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Recovering Data from hard drive.

Last response: in Storage
November 30, 2013 1:31:26 PM


My current windows begins to startup repair itself whenever it opens and stays in the perpetual cycle. I left it on overnight and nothing changed.

Safe mode does not load as it just gets stuck at the loading screen.

If I transfer the hard drive to my second computer, can I boot with my normal hard drive then access files on this broken one?


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a c 878 G Storage
November 30, 2013 3:10:47 PM

yes as long as the drive isnt the one having the problem; though you may need to go into disk management (run diskmgmt.msc) to give the drive a drive letter

And you will likely need to take ownership of the folders/files in question.
add 'Take Ownership' to the Rt click menu: