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dell inspiron 1545 win 7 no os boot, please help


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#1 jeffro2014

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Posted 30 January 2016 - 08:04 PM

hi,
i have a dell inspiron 1545 win 7
i had no os boot problem,
ran check dsk
got os boot back.
ran windows up date ,
then no osboot all over again.
i tried unbutu
would not work,
error said monitor type unreconized
i ran a couple hirens programs, from usb stick
and i believed i corrupted the partitions
now i ran gparted and i get the following message
model ata toshiba mk2565gs
size 232 gb
path /dev/sda
partition table unreconized
heads 255
sectors/track 63
cylinders 30401
total sctors 488387168
sector size 512
i ran test disk quick test it found only dell utilities only
did not complete deeper scan.
i used wondershare live boot cd
fixed mbr, and boot sector
was unable to use any other tools on the cd
data recovery,etc did not work.
i am trying data recovery with gparted at the moment
and yes computer is so biffed up now,
i want to be able to get my files off harddrive if possible. dump on cds
i really suck at windows computers, i did enjoy the apple/texas instruments days
so i am asking for help.
thanks jeff



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Posted 02 February 2016 - 07:01 AM

I suspect that all that you've done to the system may make data recovery impossible (or too expensive)

 

If you still want to try, I would suggest trying the bootable recovery disk at http://www.runtime.org

They will scan your disk for free, but will want money to actually recover the data

 

If you don't want to pay, then just use the scan to see if you can recover stuff.

If it shows your data, then look around for free tools to attempt recovery (I can't help with that as I paid for the recovery software).

 

Once the data is saved (or you've given up), please start with these free hardware diagnostics:  http://www.carrona.org/hwdiag.html


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