I had installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS in this summer and all was going fine. But suddenly my brother switched off the computer while it was loading the BIOS. Now when I boot, its not recognizing my hard drive in which I had installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS. I want to get back those files because I have made a project (a Periodic Table) and I have to submit it next month and still 50% of the application is left. I had put in lot of efforts for that and I forgot to take backups. I even tried to boot ubuntu from the live CD but then too its not recognizing the hard drive. And the BIOS is saying "no boot loader found". Please suggest something?
closed as too localized by Jorge Castro, Ringtail, Mitch♦, jokerdino♦, Takkat Sep 18 '12 at 19:40
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I would remove the cables and re-connect them, or even try different sata/power cables.
Also, try to power off the computer and unplug it from the power socket (leave it unplugged for 1-2 minutes).
Can you provide a screenshot of ubuntu running "disk utility" from a live cd? Edit your question and add it.