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

03 Aug 2013   #21
Matt Allsop

Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

So basically Windows managed to mess itself up.


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03 Aug 2013   #22
gregrocker

 

No, most likely the HD failed Win7. But run the two tests to completion to know for sure.
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03 Aug 2013   #23
Matt Allsop

Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

That also means I've lost my copy of Windows because it came pre-installed?
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03 Aug 2013   #24
gregrocker

 

If it's factory preinstalled Win7 then its not a loss at all since that is the worst possible install of Win7 one can have. Now after replacing the HD if that's necessary you can get finally experience native Win7 perfect performance by doing a Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. Everything you need is in the blue link.

Be sure to note the backup methods for after you get up and running so you don't lose your files again, and have a Win7 backup image stored externally to reimage the HD or its replacement in 20 minutes if it becomes irreparable again.

What are the results of the WD Extended test and Disk Check run from the installer or Repair CD's System Recovery Options Command Line on all partitions?
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03 Aug 2013   #25
Matt Allsop

Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

I cannot reinstall windows because I do not have my product key, so I have lost my copy of windows.
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03 Aug 2013   #26
Sub Styler

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The product key will be on a sticker on the bottom if it hasnt worn off
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03 Aug 2013   #27
Matt Allsop

Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

It has worn off.

Strange how convenient that is for Microsoft
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03 Aug 2013   #28
gregrocker

 

In that case you'll need to order Recovery disks from Acer. https://store.acer.com/store?Action=...&SiteID=acerna
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03 Aug 2013   #29
Matt Allsop

Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

Ok thanks I haven't had much luck with PC's lately, (its always something) still it could be worse I could be stuck with Vista.
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