recovery

Forum discussion tagged with recovery.
  1. SparkyTech934

    [SOLVED] Recovering Data From Offline Uncorrectable Sectors

    Hi All, I am running Windows Server 2019 Standard on my HP Z640 Workstation, and this morning I noticed that my machine had crashed/rebooted. Looking at the logs, it seems that it was a critical kernel-power error, so it must have been a temporary power outage or issue. per usual in these...
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    Question Windows 10 Reinstall Blank Blue Screen

    Hi all, Specs are: cpu - i5 3570k, graphics - 1070 ti, motherboard - asrock z77 pro3, RAM - 16gb of cosair vengeance To start I believe my motherboard is blown but I cannot figure this out. It is about 10 years old so it might just be that. Computer was running fine the night before yesterday...
  3. iamonkara

    Question Gigabyte TRX40 debug code F3

    BIOS won't POST at all. Specs: Gigabyte TRX40 Aorus Master rev1.1 mobo Threadripper 3970X 32 core Corsair 64GB 2x32 2x SAMSUNG 970 EVO Plus SSD 1TB, M.2 NVMe Issue: I normally don't power down my machine, I just suspend to RAM. But over this weekend I had powered down. And yesterday morning...
  4. bimbawzsvk

    [SOLVED] Win 10 typing results in invisible characters, cant login or recover

    Hi, I turned on my PC today and I cant login, only thing that happens is when I type it makes invisible characters. I tried to get into recovery mode, but it requires me to type in my password which I'm not able to do as typing only prompts invisible characters. What can I do to fix this please...
  5. Grabps

    Question Files totaly disappeared after copying them to external HDD

    Greetings Everyone! I have encountered a very inconvenient problem yesterday and I need your help. Scenario: There is a Lenovo T420 laptop with Windows 7 operating system on it and I wanted to install a Windows 10 instead. On the laptop there was around 32GB personal data - all included in...
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    [SOLVED] Seagate External Hard Drive not working - Tried to Troubleshoot - No Luck - Can you help?

    I have an external hard drive, Model # SDR00F1, from Seagate that I was using, and it suddenly stopped working. I transferred data to it and it went to the drive at a good rate (20 MB/sec). After a little bit, the drive started lagging and I couldn't open anything on the drive. I removed the...
  7. [SOLVED] Laptop Destroyed, SSD intact. How to recover data?

    My Dad dropped my laptop, resulting in the computer completely being snapped in two. I’m unsure how to recover the data, as I have no experience with SSD’s.
  8. [SOLVED] Windows not booting

    Tried all the basic stuff, let me run through whats going on. I have an 2tb nvme with windows. Wanted a clean installation, so I decided to first clone that nvme onto a HDD so I can boot from that if something goes wrong. Cloning the HDD worked, but it wasnt able to boot. Couldnt figure it out...
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    Question SSD Likely Failed - Recovery Options?

    Hello - I'm fairly confident my Boot SSD has failed. I don't know why. (It was powered off for 4 months, had worked without issue for years). I moved several times, finally re-assembled computer, it was recognized in BIOS and tried to boot into Win (got the Win logo, but it hanged...)...
  10. [SOLVED] Why multiple recovery partitions in my sony vaio laptop?

    I have just 240GB SSD. Why my laptop has 2 recovery partitions? I want more space so should I delete that 22.82GB partition? I have created recovery media in USB.Will I be able to Refresh(not reset,reinstalling windows without deleting personal files) my pc using external USB, if I delete that...
  11. KekoTheFox

    Question Windows 10 won’t boot - blue Recovery screen ?

    Note from moderator: Your screenshot has been removed as it contains the "F" word. Swear words are not permitted on these forums. Kindly remove the offending word if you wish to include screenshot. Hey, I’m pretty certain my windows installation is screwed but I’ll ask here anyways So...
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    Question How to obtain the HP Recovery Media for Pavilion g6-2202TX?

    Hey! I have an HP Pavilion g6-2202TX that keeps getting BSODs (Error Codes: IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL, PAGE FAULT IN NON PAGED AREA) on Windows 10. I tried resetting twice but I still get the BSODs and the booting screen has the Windows 10 logo instead of the HP logo. So I guess something has...
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    Question Failure to Boot “Windows 10 Error Code 0xc00000f”

    SYSTEM = HP Pavillion 590-p0100na Desktop OS = Windows 10 Home So I have just updated to the latest software patch and now my PC fails to boot with an error code “0xc00000f you’ll need to use recovery tools” So went into BiOS to boot 1st from USB drive and inserted by flash recovery drive...
  14. AngusMcFife

    [SOLVED] Windows recovery issue.

