Just one more thing...I would like to use a free data recovery tool as opposed to buying a 3rd party data recovery tool like M3 Data Recovery. If at all possible?
Is there a bootable data recovery tool with an ISO like M3 Data Recovery that is free and usable for Windows, that you know of...
I had a BSOD system crash after applying Windows Update for Windows 8.1 Pro on my HP ProBook 4520s laptop.
My system is totally inaccessible, so unable to create a dump of it.
Long story short, I've read most of (your) the stuff for Windows Recovery (Environment) but it doesn't apply to...