Any software to recover corrupted hard drive?
Everyone knows any freeware recovery of good data to my external hard drive?
Because he always wants me to format it before using my HDD is maybe damaged. I have never fallen or damaged. Simply use it as usual.
Yes, there is a good data recovery freeware which could recover all my content back?
Thanks for your help!
Thanks for posting your question in the Microsoft Community.
I suggest you to contact the manufacturer of external hard drive to recover data.
You can also use your favorite search engine for any third party recovery software to recover data from your external hard drive.
Warning: Using third-party software, including hardware drivers can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from starting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the use of third-party software can be solved. Software using third party is at your own risk.
I hope that the information above helps you.
I did an analysis of the utility disk system and returned with a corrupted hard drive that needs to be repaired. As well as a Code of 8. What does that mean? Do I need a new hard drive? Or can it be fixed?
see this article and proceed according to Apple.
It is also strongly recommended that you back up the disk as soon as POSSIBLE if you do not want to replace.
"If the corrupted hard drive will be the OS can be installed again"
If the hard drive has minimal corruption in localized areas, you can reinstall Windows. You will need to reformat the hard drive, however. When you get to step in the installation process where it formats the hard drive, do not choose "quick" format On the contrary, let him do a full format.
Any suggestions to clean the hard drive of personal data, so that I can give my laptop without security concerns?
Richard's suggestion is about as extreme as you can get. Of course, it works very well and the data is not recoverable, but unless you have State secrets then it might be a little overkill. It is the only way to be sure that the data is destroyed, but 100%!There are programs such as (Darin of Boot and Nuke) DBAN or KillDisk which can erase the disc at the point where it would take massive resources (money, time and material) to retrieve all the data. Then, a new installation or Windows recovery would be needed. But you don't have to replace the hard drive. It is effective even against the pirates experienced more than 99.9%.
The hard drive on my Asus Q500a is bad (he had checked the repairman). They told me that I could replace it (it will just keep failing until at last it dies just) but I have to re - install the operating system. The laptop comes with Windows 7 and I upgraded to 8 when it came out (I think). I don't have a recovery disk.
How can I replace the corrupted hard drive and re-install the operating system?
If I need to buy Windows 8, where can I find?
Would it not easier that I left the repair shop handle it?
Thank you in advance.
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According to the description, I understand that the problem with you want to reinstall the operating system after replacing the hard drive corrupted on the system.
Certainly, I understand your concern and will try my best to help you.
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With the Adobe products purchased, I know that it is advisable to install the software on your internal hard drive due to various registry files. I'm exhausted on hard disk space and wanted to know if these cloud applications would go with less problems than before out of a drive hard usb 2.0? I am running Windows 7. Thank you!
You can customize the installation location to use your external hard drive. There will still be shared resources, installed on your main drive of Windows however. Is there anything else that can be removed from your internal hard drive as well as trying to customize the installation location?
I bought a new hard drive to add extra space since my first hard disk is only 60 GB. I bought a Samsung HD161HJ with 160 GB. As well my original and new hard drive is SATA hard drives. I hooked it up and everything worked well for about a week. Then, I woke up to find a message saying that my Samsung HD player has been altered and I had to restart my computer.
When I restarted the computer, the windows loading screen came on but then the black screen and nothing would happen. I've decided to disable my SATA slot for the new disc corrupted in the system configuration, and then when I booted up everything was back to normal. However, I want to have two drives connected and be able to boot windows to use special software for corrupted hard disks and try and solve the problem. But every time I turn on the SATA slot for my new hard drive windows does not start.
I know that the SATA drives need riders to determine the master and the slave. So what is the cause of problems with me start windows with a secondary corrupt drive? My main drive includes all the data necessary to start. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Please check with the Experts in the Forums of XP, it comes to the Vista Forums.
Answers - XP Forums
If you can try to borrow a disk since you only intend to test and should install with no internet connection
access. And since its XP, you can use your own product Code.
