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why does hp laptop say nonnon system disc or

Question: why does hp laptop say nonnon system disc or

when the laptop is turned on the message non system disc comes up or disc error.

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I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

Answer: why does hp laptop say nonnon system disc or

It means the computer may be trying to boot from something other than the hard disk. Is there a cd or flash drive in the machine? If not, then you may have a hard drive issue which can be tested by running the drive fitness utility downloaded from the manufacturer of the hard drive.

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Hey, can any of your guys tell me where to get a system restore disc for a HP Pavilion ZE4430US (Product# DK582A)? My friend replaced the hard drive on his laptop and needs to reinstall XP. He tried the HP web page and customer severe but they where no help. I would appreciate any help you all could offer.
 

Answer:Need a system restore disc of a HP Pavilion laptop.

I'm not sure what your friend asked for when he called customer service, but I've heard from many others on these boards that they were issued new replacement discs for their HP systems. I don't work on the consumer side of HP, but I do have some contacts over there. If the laptop is still under warranty, you should be issued replacement CDs. NO harm in that, as long as they don't give you a new license. You have the CD key on the laptop itself to use.
 

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how do i do system recovery on a dell laptop without a disc? please help thank you!
 

Answer:how do i do system recovery on a dell laptop without a disc? please help thank you!

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HAVE REPLACED HARD DRIVE, SAME ID, BUT NEED TO BOOT?,***SCREEN IS ASKING FOR A SYSTEM DISC?, HELP

Answer:laptop system disc compaq armada m700

This may apply, if it dos'nt, put the EXACT error message into Google.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/812492

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I have a HP dv9920us.
A month ago I upgraded to win7 from vista. Everything was working fine until a couple of days ago when returning from work I found a black screen and an error message " no operating system found".
No attention paid since I thought that my hdd went bad. So got a new one installed it but got the same message.
So went into BIOS and saw that no hdd was detected.
My laptop has 2 sata ports so I changed port and to my relive BIOS recognized my hdd in this 2nd port leading me to believe that the first port had gone bad.
I did a clean win7 install. Everything went fine. Installed drivers etc no problem.
During the first boot after and right after the post message the laptop just suddenly shut down and rebooted and then shut down again just after the post message. This loop went on for a couple of times and finally ended to a black screen with the message " no operating system found".
Checked the BIOS again and the hdd was there.
Booted the machine with the installation dvd in the drive this time and after the same loop for a couple of times (boot-post message- shut down- reboot ) instead of going to the no "operating system found" it continued and loaded win7.
I've performed every possible test that I know for checking memory, hdd etc and everything looks good.
The bottom line is that now the only way that I can use my laptop is to boot it with the installation disc in and it loads and works perfectly.
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Answer:HP laptop no operation system found boots only with installation disc

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hello all
I hace recently replaced my failed hdd in an old acer pc. I loaded the recovery software and thathseemed to go well, until the pc reboots. It reads "disc boot failure insert system disc and press enter". Despite the several attempts of reloading the system recovery software,and changing the boot order in bios i get the same result. Is it bad /old software, bad hdd? also i noticed that in bios the dvd/cd drive and hdd are labeled sata 1 and 2 respectively should the be or does that not matter? Thanks in advance.

Answer:disc boot failure insert system disc and press enter

There's a good sequence of checks here.

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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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I have found a plethora of advice on how to do it. They all say to insert a blank DVD, but nowhere can I find anything about size of disc or how to determine size in individual cases. Also, specific recommendations for disc (I have never burned a disc)?

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

I plan to use an exterior HD for system image.
 

Answer:Solved: Create system repair disc. Disc size?

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Hey guys, I am having somewhat of an issue with my disc partitions after backing-up data and reinstalling windows 7-64bit.

I have included a picture to help explain.

Here's the issue, my PC had a virus I was unable to resolve. I took it to an "expert" to see what he could do. He backed-up my data and re-installed windows 7. The problem is that I had a disc partition set up with my OS and program files on a C: partition, and a partition, D:, labeled DATA, for all of my data etc..

I'm not sure exactly what he did but it looks like he reinstalled windows to the DATA drive instead of the OS C: drive. Now making the DATA drive, effectively the C drive (and Boot, Page File, Crash Dump, Logical Drive). It looks like after restoring the backed-up data the original install of windows was also restored to the Old C: drive (now named D), this partition is also the System and active Partition.
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So does this mean that windows is booting from the DATA (C) drive now but running the original install of windows 7-64bit from the OS(D) drive (old C)?

I have been reading over a lot of forum posts and I'm not really sure what to do here. I understand I can only extend a drive to unallocated space that is shown to the right in the disc manager. I have thought about backing everything up on DATA(C) and extending OS(D) into it, but I am concerned that I will not be able to boot since DATA(C) is now the boot disc. I do not have a windows recovery or boot disc. ... Read more

Answer:Disc parition issue, want System and Boot to be same disc

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Garrett7


Hey guys, I am having somewhat of an issue with my disc partitions after backing-up data and reinstalling windows 7-64bit.

