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Ordering T410 Windows Recovery Disc in 64-bit

Question: Ordering T410 Windows Recovery Disc in 64-bit

I've just bought a T410 with Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit. Since this is a student program, I'm not able to choose the edition nor 64-bit of Windows for expanding my RAM to 8GB (4GB installed in one-slot). Instead, the agent asked me to call lenovo for buying a 64-bit recovery disc which to be shipped in 2 weeks... Question 1)My machine has a "lenovo Enhanced Experience" sticker on that, I assume that it has the EE version of Win 7 pre-installed (even it doesn't mention in the leaflet). Will the 64-bit recovery disc to be ordered with EE enabled (or should I say EE fine-tuned? I guess it's a Windows tuning instead)? I really like the way lenovo fine-tuned the machine, the performance is great and I want to preserve it Question 2)I have a legal license of Windows 7 Pro 64-bit and the clean disc from Microsoft MSDNAA. Assume that my machine is now equipped with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, will it still preserve the "lenovo EE fine-tuning" if I use the MS disc to upgrade it into Professional? When I call lenovo and give them the product code(type number), they can tell whether my machine is EE enabled, they just said it depends if the EE sticker is found on the machine... Your reply is much appreicated, I'll wait before attempting to call back to lenovo for ordering the 64-bit disc...





Charleslenovo ThinkPad T410 with i7-620M with Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bitlenovo IBM ThinkPad T61 14.1" wide with Windows 7 Professional 32bit (MSDNAA)

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Just had a question... about the differences between OEM Disc and a Full Recovery Disc purchase.

Does the Full Recovery Disc include Drivers ?

I have a Windows 7 issue on a HP Pavillion H8-1234 .
Can't restart Windows, If I put the OEM in the disc drive the PC loads into Win7 but then stops says it can not locate CD/DVD Driver...

???
 

Answer:Difference Between OEM and Ordering a Recovery Disc WIN 7

Lindi:

You could've asked this question in your other active thread instead of starting a new thread here.

A factory restore disc kit reverts a computer back to its original new condition with everything it came with when you set it up for the first time.

I haven't used a recovery disc kit in a HP computer in many years, so I don't know if a separate disc is used to install drivers, programs, etc..

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 my laptop is HP envy x360 purchased around dec 2015(still it is warranty).today I got a problem with my laptop(inaccessible boot device error) and an even HPteam could not able to resolved it and told me order media recovery disc. the problem is : I purchased the laptop in the US when I was at a client place and now I am in India . Hp India informed me that they will  not consider my request to order media recovery disc since I have purchased the laptop outside India and told me to contact them.  my question is  how can I order the recovery disc in India?

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My T410 harddisk is dead. I did not make a recovery disc before. Does anyboby have a factory recovery disc and can make an iso file for me? Much appreciate.

Answer:need help tor T410 factory recovery disc

I just downloaded the windows 7 iso and wrote it to a disc and used the coa sticker under the battery to activate it.  Then just go to Lenovo and download the thinkvantage and drivers.  Avoided all the crapware.

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dear sir or madami want to order my windows 10 recovery dvd how to buyi perchuse my laptop on 16.06.2016 date but some of problem my windows has crashcan u please tell me how to buy recovery dvd and my laptop is under warrantyor can recovery disk is free for me yes or no

Answer:ordering windows 10 recovery dvd

Hi, 1. Please use the following instructions to order:           http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bph07143 2. Free or not: I don't know. Depending on what did you do to your computer. Still under one month. My suggestion: contact HP directly for help first.            http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html Regards.

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Can anyone tell me the difference between the Lenovo Rescue & Recovery Start Up Disc and Windows 7 System Repair Disc? One of the very first things I did after receiving my W510 was to create the Lenovo R&R Start Up disc (actually 2 of them in case one doesn't work). Is that the same as the Windows 7 System Repair disc that is recommended to make as well or do they perform separate functions. Thank you for your time. Jim













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Answer:What is Difference between Lenovo Rescue & Recovery Start Up Disc and Windows 7 System Repair Disc?

Lenovo Rescue & Recovery Disc allow you to recover your machine back to Lenovo Default Windows 7 image, in case your Windows is corrupted or something went wrong.Windows 7 System Repair Disc allow you to recover and repair Windows file if something went wrong, you can also do a System Restore when your Windows cannot start up. You can do some advanced configuration with command prompt in Windows 7 System Repair Disc or uses your own Windows Recovery Image files to restore your Windows + files + program, because that will be your custom image files. Best RegardsPeter

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My Toshiba C855-2F3 has juust had its hard drive trashed when Windows 10 had a fit. Recovery functions fail with an unknown error.
I need to reinstall theb laptop and I have no recovery media. I went to the site where you used to oreder it which says its no longer running since 31st March 2017 and it Directs me to the current Tech support site, where after going though all the questions with the automated service, it tells me to order recovery media and directs me back to the first side, which stopped on the 31st Marsh.

Simple question, when do I order recovery media now ????????????

Answer:Ordering Recovery media????

2 days and not a hint of a reply???????

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My warranty expired and I need help ordering a set of recovery discs for my HP Envy h9-1300t desktop computer. I did not order a set when I first bought it and I never created a set when it was working properly. I can buy a new hard drive and replace the dead one. I don't want to call the help number because there is a fee required since my warranty has expired. Can somebody let me know how to order the set of recovery discs that I need. Please advice.

Answer:Ordering set of recovery discs

Hi: You should be able to order W8 recovery media for your PC online from HP at the link below... http://support.hp.com/us-en/mediaorder/HP-ENVY-Phoenix-h9-1300-Desktop-PC-series/5295991/model/52972... Now, if you just want to reinstall W10 on there, you can clean install W10 on the new hard drive without the need to purchase W8 recovery disks. To do that, make the W10 installation media from the link below (media creation tool). https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 When you get to the part where you are asked to enter a product key (which you don't have), there is a box to check 'I don't have a product key.' Check that box and W10 will install and automatically reactivate once your PC is connected to the internet.  Microsoft has a record of your PC having previously been upgraded to W10.

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Hello,My Pavilion g6 1d25ca's HD is not functioning and I need to replace HD, and I need a recovery media, which I don't have and I was hoping I can order from HP. I can't find the option to download nor to order.I was told only windows 7 is available, which should work as it was updated to win 10. I was given a link to order it too, which only works with US address.I live in CANADA, and I can't find the page to order to my address.It was Win 8 when I bought, it was upgraded to Win 10.I live in Canada.Thank you very much

Answer:Ordering recovery media in CANADA

Based on the HP Pavilion g6-1d25ca Notebook PC Product Specifications page, your computer shipped with Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) installed. HP doesn't provide downloads of the HP Recovery Media. HP no longer sells or stocks Recovery Media for this model . If you didn't create your HP Recovery Media when you first setup your computer, you can attempt to order the media from ComputerSurgeons.com at Recovery Kit 680080-121 For HP Pavilion Notebook PC Model Number g6-1d25ca. ComputerSurgeons may or may not ship to Canada and you may need to call them at 1.800.496.6127 or contact them using the "Contact Us" link on their website. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to ask. Please click the White KUDOS "Thumbs Up" to show your appreciation

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Hello, If any body has the thinkpad T410, windows 7,  still working properly, would you please help create recovery (to factory condition) files and email me those.  My laptop is not working and I don't have all the recovery discs to recover it. Thank you very much. 

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Hello,My Pavilion g6 1d25ca's HD is not functioning and I need to replace HD, and I need a recovery media, which I don't have and I was hoping I can order from HP. I can't find the option to download nor to order. Is it available, if so where can I order? Is it not available, then what is my choice?It was Win 8 when I bought, it was upgraded to Win 10.I live in Canada.Thank you

Answer:Ordering recovery media for Pavilion g6 1d25ca

The only Recovery Media offered on your Support page is for Windows 7:http://support.hp.com/us-en/mediaorder/hp-pavilion-g6-1d00-notebook-pc-series/5186811/model/5284445/... Since you previously upgraded to Windows 10 you can install it without a license key. Your hardware id is registered on Microsoft servers and will activate automatically after installation is complete.

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There are some ?Frequently Asked Questions? about the ordering process for Recovery DVDs:

Questions about the ordering process and the pricesQuestions about delivery and shipmentQuestions about the technical background

More Info: http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/TSB0202TA0000R01.htm

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Hallo All, I wonder if any of you have ever been able to order Lenovo Recovery DVD from medion/lenovoserviceshop. I was able to order the Lenovo Recovery DVD from old site lenovorecovery.com in the past, but it is now transferred to medion.com. I am looking for Recovery DVD for T430S 2356GCG and 2356LNG, as I want to revert back the original O/S version. Calling the support number, they informed me to send the email, which didn't return any reply at all. Sending email contact through the site medion, also gave no response.I am a bit dissapointed with their support now, as my company is having a corporate deal with lenovo. May be if there is someone seeing this topic, who is managing site medion.com/lenovoserviceshop can fix this problem. Or if anybody has their experience with this situation, I would like to hear it. Thanks!

