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Hard disk failure

by koond / March 10, 2007 10:41 PM PST

Hi all,

My computer was running fine but suddenly I heard some kind of sound and then the computer stopped. It says KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR. Then I tired to open the computer to look everything is seated properly and it looked fine. Then I turned the computer and turned it on again then it says this message "Primary master hard disk fail". I tried to go in the save mode and checked but it didn't show the primary hard disk. Can somebody help me please. I have all my university projects and I have to submit a project on this monday tomorrow. Whenever I try to turn on the computer it shows me the same message "Primary master hard disk fail". I don't have any boot disks.

Looking forward to your reply

Thanks for your help.


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Sounds serious. . .
by Coryphaeus / March 11, 2007 12:14 AM PST
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Do you have a friend with a PC? If so, remove your HD and put it into another PC and set it as slave. If the drive can be accessed, save all your work to that PC. If it cannot be accessed, you're SOL. There may be some data recovery companies in your area that might be able to recover your data. Beyond that, you're in need of another drive and operating system.

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Hard disk failure
by koond / March 14, 2007 6:16 AM PDT
In reply to: Sounds serious. . .

Thanks for yuor reply and a great help. But I don't know how to make a slave drive, can you please tell me the steps to make a slave drive. If I couldn't find a pc than should I buy a hard disk. Is there anyway I can recover my hard disk. If I buy another hard disk can you tell me how to install it?

Thanks a lot for your help I really appreciate that..

Looking forward to your reply.


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