You had set them up properly when they were working. Something has happened since then, such
like a drive failure.
I hope this helps.
Rob Brown - MS MVP - Windows Desktop Experience: Bike - Mark Twain said it right.
I have a Tecra M5 laptop and have replaced the hard drive twice as the data on the drive seem to corrupt itself - and the second time after a month.
Note, I've been using brand new discs hard too.
The only thing I can think that there is a problem with the hardware, but I was wondering if anyone had any other ideas that the laptop is out of warranty.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
The laptop can not damage the HARD drive!
The HARD drive can cause damage, for example, because of the high stress of use
But if the HARD drive is recognized by the BIOS, and if it of possible to install the operating system and then the disc is ok and that only the data seems a shame.
This can happen still and so is advisable to back up the files and important data on a second partition, HARD drive or disk.
If your have a larger HARD drive, and then create partitions. In addition you should defragment the simple scores from time to time.
I intend to upgrade the HD in my macbook pro (non-retine) mid-2012. I've got el capitan, MS office and Adobe CS installed. What I have to do something for the MS & Adobe software before I update. I don't want to lose my licenses for this software when I update the hard drive. Any help much appreciated.
Depending on the version of Adobe CS, you can disable your copy before you proceed with the migration.
Other than using a hard drive in XP as a slave in a computer 64 bit Vista, how can I recover the files in the drive XP given that the motherboard of the computer broken XP?
You can retrieve any information on the disk hard until you connect it to a mother's work. So, if you have a Vista computer, the option to connect as a slave is easier to achieve your goal.
Hi all, this weekend I plan to spend my hard drive to a new computer. My old computer is a MacPro1, 1 OS 10.7.5 performer who quickly loses supported. I bought a MacPro5, 1 on ebay and will move to OS Yosemite.
Both computers are back to HDD same size and both use SATA drives. My strategy is to disable all of my Adobe software on my old computer, and then move the hard drive with all the applications and files intact on the new computer and reactivate my Adobe applications.
In addition to creative cloud, I have clients who prefer their files in CS5 or CS6.
Seem, it should work? Any tips?
The procedure below should help solve the problem permanently:
1 - Check if you have installed browser security extensions, please disable them. (For example: AD BLOCK, Advisor to Mcafee website, toolbar of internet security etc.)
2. also to disable the firewall on your machine see, all-off http://windows.microsoft.com/en-in/windows/turn-windows-firewall-on-off#turn-windows-firew = windows 7OS X: on the application - Apple Support firewall
3 turn off the firewall of the security program installed on the computer Internet.
4. because you have a Mac machine so please check and confirm that your goal keeper of Mac is set to allow installs anywhere:
To do this, go to the Apple icon > system preferences > Security & Privacy > General > allow downloaded from anywhere applications (to make these changes click the padlock in the lower left corner and enter your Mac password)
These changes are temporary, you can restore these back to normal ulterieure.* *.
5. after the launch of your desktop application cloud creative of your machine, if it works fine, then start the installation of Illustrator.
If the creative cloud desktop application does not work, then please uninstall the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop application and after that follow the steps below:
1-force Quit the sub process in the same sequence as shown below from Activity Monitor: see,use the monitor activity on your Mac - Apple Support
- Creative cloud
- Basic timing & sync to basic support
- CC library & process CCX
- Adobe Common Desktop
- Adobe update daemon
- Broker CIB Adobe
- After that, everything that said adobe on it do a force quit for her
2-go to: Finder > Applications > utilities > (delete these two folders - creative cloud Adobe and Adobe Application Manager)
3 - right click on the Finder icon, then select the "Go-To" folder.
4. you will get a text box, type in the following command and then press 'return '. ("Not to be missed ~ symbol")
~/Library (It will open the folder of the user's library.)
5. browse to the Application Support > Adobe > trash folder OOBE and AAM Updater folder so
6. new > right click the Finder icon and select the 'Go-To' folder option > you will get a text box, type in the following command and then press the 'return '.