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In trying to fix some unrelated problems with a second hard drive, I used the Storage Manager in the Administrative Tools.  I accidentally marked the main user partition (C: drive) as active.  That in turn caused the hidden recovery partition to become unbootable.  The C: partition is not bootable, so now all that happens is a "Boot loader missing" message. I plugged the hard drive into an old XP Pro system, but there was no way to either mark the hidden partition as active (unknown partition type) or to specify the C: partition as inactive.  I was able to copy all the files off the C: partition so I assume the the Master Boot Record (MBR) is still OK, and possibly all that needs to be done is to mark the hidden partition as bootable.  Is there any easy way to try to do that?    If not, what are my options?  I'd like to end up with the system as it was originally.  Are the Windows 7 installation disks and the hidden partition installation disks available? Any suggestions will certainly be helpful.  Thanks. 













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Answer:T410 Windows 7 Recovery Partition marked inactive - won't boot

Hello and welcome,
 
If you plug the drive into a Win 7 machine you can use DISKPART from the command line to set/reset the active flag - among other things.  Don't know if DISKPART is availabe in XP.  You might give it a try.
 
Otherwise, boot a Linux live CD or USB flash drive and use gParted or fdisk to do the job.
 
Z.

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I have been sent 4 sets of Windows 7 Recovery Media from Lenovo over the past week and a half. These DVDs are unusable as they will not boot because they were created as non-bootable DVDs. When looking at the DVDs, they all just have 1 file on them - 0A44006.dvd.  I was sent a set of the 32bit version and it has multiple files on it with Bootmgr and 6 directories and will boot just fine. The 64bit DVDs obviously were created and replicated without any of these files to make it a bootable DVD. Can someone from Lenovo (Morristown, NC) find out why and fix these DVDs. The support center in Atlanta can only order another set from Morristown and I keep getting bad DVDs.













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Answer:T410 Windows 7 Recovery Media 64bit from Lenovo will not boot

Hi,
 
This really sounds like Lenovo has mis-manufactured a batch of recovery DVDs.  Almost like they're copying the ISO file rather than using it as an image.
 
Out of curiousity (if you care to mess with this) can you open the .DVD file with a free tool like 7zip?  If you can, do you see a more appropriate set of files?
 
And to double-check: are all the .DVD files exactly the same name?  It would be interesting if the file name was different for each DVD within a given set.
 
[edit] What size is that file?  It may just be a version indicator (or similar) on an otherwise blank DVD.
 
None of this helps you directly but might help identify what's going on.
 
BTW, I've deleted your other post.  It's not quite on-topic in that thread and divides the discussion.  Someone following there might not see a resolution here or v-v.
 
Regards,
Z.

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Hi, I am already waiting for solutions on how to transfer data from the Recovery Disks (3) I had created upon purchasing my Laptop to my USB Flash Drive; on a separate post. Although if anyone notices this first, I'd be glad to take your advice. Additionally, I have a feeling the DVD's I had burned, back in 2011 have bad sectors because there are obviously some scratches on them. Today being a sunday, I can't call HP up to enquire and therefore making this post for a more immediate response. How do I order a HP System Recovery USB Flash Drive in-case my disks are damaged? I have just replaced the Hard Drive myself since the original crashed and is obsolete, so therefore any attempts to reach the System Recovery Partition on that will be in complete vain. Currently I'm using a Trial Version of Windows 7, and I am in dire need of the Original HP Bundled Software including the Drivers and HP Tools. I have downloaded all the drivers from HP, apparently they have been recently updated, but my Beats Audio Panel doesn't affect the sound quality, and multiple softwares and games have refused to start after restarting, I'm guessing this maybe a faulty copy of Windows 7. I'd be grateful to any constructive and helpful advice.  Best Regards,  Rey_ron--------------------------------HP Pavilion DV6 6166tx Specs:Intel Core i7-2670QM4GB 1333MHz1GB AMD Radeon 6770M1TB 5400RPM (Replaced: 640GB 5400RPM [Cause: 640GB Crashed])Windows 7 Home Premium-6... Read more

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I have successfully created a Start Recovery Disc, but there suppose to be 4 discs total, right??How do I create other 3 discs?? Disk 1Name: Start Recovery Disc.Description: This is a bootable disc that will start the recovery process.Marked as: 1.Quantity: One (1) disc.Disk 2Name: Operating System Recovery Disc.Description: This disc restores the Windows Vista operating system.Marked as: 2.Quantity: One (1) disc.Disk 3Name: Applications and Drivers Recovery Disc.Description: This disc restores the software that was preinstalled on your computer.Marked as: 3.Quantity: One or more discs with this title, depending on computer model.Disk 4Name: Supplemental Recovery Disc.Description: This disc contains additional content, such as updates to the software that was preinstalled on your computer.Marked as: 4.Quantity: Varies by model. Not all computer models require a Supplemental Recovery Disc, so you might not have this disc in your disc package. If your computer model does require a Supplemental Recovery Disc, you might have one or more discs with this title. 

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Can you tell me, if I have one Satellite A200, bought in France, Vista FR installed, is there any possibility to upgrade to SK / Slovak / version of Vista.

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Answer:Satellite A200: Question about ordering of Slovakian Vista Recovery

Hi there,

it?s not so easy - just upgrading and thats it. You must purchase a Slovakian Vista from an authorized service partner or from a onlineshop.

If you need a link to find the nearest ASP in your country, visit the following link:

http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/cgi-bin/ToshibaCSG/generic_content.jsp?service=EU&ID=ASP_SUPPORT


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Working on a spiffy e-machine with Windows Vista Home Basic that runs pretty well.

After reading multiple posts where the advice usually begins with suggesting a 'boot disc' or a 'recovery disc', I guess what I'm looking to find out is:
1) what is the difference between a boot disc and a recovery disc?
2) How do I go about making one on this machine (or if I even can)? << I did read through Grinler's tutorials regarding System Restore points and all that seems to in good order. But I guess I'm not sure on the relationship between that and my post (or if there even is one).
3) a best practice regarding these type of discs
I don't have any pressing issues at this time, but I also don't want to wait until I do.

Everything I've learned here at BC has been so great & helpful, I would like to stay on that path, so any links/apps/ideas/suggestions and/or insights would be greatly appreciated.
Winterland

Answer:Boot Disc, Recovery Disc, Frisbee Disc

1) what is the difference between a boot disc and a recovery disc?Boot disk vs recovery disk. Let me see if I can phrase that in a way that makes some sense.A recovery disc is a generic term for the disk or media containing a backup of the original factory condition or a specified condition of a computer as configured by the original equipment manufacturer or an end-user. OEM supplied recovery media is sometimes shipped with some computers to allow the user to reformat the hard drive and reinstall the operating system and pre-loaded software as it was when it was shipped. This is not as common a practice today as it was in the past. I won't confuse the issue, but google recovery partition for more information.A boot disk is a removable data storage medium, i.e. DVD or flash drive from which a computer can load and run 'boot' an operating system or utility program. The computer must have an installed program or application which will load and execute a program or application from the boot disk. This will enable you to boot an otherwise unusable machine to be able to troubleshoot the OS or non-working application as necessary.Hope that gives you a better idea of the difference.As to how to create a boot disk? I will let more knowledgeable staff or members assist you.

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Working on a spiffy e-machine with Windows Vista Home Basic that runs pretty well.

After reading multiple posts where the advice usually begins with suggesting a 'boot disc' or a 'recovery disc', I guess what I'm looking to find out is:
1) what is the difference between a boot disc and a recovery disc?
2) How do I go about making one on this machine (or if I even can)? << I did read through Grinler's tutorials regarding System Restore points and all that seems to in good order. But I guess I'm not sure on the relationship between that and my post (or if there even is one).
3) a best practice regarding these type of discs
I don't have any pressing issues at this time, but I also don't want to wait until I do.

Everything I've learned here at BC has been so great & helpful, I would like to stay on that path, so any links/apps/ideas/suggestions and/or insights would be greatly appreciated.
Winterland

Answer:Boot Disc, Recovery Disc, Frisbee Disc

1) what is the difference between a boot disc and a recovery disc?Boot disk vs recovery disk. Let me see if I can phrase that in a way that makes some sense.A recovery disc is a generic term for the disk or media containing a backup of the original factory condition or a specified condition of a computer as configured by the original equipment manufacturer or an end-user. OEM supplied recovery media is sometimes shipped with some computers to allow the user to reformat the hard drive and reinstall the operating system and pre-loaded software as it was when it was shipped. This is not as common a practice today as it was in the past. I won't confuse the issue, but google recovery partition for more information.A boot disk is a removable data storage medium, i.e. DVD or flash drive from which a computer can load and run 'boot' an operating system or utility program. The computer must have an installed program or application which will load and execute a program or application from the boot disk. This will enable you to boot an otherwise unusable machine to be able to troubleshoot the OS or non-working application as necessary.Hope that gives you a better idea of the difference.As to how to create a boot disk? I will let more knowledgeable staff or members assist you.

