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Windows 7: Crashed Compaq Presario Hard Drive.Data Recovery Possible ???

2 Weeks Ago   #1
guitarfiend

windows 7 home premium 64 64 bit
 
 
Crashed Compaq Presario Hard Drive.Data Recovery Possible ???

Title explains it all I left my laptop on the coffee table,went outside to smoke and,when I came back in,the machine was just....."dead" Lots of stuff on there,I'd like to recover.What are my options ? The machine will not even boot


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2 Weeks Ago   #2
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP
 
 

Are you sure no one used your computer when you went out?
If your drive isn't encrypted, you can remove the HDD from the laptop and attach it on a desktop or install it on a USB case.
Then you can transfer your files (\Users<name>)
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2 Weeks Ago   #3
guitarfiend

windows 7 home premium 64 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
Are you sure no one used your computer when you went out?
If your drive isn't encrypted, you can remove the HDD from the laptop and attach it on a desktop or install it on a USB case.
Then you can transfer your files (\Users<name>)
Megaherts..yes...no one used my pc.And,THANK YOU VERY MUCH !!! Here's another question though...Can I install it on another external hard drive ?
And,again...THANK YOU !!
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2 Weeks Ago   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP
 
 

Can I install it on another external hard drive ?

GF, didn't understand Another external HDD. Is it already on an external case?

Laptop HDD is 2.5" standard. You can buy a USB - HDD external case and put your HDD on it.
ORICO 2588US3-BK Tool Free USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Enclosure for 2.5" SATA HDD and SSD – Black-Newegg.com
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