Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Can my data be saved? I couldn't get into normal windows nor safe mode

07 Nov 2013   #1
dianapetrova

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Can my data be saved? I couldn't get into normal windows nor safe mode

so here's the problem. A few months ago, my computer suddenly stopped working, after a day before I used it properly and shut it down properly. A month later, I took out the hard disk and figured out if I could take out the data on the other computer. But I didn't have an external hard disk to copy the files, so I put the internal hard drive in my drawer and wait till I saved enough money. When I already have had enough money, I figured out where to run this internal hard disk, but it didn't turned out so good, my internal hard drive didn't manage to get into windows nor safe mode. When the "starting windows" appear, BSOD showed up for less than a second. And the start up repair kept appearing. I tried to do system restore, but it didn't work either. It just did "attempting repairs" but it came up with error message and it was not even completed.

What should I do now? Has the system restore I did deleted the files in drive D and E? I need most of the data in that internal hard drive. I parted the hard drive into 3 parts, drive C, D, and E. It's ok for me to lose the data in drive C, as long as I can save the drive D and E. Please help me.

Thank You


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
07 Nov 2013   #2
gregrocker

 

Win7 can't be expected to start on different hardware. You can attempt to adjust it to start by booting Paragon Adaptive Restore CD freeware to P2P Adjust the OS to start on new hardware.

You'll also want to make sure none of your repair attempts changed the Partition Marked Active from the 100mb System Reserved (preferred if you have it) or C partition, as can sometimes happen if another HD is plugged in during repairs or reinstall - so unplug all other HD's first. Once you confirm the Active partition if Win7 won't start outright then run Startup Repair - Run up to 3 Separate Times.

If these fail you can still rescue your data to the external by slaving the Win7 HD to another OS HD, or by booting the Win7 installer or System Repair Disk to Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console or by using Paragon Rescue Kit Free Edition 11.0 Free CD.

Data should always be backed up externally against HD failure. You would know your HD has failed because it isnt' detected in BIOS setup by any of the above repair/rescue CD's.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Can my data be saved? I couldn't get into normal windows nor safe mode




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 gets stuck during both Normal and safe mode start up
I'm using a Toshiba Laptop(L750-X5317) with windows 7 home premium. Last week while starting the laptop, it got stuck at "Starting Windows" screen. I then switched it off and restarted it again. It asked for "Start up repair" or "Start windows normally". I chose start windows normally. It started...
General Discussion
BSOD on windows 7 startup normal & safe mode
My laptop crashes at the point when the colored dots converge in normal or safe modes, then it breifly shows the BSOD & restarts. I have tried all of the following. Startup repair-including restore which doesn`t show any restore points just restore from saved image which i do not have. Removed...
BSOD Help and Support
Windows 7 is in safe mode, even though it's using normal startup.
I'm trying to resolve an issue(remotely, I'm in California, he's in Kentucky) that my father-in-law is having with his computer after Norton tech support jacked his system, trying to fix his norton install. I'm not entirely sure what all was done with the system, but I am currently trying to get...
General Discussion
Windows doesn't login properly in normal mode but fine in safe mode
Hi, I got win 7 home premium 64 bit on an i3 laptop. My system worked fine until today morning. The problem is this; When I boot the system in normal mode, I get to the part where I need to enter my password to login. Once i do that, all I get is a black screen with the mouse pointer that...
General Discussion
Windows Normal Mode Crashes to BSOD and Safe Mode doesn't load
I need some help please as I do not know where to start. I installed a Windows Update a few days ago and then got a BSOD the next time I turned my PC on. So I did a system recovery and this seemed to work. Now, it's happened again without me doing a Windows Update and I cannot get into...
BSOD Help and Support
Windows 7 unable to boot in normal or safe mode
Hello guys, I've been attempting to fix my laptop for the past 4 hours and nothing seems to be working so I thought I would try my luck in this forum. Here's what's going on: When I turn it on, it loads the compaq screen, then says "windows is loading files". It then attempts to take me to...
BSOD Help and Support


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:12.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App