How to Fix Hard Drive Won't Boot in Windows

My hard drive won't boot!

"Hi,my computer worked fine last night. However, when I arrived home today it will not load and I guess there's something wrong with the hard drive. I tried restarting it but it did not work. I also tried checking the cables and they were placed correctly. What is rong with my computer? Any ideas?"

If the computer hard driver won't boot, sometimes it would crash with a black screen, or you are not able to get to the Windows loading bar, and you might observe a black screen with flicking cursor or an error message like hard drive boot failure. When this occurs and you do not have important data on it, you can choose to reinstall your system, because this kind of problem is generally caused by certain Windows errors. If you want to keep your data, you also can find a bootable CD or USB drive to help you fix hard drive won't boot and get your data back.

Part 1: How to Create Bootable Drive

Before you go to fix unbootable hard drive, you can get a reliable and effective data recovery program to help you retrieve data back. Wondershare Data Recovery Pro can create bootable drive to help you access to the won't boot hard drive and get your data back.

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Free download Wondershare Data Recovery Pro on a workable computer, gat a blank USB drive and connect to it. Launch Wondershare Data Recovery Pro and follow the next steps to create bootable drive.

  1. Click "Create Bootable Drive" on the right top menu, and click "start" button to start creating bootable drive.
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  3. Select a mode to create bootable drive, you can select the USB bootable drive and click "Create" button to start.
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  5. It will take for a while to complete the process of creating bootable drive, you can follow up the next to recover data from hard drive.
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You will need to set the computer to boot from UBS drive, restart the crashed computer and entry the BIOS with the function key F12.

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Restart your computer and start to recover your data with WinPE bootable drive.

  1. With Wondershare Data Recovery WinPE bootable drive, you can copy your data from hard drive or recover
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