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04-25-2012 01:06 AM
I bought a new Hp povilion g6 after divided its c drive in to two drive by win7 drive manage, when i restarted my laptop this is the error:
I have no disk backup
please help me to solve this problem....
i just used it for 2 days
04-26-2012 07:27 AM
Your partition went bad on you and you corrupted the index of the drive. Did you install a new Windows 7 right over the top of the old drive? If so, not good. Stop using the drive. Files from the old installation can likely be recovered but it is not going to be easy. Post back if you want more help.
04-26-2012 07:52 AM
yes i installed a new win7 on c drive, but in start up comes 2 win7 selecting options one is the new and one is the old when click on new win7 will start but when click on old one the error will be showed
can i edit bcd boot?
04-26-2012 08:24 AM
You already did by reinstalling Windows 7 over the top. Now the boot.ini points to two different Windows installations. You can modify it with a text editor to remove reference to the old installation. Can you access the data files from the old installation? They may still be there depending on how you did the second install. I would have done a chkdsk on the drive and a fixboot before a full reinstall of the OS.
04-26-2012 12:32 PM - edited 04-26-2012 12:46 PM
What you want to do is go into the disk management tool (computer-right click-select manage-disk management) and change the properties of the recovery partition to active. Then the system will boot from the recovery partition and you should be able to do a factory restore if that is what you want to do. It would wipe everything off the drive. if you can copy the boot.ini file text here we might also be able to tell you how to modify it to boot from the recovery partition but I am afraid it will get stuck like that. I am also a little concerned that the drive has gotten so messed up it will not even take a factory restore. If it were my laptop I would completely nuke the drive and do a clean install of Windows 7 after recovering and separately storing any files I could get off the drive, but that is me.
The old files would be on the C: drive perhaps under another user name or even in a windows.old folder at the root of the drive
04-27-2012 12:12 AM - edited 04-27-2012 12:29 AM
I want to recover to factory default. i have no personal file on the laptop. i checked disk-management the recovery drive is healthy and active you can see the pic:
I am tring to find boot.ini and open it with a text editor .......
04-27-2012 11:33 AM
As you see in the pic i did right click on F but Reactivate option isn't selectable, Also i did right click on partition name but it is the same as you see in the pic.