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Windows 7: Windows 7 hard drive recovery fail/crash

05 Oct 2015   #1
notsotechsavvy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Windows 7 hard drive recovery fail/crash

I'm running dual hard drives and I started my computer this morning to find the usual hard drive select screen. I selected my usual hard drive and continued to the next select screen. I was prompt with a recovery or a start windows normally options. I selected the usual "start windows normally". Then my computer was forced into recovery mode which never loaded. It loads a blank windows recovery screen that never loads. I left the computer to load for over 2 hours and no luck, it never loads. I've tried restarting and selecting the recovery option for the second option.. but the same result. I've never had this kind of issue before and I'm wondering if the main hard drive has failed. I've tried the usual F12, CTRL+ALT+DEL combos but it is completely unresponsive. The second hard drive I have doesn't have windows installed so it leads nowhere if I choose it.

I've attached a few pictures before for each of the screens along with the blank windows recovery screen.

imgur: the simple 404 page


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06 Oct 2015   #2
CKWD

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Hello notsotechsavvy!

What exactly do you mean by running dual hard drives and getting a hard drive select screen when you have only one OS on one of the two drives? Dual booting, two OS-es, or multibooting, more than two OS-es, implies a hard drive select screen to choose which OS you would like to boot.

If you do really have one OS, have the other HDD unplugged and try to repair the OS with the installation media.

Post back!

CK_WD

P.S.: The link doesn't display any screenshots.. :/
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