"Hello,Yesterday, I was working on Windows 7, not overloading or something, but suddenly I heard the sound of the HDD that you hear when it stops (when you shut-down), and thePCstopped responding except the pointer. I restarted, and it gave me:
disk read error
I restarted, it sort of booted giving me the 2 choices of Windows 7:
In start normally it loads up the boot screen but just after that it restarts. It restarted and read the HDD like "BzBzBzBz" after POST. I entered BIOS, it read it as 571 GB and some weird stuff...
I happened to have Live CD of Linux on my USB flash (on which I'm working now), I mounted Hard Disk drives, they all work! But the "Documents and Settings" folder is empty.
This problem happened before and I don't know what the cause is?
Is it the MBR, track zero or SATA controller? and please tell if I could do something through my USB flash (like launching a specific test or fix)HDD: Western Digital 160 GB 7200 RPM SATA
Motherboard: Gigabyte, Chipset: Intel 945G
OS: Used to be windows 7
RAM: 1 GB DDR2
Thanks in advance,"
Posted before to TomsHardware.com, but no luck (as it is probably something to do with HW)