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Windows 7: Dead hdd (C) on HP Envy notebook can I recover data?

04 Nov 2012   #11
el condor

windows 7 home premium 64 bit

Si I got now a new HDD and loadet down windows ultimate via disc.
First of all the computer won't connect to my wireless lan as it doesn't find is, and also it won't find the hdd. Odd is also that I cannot configure my screen resolution to the level the screen is able to.
Since I can't go onlin I cannot activate the key for the windows 7.
What could I do via the bios to make it work?
Do I really need a special wizard to configure the hdd's?
Thanks for all the help.

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04 Nov 2012   #12


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by el condor View Post
Si I got now a new HDD and loadet down windows ultimate via disc.
Legit download or torrent?

also it won't find the hdd.
In BIOS or just Windows? If it's just windows, the disk will need to be initialized and a partition created.

R-Click on Computer, select 'manage' > disk management. Find the new drive with unallocated space and follow the prompts in creating a new volume etc.

Do I really need a special wizard to configure the hdd's?

If the new drive cant be found in the BIOS, check your cables etc.
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04 Nov 2012   #13
el condor

windows 7 home premium 64 bit

Yes it's a legit disc. Will try wgat you advised, not at home right now so will do it later.
But what could be the reason that the computer won't fing any wireless signal? And why can't I not adjust the screen resolution to the max possible ifered by the screen 1920X1080), if I remember its max 1280 x something?
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 Dead hdd (C) on HP Envy notebook can I recover data?

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