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Windows 7: Win 7 failed to boot no F8 options work need to recover HDD files

03 Aug 2013   #11
Matt Allsop

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03 Aug 2013   #12
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Results From WD HDD Test

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03 Aug 2013   #13
gregrocker

 

To test the HD put it back in the second PC and run from Win7 on it the Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows - Western Digital

If the disk your referring to is shown in the screenshot earlier as Disk3 then it doesn't have it's System flag on System Resrved which means it can't boot itself.

But more immediately the Win7 partition on that HD is marked RAW which means it is ruined. I'd run Disk Check along with the HD Diagnostic extended CD scan to see if it can be salvaged.
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03 Aug 2013   #14
Matt Allsop

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Didn't the last photo posted give any evidence?
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03 Aug 2013   #15
Matt Allsop

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It Passed the Short Test



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03 Aug 2013   #16
gregrocker

 

Do the long test.
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03 Aug 2013   #17
Matt Allsop

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"To correct this: with the drive in the original PC, boot into System Recovery Options on the Windows 7 installer or System Repair Disk to run Startup Repair - Run up to 3 Separate Times ." - Firstly when I boot to system recovery options it does nothing in this it will not load any such options.

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Where should I go from here?


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03 Aug 2013   #18
gregrocker

 

Did you click Repair to complete the Extended test?
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03 Aug 2013   #19
Matt Allsop

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It told me that data in the bad sectors would be lost and that I should back it up??

Also the disk management is worrying 2 out of the three partitions are showing up as 100% free where the OS and data is stored?

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03 Aug 2013   #20
gregrocker

 

Because the Win7 partition on the HD is RAW it is likely the data is not retrievable. You can see if it is seen in Explorer but unless the Diagnostics and Disk Check can repair the partition Win7, it's data and the HD are lost.
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