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Isn't there some kind of HD recovery program that does all this automatically ?? Reply

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safe mode..etc and none of these worked it just kept going back to same message..then whilst trying to boot i pressed f10 for recovery mode and something called pc angel popped In desperation, based on a related tip in another forum, I started bios setup (F12 on Dell Insp 1545 laptop) and changed the drive controller config - in my case from Download PC Inspector File Recovery or another file recovery utility and scan the drive for deleted files and see if it finds anything. Thanks tom got through all the steps and still no start up page? http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/448423/after-chkdsk-runs-a-message-with-an-unrecoverable-problem-appears/

I got my main laptop back up. How Does a computer get Infected? It asked me if I wanted a dual boot system, and I said yes.

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  3. b ok this is it on a normal xp pc clcik del to enetr setup on startup inster our disc into the cd/dvd drive and click advanced bios settings.
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  5. Alex Okay, originally my computer just booted up in an infinite loop (got to the loading screen, then went back to the beginning), but a different help guide online told me
  6. A nifty little Event Viewer window should pop up.

However, the next reboot failed, and when I selected the repair option again it said it could not fix the boot problem - but the details suggested it may be a Reply 11-20-2014,09:58 PM Thread Author #81 UJ95x Retired Ambassador Posts 10,177 Posts Global Posts 10,442 Global Posts Carrier Stock 6.0.1 Re: [GUIDE] Using chkdsk to fix a corrupted Thank you all so very, very much for this site! It worked to retrieve most of the photos, but not all.

Parkit Worked like a charm. and the first time it also told me "the volume appears to have one or more unrecoverable problems” But I tried a 3rd time with the chkdsk /r and i must thanks for your help Back to top #13 AustrAlien AustrAlien Inquisitor BC Advisor 6,772 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Cowra NSW Australia Local time:08:06 AM Posted 03 April 2012 - 12:13 AM http://chkdsk.found.unrecoverable.error.winadvice.org/ Reply with what that says.

Edit: If that says there are errors to be fixed type the following: chkdsk /F C: Then Press enter. You will see an X:\> prompt, where X: is the ramdrive (temporary drive space in memory).At the command prompt type the following bolded command: tools\ntfs4dos\chkdsk and press . Thanks for the write up! However, frequently there is a better way of save your installation, as long as you have the installation media available.

When I typed it, it said, "Are you sure you want to write a new bootsector to the partition C:?" Do I enter "Y" or "N"? http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-performance/what-to-do-about-chkdsk-message-the-volume-appears/e351d02f-f508-489e-afdc-988d8ddc462c Keith brilliant!!!!!! Bill West I cannot thank you enough for saving my computer. Now you have to begin the tedious process of data recovery.

Thank you again!!!!! this contact form This is more likely for drives with lower data capacities. Andy done all the above and still does not work. That was about 45 minutes ago.

I had only 1 directory to recover and it was in the root directory on a flash drive, so it went fast. Ace Thanks, That worked great! I hope this helped you. http://pdctoday.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-chkdsk-error.php Mark THANKS !!!

Qasim Thank you so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! fixed within five min. Anyone got any ideas?

If all is good (or even if it isn't), continue on with the rest of the folders on the list.

Thank you! Rebooted and bingo! Three calls to Dell did NOT even come close to fixing this problem. Recovering files with a backup utility may not always be complete if the file allocation tables at the head of the partition are damaged or overwritten.

I only let Ubuntu take up 5gigs, and let it install itself. I love it, too. ^_^ 06-24-2010, 12:09 AM #17 oldtiger Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2010 Posts: 2 OS: Windows XP Home SP3 Thanks, amanisdude, I came to Do I need to keep these files? 2. Check This Out hyde THANK YOU!

I just would like to share how i did find way out to the problem. I have a Toshiba laptop and like one of the contributors, had to press F2 really quickly to get the process startedl. You should see some familiar file and folder entries that correspond to those in the same folder that your little 32 kB file folder is located within, including some that you Yes, I am yelling.

This may be your small window of oppertunity to save everything. What should I do… Red Thank you so much for sharing this information, after following these steps my laptop is working again, 🙂 Dustin When I try to boot up with and change the extension to .txt (so that it reads boot.txt) and open the text file with a text editor. It saved me the trouble of re-installing windows!