avg 2013 broke my comp!

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  1. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    So i downloded the newest avg free and like it said rebooted my computer. When i did windows no longer loaded. I had windows 7 :'( help.

    For the last 5 hours it says "repairing disc error"

    I was in the middle of working on my term paper too. So really high anxiety.
     
  2. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    If it's getting a bad disk error before Windows 7 loads, then it's probably really a bad disk unfortunately.

    Laptop or desktop?
     
  3. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    It's a desktop
     
  4. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    Poop.

    Well, I would let the drive checker run for hours.
    It may be able to fix the bad sector -but that is a slim chance.

    If not there's some things you can do to try to get the information of the machine.
    This ranges from things that you can do yourself if you're comfortable with trying -or paying for data recovery.

    It might be expensive, but I imagine nearly everything could be recovered by a competent data recovery tech.
     
  5. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    Yeah, microsoft told me they could recover it.
     
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    Hikaru IchijoSL ヤマト2202

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    When I had this problem I used a linux cd to boot the system and then I got my data off it.
     
  7. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    Cool im glad there is still a chance i'd hate to lose all my porn and my resume too. I back up my porn monthly and its the end of the month.

    Edit: found a printed copy of my resume. All i need is my porn nd school work off that comp.
     
  8. MetalRyde

    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart.

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    not sure if serious.

    anyways, sorry to here about your comp. hope everything goes well.
     
  9. SPLIT LIP

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    Yeah it shouldn't be too hard to get the data recovered, I wouldn't worry at all. My computer got curb-stomped by a nasty virus not long ago so I know that anxiety. (I run an online business so I was super scared)

    I am.
     
  10. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    Why would I not be serious? :/ I'm a girl on the internet, whst else would I be doing? And tumblr doesnt work on my tablet! /life


    And SplitLip awesome thanks. I hope the kid who is coming over tonight knows what he is doing. :x Find out soon I guess.
     
  11. TheIncredibleHulk

    TheIncredibleHulk Find Gary Busey!

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    for gods sake, save the porn!!!!!
     
  12. ILoveDinobot

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    I've got like 20gb of porn. Not sure how much was new for this month tho.
     
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    I sincerely hope that porn is not of a type that will get you arrested.
     
  14. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    In what country?
     
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    ILD, does it boot to the win 7 repair screen? Do you have a screen that says start up repair, restore blah blah cmd prompt?
     
  16. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    Yeah and it sat there for 7 hours.
     
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    a girl who is open about her porn...amazing. more girls should be like that.
     
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    That's the best response to that question I can imagine.

    Another option is to pull the affected hard drive out and put it in a caddy or external dock. Install a new HDD, install Windows and pull the data off the old disk as if it was an external.

    Then destroy the old drive.
     
  19. ILoveDinobot

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    We are probably going to have to do that. The repair disc even got stuck in an endless loop.
     
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    Hope you don't embarrass him to much with your porn, lol.
     

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