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I installed Windows 10 on my Hard disk instead of my USB

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by Nevel850, May 21, 2019.

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  1. Nevel850

    Nevel850 Thread Starter

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    I realized this the next days, just now, my Disk turned from a normal disk to something weird with another icon.

    As i had months of work on my disk I'm trying to get those things back using Recoverit, but the problem is my 3.5 Tera Hard Disk magically turned in "ESD-USB (F:)" with only 31.9 GB of storage capacity so i wonder what do i have to do to get my Disk back to normal. I'd need some help, also do you know another program that will help me?
     
  2. flavallee

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    Did you use the Media Creation Tool to download Windows 10 and create a bootable USB thumb drive?

    The drive name ESD-USB indicates to me that you did that.

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  3. Nevel850

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    Hi flavallee, i posted this thread on multiple forums so i forgot that i have already posted it here so that explains the second copy, well i just downloaded Windows 10 from the Microsoft site and yes, i think that's what i used.
     
  4. flavallee

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    Is the USB thumb drive still plugged into your computer, or have you removed it?

    Is the USB thumb drive a 32 GB capacity one?

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  5. Nevel850

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    I removed it, it's a 14 GB
    I let let the PC On all night so Recoverit can search files, and it succeded, but i think i'll need a second disk to store those things so it costs money, and i have to buy a license for it. Do you know a better free alternative?
     
  6. flavallee

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    I keep my personal data(documents, photos, etc.) backed up in DVD-R discs and in my other computers, so I don't worry about losing it.
    I don't use third-party recovery apps, so I can't recommend any to you.

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