System Recovery Options

Page 10 of 12 FirstFirst ... 89101112 LastLast

  1. Posts : 15
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
       #90

    Hello again guys, thanks for all the help Night Hawk and Brink but it seems my hard drive has failed and thats whats causing windows to not load. I ran ubuntu and tried that guide you gave me Brink but it didn't work, after several hours of googling and asking questions i found that my hard drive was failing. In Ubunto on one of the thing it says
    Code:
     The disk has bad sector. This means physical damage on the disk* *surface caused by detioration, manufacturing faults or other reason.* The reliability of the disk may stay stable or degrade fast. We suggest * *making a full backup urgently by running 'ntfscolone --rescue ...
    and several times after i typed a certain thing into unbuntu terminal it said, volume is corrupt. You should run chkdsk. Now my only other question is if there is any other way to save the few personal files i need on my hard drive. Will using a hard drive usb adapter for my hard drive on to another computer work or will it not because the hard drive is failing? Is there any way at all i can save my files?
      My Computer


  2. Posts : 8,370
    W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
       #91

    You may suffer the loss of files in part if not all of them. That will be one thing you may run into. There are a large number of partition table repair tools and data recovery programs out there but usually one you have to pay for to see actual results.

    The alternative would be bringing the drive along with several blank dvds or a spare to a data recovery service and expect a nice tab there for the service. The first option of course can run upto $70-US for one of the better recovery programs while a few open source programs are found as well. Just be prepared to see files and folders renamed and numbered with some of those however like Data Recovery Doctor

    One program offers a free as well as option to buy you can look over at Partition Recovery Software for Fat & NTFS
    EaseUS is a more familiar program to many offering another free partition recovery program as well.

    Since the bad sector formed after the drive was OSed the partition table being corrupted will stall things to an extent while a repair tool may make it possible to get more from the drive. The problem is sometimes you may end up trying out several programs to see results especially if the drive is too far gone.
      My Computer


  3. Posts : 23
    Windows 8
       #92

    Nice Picture Brink!

    Hay Brink! Nice piece of writing. I want to know how do you get all this stuff!
    Last edited by Brink; 27 Dec 2012 at 05:13. Reason: merged
      My Computer


  4. Posts : 70,234
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       #93

    I get it through years of testing, and trial and error. :)
      My Computer


  5. Posts : 1
    windows home premium 64-bit
       #94

    Hello!

    This is my first post and I beg you to please forgive ignorance.

    I'm following Method Two from the first page. I complete Step 5 but, instead of getting the menu of choices of Step 6, it automatically jumps to a Startup Repair. This lasted for three days. This morning, I woke to find the screen had returned to that shown on Step 3.

    So, I clicked on 'Repair your computer' again and went through Step 5 again. However, just like the last time, a Startup Repair automatically started again. I can't seem to get to Step 6.

    Are there are any recommendations for what I should do now? Do I have any options? Will I have to wait another three days for this System Repair?

    Any help that anyone can offer me, I would be extremely grateful.

    Thank you.
      My Computer


  6. Posts : 70,234
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       #95

    Hello u23sjw, and welcome to Seven Forums.

    This is normal for it to automatically run a Startup Repair if an issue with startup has been detected in an attempt to try and fix it.

    Since it is in a Startup Repair loop, you might see if the tutorial below may be able to help.

    Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery

    Hope this helps, :)
    Shawn
      My Computer


  7. Posts : 1
    Windows 7
       #96

    No CD :/


    Well I down't have a Installation disk but I have an ISO of one in my documents folder in the broken computer. Can somebody show me how to use that if it's possible?
      My Computer


  8. Posts : 3,133
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP 1
       #97

    Tutorial search - Windows 7 Forums

    See if you can find some help in one of these tutorials.
      My Computer


  9. Posts : 70,234
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       #98

    Krafter said:
    Well I down't have a Installation disk but I have an ISO of one in my documents folder in the broken computer. Can somebody show me how to use that if it's possible?
    Hello Krafter, and welcome to Seven Forums.

    You could use the program in the tutorial below to create a bootable Windows 7 installation DVD or USB flash drive with your ISO file. You could then boot from the DVD/USB for the System Recovery Options.

    Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

    Hope this helps, :)
    Shawn
      My Computer


  10. Posts : 8,370
    W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
       #99

    It depends on what he meant by "broken computer"? He would likely need to transfer the iso onto another system in order to burn to disk or create a USB Install Key
      My Computer


 
Page 10 of 12 FirstFirst ... 89101112 LastLast

  Related Discussions
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:29.
Find Us