recovery

Forum discussion tagged with recovery.
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    Question 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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    Question 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...
  3. SwissxPiplup

    Question 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...
  5. dr.strango

    Question 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...
  6. 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...
  7. pontusas

    Question 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...
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    Question 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...
  9. R.T.

    Question 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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    Question 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...
  11. Slimpar

    Question 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...
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    Question 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...
  13. using google in BSOD

    Question Are there any application in windows 10 that could recover file for free?

    i lost my files in my external hdd since my pc format it autommatically at startup saying that the hdd is broken (previously, i format it as an android usb. but the pc reformat it 3 days after the format). but, no app offer free recovery :(. anyone know at least one app compatible with windows...
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    [SOLVED] What to use to recover folder structure of formatted HDD

    I was trying to repair my win7 install earlier this week and because the HP recovery disks didnt bring up the option to do a repair install i went searching for an executable through the console. Unfortunately the one i found didn't bring up that option either and instead started by formatting...
  15. using google in BSOD

    Question windows 10 stuck in recovery (no safe mode or startup repair)

    it happened after my pc suddenly turn off by itself when playing games (because previously, i overclocked it and i think my psu shut the pc down). i've plugged in an installation media and after i selected "generic usb" in boot settings, it bring me to a blue screen with this message: Recovery...
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    Question Your system's firmware did not preserve the system memory map across the hibernate transition.

    In-Short: Booting up pc goes to a black screen with the below listed. "Your system's firmware did not preserve the system memory map across the hibernate transition. If you proceed with resume, your system could behave in an unexpected manner after resume completes. It is recommended that you...
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    Question Lenovo y700 boot loop

    Hi, I recently got a y700 laptop and all was going well until i decided to wack an ssd in it, how the bios on it was locked set up in a to not allow usb's to be boot from, which i needed to install windows on the new drive. So i pulled the back off, cleared the cmos but unplugging the battery...
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    Question After removing programs from HDD most of them were just gone

    Hello! So my friend was trying to clean his HDD a bit to make space. He was removing programs via the "Add or remove function" . And then suddenly most of the storage was gone except for the Steam folder and Fortnite which is pretty odd... Now it just shows that the disk uses has 921 GB...
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    Question VAIO´s assist bypass

    I bought an used VAIO MODEL pcg61a11u and after formating it's HDD with another pc I'm prompted with a "operating system not found" screen. I feel that the original owner changed the BIOS to legacy but I cant acces the BIOS anymore since the assist function no longer exists. what can I do...
  20. Question Hard Drive suddenly "unallocated", need to access files

    Greetings, In my computer i've a 1TB WD Black HDD with Windows 10 Pro x64 and a 2TB WD Blue HDD with Windows XP Professional x64. I use the 2TB as backup, and since for various reasons my main Windows 10 installation got screwed up not long ago, i had moved all the data to the 2TB drive. Today i...