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Recover Data From An Acer Laptop


I have been using an Acer Aspire 5736 laptop, but it won’t boot into a Windows OS which I have installed on there. I decided to try and connect the hard drive to another laptop through a SATA cable, and at least recover some of the data. I downloaded the drivers, and then removed the hard drive from the Acer. I can get the hard drive to spin around when it is connected, but although I have the software drivers, and the drive is spinning, the laptop acts as though there was nothing attached.


I have been using an Acer laptop and storing data onto its C: drive, the hard drive for the computer. It is clear to me that the drive is now failing. When I boot up the laptop, I get a message which says ‘no bootable device’ and it takes me several goes to get it working. I then have to stand by while automatic CHKDSK runs. It goes about verifying files, and saying that most are fine, but then it gets stuck in a loop, saying that the File Record Segment numbered ‘is unreadable’. It does this several times in a row, and then gets stuck on around 9%. I rebooted it, only for the CHKDSK to do exactly the same thing. I could not get System Restore to work, and while I can boot into BIOS, I don’t really know what I am doing.