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PCMan increases file size dramatically on destination drive (data rescue attempt (win7 not booting after crash)

1TB hard drive does not fit onto 1TB external drive Over a week ago, my busy PC crashed whilst a number of applications were running. Since then, Windows has been suffering from dementia and ...
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Backup entire data and migrate

I have been given promotion in the office and hence given a new laptop. Now I have to move from my old system to the new laptop. I am currently working on many projects and have many dependencies ...
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My LapTop Internal Hard Drive is Not detecting

I am using HCL Leap top model Laptop. It is 5 years old one. The internal 160gb hard drive is not detected. I enquired nearby data recovery agents for data recovery and they informed me that head part ...
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How do I recover data off a laptop that has died? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recovering files from laptop with XP that won't boot Need to recover data from laptop before sending it in for repair My Samsung laptop running Windows Vista has ...
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Accessing laptop's hard drive when OS won't boot

What is the best way to access a laptop's hard drive to recover data (assuming there is still intact data) when the OS (Windows XP) won't boot? EDIT: I've tried booting from a disc, but that failed ...
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Laptop is not booting up (HP Pavilion dv6t-2000)

When i start my PC (HP Pavilion dv6t-2000, Win 7 Home Premium) it showed the message that there is some hardware-software failure and shown the error with error code as 0xc0000225.. Now it shows an ...
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How long will an unused hard drive store its memory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How much time until an unused hard drive loses its data? I have a broken laptop, and it's the motherboards fault that it can't turn its power on. The laptop has been ...
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Is it possible to transfer data from a damaged hard drive?

I have a Dell Inspiron 1720 with a damaged hard drive. I was wondering about a few things really. Is it possible to recover/transfer data from it at all? I assume it's only partially bad, ...
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Hard disk won't spin after minor laptop milk spill

A week ago I stupidly split a small quantity of milk on my laptop's keyboard. I followed common sense and now the laptop works... except the hard disk. Booting a Live-CD works, but the hard disk is ...
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I bought a new notebook with one partition and windows preinstalled. How do I create new partitions?

I have a 500GB hard disk. I want to split it up into a 200GB C and 300GB D rive. I want to put all my data on D partition so I can restore windows to C if some =thing goes wrong without losing any ...
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Laptop crashes when connecting to external harddisk

I recently had a problem with my laptop. when I booted up the machine, I would get a SMART failure error message and when I pressed F1 to continue, it would take a very long time to boot and it would ...
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Accidental deletion of HDD parition

I had installed Windows Xp on my Dell Inspiron 1525 which originally shipped with Windows Vista Home Premium, it started acting up a bit so I decided to shift back to windows vista. While deleting ...