Originally Posted by hstarling
ok so I am not very computer savy so this might be a dumb question but here it goes anyway. I have a dell XPS M1330 laptop and about a week ago my computer stopped coming on..the system said "No rebootable devices" well I called the dell people and they said I needed a new hard drive which they sent me..and I was wondering if there is anyway I can transfer the memory for the old hard drive to the new one I just received?thanx in advance!
If the hard drive is dead not functioning you will need to send it off to a specialist who can read the data from the platters. This is big dollars. If the hd is working but lost the boot sector you can perform a number of things to recover the data via software and even maybe repair the drive.