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Windows 7: Damaged Hard Drive? No operating system nor HD can be found

09 Sep 2014   #1
shadowstar

Windows 7
 
 
Damaged Hard Drive? No operating system nor HD can be found

My computer crashed, I put in my recovery CD and it said
"Operating system: Unknown on (Unknown) Local Disk"

Then i went into the command prompt and put "diskpart", then "list disk", and it shows up like this:

DISKPART> list disk

DISK ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt
--------- -------- ------ ----- --- ---
Disk 0 .. No Media 0 B 0 B

Will I have to get a new hard drive? Should I put "select disk 0" and then "clean"?


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09 Sep 2014   #2
shadowstar

Windows 7
 
 
Here is a photo

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09 Sep 2014   #3
Imrankhan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

SeaTools | Seagate
Ultimate Boot CD - Overview
Toshiba Support
Downloads | HGST Storage
Samsung

Use these to confirm the death of your Drive before replacing. Sometimes it just needs a through wiping from another PC.
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09 Sep 2014   #4
shadowstar

Windows 7
 
 

I don't have another computer, nor do I have acess to one
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09 Sep 2014   #5
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Do you have an Installation disk to install Windows 7? You can wipe the hard drive with the windows 7 DVD, but first I would disconnect all other drives except the one you want to install Windows on. It may also be helpful if tou would follow this suggestion

Please fill out your System Specs

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Your System Specs will help us to help you, and doing it in this manner will make them available to all helpers in every post and keep us from hunting for them. We ask that you fill them out in as much detail as possible including Desktop or Laptop, Model number if it is an OEM computer and all components with the Manufacturer and Model number if possible.

If you will go to your last post and click the 'System Specs' in the bottom left of the post, you will find a link to update your system specs. Please fill those out in as much detail as possible, making sure to click save at the bottom of the page. If you would like to know what we would like, you can click 'My System Specs' at the bottom left of this post to see mine. If you do not know what your components are, this will help you accomplish this task. System Info - See Your System Specs
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09 Sep 2014   #6
shadowstar

Windows 7
 
 

Okay thanks! How do I see my system specs, can I see them on BIOS? I can't acess my computer past Repair recovery window
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09 Sep 2014   #7
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Did you click the link in the post above. It will show you.
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