know if the laptop was running at the time it was dropped? If yes, recovery might be made by booting a Puppy Linux usb or dvd and letting its file manager copy the recoverable data folders and files onto other trusted media, internal or external. You must do this quickly, I'm concerned that SMART has gone from green to yellow if not red by this time.
Yes the laptop was working fine and can i boot the puppy linux on my PC while having my dropped harddrive in an external case and save the data?
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16 Sep 2016   #6
axe0

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I'm not familiair with any Linux variants, but I would say that it should work.
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16 Sep 2016   #7
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

There is no guarantee that booting a Puppy Linux usb or dvd and using its file manager will work, will recover anything on that hard-drive. I offered the idea as just one more tool to try.
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