I have included a picture to help explain.

Here's the issue, my main PC had a virus I was unable to resolve. I took it to an "expert" to see what he could do. He backed-up my data and re-installed windows 7. The problem is that I had a disc partition set up with my OS and program files on a C: partition, and a partition, D:, labeled DATA, for all of my data etc..

I'm not sure exactly what he did but it looks like he reinstalled windows to the DATA drive instead of the OS C: drive. Now making the DATA drive, effectively the C drive (and Boot, Page File, Crash Dump, Logical Drive). It looks like after restoring the backed-up data the original install of windows was also restored to the Old C: drive (now named D), this partition is also the System and active Partition.
See picture:

So does this mean that windows is booting from the DATA (C) drive now but running the original install of windows 7-64bit from the OS(D) drive (old C)?

I have been reading over a lot of forum posts and I'm not really sure what to do here. I understand I can only extend a drive to unallocated space that is shown to the right in the disc manager. I have thought about backing everything up on DATA(C) and extending OS(D) into it, but I am concerned that I will not be able to boot since DATA... Read more

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I have been posting on the general forum and elsewhere recently, about my new system that I got the parts for just last week. My plan was to build a new system as my current system was built 4 years ago, and it has Vista 64 bit home edition.

I work for a large company, and we have the ability to purchase programs from Microsoft at a good price. I remember I purchased my Vista from them directly, via work, and then I think I had to order the 64 bit disc separately.

Anyway, that was what I used to install Vista.

This last week, I got the parts for my new system, which included the OEM Windows7 64 with SP1 disc, and used an SSD for the first time. I loved the performance of the SSD booting and shutting down, so decided to buy a 128 gb SSD for the old system, as it was getting sluggish.

In preparation for this new SSD, I went to find my Vista disc and the product key. Now this has been 4 years since I last used it...you would think I would put it somewhere safe, wouldn't you? Well, I can not find it to save my life.

I will go to the employee purchase website from work tomorrow and see if there is a way to email MS from my work email, to see if they have a record of my purchase. I don't know if they would replace it even if they find verification of my purchase.

I assume the OEM Win 7 disc I bought from newegg allows for only one license, or one PC, correct?

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Answer:Cannot find my Vista disc for old system, can I use new Win 7 disc, or other options?

Stevarian said:


I have been posting on the general forum and elsewhere recently, about my new system that I got the parts for just last week. My plan was to build a new system as my current system was built 4 years ago, and it has Vista 64 bit home edition.

I work for a large company, and we have the ability to purchase programs from Microsoft at a good price. I remember I purchased my Vista from them directly, via work, and then I think I had to order the 64 bit disc separately.

Anyway, that was what I used to install Vista.

This last week, I got the parts for my new system, which included the OEM Windows7 64 with SP1 disc, and used an SSD for the first time. I loved the performance of the SSD booting and shutting down, so decided to buy a 128 gb SSD for the old system, as it was getting sluggish.

In preparation for this new SSD, I went to find my Vista disc and the product key. Now this has been 4 years since I last used it...you would think I would put it somewhere safe, wouldn't you? Well, I can not find it to save my life.

I will go to the employee purchase website from work tomorrow and see if there is a way to email MS from my work email, to see if they have a record of my purchase. I don't know if they would replace it even if they find verification of my purchase.

I assume the OEM Win 7 disc I bought from newegg allows for only one license, or one PC, correct?

Another option, I assume, and I am not very knowledgeable about this, but would ... Read more

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I have an old Fujitsu Euroline PC operating on Windows ME. I ahvent used this in some time but today i tried to boot up and got the messageDisc Boot Failure... insert system disc and press enter.I can not find this disc but not sure i had one to begin with.How do i solve this problem and get the pc up and running again ?

Answer:disc boot failure .. insert system disc

Disc Boot Failure means it can't find an operating system - Windows MEIf it has a floppy drive make sure that is it empty and no floppy disc in.Ditto for the CD drive.Remove floppy disc and CD if they were in, then reboot PCIf it still gives the Disc Boot Failure message then it is the Harddrive not working.Switch off the pc and unplug the wall plug then:Take the side off the pc tower and reseat cables to Harddrive (unplug the connections and then plug them back in again) Switch on pc and boot up and see if that fixes it.

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I have a problem trying to set up raid 1. I have a new PC with W7 Pro 64 bit installed and have migrated everything off the old failing desktop. Everything works well and W7 has no problem booting. I can take W7 image dumps as well. Somewhere in the process of setting up RAID I have done something that does not allow me to complete the process. I decided to use the Install Disk and do a startup repair to clear things, but for some reason neither the Install Disc or the W7 System Repair disc find a system to repair yet my system boots properly.
I've read that I can image dump the whole thing, enter BIOS and setup Raid 1 properly and then restore the image. The proper drivers for RAID were loaded. Can someone tell me if this process would work? Thanks in advance for any help.

