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Windows 7: "bootmgr is missing" issue :: Help!

03 Feb 2010   #11
Rhirtix

Windows 7 x64
 
 

My HDD doesn't show up in any of the SATA ports within BIOS. Swapped cables. Tried all ports. Nothing.


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03 Feb 2010   #12
gregrocker

 

How much can you shrink the Hitachi using free Partition Wizard bootable CD? Then install Win7 there, plug in WD drive to see if you can retrieve data.

Back up the Hitachi data as Resizing operations can fail.
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04 Feb 2010   #13
Rhirtix

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
How much can you shrink the Hitachi using free Partition Wizard bootable CD? Then install Win7 there, plug in WD drive to see if you can retrieve data.

Back up the Hitachi data as Resizing operations can fail.
So it's pretty much apparent that my WD drive is dead, huh?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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04 Feb 2010   #14
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rhirtix View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
How much can you shrink the Hitachi using free Partition Wizard bootable CD? Then install Win7 there, plug in WD drive to see if you can retrieve data.

Back up the Hitachi data as Resizing operations can fail.
So it's pretty much apparent that my WD drive is dead, huh?

That is way it looks.

Try gregrocker's tools to recover DATA.
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