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Windows 7: Post Blue Screen-- Primary Partition became "unformatted" & unbootable

19 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 x64 Professional
Post Blue Screen-- Primary Partition became "unformatted" & unbootable

How it happened: I started up my notebook on 'F8' > 'Device Driver Enforcement Protection' = off , and my comp booted into win7 (x64 professional), and it blue screened, and would then boot to a screen with a blinking '_ '. I hooked up my hard drive to a desktop pc and its showed that the disk had the majority of the drive (the space my win7 partition used) marked as 'unformatted' (other than NTFS).

In Short: So, all my files are marked in an NTFS partitioned that became an unformatted partition. How do I re-partition the area of the disk as NTFS without wiping my data within those boundaries.


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19 Jun 2011   #2

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Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
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