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Need to boot my computer without losing data. Sony no longer have recovery disk. Is there a way to do this?

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There are a couple of options for you. My main suggestion (assuming that it is your OS that is blown away) is to get a copy of KNOPPIX. It is a complete Linux based operating system that runs directly off the CD. This way you can still access the files on the disk. It will take a little learning on how to do it, but is the easiest.

The other way would be to pull the hard drive and get a USB adapter to hook it up to another machine.

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