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Fixing (C:) Stage 1: 45% (304385 of 672768); Total: 16%; ETA; 9:15:09

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Hi, My computer will not boot regularly, I have tried the ISO File method, I have even tried to factory reset it and it wont, I’ve tried every method, at this point I dont even know if my data is still on my PC, Like I stated from the beginning, It keeps booting into a “Self Repair/Auto Repair” mode, that I cant seem to shake, and at the bottom of the screen it reads,


“ Fixing (C:) Stage 1: 45% (304385 of 672768); Total: 16%; ETA; 9:15:09 ”

I really need this computer and this is not helping one bit, I hope you all may be able to help me.

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@bre0ns 

That error message means the Windows file system has become corrupted and the most common cause of that is a failing drive.

 

All you will be able to recover at best from the drive is personal data. You will not be able to recover settings, website information (including user accounts and passwords) or applications.

Your best bet for recovering data now is to do the following:
1) Remove the disk drive from the old PC. If this is a SATA hard drive or a SATA SSD, this is a simple thing to do. If this is an m.2 SSD, that could be either screwed to the motherboard or soldered to the motherboard. If the second, you would need to have a techician remove it for you, or you risk seriously damaging the PC doing it yourself.
2) If you have a desktop PC with a spare hard drive connector, then connect the old drive to that. If the old drive is a SATA drive, connect both the power cable and the data cable. (This adapter is illustrated below) If the old drive is an m.2 SSD, you will need a USB-to-mSATA cable.
USB-Drive-Adapter.jpg
3) Try to retrieve the files and folders you want to save from the old drive and copy them to the new PC.

If this does not work, then you need to do the following:
1) Download and install this utility on a working PC http://www.majorgeeks.com/news/story/recover_data_in_3_steps_with_minitool_power_data_recovery_free_...
2) Run the data recovery utility to see what can be retrieved from the old drive.

If that tool does not find what you need, an alternative is Recuva http://www.piriform.com/recuva

And, if that does not work well, the best tool out there is this one, but only the demo version is free https://www.runtime.org/data-recovery-software.htm



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