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I'm using Lenovo G460, running on Windows 7. Recently my computer has been running pretty slowly so I decided to do a system restore with OneKey recovery 7. I selected the default backup option. However, the backup was stuck at 18% and then a popup told me that there was an error. I couldn't start Windows from there on. I need advices desperately I would appreciate any help. Fyi, I had back up discs(3parts) too, which I tried after the disaster happened but when the system does not recognize my back up discs.  What should I do now? Any options other than bringing my laptop to a repair shop?

Answer:Recovery disc not working, default recovery in OneKey Recovery does not work too

Hi helpmeleh,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Can we first check if the disc will load,
   Here's how.
      Make sure that the First DVD is in the computer,
       Turn OFF the computer, Turn it Back on and start tapping F12 to pull up the Boot selection Menu.
       Try selecting the CD/DVD and press Enter.
        See if this will let you load the CD and load the recovery.
 
If it will not push either,
 
A recovery CD from Lenovo Support center may help but before going with that option, You might want to have the HDD checked, Because the HDD slow read .write and a Recovery from OKR that gives an error is a symptom of an HDD failure.
 
If the computer still loads the old OS you can download a Lenovo Storage Test
or If the computer cannot currently load an OS you might want to bring the HDD to a local Technician to have it checked.
 
If the HDD is proven Defective then it needs replacement,
If the HDD is still OK then you can call Lenovo technical Team and ask how to obtain Lenovo CD. Fees may apply
 
Regards
Solid Cruver
        





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I am about to take delivery of a new pc.The pc will be running windows xp home and some pre loaded software The company I am buying it from wanted to charge me £69 for a set of recovery discs.

As I thought this excessive I declined their offer .

I would like to make a set of recovery discs myself. What would this entail and can someone point me in the right direction as to software I would need . I would be able to make the didcs on either cd or dvd.

Any software would have to be available in the uk.

Thanks.
 

Answer:windows recovery disc

£69 wow... I nearly had heart attack when i nearly ordered recovery disks from P. Bell... they wanted £35... then someone through the forums gave me this link for a company that does alot of recovery media, restore disks etc and they only charged me about £15 and they arrived within 2 days..

might be worth a look if your still looking for recovery disks..

ashservices.com

Hope this helps
Barney
 

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Hi,
Can someone tell me if I use a Windows 7 recovery disc on a system with a pre-installed image from the manufacture (HP), will this work?

Reason being, I screwed up the system by uninstalling all HP software and now the registry is screwed up!

Does the recovery disc fix the registry to its windows default or just windows files?
or will I need a Windows 7 genuine disc and start fresh? (I would rather fix than start fresh).

I have 4 partitions;
(1) hidden set as active named system.
(2) boot drive Windows directory.
(3) manufactures image.
(4) manufactures tool drive. (FAT32)

If I use the Windows 7 recovery disc will I have to set partition (2) as active first? then reboot with the recovery disc?

Then I can format (1), (3) and(4) later after the recovery if I choose?

Thanks.

Answer:Windows 7 recovery disc

The Win7 repair disk is used to boot Win7 when it won't boot - to run Startup Repair, System Restore, access a Command Line, Recover using a Win7 Backup Image, etc.
System Repair Disc - Create
System Recovery Options

If Win7 won't start now boot the Repair CD to run Startup Repair which automates System Restore as well as numerous other tests including System File Checker which can repair system files which are not corrupted beyond repair.

If Startup Repair will not start it after being run up to 3 separate times with reboots, then boot back in and choose System Restore from the tools list to attempt to restore before you made the registry changes.

If Win7 still will not start, try booting into Safe Mode to run sfc /scannow to repair System files.

You can copy your files out of an unbootable Win7 using this method:
Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console - Windows 7 Forums.url

If all fails you can run the Recovery Partition using the key given on first boot screen, or look it up in your manual on Support Downloads webpage for your model computer. You will need to fill out your System Specs for us to help you research this information.

Or since your goal was apparently to get rid of the factory bloatware find a Win7 installer for your version to clean reinstall with the Product Key on the COA sticker on machine.
Clean Install Windows 7 - Windows 7 Forums.URL

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I bought a new HP Pavillion desktop pc and wanted to know where to get recovery discs in case I needed them.

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I have an HP Desktop bought a couple of years ago with Win 8; this was updated with the MS Win 10 free upgrade last year. I still have the Recovery Disc I created using Win 8 when purchased; but the system remembers that creation and will not let me create a Win 10 replacement recovery disk. How can I overcome this restriction?As I accepted the free MS upgrade to Windows 10, I do not have a purchase receipt or serial number.

Answer:Windows 10 recovery disc

Hi: If you previously upgraded to W10, you can make your own reinstallation media from Microsoft by using the media creation tool from the link below. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

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Hi, i have 3 pc's with windows 7 installed on all. i would like to format one of them so all memory is wiped clean but im wondering if there is a way of doing this without losing windows 7 or a way of getting windows 7 again after with no disc. the discs wernt supplied with all 3 so im not sure how im supposed to do this. thanks
 

Answer:Windows 7 recovery with no disc?

Memory is wiped clean every time you shut the machine off. I'm assuming you want to reformat the hard drive and install Windows.

Most new machines have Windows on the hard drive. Your docs should explain how to access recovery (so long as you have not made any changes to the partitions and destroyed the recovery).

Make/model?
 

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I am a little confused about the recovery disc that you create on all new laptops. Is this the actually OS disc, or something else, like a recovery disc that restores it to a certain point in time?

Answer:windows recovery disc

It will reinstall the operating system and drivers for the various components of the computer. Your computer will be returned to the way it was when you took it out of the box.

Most computer manufacturers don't include recovery disks with their systems. They now have a recovery partition which is what is used to reinstall Windows and recover it to factory defaults.

You can make a set of cd's of the recovery files. I highly recommend that you do so. If your computer ever gets to a point where you need to reinstall the OS but you cannot access the recovery partition the disks will be available as a backup. I also suggest you go one step more. I don't know about all manufacturers but my mother's Compaq only allowed me to make back up disks one time. After I did that, I made a copy of the disks. That way if the disk becomes scratched or cracked and can't be used you have another one to fall back on.

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Hi all,

I have been trying to creat recovery discs for my L300 but after a 1-2 mins the programme stops and says "please check if the disc is scratced or dirty, if so, try again with a new disc" error code 0E01B5-26-2A030C00,

I have tried this lots of times with lots of different DVDs over the past few weeks but this keeps happening!

The machine is only a few weeks old and running Vista home premium any advise please as Im stuck.

Thanks for reading.

Answer:Satellite L300 - recovery disc creator error - disc is scratced or dirty

Hi mate

I think you used simply not fully compatible and supported disks.
In my case I couldn?t create the recovery because the CD/DVD drive was not able to handle it.

Fact is that many CD & DVD disks supports different standards and properties and in many cases the CD/DVD drives have many difficulties to handle the different disks.
I think you should simply test some DVD-R disks.

I uses DVD-R and was able create the recovery disk.

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Hi, it makes 2 month my computer crashed during Windows 10 update. It's a coincidence but the Hard drive crashed during the update.I bought the set of recovery disc from lenovo website and when i received them i tryed to recover my laptop. TO do this i plugged an external CD-ROM and insert disc 1 inside. But after asking me to insert CD 2, the screen is blocked on  "Current Item : CPPII Initialize Storage Disk(s)"  Recovery process is running , please don't remove your power adapter. I've called the lenovo's support and they decided to send me a new set of discs. Today i've tryed them but it does the same thing. I'm certainly doing wrong thing but what ? I'm not using the original hard drive, i've bought a SSD 240Go instead of the 750 Go SSD+HDD  Thanks for the help

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Hello world!

I just got a new laptop with Win7 64 bit home premium and that's all good that this
OS came installed on there and I'm using it, but for my teaching activities I'll need
to get into some Linux OS in a multiboot configuration. So I will want to eventually
need to be able to fix this when the HD fails, well because we know that ALL HDs
will eventually fail, right? So this is a 'remanufactured' ASUS K55A, and the one piece
of paper that came with it says the HD has been reformatted and there is no recovery
partition so I should promptly make up a recovery DVD set, which I did (4 DVDs).

