Re: Anyone knows a good disaster recovery tool????
> Hi people, I have a computer that was working very well, but lately when
> I was working on a important project, there was a power fluctuation for
> a couple of times (I thought that was normal) but after the last power
> fluctuation my computer refused to boot up. There seems to be a failure
> of some kind…..but I need to get the projects back that are still in
> that disk.
> I would be thankful if you could suggest any good tools to get the
> files and documents back.
Unless you have a confirmed hardware failure there are a couple of
things to try:
Try booting up into "Safe Mode". Press the F8 key when the cursor is
flashing on the top left hand side of the screen and before the Windows
If you have access to an emergency bootup disk (one may have come with
your system when you purchased it), use that to bootup, repair the
system etc. Depending on your resources with respect to accessing the
internet, you should be able to download a viable bootdisk from the
The manufacturer of your computer system may also have emergency
bootdisks available for downloading.
You also may be able to use a Linux Live CD to boot the system...that
way you can check to see if the harddrive itself is still functional.
They can be downloaded from:
If no success with these methods but have access to another computer,
install the hard drive in the replacement computer to retrieve the files
you wish to save.