Computer Problem Question

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  1. Sammo

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    Hard Drive Problem Question

    Hello everyone,

    I was downloading some items overnight and I woke this morning to find that my computer had rebooted and that it was not detecting the boot partition or drive. In fact, it appears that it still hasn't been able to detect the boot partition, but the drive is still there?

    Is there anyone who could recommend some software that I could use to run a diagnostic on the situation? Like fdisk or whatever? Please help, I am running a copy of Ubuntu Live right now...:hs:
     
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    What version of Windows? What exact error do you get when the machine boots?

    You can boot to the Windows recovery console and run bootcfg /rebuild to try and rebuild the boot.ini file.

    All the info on the recovery console is here:

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314058

    Are you able to put the drive in another machine to verify the data is still on the drive?
     
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    I don't even think it goes past the BIOS to boot Windows, but I will try that thanks

    I haven't been able to move the drive yet either
     
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    when I used the Windows Repair Module, it detected my C drive not my old C drive partition I had Windows on, but my G drive partition I have movies and TV on

    doesn't even see it :(
     

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