So I used the disk management to shrink the C: down to it's minimum, like 150Gb, due
to what it said was some files that could not be moved. That's probably OK. Then I
deleted the D: and made a new D: of about 350Gb which leaves the unassigned space
all looking to be contiguous (like 188Gb). In looking on there, I see the UEFI partition
of 200Mb, which is cool, and then there are these two mysterious partitions: a 25Gb
recovery partition with no listing of it's filesystem nor any drive letter, hanging out in
the never never land and not in the early (leftmost) part of the disc, and there is this
protected Q: drive that apparently has MS office on it 'in case' I want to buy it. There
is the 'reduced with ads' MS office already working and that is all I would ever want.

1) In reading up I see there is a lot of headache going around with Win 8 and UEFI but
I believe that UEFI is a goo... Read more

Answer:Questions: UEFI, restore partition, Q:, install disc, recovery disc

Hi PJ,

You covered several areas, so I'll start with some suggestions:

1. Since you already burnt (and checked?) the recovery DVD's, that recovery partition is no longer required, so you can remove it. Everything you need to restore the computer back to its factory state will be contained on those 4 x DVD's - store them safely.

2. For the Linux distro's, given that this is a UEFI boot, I would run them in a virtual machine using either free VirtualBox or free VMWarePlayer (my personal preference is for the latter).
Linux - Install on Windows 7 Virtual Machine using VirtualBox

3. If you never plan on using Office, uninstall it, then remove the Q: partition.

You should also consider a clean OEM install at some point - it gets rid of all the bloatware that the OEM's come with:
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

Lastly, keep this handy if you choose to clean install under UEFI:
UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with

Regards,
Golden

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hii have bought x230 laptop, with windows 8 proi want downgrade it to win 7 pro. my local support say they have no disc right now and they have no any ideas when they able got disc.instead they can propose only PAYED downgrade in services center. so my question is: is any way i can got recovery win 7 64 DVD for my model in digital way?

Answer:x230 recovery disc set for Windows 7

Hi arheops, welcome to the forum,
 
unfortunately most likely the only way is through your Lenovo support channels, anyone distributing the discs online would be doing something which is illegal.
 
It may be possible to obtain them through the following website, however I'm not sure if the site is valid for systems purchased in the Ukraine.
 
https://www.lenovorecovery.com/Extranet/Home.aspx

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How do I obtain a WIndows 7 professional x64 recovery disk for my HP Probook 5330m?











Solved!
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Answer:Windows 7 pro 64bit recovery disc...

Hi, You can order a set of Recovery Discs starting on the link below. http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&objectID=c00810334&prodTypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=5071212 Regards, DP-K

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Last year i lost my system recovery disk and my hard drive crashed and had to replace the drive and i can't seem to find it i have gone to the microsoft website to get the download of the disk and i can't because when i enter my product key it says it is a pre-installed software i really need a recovery disk.

Answer:I lost my windows 7 recovery disc HELP!

Hi: If you live in the USA/Canada, call HP at this number and order a set of recovery disks. Have the serial number of the PC handy to give to the customer services rep. A set should cost around $10 delivered via first class mail. 1-800-334-5144  

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My warranty recently expired for my computer ~two weeks ago, and I now need an Recovery disc.  I looked for one in the original box, however after reading online I found out that Dell does not give the Recovery disc with the PC anymore.  Is there anyway to still get the disc as my warranty is gone or will I have to buy windows.  

Answer:XPS 8500, Needs windows 8 recovery disc

Is your hard drive damaged ?

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Hi everbody,
 
I have purchased a Lenovo Thinkpad T430.
This laptop came with pre-installed Windows 7 Pro.
However I want to use Windows 8 which I have a recovery disc for.
 
I built in a SSD instead of the optical drive. So I don´t have a optical drive.
On this SSD I want to run my OS.
 
With a software from Samsung (manufacturer of my SSD) I was able to copy the Windows7 OS on my SSD.
 
As I mentioned above I bought a laptop with installed windows 7 pro and a Windows 8 upgrade disc.
Therefore I got the "Operating System Recovery Dis Windows 8 Pro. (OEM Activation 3.0 Required)".
 
The problem now is that I have an upgrade disc but no optical drive.
So I created an image of the upgrade disc and with this image I have created a bootable USB stick with the following program:
http://www.chip.de/downloads/UNetbootin_34673960.html
 
When I boot my laptop using the bootable USB stick everything seems to be working until to the point where I have to accept the EULA.
So I chose a  language, and clicked on "I accept the agreements".
When I want to click on "next" I got a error message "recovery failed".
Please have a look on the following picture taken with my smartphone.
The language used in this picture is german as i live in Austria.
 
Link to image
 
Do you know how I can upgrade to Windows 8?
Can you tell me why the upgrade disc is not working?
 
Best Regards,
Philipp Stöger
 
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Answer:Windows 8 Recovery Disc not working

Welcome to the forum! From your description I don't understand if you have a Recovery Disk of a Windows 8 installation or an Upgrade Disk of Windows 8. In any case, you should try installing your SSD to the Hard disk compartment and reinstall temporarily the DVD in its place. This should remove some ambivalence  as to what might be causing your trouble. So this should be your first step. If you have an upgrade disk, you can upgrade your installation of Win 7 with it or clean install Win 8. If you have a Recovery disk then you could try formatting your SSD prior to applying the recovery. Maybe you should also play with the "Secure Boot" option in your BIOS, see if it changes anything...

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We just brought a laptop with windows 8 on it, does anyone know exactly how to go about making the recovery disc for it. I can't even find the control panel or system recovery on it. HELP!!! Thanks bunches.. Marilyn
 

Answer:Making Recovery Disc For Windows 8

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hi friends''

i got a new sony viao CR 22 notbook. i want to get my drivers on a cd or dvd. plz can anyone help me to create recovery disc.

plz can u gime step by step guide for creating recovery disc ...

is the the only way to have my drivers saved.

i have window vista home edition pre-installed.

Answer:windows vista recovery disc

Hi yuvin,

Welcome to Vista forums.

Can you not save the driver installation file to a DVD or CD as a backup for them?

Since you have the Vista Home Premium version, it does not have the Complete PC Backup feature. Your only option to create a complete backup and recovery DVD is to use a 3rd party program like Acronis True Image. You can try it with their 15 day fully functional trial period download.

Complete hard disk drive copy, cloning and image backup software: computer files and disk copying

Shawn

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I have just purchased a computer with Windows 7 OS. It did not come with an installation disc, but allowed me to create a recovery disc. On my previous system Windows XP Pro, if I had a problem with corrupt files I could insert the install disc go into run and type SFC /scannow and it would replace the files required. Is this possible on Windows 7 should the occasion arise, with the recovery disc?

Thank you.

shipboard.

Answer:[SOLVED] Windows 7 Recovery disc

Windows 7 does not need a disk to use sfc /scannow. The files required to use it is already in the C: drive.

The Recovery disk you created is used to access Windows 7's Repair Environment to repair Windows start problems, access system restore, and other tools.

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Please HELP Reformatting.
I am trying to reformat my Qtech Windows XP PC.
I get to the windows loading and then it asks for windows SP2 disc but all i have is the Qtech Recovery Disc with SP2. I have a windows SP2 but it asks for "asms" and says copy files from E:\1386.
What can i do or do i do.
If i had hair i would be bald by now, its taken 2 days to get this far.
Please help it's doing me head in.
Donewalking
 

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My Acer Aspire laptop quit working several weeks ago and I have been playing around with it for several weeks trying to get it to work again. It kept getting stuck in the windows repair screen, and despite several attempts at restoring the system or using the system recovery screen I kept getting the repair screen.

However, I turned it on today and I got a message that I had not received before. It said: File:\windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
status: 0xc00000e9
Info: Windows failed to load because the kernal is missing or corrupt

If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer

Of course I called Acer to ask for a windows system recovery disc and because my computer is no longer under warranty they gave me the run around.

So, does anyone know what this message means and where I can get a disc with this missing file so that I can reboot my laptop? Any help would be appreciated.
 

Answer:Missing Windows recovery disc

The laptops hard drive is probably failing... You might be able to purchase a Windows 7 or Windows 8 install disk. Windows 8 is being offered for $39.99 using the Windows 8 Upgrade Advisor or:
http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msstore/html/pbpage.Windows_8_Pro?WT.term=+windows +8 upgrade vista&WT.mc_id=pointitsem_Microsoft US_google_5 - Windows 8&WT.medium=cpc&WT.campaign=5 - Windows 8&WT.content=

Trying to re-install Windows will tell you if the hard drive is bad or not
 

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Hi Gents,

Is there a way I can burn W Vista x64 Recovery disc to Usb flash Drive ? Thanks.

Answer:Windows Vista recovery Disc

There are a number of programs out there in the wild. The one I use at present is "Rufus." You can go to Google to find all the others available. . .Good Luck. . .