    Hi. Having a bizarre problem with my PC. Every time I boot up it takes me straight to recovery. That in itself is fine. The problem is the keyboard and mouse don't work. Tried switching the USB ports and restarting every time but nothing. Have used a ps/2 adaptor, nothing. Borrowed a ps/2...
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    Question Zip file password, please

    Hey guys I just tried to open an old file with some very important things in it, to the point I'm really depressed about it because i can't remember the password... Is there any way to get around it? I don't care how difficult..i just need to get into it. Any help would be really appreciated...
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    [SOLVED] Need help with finding an Ultra-ATA/100 2.5" adapter for FUJITSU MHT2030AT.

    I want to recover files from my old dead laptop but the hard drive has Ultra-ATA/100 2.5" disk interface and doesn't work with my current pc. What kind of adapter should i buy? Picture of pins; View: https://imgur.com/a/94oyg4K
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    Question Windows will not boot

    Right then, About two weeks ago I bought a new Motherboard, CPU, Fan, memory and a WLAN PCIe card. These were to be placed into a four years old PC. The power supply and SSDs were replaced about two years ago. All went well except for the WLAN card. It simply wouldn't work. Finally got...
  18. georouv

    [SOLVED] Is it possible to be recovered?

    After a format of my hdd , i tried to recover my data in the same hdd, and i could not find them so i deleted them again? But i stopped using it.Is it possible the recovered data with those names file0001,file0002 etc contain the files i want? It was mostly videos.And the hdd was full so it...
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    [SOLVED] 0x80042453 error when installing windows

    Hello there , While I was working with my laptop , It suddenly turned off then I tried to turn it on , I realize that windows cannot be loaded and it keeps saying "no boot sector on internal hard drive" , I tried to install windows but it was unsuccessful at selecting and making new partition ...
  20. MentalParadox

    [SOLVED] Trying to salvage data with EaseUS but it's stuck at 20% ?

    Okay, so I have this fairly old 1,5 TB Lacie drive from 2013. Last week, it started giving me an error when trying to explore the drive. The few times it does let me in, it's EXTREMELY slow when opening folders and files (if it works at all) and causes regular Explorer crashes. So yeah, a dying...
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    Question How to cancel or revert factory reset process on synology DS216Play?

    Hi everyone, I choosed to reinstall DSM 7.0 because of issues what I experienced, so I went into control panel and choosed the factory reset option, with erase all data. Now I changed my mind, because on the two 2TB hdd there could be some files, what I need though. I look over the internet for...
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    Question 4TB WD hard disk activity light always on, partitions visible but cannot mount, no matter the OS or port (USB/SATA) ?

    Hi, been using computers for over 20 years, first time this happens to me and I'm at a loss here, so I hope somebody has new ideas for me to try :-/ 4TB Western Digital Blue hard disk (SATA) only 15 months old. Last year, I upgraded from a 3TB WD Blue (approx. 4 years old, never had an issue...
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    [SOLVED] Canceled Acronis True Image Recovery caused system failure

    Windows 10 totally bricked my pc. Even worse, when i ran an acronis true image recovery (not in Windows 10) i cancelled the operation to validate my selection, only to cause system failure. Now in BIOS/UEFI my C Drive (NVMe) is not listed as a Boot option, and the drive that is listed under...
  24. Jdear

    Question Windows installed but freezes during boot or at desktop ?

    Hi there all, over the past few days I have experienced difficulty with my system, it boots into windows, although at an odd resolution , (no safe mode) And typically freezes a few seconds after boot and when opening apps, half the time I boot into an infinite “watchdog clock timeout” screen or...
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    Question failed restore with EaseUS Backup

    I am using the free edition of EaseUS ToDo Backup and run into problems with restoring in a specific situation. I was doing regular full backups of a Win7 system partition, located on Disk 1 (not sure if it matters, but when I installed Win 7 a long time ago, I forced Windows to use that...
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    [SOLVED] how to recover deleted file that has been overwritten?

    hello, i accidentally delete videos that i make and its very important. i tought it was gonna go to recycle bin but its not! i think because of the size is 40+gb? and i already use easeus, recuva, diskdrill and no result. i think its been overwritten. i cant use system restore because of the...
  27. Noobugandu

    [SOLVED] I have a simple question. Can shift deleted videos be restored on a laptop?

