Are you unable to boot your Microsoft Windows Vista computer, after upgrading from Windows XP? Do you encounter error message while accessing your Microsoft Windows Vista hard drive? Windows Vista has a wide set of features, but it also has various compatibility issues with the devices (such as hard disk) that are supported or compatible with Windows XP. Such issues may make your hard drive inaccessible and lead to serious data loss. In such situations, hard disk recovery comes to your rescue.
In a practical scenario, you may encounter any of the below error message, when you try to boot your Microsoft Windows Vista computer:
“Windows cannot access this hardware because its service key information in the registry is missing or recorded incorrectly.”
“Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems.”
“Windows cannot gain access to this hardware device because the operating system is in the process of shutting down.”
After any of the above errors, your system hard disk may become inaccessible or the system may not boot up properly. In order to get your data back in such situations, you are required to find out the root cause of this problem and perform disk data recovery by sorting it out.
Root of the problem
This problem may take place due to a plenty of reasons, which include:
Information in service subkey of the Windows Vista registry, for device driver is invalid. It may prevent the operating system from interacting with hard disk.
The device is reported as failed or logically damaged by any of the device drivers, which is controlling the device.
The device is unavailable as system is shutting down.
You can try any of the below steps to fix the issue:
Uninstall and then reinstall the device driver.
Repair Windows registry.
Format the hard disk and reinstall the operating system.
Though, hard disk formatting is the best solution for all such issues, it also removes all the data from hard drive and causes severe data loss. Windows Disk Recovery software come to your help in such cases.
These are powerful and advanced disk partition recovery tools, which are capable of methodically scanning entire hard drive and retrieving lost data from it. They have simple graphical user interface and read-only conduct to provide easy and safe recovery.
Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery is the most efficient and powerful application that works in most of the logical data loss situations. It recovers data from FAT16, FAT32, VFAT, NTFS, and NTFS5 file system partitions. The software is designed for Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, 2003, XP, and 2000.