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Windows 7: Failed HDD; Macrium help

01 Mar 2017   #11
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RolandJS View Post
At this point, I recommend doing what a previous poster suggested: create a Linux usb boot stick or Linux dvd boot, boot it, use its file manager to copy off data folders and files onto affordable reliable external media. If that is not possible, then is is likely the HD is heading for the graveyard quickly.
I agree Roland and it was back in post #2 and I gave the OP two options both as good as one another only I find the Ubuntu easier to use


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01 Mar 2017   #12
miztrniceguy

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

I made an image of the 2 good partitions, skipping the corrupt recovery partition. That's what I copied to a new SSD that isn't booting up. I've tried each option for Bootrec.exe from the recovery section of Win 7, I've tried the fix boot problems from withing Macrium Rescue disc. I've tried startup repair from Win 7 disc, which says it can't repair and in details says CorrectBootSectorCode
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