Windows 10: Macrium Reflect 6 USB neither Showing Hard Disk nor Operating system

  1.    26 Feb 2017 #1

    Macrium Reflect 6 USB neither Showing Hard Disk nor Operating system

    Hi, recently my PC was working fine but suddenly i got boot problem like "a device is not connected" and later on "BCD boot file configuration not valid". After a lot of fuss, i downloaded Macrium Reflect USB with WinPE 10. I first used Rufus with NTFS file format to create the bootable Macrium USB but when booted, Marcium reflect neither found an operating system nor showing any hard disk in the computer, allthough its showing in the BIOS. Later on I googled and found that I should make a bootable USB using Fat32 file system since I have UEFI BIOS. So i did that and still Macrium Reflect shows nothing. I dont want to install windows again, but want to restore it to the previous working condition. Any help would be appreciated.


    PC Configuration:
    Intel Core i5 Skylake
    Gigabyte H110 S2PH
    Kingston 8GB Hyper X
    1 TB SATA WD Black
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  2.    26 Feb 2017 #2

    It sounds quite possible your hard disk, interface or cable is faulty. I.e. a hardware problem, not Windows.

    Suggest you check inside and make sure everything is seated firmly.

    I expect others more familiar with desktop PC hardware issues will help.

    Do you have full backups or disk images? If you have been using disk imaging routinely as we strongly and frequently recommend, you will be able to recover quite quickly even if you have to replace your drive without reinstalling Windows.
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