HDD partition doesn't respond

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by deniz, Oct 24, 2013.

  1. deniz

    deniz MDL Novice

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    Hello,

    I was updating my Windows 7 via Windows update, there was many updates. It took long time, at the end of update, I saw a blue screen. Then my laptop stopped working, I can't boot.. I tested my laptop with a new HDD it works perfectly.

    I installed my old HDD in a desktop PC to recover data, but it doesn't allow me to enter Driver E: (partition 1: Windows 7), Driver F: works OK.

    See image 1, The HDD is Disk 1 289.09GB
    Disk 1: Drive E: doesn't work.
    Disk 1: Driver F: works OK.
    manage_hdd.png

    See image 2, Local disk E: doesn't have any value. I can't click it, I can't click on properties.
    win8computer.png


    Please help!
     
  2. MrMagic

    MrMagic MDL Guru

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    Partition E is RAW format, you need a Data recovery program to recover your data, save it to another drive or partition, and then delete that RAW partition (E drive) and create a new primary partition again then format

    Windows can not read RAW - Data recovery can
     
  3. deniz

    deniz MDL Novice

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    Thanks for your answer. Which data recovery program is best to fix it?
     
  4. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    i use findandmount in these cases with great success.
    but others work too like partition recovery wizard ( in hirensbootcd.org )
     
  5. deniz

    deniz MDL Novice

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    What I did:

    - Installed testdisk 6.14 Windows version.
    - Copied important files in the HDD
    - Deleted all partitions
    - Re-created one partition
    - Full formatted HDD

    Thanks everyone!
     
  6. MrMagic

    MrMagic MDL Guru

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    Sorry missed your reply about the recovery program, please you got it fixed :)

    I like EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard