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So I was on my PC last night, played a game watched some YouTube then shut it down. Get up this morning and after bios I get a black screen. No windows logo, and it hangs there indefinitely. So i go in reset my bios thinking I'm having voltage issues or something, and nothing. Load up the thumb I have with win10 boot on it and try some repair options. Nothing seems to want to work, and by work, I mean actually attempt to run. So next I try the reset this PC and keep files. It says "the drive where windows is installed is locked. Unlock the drive and try again"

***? How did it become "locked" and how do I "unlock it"
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see this. good luck
http://www.thewindowsclub.com/the-drive-where-windows-is-installed-is-locked
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**** chkdsk /r at 3% ETA 1:03 ouch will update when finished.

Btw it asked me to force a dismount, that going to ruin anything
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**** chkdsk /r at 3% ETA 1:03 ouch will update when finished.

Btw it asked me to force a dismount, that going to ruin anything

according to my friend who did this on his it did not ruin anything.
and yes sometimes chkdsk can take awhile, depending how fast the drive is.
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Well nothing works. After some more troubleshooting I'm gona say the drive has failed. It's just over three years old, just out of warranty oh well, it was a little too small anyway.

Ocz agility 2 60g (oczssd2-2agte60g)
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Well nothing works. After some more troubleshooting I'm gona say the drive has failed. It's just over three years old, just out of warranty oh well, it was a little too small anyway.

Ocz agility 2 60g (oczssd2-2agte60g)

well thats not good.
hope you backed up important files.
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