    Many months back. I deleted a bunch of videos in a folder deep inside my laptop. I no longer remember the folder. Can these videos be restored, maybe using a software? It doesn't have to be good quality. As long as I can see the filenames, I'm ok. But if it is fully recoverable that would be great.
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    Question SSD Intenso 256 gb not recognize - SATAFIRM S11

    Hi, I own an intenso 256 gb 2,5 SSD. it is not recognized from pc and appear like SATAFIRM S11. Is there a tool to repair firmware phison ps3111-s11 and recovery all data? Thank you very mouch.
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    [SOLVED] Recovering Data Off Old Boot Drive After Installing Windows On New NVME

    So, here's the deal. I made this post about trying to boot off of my old drive and trying to keep the original configuration. The original post can be found here: https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/upgrading-components-and-trying-to-book-off-old-boot-drive.3652495/ My new question is...
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    [SOLVED] Your PC/Device needs to be repaired 0xc000000f

    Hi, so first of all i am a complete noob on pc stuff. I recently finished building my new PC and i installed Windows on my HDD instead of my SSD. After talking to a friend i wanted to have my Windows on my SDD instead so i installed it on my SSD without unplugging my HDD. After, I wanted to...
  31. SwissxPiplup

    [SOLVED] Can I Install A Fresh Copy of Windows 10 on a Partition?

    Hi there, I'm looking to reset my Windows PC back to factory defaults but I don't actually have a recovery partition, the solution I've found was to install windows only a memory stick and reset the PC using that. Without using a memory stick, would it be possible to create a partition and...
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    Question Not Factory partition fail recovery

    MSI GL73 8rd Laptop, Samsung evo 970 installed replacing a single HDD(1TB drive split into 2, showing 558g in C & 349 in Data) I used Samsung data migration tool. It worked and will boot no problem. It wont let me make any form of recovery, reset or allow me do a fresh windows install...
  33. dr.strango

    [SOLVED] Need Help to Recover my data from my External HDD

    Hey All, I happened to buy an External Hard Drive(Transcend 1TB USB 3.1 Gen 1 StoreJet 25M3S SJ25M3S Rugged External Hard Drive) from a local dealer a year back. I have not used that drive that much, sparsely 10-15 times till date. I just used it to backup my photos and stuffs from my phone in...
  34. rank1337

    Question Is it possible to recover data from this drive?

    I used this drive about a year ago, and I shut off my pc because it was running slow, so I went to sleep. I woke up and it took minutes to boot into windows, which is irregular because I run a 7th gen intel chip and a NVME m.2 boot drive. this one terabyte drive was missing, and I now want to...
  35. pontusas

    [SOLVED] How can I do a backup and try to restore data from an external hard drive that has been used on a smart TV?

    I connected a hard drive to a smart TV some years ago. The TV broke and is now gone. I really want to access the files on the disk, but the TV formatted the content so that as soon as I plug it in my computer, I am asked to format it. Is there any way to do a backup of the content as it is, and...
  36. S

    [SOLVED] help my partition is lost after accidentally deleted and merged!

    hello guys i have a 1TB HDD and it has 2 partitions of 310GB and 1 partition of 200GB. since i had about 100GB unallocated space left, i wanted to extend them evenly across the partitions and with the 200GB partition it went smoothly using Windows disk management utility. i run my OS on an SSD...
  37. R.T.

    [SOLVED] Get Windows 7 from HP Recovery

    Hey guys, I got 5 recovery discs from my old HP PC that came with Win 7. So I now want to install Win 7 as a 2nd OS on my custom build computer, however, obviously, the recovery only works with my HP. So this is my question: How do I simply install Windows 7 from the HP recovery disks, without...
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    [SOLVED] Trying to reclaim Windows 10 Pro

    Is there a way to recover my former version of Windows 10 Pro? My problem started with me deleting some files Nvidia cache files to fix a completely different problem, the days following I started experiencing some freezing and computer crashes resulting in blue screen errors. Tried to fix those...
  39. Slimpar

    [SOLVED] Locked out of windows 10 (organization account)

    I've been using a student version of windows 10 on my home pc because it was offered for free by my university. I asked them multiple times if I would still have access to it after graduating, and they all said yes. Lo and behold when I try to log in now I get a message "you can not log in with...
  40. N

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 stuck booting after windows logo

    Hi everyone! I’m struggling with a huge issue: I have Windows 10 installed on a 500GB SSD, and apparently I screwed something up while messing with partitions and switching hard drives around (among other things) while building a second rig from spare parts. The actual issue I’m facing is that...