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Windows 7: how do I recover data from a non responsive hard drive?

19 Jun 2014   #71
Canuck67

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okay, that first partition is inactive. But obviously, it didn't have any effect on boot times.


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19 Jun 2014   #72
jumanji

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OK, Now you are in Windows. Is in't it?

Now run PW in Windows. Does it come up fast?
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19 Jun 2014   #73
Canuck67

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jumanji View Post
OK, Now you are in Windows. Is in't it?

Now run PW in Windows. Does it come up fast?
Sorry? Does what come up fast?
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19 Jun 2014   #74
jumanji

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Partition Wizard.

Run Partition Wizard in Windows now.
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19 Jun 2014   #75
Canuck67

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jumanji View Post
Partition Wizard.

Run Partition Wizard in Windows now.
okay, I'm an idiot... I can't figure out how to get PW to work off of the pen drive while in windows....
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19 Jun 2014   #76
jumanji

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Haven't you installed Partition Wizard in Windows? Run it.
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19 Jun 2014   #77
Canuck67

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jumanji View Post
Haven't you installed Partition Wizard in Windows? Run it.

nope. I only have it on that boot up pen drive...

I'll download it now and run it. Am I looking for anything in particular?
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19 Jun 2014   #78
Canuck67

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

okay... here's what I get when running it in windows...


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19 Jun 2014   #79
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

That is a shocker !!!!!! How come it shows as a Bad disk?

Check whether it shows up in Windows Disk Management and post a screenshot.
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19 Jun 2014   #80
Canuck67

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jumanji View Post
That is a shocker !!!!!! How come it shows as a Bad disk?

Check whether it shows up in Windows Disk Management and post a screenshot.

okay, but the last time I tried that with the drive installed, it took about 5 hours for Disk Management to load.
So the screen shot may have to wait until the morning. (my morning)
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