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Windows 7: Recover/repair bad sectors H/D

30 Jun 2015   #11
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Even if the drive will repair, I would still replace it. But I'd rescue my files first.

The best upgrade you can get is an SSD, lightning fast, faster than a new high-end PC without one.

Then do a Clean Reinstall Windows 7.

Be sure to read the back-up section of tutorial asap so you don't forget to back up anything needed before the drive fails.


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05 Jul 2015   #12
CLAIRE39

WINDOWS xp
 
 

Hi
Very sorry for the delay in replying.
I have had some progress, I tried a new usb stick and I managed to get all my photos of and safe.
Thank you all for all your help,
I would like to keep this thread open at the moment, because, I would like to come back to it at a later date, (when I have the new hard drive ready to install. But money is a little tight at the moment, Hope this is OK.
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05 Jul 2015   #13
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

We're always here.

Be sure to read over to prepare for Clean Reinstall Windows 7
to make sure you have everything off the old drive before it fails.
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