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I have a Windows XP Home SP2 PC, by SONY. It has 3.00 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4 - 8 kilobytes primary memory cache - 512 kilobyte secondary memory cache.
It has 160 GB usable hard drive capacity.
The MAIN circuit board is ASUSTEK P4SD-VL
Bus clock 200 megahertz.
BIOS American Megatrends inc. 1005 10/01/2004
The Memory modules are :
1024 Megabytes Installed,
Slot 'DIMM0 has 256
Slot 'DIMM1 has 256
Slot 'DIMM2 has 256
Slot 'DIMM3 has 256
It has a Radeon 9200 (display adapter)
Since I bought the PC many years ago, and as one does, I have loaded many applications and games which I believe is the reason it is slowing down.
I want to increase the installed memory as much as possible, but not sure what the maximum could be. I would like to go for 4GB total, IE 1GB per 'DIMM' socket.
The Sony has given me very good service, and I want to carry on using it.
After that I am going to use the Sony Recovery Disc to start afresh.
Any help would be appreciated.
jonem81

Answer:Windows XP Home recovery disc

You can use this crucial Scanner which will tell you exactly what RAM your motherboard takes and what your max RAM is. As your motherboard is an OEM version it is difficult to find a manual for it but it looks as though PC2700 333 Mhz or PC3200 400Mhz is compatible.

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I have a windows 8.1 pro recovery disc from my asus laptop that came as windows 7 and I'm wondering if I were to get a pc without a operating system would the recovery disc install windows 8.1 on the PC as the operating system or wouldn't it work
Thanks in advance Ash

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I imaged? my OS to DVDs (3)I installed Mandriva then decided to remove itI used the first recovery disc to completely wipe hard driveNow I can't reinstall OS from DVDsThe screen says" Invalid partition table_"I have tried booting from all 3 DVDs with no luckIt is on a Toshiba Satellite L455 multimedia notebook laptop

Answer:How do I install Windows 7 from recovery disc

Sounds like either your image disk is NGood or you don't have the boot order set for CD before hard drive.

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If you want to know how to do it click hereHaven't tried it yet myself (not got the time, so if you want to give it a bash and see if it's as easy as it sounds, please post back here.

Answer:Make a Windows CD from Recovery Disc

Hi, Looks like an interesting exercise. I will give it a bash when I have a quiet spell. Cheers, Bill

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Hi  Guys, I have bought T530 in Nov 26, 2013,  from amazon and it has pre installed win7 . However a recovery disc has been shipped with it so that I could upgrade to Win8.Now I dont see the disc working, I am not sure why it just does not work !Please could you help me as I have contacted vendor and he has confirmed that product is new in condition and  I should be contacting Lenovo ! Please could you help me in that, I have registered my product with lenovo site and everything is fine with key + product ID registration + Warranty. If you guys need any specific information pleas let me know. -Brijesh

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I had recently purchased hp pavilion n012tx laptop with win8 preinstalled. I created one set of the recovery discs with the hp recovery media creation and lost them somewhere. But now i want to create the second set and hp recovery media creation app is allowing only one set which i created earlier. One thing i would told that i have already restored my laptop one time from that discs. So is there any way to create one more set of recovery discs. Also i have recovery drive partition which is not corrupt.
Any help will be appreciated.

Answer:windows recovery disc's second set creation

While there may be a way, you're going to have to contact HP.  This is a restriction put in place by HP to prevent piracy I'm sure.  HP may be able to tell you how to create another set of recovery disks or may be able to send them to you for a small fee.

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I have recently installed Windows 8.1. (I previously had Windows 7). During this process, due to my ignorance, I lost all data on this external :mad.
This ?Recovery Disc? basically blocks the use of this external HD.
My two questions:
1. I want to save this disc somewhere else, but the size is prohibitive- 31.9 GB, so I suppose copying it on a few DVD?s will not be possible. Other external hardware are the usual- memory sticks, SD cards; all much smaller. I also have a 2 TB external which I will not use for obvious reasons.
2. If someone does offer a solution, do I just delete the Recovery Disc and get rid of the partition? Or is there a way that I can use the more than 900 GB and keep the Recovery Disc on this external?
 

Answer:Needs advice on Windows 8.1 Recovery Disc

What you want to do is a bit unclear to me. Please clarify a bit more.
First you mention that due to ignorance you lost all data on external... meaning what?
Did you accidentally format an external hdd?

Then you mention a Recovery Disc that is 31.9 GB?
I am assuming here that you are indeed referring to a recovery partition, not a disc; since later on you are referring to backing it up? 31.9 GB can fit on a bdr-dl or larger disc.

And your obvious reason for not using your 2 TB is not obvious to me. Are you referring to your loss to external here?

I think you need to start from the beginning with as much detail as you can give, and do not assume we know what you are talking about. You are in front of the PC, you can see it, we don't know what you have done or not and how the PC is responding. And only you can know what resources you have to work with.
As I said, for back up of 31.9 GB, you can use bdr-dl, which can hold up to 46.6 GB (or bdr-tl which can hold about 118 GB) but I can't know if you have access to a bluray rewritable drive, or bdr-dl media.

IF you don't tell us what you want and what you have to work with, we can't help you.
 

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I am just about to use the recovery disc to reinstall windows.I have done this once before but remember being a bit nervous at the stage that it says"Delete all inactive partitions and system partitions"Could anyone please explain this part again to me and any dangers or pitfalls.or any website that are useful.Thanks for your help in advance.

Answer:reinstalling windows from recovery disc.

Recovery disks reset everything back to how your computer was on the day you bought it.Therefore you need to copy anything you wish to keep (documents - emails - photos - contacts) to an exterior medium (CD - DVD - Mem Stick - external drive) before you "Delete all inactive partitions and system partitions"

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I apologize if i am on the wrong "topic" but where can i purchase a dell recovery disc (windows 7). I had a windows error recovery problem.. couldnt find any help on here... surprise surprise... (just rude admins)Thanks for the help!

Answer:Dell Recovery Disc (windows 7)

Good morning yeahbaby5 and welcome to CH OK 1st do you have a good back up of your data.Use F8 key during boot to get into the Advanced Boot Options menu.From the Advanced Boot Options chose the Repair Your Computer option.Click Next and login to your administrator account on the computer. Your administrator account is the account created the first time the computer was turned on.Click Dell Factory Image Recovery and DataSafe options and follow the onscreen instructions. Please keep one thing in mind the DataSafe should work for saving your data but nothing beats have good reliable back up's that you know are good. If this is not what you are talking about please let us know using this method will restore the PC back to factory condition.      For most Dell PC's there is not really a restore Disc. There is a Windows 7 Disc and a driver / program disk. If your version of Windows 7 is say Home premium 64 bit you can use any windows 7 HP 64 bit disc and use your COA (25 digit lic number) this will be 5 groups of 5 letters and numbers to install windows 7. But your COA can only be used with what ever version of windows 7 the key is for. Please let us know how you make out, Mike  

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Im not sure if this is able to be done but I have a Windows 7 recovery disc made for an Asus computer. Problem is I built my own rig but was wondering if I could somehow use this disc to install 7. Figured it was a long shot but felt like it didnt hurt to ask.

Answer:Installing Windows 7 with recovery disc

Hi -

Not if the recovery disc was made on another system using its OS.

The best that I can do is to give you this link to Microsoft for the 90-day trial of Windows 7 Enterprise Edition -

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/e.../cc442495.aspx

Regards . . .

jcgriff2

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I need to find out if there is a way to create a recovery disc for Windows 8.1 with cd/dvd put into the driver, so that when Windows 10 crashes on me I have a way to get my pc back up and running please help. I do not have a USB.

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Hiya,

Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit were pre-installed when i purchased Hp Desktop.
I have searched in the internet and found that Windows recovery disk can be created only in business and ultimate edition of vista. But i am sure there might be some way, where we can create Windows Vista Recovery Disc in Home premium 32-bit edition.

Waiting for your reply,

Thanks,

Answer:Windows Vista Recovery Disc

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/141820-create-recovery-disc.html

also see this site for all things bootable:

http://reboot.pro/index.php?

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I am having Lenovo G50-20 (Model: 20351) and lost recovery disc, Is there any possible that I can get the recovery disc from Lenovo support (ready to pay the cost for that) so that I don't want to loose my Windows OS 8.1 Licencse ThanksKumara

Answer:Windows 8 Recovery Disc not working

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
Please give Support a call (info below) to discuss obtaining recovery media.
 
Regards.
 
United States


IDEA-branded and B, C, E, G, H, K, N, Q, V, Y Series Products
English 1-877-4-Lenovo, 1-877-453-6686 Schedule a Callback for faster support
24 hours a day 7 days/week

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hp prodesk 405 g1 mt  windows 10 recovery disc or usb

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Hi there,

Brand new Toshiba Satellite L500-11V, first thing create the TOSHIBA Recovery Discs, disc 1 no problems but disc 2 never finishes it gets half way through and just stops. Even left it over night and nothing!!!