/ library (It will open the library system folder.)
7. browse to the Application Support > Adobe > OOBE trash, Manager of Adobe applications andAdobe common Office
8. after that, rename the SL-STORE like SL-STORE_OLD
Adobe 9 - run cleaning tool > if present select "Adobe Application Manager for Mac OS X 10.6 ' and then click on"Clean up selected. " Use of the Adobe Creative Cloud cleaning tool to solve installation problems
10 - click on the link for: Download Adobe Creative Cloud apps | Adobe Creative Cloud free trial
Let us know if this helps, waiting for your response.
I have a Satellite L300D-11V I'm looking for someone who would not go further that a screen blank after windows start logo, and also when you run Startup Repair he would get at this stage even too. Now pressed 0 while starting would not bring to the top of recovery, only an option for Windows Vista.
With the help of some high end diagnostic software I have diagnosed that the hard drive has several physical defects that could well be the reason for this purpose the reader is better off being replaced. However, because of the mistakes, I am unable to create images of the player via Acronis or similar.
Buying a new drive no problem, but the person never did no recovery media so it appears I have to buy a Toshiba recovery.
There is no Windows key on the case anywhere either.
If I had to buy a Toshiba Recovery, it would be important that I have no Windows key on the presumption that the recovery would be an already activated installation of Vista for laptop?
> If I buy a Toshiba Recovery, it would be important to have no Windows key on the presumption that the recovery would be an already activated installation of Vista for laptop?
In this situation best way to solve this is to swap HARD drive, restore disk original order of Toshiba and install Recovery designed for this model laptop image.
Recovery image should not be enabled. After the installation, it will be activated automatically if you n t need product key of Microsoft for activation.
Original recovery disk can be ordered on https://backupmedia.toshiba.eu/landing.aspx
By the way: Win7 32 bit works quite well on this laptop model then perhaps you should install has the version of Win7. Of course if you do this, you need legal product key.
Anyway it has nothing to do with Microsoft sticker placed on Toshiba laptops. This key cannot be used for activation anyway.
So I recently had a hard drive replaced in my parents computer, because the old one failed. Geek Squad has been able to get the data out of the old and said that they install a new using a recovery on the old disk partition. (It was a HP 110-194 Office that we bought in December 2013 btw). When I went to pick it up, it was filled with acer software and a background of acer instead of HP. Why would this happen? Geek Squad claims they used what was on the drive hard and nothing else, and that HP has Acer that is why he was there. I can't check myself, however. Is this true? Why the Acer software on an HP computer?
JFiorendino, welcome to the forum.
I don't think that HP is owner of Acer. Looks like you found a evasive Geek Squad. If they used a partition on a hard disk HP HP programs are only needed on this subject.
Here is a guide to help you order the system recovery disks, if you don't have them.
Please click on the Thumbs up button '+' if I helped you and click on "Accept as Solution" If your problem is resolved.
My hard drive crashed while I have to reinstall my operating system and the software pre-installed on a new hard drive. I have no recovery disks. What should I do?
Marcel, welcome to the forum.
Here's a guide to help order you HP system recovery discs if they are still available. If this isn't the case, you will need to purchase a full copy of the operating system.
Please click on the Thumbs up button '+' if I helped you and click on "Accept as Solution" If your problem is resolved.
I recently got a virus on my laptop which made all the files and folders hidden and says that my hard drive is damaged. I managed to get rid of the virus, but all my files are always hidden. I went to my computer and made sure all the hidden files are visible. This fixed the problem a bit. My main problem now is that all my files and folders are slightly transparent. It's a more of a nuisance than a real problem. I downloaded a program that would allow me to change each file in groups, but it would take an extremely long time to go by a record throughout my entire computer. I was wondering if there is any means possible to put all my files and folders hidden not Hidden to get rid of their transparency.
Thanks for any help you can give.
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