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Windows 7: Hard Disk asks to initialize, shows no partitions and "Bad Disk" in PW

4 Weeks Ago   #21
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

As you already took the HDD from the case and attached to a SATA port and it failed on the SeaTools test, I would say it's gone.
There are companies that retrieve data from bad disks but it will cost you high amount.
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2 Weeks Ago   #22
Bad Wolf

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I tried the "sudo nautilus" solution, but the hard disk didn't show up in Nautilus... I also tried "Disks" and "GParted" where it shows as a 4,1GB and 3,81GB harddisk. A similar situation to the Windows Disk Partition. Disks said it was a healthy drive with one bad sector.

Anyway, are there any other solutions? Maybe a hardware issue I can have a look at. Maybe the PCB? Or any other solution?

Thanks guys!
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2 Weeks Ago   #23
Bad Wolf

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

@Megahertz07 I just now see your last post. Yeah, it might be gone. Still, I will be trying all options out there, maybe something will help
Thanks for the links! Greatly appreciated. I know they are very, very expensive... I have looked into this in the past..
By the way, I live in the Netherlands, so I wouldn't be shipping this internationally if not necessary.
Thanks again.
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1 Week Ago   #24
Bad Wolf

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Can somebody please help me with this? Is this there any other solution? @jumanji maybe you can shed some light on this. Earlier on you said something about the PCB.
I would really want to make this work if it would be possible.
All help is greatly appreciated!!! Thanks in advance!!!
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1 Week Ago   #25
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

There are two types of disk problems: Hardware and software.
Software problems has a chance to be fixed.
As it failed on the SeaTools test, that is primary a hardware test, you won't be able to fix it. There is nothing you can do but to send the disk to a company that retrieve data from bad disks.
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6 Days Ago   #26
Bad Wolf

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Allright. That's sad to hear.
Thanks for all the help :)
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