End up quitting the program and starting again, i now have 4 copies of disc 1??!!

Any ideas people??
(also fully up to date with windows updates)

Many thanks

Leigh

Answer:Satellite L500-11V - Recovery Disc Creator crashes on disc 2

Windows updates are not relevant for all this.

Which empty medias do you use, DVD-/+/R/RW?

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Hi, please can anyone help? We lost the disc, and need to recover Windows on the laptop Sattelite A100-649.

Thanks!
Maggie

Answer:Re: Recovery disc lost - how to recover Sattelite A100-649 without a disc?

Satellite A100 is old notebook model and I think you cannot order it anymore.
What you can try is to install own WXP version. All necessary drivers, tools and utilities you can find on Toshiba download page - http://www.toshiba.eu/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp

If you have more questions you are welcome.

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A while back my secondary pc with windows xp home (without any service pack) broke.

The problem was that the system was not responsive enough, filled with rubbish and probably sh1tloads of trojans and the sort, from a time when I was useless with computers. I left the computer in the corner for a while and replaced it with a vista laptop.

After a while with the laptop, I decided that I still needed the desktop as well as the laptop was a shared pc and I needed the pc a lot. I got the desktop up and running. I decided it would be a good idea to reinstall windows xp to get rid of all the problems. I stuck in the restore cd. It wiped the hard drive and then couldn't continue, because I needed to insert a second disc, which I had lost. So now I'm stuck with a pc with nothing on the hard drive and a spare licence key.

Long story short, I have a desktop pc, with a wiped hard drive, a spare windows xp home (no service pack) licence key, and I don't have a restore disk or a windows xp boot disk.

What can I do?

Also, pleae note that I am not in the position to borrow an installation disc off a friend, etc.

Answer:Need to reinstall windows xp but recovery disc is broken

What brand and model PC?

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I want to buy Windows 7 recovery disc to bring back my sons asus laptop to factory settingsModel X44H-BBR4 Asus Laptop

Answer:I want to Buy Windows 7 recovery disc for Asus laptop

You would need to contact Asus support to purchase the recovery disk set, BUT you may not need it as long as the original hard drive is undamaged and the recovery partition is undamaged, you should be able to initiate a Factory Restore from the Recovery Console.http://www.sevenforums.com/installa...http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showth...Look for your manual or support here:http://support.asus.com/ServiceHome...You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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im sick of this, i just got a S10-3 Netbook and it seems like there are 1 system drive, a D drive called 'Lenovo' and another drive of 200mb, and a final drive 'OEM Partition' which i assume is where they store the original factory recovery that will restore the system to 'out of box' state. now because i am gonna upgrade my HDD to an SSD, how the hell do i upgrade, because i don't have external DVD burner i can't backup the OEM image onto my USB flash or external HDD, how do i bypass this? why Lenovo don't do what all other company are doing, make life easier with recovery USB flash for netbook

Answer:How do you create recovery disc without DVD Burner! for S10-3 Windows 7

Hi and welcome... 
as all subnotes or netbooks ... some other brands have a (Recover-Image)  DVD or CD Set in the package, that will do the same as the Recover will do, but vice versa , in both cases you need a Optical drive...    
If you are planning to change the hardddrive to ssd ..
i prefer to clone or  Backup with Acronis True Image ...
 
 
regards KalvinKlein
 

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It is really annoying that Lenovo has so many "special" patch with original Windows 7.

Answer:Will Lenovo Make a new Recovery Disc with Windows 7 SP1?

You can always make your own backup:1. Use recovery media.2. Bring everything up to date.3. Install your software [optional].4. Re-backup.

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I have a Lenovo G505s and I am going to change the hard drive to SSD.  My laptop did not come with a recovery disc.  How can I install Windows 8?
 
If there is a recovery disc available, how much does it cost? 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

Answer:G505s - Changing to SSD, Windows recovery disc?

Hi budgy , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Recovery media is orderable calling in Lenovo Support , not sure about current pricing thou. 
This includes Windows and original drivers for your specific model. 
 
Hardware support
English  24 hours a day 7 days/week1-877-4-Lenovo, 1-877-453-6686 Schedule a Callback for faster support 
 
Software Premium Support - Windows & Android Operating Systems
English  8:00 - 23:00 Eastern, daily1-855-271-3879 
 
Without any cost , you can also just download the same version that came with your pc to install windows . The OEM product key would automatically activate itself as long as the same version is used. Just install remaining drivers from support.lenovo .com 
Herewith is a guide to follow. 
 
Another option so that you can keep the One key Factory reset feature is cloning without losing any files and programs. 
 
Hope this helps you on your upgrade. 
Update us. 
 
 
Regards

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Hi, My buddy has a Dell laptop, running windows 7 Ultimate. He is trying to create a system recovery disc. He gets to 35% and it stops? Should windows firewall be disabled first ?
Thank You in advance,
Masterchief

Answer:Windows 7 System recovery disc freezes

Welcome!

I don't think the firewall has much to do with it. See this tutorial here: System Repair Disc - Create

He can use method 2 to download the ISO and burn it.

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Hey there guys. I have laptop Acer Aspire v15 Nitro and I did update to Windows 10 from my Windows 8.1 OS. It seems that everything works just fine for me, even drivers installed "themselves" (no need actually to download anything from web, maybe just cardreader). I got only one question as I can't find it anywhere on the net. I want to create recovery disk but what is the issue. When I start my Acer Recovery Management, I can only create recovery USB (or other media, but I don't have CD-ROM so only USB). However, in BIOS I can see that there is some option telling me, that I can do Alt+F10 to do some disc-to-disc recovery. I have never owned an Acer before so I don't know how it works. But when I press such combination in POST phase, nothing changes, computer simply continues to boot to Windows. I'd like to use such way of creating recovery partition, instead of making some recovery USB, is I have SSD+HDD combination so I have loads of free space on HDD.P.S.: Can't find answer on net, everyone just says about creating recovery mediaThanks in advance!!!

Answer:Acer Aspire Windows 10 Alt+F10 recovery disc-to-di...

ALT+F10 is called D2D, since it will re-install windows from a recovery partition on the same HDD.you can only create a recovery media on external devices connected via USB.

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My laptop was supplied by Toshiba loaded with Vista. It was eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 7. I did this. Problem is that the recovery disc is for Vista.

How do I make a recovery disc for my laptop, as it is now Windows 7 operating system?

Answer:Recovery disc creation after upgrade to Windows 7

what about hdd image folder:

http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/ann.jspa?annID=58

If this option is still available, you can restore Vista and make a recovery disk.

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I desided to reformate my computer, farly new computer and windows 7. so im using the 3 recovery disc that I burned when I first got the computer. so now i deside to reformate, started reinstalling...it went through disc1, when it asked for recovery disc 2 (at around 50% of installing) I put it in and it just spits it back out and doesnt want to read it, now im stuck the computer wont even boot up fully (wont boot to desktop, however I can access the bois but i have no idea what to do with it without computer assistance, im not that good with it but i can follow directions )what can I do to fix this?

I think either when I copied the disc it didnt get copied right (disc2)because disc1 worked fine) or something is just wrong with the disc 2 dvd (has no scratches on it though) but im stuck how can i get it to work or even get windows to start back up to the desktop?

Answer:windows 7 recovery disc wont read

Put the disc in another computer and open it (don't run)and see if the disc is blank or if it contains files.

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I called Lenovo and got my Windows 8 recovery disc shipped out free of charge ten minutes later. I have a case number to prove it! This is so awesome.I didn't say anything except that I didn't know why windows won't start, I didn't know why recovery wont start, and I needed my discs so that I could get things working again. That's the last time I let my mischievious daughter play with my laptop before I get it all set up. The guy on the phone thought that was pretty funny... Thank you, Lenovo! You guys are so very helpful!

Answer:Lenovo sent me a Windows 8 recovery disc for my x230!

Hi ariaxu,Thanks for taking time to make this post. It means a lot.I'm glad that you finally have your machine recovered. Cheers,Cleo

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Hi there my HDD on my y500 is dead due tomprobably a physical damage for it fell on the ground while turned on.I tried to extract some files from it using some data recovery software and was able to copy the the files on the recovery partition. now i bought a neww HDD, my question is: is there a way to recover windows from the files on the recovery partition (winre.wim) and how? if not how can I download a OEM version on windows 8 on my new HDD

Answer:Dead HDD no recovery disc how to restore windows

First I need to know the following: 1. Can you still read the partitions of the hdd? Or can you still access the hdd using a different unit? 2. What version of OKR is use in the unit? If the answer for 2 is OKR 7 then you need to call Lenovo and inquire about the OKR disc sets. If it is OKR 8 then maybe help can be extended provided the answer to 1 is yes and the needed program file can still be found in the web. 

