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Unable to boot windows

By petersluuk
Jan 8, 2010
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  1. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    both my partitions(the healthy one and the lost/deleted one), as it said so in the help thingy the wizard has, but it does the same when i only select one
  2. Kevork

    Kevork TS Rookie Posts: 92

    You need to choose one (lost/deleted) then hit finish. It should generate the task after in the left side. Hit Apply.
  3. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    see that's just my problem
    whether i choose one, the other or both, it just doesn't generate that task somehow
    any idea how that would be possible?
  4. Kevork

    Kevork TS Rookie Posts: 92

  5. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    I just tried it again (exactly as in the video) and i can assure you that when i hit that finish button(after the scan has completed), there are no pending operations.
    The apply button is greyed out for some reason..
    I really dont get it
    EDIT: I tried to do something else just to see how the wizard would respond.
    So I tried to resize a partition, and after I did this there was indeed a pending operation, so I guess it has nothing to do with the wizard.
    I just don't understand why I'm unable to do this while it should actually be simple.
  6. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    Alright so I tried a few things and I believe I may have fixed it.
    I resized the partition that was still working, that gave me a pending operation as I said in the previous post.
    So before clicking apply to confirm that I thought I'd try another scan to see what it would do.
    After the scan it showed me the partitions, and unlike before, now both partitions were lost/deleted.
    So I selected them both, clicked finish and now I did get a pending operation(on top of the resize operation which I selected before)
    So I clicked apply and it seems like it worked.
    EDIT: Seems like it didn't fix it, it only fixed the other partition, the one with the original problem is sill lost/deleted while the other one is now existing again after all that.
    Does this make any sense to you at all?
  7. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    I'm going to try some other stuff to see what it will do.
  8. Kevork

    Kevork TS Rookie Posts: 92

    Unfortunatly I have never seen this problem with partition wizard. Normally it has worked for 99% of the time.

    In all reality we do not care about the first partition we need the wiizard to recover the lost/deleted partition.

    I wounder if they have support? Might be a good idea to send them an email.
  9. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    Yeah they have support i saw it somewhere yesterday while browsing their site.
    I'm trying some things out as we speak.
    Will get back to you asap.
    This is getting awkward though..
  10. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    Alright nothing seems to be working.
    I'll send an email to support later tonight.
    I'll let you know as soon as I hear from them.
  11. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    No reply from support as of yet.
     
  12. Kevork

    Kevork TS Rookie Posts: 92

    While were waiting it does not kill to redownload the iso and re-create the cd. And try it with the new CD.
  13. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    Yeah I was thinking about that earlier today, will try that in a bit.
  14. Kevork

    Kevork TS Rookie Posts: 92

    Burn it at a slower speed.
  15. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    Burnt it at 8x instead of 32x
  16. Kevork

    Kevork TS Rookie Posts: 92

    yes, not that its going to make a difference, but you never know.
  17. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    Was thinking the same thing!
  18. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    So I sent this:
    Hello all,

    I have a problem with the partition wizard home edition.
    I am unable to recover a lost partition.
    When in the wizard, after running an advanced full disk scan,you have to select which partition you want to recover.
    I select my lost/deleted partition, hit finish, and normally I would now have a pending operation in the bottom left corner of the screen.
    Yet with me, that's not the case.
    I've tried all sorts of things, but it just will not recover that partition.
    It won't give me a pending operation for that partition, for whatever reason.
    I hope someone can help me out with this, as it would be nice to still be able to recover that partition.

    and in return I got this:

    Lukas:

    You should choose all partitions instead of just lost/deleted partition.

    Regards.

    So I sent back:

    Already tried that, also no solution to my problem.
    Whatever I do, the wizard doesn't seem to recognise my lost partition, while it does do the scans etc.
    But when I click finish, whatever I do, it just won't give me a pending operation to try and recover my lost partition.
    Whether I choose the lost/deleted partition, the existing one(the other on that disk), or both.
    It always does the same thing.
    When I hit finish after an advanced full disk scan, it doesn't give me any pending operations, whatever I try.
    Help is required!!

    TIA

    Lukas Peters

    Just so you know!!
  19. Kevork

    Kevork TS Rookie Posts: 92

    Any news from them.
  20. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    Nope not since I sent that mail that's in my previous post.
    Although I had hoped to have heard something by now.
  21. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    Here's what I got after explaining the situation:


    2010/1/20 MT Solution Customer Support Centre <support@mt-solution.ca>

    Hi:

    In this case Partition Wizard could not help because your partition records might damaged. That's why we suggest you use dedicated data recovery software to restore on that partition.

    Regards.


    Seems like a different sort of problem or am I seeing this wrong?
  22. Kevork

    Kevork TS Rookie Posts: 92

    Actually no, what they are saying is that the probleme is to severe for partition wizard to recover.

    I would suggest, you request a recommendation of a software from them.
  23. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    They suggested powerdatarecovery.
    Have to see if I can get my hands on that.
    You'll hear from me as soon as I know more.
  24. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    Hmm got a problem with that software.
    It has to be installed, which obviously I am not able to.
    I think I have some other software on a bootable disk somewhere, do you think I should try that?
    I have also asked for an other suggestion from them though.
  25. petersluuk

    petersluuk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    They're telling me I should attach my HDD to a different PC to try and restore the data using PDR.
    Do you think that is the only option I have left?
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