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Windows 7: Windows 7 Won't Start

26 Apr 2011   #11
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I would verify my files have been backed up on the drive you designate first before running recovery.

Using free Partition Wizard bootable CD, see if you can Recover the Win7 partition with it's Recovery Partition Wizard. Partition Wizard

See which partition is marked Active. It should be the 100mb System Reserved (preferred) or Win7 partition itself. If not, mark SysReserved Active first, try to run Repairs again. If this fails or you have no System Reserved partition, mark the Win7 partition itself Active and try the 3 repairs.

Can you get to the Load Drivers mini-explorer link on Repair CD to Copy & Paste your files in Windows Recovery Console ?

You can also recover files using this freeware: Paragon rescue disk; change drive letter; recover data

Explore the Win7 partition to see if your files are there.

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26 Apr 2011   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.

Allright im a little more relaxed now. The hardware test showed that nothing is damaged.

Also the vaio recovery center has an option to restore the C: drive, so what im gonna try to do, is create a partion and get my files there using the DOS console, in system recovery.

and gregrocker, Carolyn, thanks so much for your help!

If you think you have the same problem, here is how i soloved it...

using Partition Wizard bootable verison (thanks gregrocker) i created a partition.
Then using the avaible dos prompt from the system recovery options to move my documents and files ect ect, to the partition.

then using a pre-installed software on my vaio accessable just before boot, under the vaio logo (clicking alt + f10) and restored the C drive.

Then, when my computer got back up, i took the files from my backup partition and put them back on my C drive.
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