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Hi there, my problem is that I have windows 7 64b home premium. It came with my laptop Toshiba and I had to make a recovery disc in order to reinstall windows if I have to. So I did the recovery disc in a DVD RW drive. It shows that the recovery disc is ok, I can see the folders on it (boot and sources). The problem is that when I insert the disc in the DVD drive it doesn?t start. I tried to restart my computer, after that insert the disc, or insert the disc and then restart the computer, then go to my computer right click and autorun?and nothing. I don?t know how to start the reinstallation. What I'm doing wrong?
Thank you in advance.

Answer:Windows 7 recovery disc doesn’t start

On the first screen you see when booting... Press F2 to enter setup....
this gets you into the bios, here you will change the boot options so that the
optical{DVD/CD} drive is first drive to boot from...

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windows 7 recovery cd stops by checking for atapi driver

Answer:windows 7 recovery disc is checking for atapi

Did you change the CD drive?Why did it take me over a year to phone in a problem to ATT?

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I lost my system recovery disc. I also lost all of my games that came with windows...free cell, solitaire, paint..etc. I just want those back. Can I run a system recovery program on windows without a disc?

AMD Sempron 2800+ 1.6GHz
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition sp3
 

Answer:I lost my Windows XP sp3 system recovery disc.

You could possibly do System Restore to a point before they disappeared . Start/All Programs/Accessories/System Tools/System Restore . With so little info I wouldnt be too optimistic about having any success .

I'm intrigued - how did you lose the games ? I think the answer to that will go a long way to getting your computer back to how it should be .
 

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Tried to order recovery disc for Vista Home Basic through support.gateway.com. Used serial number listed on two service orders from Best Buy and was told that serial number did not exist. Any place else I can order this recovery disc.

Answer:windows vista recovery disc for emachine

Might be possible to use your model number. Look all over the main body of the computer. Ought to be some numbers that would help. Explain it to emachines service tech people. Call them if you can get someone to speak to.Be sure that there isn't some way to build them yourself or another way to recover your system. See owners manual.1/3 of highway deaths are caused by drunks. The rest are by people who can't drive any better than a drunk.

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Windows Vista x64 Recovery Disc works fine to boot up but when I pick repair and it gets to where I pick the OS. it doesn't see my hard drive and there is no OS. listed. So I click load driver but the only place I can look to is the restore cd itself and I don't find any drivers on it.
What I have tried so far is:
I booted back into Vista and found the driver for my hard drive and copied it to a thumb drive and rebooted to the recovery disk. Looked to the thumb drive, But the driver doesn't show up. It looks as if it is looking for the driver setup program for my hard drive. So I'm not sure where to find the setup.exe for my hard drive.
Question: Is there not some way to download or copy all the drivers for Vista and put them on the recoery disk so it can use them.
I would like to use this recovery disk on more than one PC.

Thanks in advance for any help

Answer:Windows Vista x64 Recovery Disc Problem

Usually boot discs that let you load drivers want the .inf file. Usually it's sitting in the same folder as the driver files such as .sys. Loading the .inf "installs" the driver into the ram disk or whatever mechanism is being used. I don't do much with OS repair discs. I'm more used to Macrium Boot CDs and WinPE type setup. It should be similar though.

Afa using as a repair tool I don't know about the licensing/legality of that. You may be better off with a general purpose boot CD with tools on it. Maybe use a Windows or Linux based boot CD and add your own tools.

There should be a bunch out there with scripts for adding diagnostics and repair, av programs etc..

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My laptop buy American attach windows 8.1 of Lenovo but now I live in Vietnam and lost Recovery Disc attach when I buy. My HDD is formatted delete all data.Everybody can help me one link "Factory Default Recovery Disc" of G50-45. I will download or one action other I can recovery factory default of Lenovo. I live in Vietnam. 

Answer:I need " Factory Default Recovery Disc " G50-45 windows 8.1. Everybody can help me?

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
The factory recovery discs are not available for download.  Please see my link below to inquire about purchasing the needed discs from Lenovo.....
 
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht035659#purchase

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Hi,After "a minimized image recovery" windows can't start, I get "windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem: [3 steps that requires  windows installation disc]I have Windows 7 Home Prem OAPlease help me recover. I can provide the HP support a serial number and a product key.Thank you.

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hi.. i have a msi recovery disc (which is supposed to be a multilanguage)
this is an iso image .. when installing xp the only option i get is russian .. and ithere is a russion folder in a file named 0419 /RUS on the iso and a notepad doc which looks like this

Caption=1. Russian
Caption=2.
Caption=3.
Caption=4.
Caption=5.
Caption=6.

the notepad is called MLXP_DVD1

now i'm asuming this means the command for the pop up menu when asked for choose language ..

so i'm wondering if i could may use caption 2 and call it ENGLISH and obtain a english language folder and put it in the 0149 folder on the iso .. and this would give the option to choose english install ?? .. maybe i could ge tthe folder from a copy of xp ... is this possible ??

thanks
bill
 

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HELLO...AND HELP!!!!!!!!!

I had a trojan horse virus. After not being able to get rid of it all, I had to clear out my hard drive and operating system. I totally started from scratch. I have back up discs from Best Buy. All of them installed but the WINDOWS ENVIRONMENT RECOVERY DISC.
When I put the disc in, I get AUTO PLAY...OPEN FOLDER TO VIEW FILES USING WINDOWS EXPLORER.
EVERYTHING else is installed but the Windows 7 environment recovery disc.
HOW DO I INSTALL WINDOWS 7 WITH THIS DISC ON MY COMPUTER?
When the computer boots up, it says WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUM. Is it installed already?
I have no idea what I'm doing. I'm just trying to get my computer back and going.
Best Buy wants to charge me to tell me, and I don't have the money.
I have been working at this for HOURS! PLEASE HELP!
Thank you
TubularBell

Answer:HELP WITH RUNNING WINDOWS 7 ENVIRONMENT RECOVERY DISC

That is the Repair Disk you use to try to repair WIn7 when it won't boot.

You dont' need to install it - just keep it on hand in case it's needed.

You want the Win7 Installation DVD - do you see that? You might also have Recovery Disks. If in question type out what is printed on each disk.

Boot the DVD or Repair disks following these steps: How to Boot your Computer from a Bootable CD or DVD

Then follow these illustrated steps to install: Clean Install Windows 7

You have one year's free manufacturer;s tech support which comes with every computer purchased. They will help you do this if needed, or just ask back here.

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I was stupid and upgraded to Windows 10 on my laptop.  I have been having a lot of trouble and want to move back to Windows 7, but I've passed the 1 month period where I could have reverted back.  I need a recovery disc for Windows 7.  I went to try to order one, but the order page for HP is giving me an error message (I've tried a bunch of times).   Where can I get this recovery disc or download it?

Answer:Trying to get Windows 7 recovery disc for Envy 6t-1000

Hi: This non-HP vendor sells them... http://www.computersurgeons.com/p-21607-recovery-kit-693602-001-for-hp-envy-sleekbook-model-number-6... If you can read all 25 characters of the W7 product key on your PC's case, there are also 3rd party websites such as this one, where you can download plain W7 installation media... They claim to be...'genuine Windows 7 ISO images directly from Microsoft.' https://www.heidoc.net/joomla/technology-science/microsoft/14-windows-7-direct-download-links  

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Hi, I'm working on recovering my W510 and the recovery disc has been locked up for over an hour now.  Is this common?  Is there a safe way to restart? Thank you for any help!!

Answer:32-bit Windows 7 Recovery Disc stuck and not progressing

Hello and welcome,
 
What do you mean by "locked up"?  if it's displaying some sort of progress window, make sure that some other window hasn't popped up behind that one and is waiting for your input.
 
Z.

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so i need to restore my computer back to the factory settings. problem is i don't have the disc everybody keeps mentioning. i use to have another computer with windows xp on it. i restored that computer without a disc no problem. is there a way to restore vista basic to factory settings without a disc?

Answer:Restoring Windows Vista w/o Recovery Disc.

You did not fill in factory specs; but if you have Dell, post back and I can tell you how it is done.

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I have an Evesham pc - bought in 2004 with XP. Now 6 years old and running very slow, so I decided to do a clean reinstall from the recovery disc. I copied all my data off, and stuck the disc in - it goes through windows set up, and loading files, asks me re. partitions (i just click enter to install the new version on the one partition it has) it then goes through examining the disc and copying files, and eventually takes me to a screen with PCI device listing, and 'boot from CD' at the bottom. And that's as far as it goes - it won't do anything past that point. It asks me to press any key to boot from CD, but if I do it simply starts the whole process again. If I ignore it, it simply stays there ad infinitum. Have tried cleaning the disc, but no joy. I'm now stuck with a dead PC and no operating system to load (don't want to use UBUNTU as do too much work in MS Access which is not compatible) If anyone has any ideas I'd be very grateful - I have a nasty suspicion it's the disc itself which is faulty...?
Evesham went out of business in 2008, so I have no-one to go back to re. that...

