recovery

Forum discussion tagged with recovery.
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    Question Formatted Drive Recovery Software

    What's up folks. So very long story short I had to format my C: drive where Windows 10 was installed as the OS became corrupted and I tried literally everything to repair it with no success. Needless to say there were a lot of pictures, documents etc. on that drive that I'd prefer to get back...
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    [SOLVED] Unable to boot windows to new ssd

    I own a Lenovo Flex5 with Windows 10. Recently my SSD crashed. On starting the system it started showing boot media not found error and in bios page it showed that hard disk is not recognised. I have a one drive backup for all the data so I'm not much concerned with that part of it. I ordered a...
  3. deity999

    Question [Help] Bios recovery for Asus laptop

    Hello! It has past a few months until I decided to downgrade my laptop's bios, an ASUS X555QG, more specifically, with an AMD A10 APU. It seemed it went correctly, but when I tried to turn it on, I realized that it never boots. It's symptoms are these ones: It turns on with all the fans...
  4. foul.creature.

    Question I need advice on recovering an external hard drive? please read!

    About half a year ago I realized that my external hard-drive that I bought on amazon was malfunctioning, I had noticed there was a connection problem even before that, it would connect and disconnect rapidly sometimes, but I didn't think much of it cause my files were still there. then 1 day I...
  5. Leonniar

    [SOLVED] Battery Dead Android Data Recovery

    Hello guys . So recently my phone (Xiaomi redmi note 5A Prime) fell into a pool of water . After letting it dry the device could turn on but was completely unresponsive . A day later the device was completely dead . i opened it up and show that the battery was in terrible shape with bumps and...
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    Question Does bit locker always ask for recovery key when connected via USB?

    Hi, I have a laptop with bit locker encryption. I replaced my hard with another non encrypted hard disk and installed fresh windows on it. Now when plug my encrypted drive via usb3 and tries to bot via it.... bit locker asks for recovery key which i can provide and boot from it. My questions...
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    Question Extract Only Files List of Bad Sectored Hard Drive

    Hi Community, My hard drive got bad sector and failed to load , Here's My question about it that describes the issue : https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/hdd-got-bad-sectors-and-i-cant-backup-my-data.3494513/ I decided to take the hard to Recovery Center and I spent 300$ to get my data...
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    Question Questions about my formatted external harddrive

    Here's the story: i wanted to turn a small partition of my external harddrive into a recovery disk or something, can't remember what it was exactly. it was some backup function in windows, that's all i remember. But instead caused the harddrive to be formatted, losing all my files and being...
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    Question Raid Recovery for my NAS drives

    Hi Guys, I've been using freeraidrecovery software on my personal broken NAS storage hard drive. I manage to get the correct raid configuration on the first scanning but due to forgeting to insert another extra 4tb drive i need to redo. On the second scanning, physicaldrive0 somehow broken...
  10. NightHawkRMX

    Question Good free way to backup data onto a nas.

    Hello, I just got my NAS complete and hopefully will run for more than a day before going offline like last time. Specs: Intel Pentium N3530 Quad Core 8gb DDR3 HP S700 120GB SATA III SSD set as Windows Storage share because I couldn't figure out how to make it a cache drive for the HDD. Seagate...
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    Question Hard disk reader scratching the disk!

    Hi. My external hard drive wasn't working, so I looked online and followed a very suspicious tutorial, openned it and the disk had some marks, like if the reader head was "scratching" the surface. I cleaned it with isopropyl alcohol 99,8% pure, closed it and tried again, but the sound was still...
  12. [SOLVED] Asus TUF fx504G Won't boot without the recovery partition?

    Hey there, My friend has an Asus TUF fx504G laptop. We recently bought a new SSD and installed it as his main windows drive. We nuked the internal 1TB that came with the system and left it in as a secondary storage and Windows 10 installed on the new SSD without issue. The problem we're having...
  13. ozzy_7

    [SOLVED] I think I just bricked my netbook...

    Ok, I really fudged up this time. I was attempting to downgrade from Windows 10 Professional to Windows 7 Ultimate on my Acer TravelMate B-115M. I'd done it several times before on different PCs, laptops and netbooks. I wanted to do as fresh and clean of an install I could do, so I chose...
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    Question HDD Got Bad Sectors and I can't backup my data

    Hi everybody , I need emergency helps I have a HDD [ Seagate Barracuda 2TB Internal ] and it contains all of my hard works in last 5 years results and resources. yesterday morning it went slow and was freezing when I was trying to copy some data and when I restarted computer I faced S.M.A.R.T...
  15. Noogai22

    Question Transferring HDD data without having it installed in my PC.

    I have a HDD from my old computer that I'd like to recover the data from. However, my new machine is already built and all the slots have been filled and the wiring tucked behind some parts of the tower. My question is: Is there a way to recover all the data still on my old HDD without having to...
  16. Question Fried SSD Circuitry: Worth it to RMA or salvage?

    Hi all: Yes, it happened. I learned the hard way. After plugging in a power supply cable from another manufacturer and connecting my SSD, the drive fried. With a round of investigation, it looks like all of the voltages were moved around. Here are the two configs: The unfortunate part is the...
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    [SOLVED] File Recovery After Failed OneDrive Backup

    Hi there, I was attempting to perform a clean install of Windows 10 on a family member's computer, something I've done easily in the past. I was making sure to backup on the local files, using the family member's OneDrive account. Unfortunately, I didn't check to make sure the files backed up...
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    Question Perfectly normal PC extremely slow after factory reset

    Hello everyone. I dont know if Windows 10 forum is the right choice, but I still dont know what is causing my problem. It is most likely something software because it happened 3 times in 3 different PCs. So here is the description I needed to delete all stuff from three all-in-one PCs Lenovo...
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    Question Windows 7 recovery issues.

    Alright, trying to install windows 7 on ssd, previous installation corrupted on hdd. Hdd boot into startup recovery but it does no good. I've manaus to explore the files trough there, and tried to startup the setup.exe, but it says 'The subsystem needed to support the image type is not present.'...
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    Question How to recover partition path

    I accidentally deleted path of a partition and unable to recover now