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Windows 7: windows7 wont boot and need to know how to recover data external HD

22 Sep 2012   #1
netta4731

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
windows7 wont boot and need to know how to recover data external HD

my computer rebooted itself twice last week and now i cant boot windows7 on my desktop i tried all the safe modes ect. I need to recover my data but dont know how or if my external hard drive will work while trying to do this. btw,i dont get a blue screen i get a screen with red,green,blue,yellow stripes all through it and it was beeping rapidly but i stopped that . its a windows7 64bit with a 32bit also on it. thx. SORRY i thought all the specs were there.

1yr old
Intel Pentium E6700 Processor 3.2GHz
4GB DDR3 RAM
1TB Hard Drive
Integrated Intel HD Graphics
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit


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23 Sep 2012   #2
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Is it the situation that you cannot boot even in the Safe Mode?

If so, try booting the Windows installer disk. Does it boot? Let us know.
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23 Sep 2012   #3
netta4731

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

no i can't get windows to boot at all i even tried to restore while saving data it keeps saying (windows can't be installed click ok to restart), and no i don't have a disk i don't even know where to get this thx. everything came pre-loaded it wont install in safemode or any mode,and no i don't have the installation disc it was a preloaded desktop comp. thx
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23 Sep 2012   #4
netta4731

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

trying to see if this is something Ican do myself with my toshiba external hard drive cause staples said they can do it for 69.00 but i wanted to learn how to do it myself,so if anybody can help me i only have till tuesday to cancel my order. thx
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24 Sep 2012   #5
adelejukerberg

Windows 8
 
 

It looks that this is the problem of "BAD Sectors" in hard disk. Same problem I have faced. You need to format the hard disk, then install windows in it. If still it do not work, you need to change the hard disk.
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24 Sep 2012   #6
netta4731

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by adelejukerberg View Post
It looks that this is the problem of "BAD Sectors" in hard disk. Same problem I have faced. You need to format the hard disk, then install windows in it. If still it do not work, you need to change the hard disk.



i don't know what hard disk your referring too, everything came pre-installed and i wanted to get the data off my hard drive since windows 7 wont boot ,but i wanted to know how to do it with out disc i only have a external HD and a desktop XP(SEPERATE computer) to work with and the recovery section still won't install win7 thx for the reply.
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24 Sep 2012   #7
netta4731

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Is it the situation that you cannot boot even in the Safe Mode?

If so, try booting the Windows installer disk. Does it boot? Let us know.

sorry i think i replied in the wrong box
no i can't get windows to boot at all i even tried to restore while saving data it keeps saying (windows can't be installed click ok to restart), and no i don't have a disk i don't even know where to get this thx. everything came pre-loaded it wont install in safemode or any mode,and no i don't have the installation disc it was a preloaded desktop comp. thx
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24 Sep 2012   #8
adelejukerberg

Windows 8
 
 

Hello netta4731,

You can recover all your data, by using this hard disk of the computer as external hard disk. For this you will require a hard disk case which comes with USB 2.0. This will be helpful to connect your Hard drive to separate computer. If you are not a tech expert, I'll advise you to take help of a computer expert.
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24 Sep 2012   #9
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by netta4731 View Post
my computer rebooted itself twice last week and now i cant boot windows7 on my desktop i tried all the safe modes ect. I need to recover my data but dont know how or if my external hard drive will work while trying to do this. btw,i dont get a blue screen i get a screen with red,green,blue,yellow stripes all through it and it was beeping rapidly but i stopped that . its a windows7 64bit with a 32bit also on it. thx. SORRY i thought all the specs were there.

1yr old
Intel Pentium E6700 Processor 3.2GHz
4GB DDR3 RAM
1TB Hard Drive
Integrated Intel HD Graphics
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
Try the following site;

System Repair Disc - Create

HTH
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24 Sep 2012   #10
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Prepare a live Linux CD/bootable pendrive, boot from it and check whether you can recover your data. Save it to another external drive.

See the guide to prepare a Puppy Linux drive and recovery procedure here. Lucid Puppy way to recover files from a non-bootable computer

If it does not work, we can move on to rigourous data recovery procedures.

Till you recover the data, do not make any attempt to resurrect/repair the hard drive and tax it further. May make matters worse.
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