Answer:[SOLVED] help with re-installing windows xp from recovery disc

and welcome to the Forum

Did you boot from the installation cd?

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Hey there guys. I have laptop Acer Aspire v15 Nitro and I did update to Windows 10 from my Windows 8.1 OS. It seems that everything works just fine for me, even drivers installed "themselves" (no need actually to download anything from web, maybe just cardreader). I got only one question as I can't find it anywhere on the net. I want to create recovery disk but what is the issue. When I start my Acer Recovery Management, I can only create recovery USB (or other media, but I don't have CD-ROM so only USB). However, in BIOS I can see that there is some option telling me, that I can do Alt+F10 to do some disc-to-disc recovery. I have never owned an Acer before so I don't know how it works. But when I press such combination in POST phase, nothing changes, computer simply continues to boot to Windows. I'd like to use such way of creating recovery partition, instead of making some recovery USB, is I have SSD+HDD combination so I have loads of free space on HDD.P.S.: Can't find answer on net, everyone just says about creating recovery mediaThanks in advance!!!

Answer:Acer Aspire Windows 10 Alt+F10 recovery disc-to-di...

ALT+F10 is called D2D, since it will re-install windows from a recovery partition on the same HDD.you can only create a recovery media on external devices connected via USB.

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new hp windows 7I'm trying to create recovery disc and I started it and didn't get the dvdrin fast enough and it started,you can't stop it once it starts.So after it copied the partition or tryed to.I started and put the dvdr in this time but I wonder if I didn't ruin thepart of the drive I need to make the recovery disc.How can I check to see if the dvdr I had in there has the informationI need in case down the road I need it?Would I just put the dvdr in the computer and open it at the hard drive?Maybe see the files there?I had w-xp before and I had no trouble making recovery disc there. 

Answer:hp windows 7 creating a recovery disc problems

Start over...Blank DVD's are cheap....

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New HD on the way but DVD drive on functioning computer not working. Will I have to download Win7 to disc or flash drive to install on new HD? I do have the product code.

Answer:HD crash, no recovery disc, have product code. Do I have to have disc

Hello docmac7672

Check out the Tutorial below for making USB Install





USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create


Iso http://www.mydigitallife.info/offici...digital-river/

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To anyone, I had reimage my Thinkpad T440S since the WIndows 8.1 was corrupted. I used Lenovo Windows 8.1 recovery Dvd to reimage it. It finished but I get to the WIndows login screen and when I click it. Its says administrator but the account is disabled. During the reimage process there was no part that lets me create a user account or to renable the administrator account. I redid the process twice using the restore DVD. Does anyone know of a solution for this or had anything happen to them like this before.

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So my dad wanted to upgrade his windows Vista gateway computer at work to windows 8 because my brother had what we thought was a Windows 8 install disc. There were three discs, Lenovo Windows 8 recovery media disc 1, 2, and Windows 8 pro operating system recovery disc. I backed up all the documents and pics and things I thought he might need and put in the first recovery media disc, turned off the computer, told the boot to use that disc, and let it do it's thing until it said to put in Windows 8 Pro operating system recovery disc. It said recovery failed. It didn't seem like it was going to do anything so I hit cancel, and now I can't boot the pc at all. Everytime I try to do something, it goes to a black screen with some copyright stuff on it, and DHCP spins for a bit, and it says Reboot and Select proper boot device or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key. Was using the recovery discs a bad idea because it seemed to have started erasing things and then failed part way through. Can I even get back to Vista by doing like loading an old system restore point?

Update: I tried putting in the Windows 8 recovery discs again and got no recognition at all, the same with the Windows 98 disc I found (I know). So I revealed the issue to my dad and he said that since our computer is 6 years old, he had been looking online and found a $200 refurbished computer. We decided to get a new computer, basically.
 

Answer:Used Lenovo windows 8 recovery disc to try and install Windows 8. Can't boot pc now

I'm surprised that the Lenovo Recovery didn't notice the incorrect hardware and quit immediately. But since it apparently did wipe something out before failing you will probably have to use the proper Vista recovery DVDs (assuming you have them or can still buy them from Gateway) to get going again.

If Windows 8.1 is wanted you can probably still buy a Installation DVD. Has any check been made to assure that the PC will run Windows 8 or 8.1?
 

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hi

I have purchased a new latop (toshiba satellite) windows 8 original pre-installed,
however, I wanted to repartition my hard disk and without paying attention I have deleted the recovery partition, as a result, the laptop could not boot.

So I asked a professional if he could get my laptop to its original factory condition as it was when I bought it (with windows 8 original pre-installed ...) in order to sell it later, and he told me that's impossible since I don't have the recovery disc ,and the only way to get it work is by installing windows 7.

I've poor knowledge in computer staff that's why I had not make a copy of a recovery disc.

Now, as I'm planning to sell my laptop, I'm wondering if there's a possible way to sell me the recovery disc that allow me to backup my laptop to its factory condition (with original windows 8 pre-installed and pre-loaded software of course), and the estimated total cost that I will pay.
p.s:

*My laptop information is:
*SATELLITE C855-1V9*CORE I5-3210M*2048MB 1600MHZ*500G HDD (5400RPM) SATA*39.6CM TRUBRITE HD LED*DVD-SUPPER-MULTI DRIVE*COLOUR: LUX WHITE PEARL*BLUETOOTH /W- LAN (802.11B/G/N)*WEB CAMERA*MS WINDOWS 8

I have also: product code, serial number, LAN MAC, WLAN MAC
Eather way, thank you for your support... looking forward to hear from you soon

happydz

Answer:Lost Windows 8 Recovery disc for Satellite C855-1v9

Hello

You can order original recovery image on https://backupmedia.toshiba.eu/landing.aspx
Using this disc you can install original recovery image and your notebook will have factory settings again.

If you have more questions please feel free to ask.

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Hi.I've lost my recovery disc that came with my compuer, can anyone advise how to get another recovery disc.I have the following PcPackard Bell Windows XP Home EditionThanks to all that reply.

Answer:Recovery Disc 4 Packard Bell Windows XP Home Edi

what model of packard bell do you havethey have a support page click here you could try there

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im sorry if im at the wrong section. i just don't know where to place this.

im having problem with making a recovery disc. my windows 7 detects my dvd burner's driver but the main device is not.
i tried to use virtual clone drive hoping that it works. but no luck because it's not detected as a dvd burner. daemon tools lite which was said to work on win 7 doesn't work too. windows 7 says it's not compatible upon starting installation.

botttom line is. can anyone share me their copy of windows 7 build 7100 recovery disc? any hosting site will do. thank you so much.

Answer:Request: windows 7 build 7100 recovery disc?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by rakcs


im sorry if im at the wrong section. i just don't know where to place this.

im having problem with making a recovery disc. my windows 7 detects my dvd burner's driver but the main device is not.
i tried to use virtual clone drive hoping that it works. but no luck because it's not detected as a dvd burner. daemon tools lite which was said to work on win 7 doesn't work too. windows 7 says it's not compatible upon starting installation.

botttom line is. can anyone share me their copy of windows 7 build 7100 recovery disc? any hosting site will do. thank you so much.



Are you referring to the Windows 7 7100 RC ISO?

Also, as far as burning a "recovery disk", windows is not detecting your DVD burner?

Don't use daemon tools to mount ISOs, use MagicDisk
Mount ISO Files - Freeware MagicDisc Download

If you want to burn images, use ImgBurn.

http://www.imgburn.com/

Windows may not be detecting your burner correctly, i have had this happen on old burners in older apps. With IMGBurn you can update your firmware on your DVD drive, which then it may detect it correctly after updating and rebooting.

in IMGBurn
Select "Write image file to Disk"
use the 'Tools' -> 'Drive' -> 'Check For Firmware Updates

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My Brother in law passed away, and we have his computers. He has an older Acer PC that has Windows Vista home premium on it that he shelved when he got his new laptop with Windows 10. He left no password for getting in the computer that we can find, nor is there any recovery disc, or any other disc for getting into the admin accounts on this thing.
So I need to hack in somehow, is it possible? I have been all over the net looking, but can't find a way that works. If it was an XP machine, this would be academic, but its not. Is there anyway this can be done or is the machine just a piece of junk. We would like to find more pictures of him, and anything else he might have of him as a remembrance of his life. Any ideas would be helpful. Thanks in advance.

Rick
 

Answer:New Windows Vista main password, with no recovery disc

Sorry. By rules we can not help with hacking/recovering passwords. No matter how deserving the situation may be.
 

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