Boot Sector Not Found
Boot sector not found - The Hard Drive
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Donot be fooled by the
word *boot* sector, it has less to dowithbooting your PC and more to do with a with your partition.
Acorrupt or missing Boot Sector could be a serious problem.Withoutit the partition can not be accessed and
your PC would be dead.
Technically, There is an incorrect value in thePartition Boot Record
(PBR) on the hard disk. Any computer with amis-match in the number of read/write heads reported by the
PartitionBoot Record and the system BIOS will likely report a 'Boot Sector Not
Possible(but not all) symptoms include:
- Invalid media type
- Abort,Retry, Fail?
- File systemis displayed as "RAW"
- Windows mayask if you want to format the
- File names contain "weird"
- "Sector not found" messages
constitutes a logical crash that may have been caused by viruses, random mis-writes, power sags and
surges, malware, improper computer shutdown, new hard drive installation or any number ofother
anomalies. If you are experiencing errors similar to the ones below, you can easily repair the
problem using The Hard Drive