Answer:Neither W7 install disc or W7 repair disc find my new system

Win7 doesn't much like dated RAID technology, and doesn't need it with built-in drive imaging.

If you wanted to RAID your new PC you'd have reimage or reinstall anyway.

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
Macrium - Image your system

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After MUCH searching, I've yet to find info on this issue. Many similar, but nothing specific. Please bare with me if this is a known/solved issue.

Okay, old C drive was failing, so I decided on a new OS copy and new HDD. Bought an OEM Win 7 Home Premium 64, and installed.

Little did I know, but I should have had only one HDD hooked up!!! When I installed Win 7, I had 2 HDD's installed, and as a result, Windows installed the main files on my C drive as desired, but put the boot (MBR?) on my other HDD, F drive. Now I have 2 physical HDD's that are listed as Windows drives. So when I went to do a system image backup, all that came up was my DVD burner as a save location. My secondary HDD (F drive) was not shown. Now I know why!

Currently...

Disc 0 - (Boot, Page File, Crash Dump, Primary)
Disc 1 - (System, Active, Primary) Also shows this as having unallocated space of 9MB.

I want ALL of Windows on my main C drive.

How can I fix this without having to re-install all programs etc on my C drive?

Can I do a repair of some type?

Could I install a 3rd internal/external HDD and use that to do a system image backup, then shut down, disconnect F drive, then do a system restore/repair using the OEM installation disc?

Any ideas/fixes?

Answer:Win 7 installed boot on Disc 1 and system on Disc 0 separate HDD's

Yeah, by having that other drive connected, you now have your boot files on the old drive and the rest of Windows on the new drive.

Post a screen shot of Windows Disk Management.

Normally, you'd want C to be disc 0, but that isn't critical.

You can fix this by using EasyBCD to copy your boot files from the old drive to the new. I think there is a tutorial on this site on how to do that.

Edit: here's the tutorial;

Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD

Probably can also fix it by disconnecting the old drive and then running startup repair multiple times, using your Windows installation disc.

Post the screen shot to confirm what's going on.

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i keep getting the above message, every now a then sometimes it will boot up ok ,i thought it maybe my memory so i ran the windows memory checker and it appears to be ok.then i thought it might be my sound card drivers which i updated because it happened after i did that so i put the old ones back on and still the same. ps i have noticed that i have got 3 IRQ addresses the same could it be that ?? anyway my system is as follows3.6 ghz p4 2 gb pny ddr2 ram 533mhzcreative xfi extreme music sound cardgigabyte 915 p ga-81915p dual graphic motherboardhitachi deskstar hard drive sata 160 gbxfx geforce 7800 gt graphic cardall running on windows xp home sp2

Answer:disc boot faliure please insert system disc???

It's probably a loose connection to the hard drive or the other end, the motherboard.Check that the SATA data cable is pushed fully home into the rear of the hard drive. Follow the cable to the motherboard and push that fully home.Also check the power connector.If the problem persists, try different cables.

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Hello everyone,
I returned an HP spectre x360 to BestBuy the other day because of some issues I was having with it but before doing so I created a Windows Image Backup (I went to File History and created a system image which included all the drives except for the one that I am backing up to).

I now have a new HP spectre x360 and I want to restore all the original files from my Windows Image Backup but when I enter the recovery menu (Troubleshoot --> Select a system image backup --> Use the latest available system image), it says that I need to create a system repair disc.

But the spectre x360 doesn't have a CD drive so I can't do it! I keep getting an error that the system repair disc could not be created.
I tried making my Seagate GoFlex External Hard Drive into a bootable USB using RUFUS but that doesn't work.
Can anyone help me?

Screen looks like this:

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I think I may have found an answer to my boot problem. After reading the tutorial on system image restore I saw this statement.

"You can fool it into thinking that simply by marking the 7 partition as active.

May be as well to make it a "secondary" system partition , by copying across the relevant files - in case you forget to hand the active flag back"

How would I be able to make my "C" WIN7 drive my system drive instead of my "D" Vista drive. Right now my "D" Vista is my system drive.
Or, can I have two system drives at the same time? Remember these are on TWO SEPERATE hard drives.

Answer:How to make a hard disc a system disc

First make sure you are set to see hidden and protected files in Windows Explorer.

Copy bootmgr file from D: to C:
Copy boot folder from D: to C: and tell it to skip over copying bcd and bcd.log when it prompts.

Run this command from an elevated command prompt. You may copy and paste into it. Hit enter.

bcdedit /export C:\boot\bcd

Reboot into bios and change the primary boot device to be your C: drive.

Boot to Windows and make sure C: is now the system drive. If so, you may delete the boot folder and bootmgr file on D:

If you want two "system drives" so in case one fails you'll be able to boot from the other, don't delete anything and use bios to change drives in this instance.

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Okay, so i want to reformat the harddrive and reinstall windows xp. I have gone through all the stuff and found a cd which it tells me i can use for a system restore. Does this do the same, because frankly i cant even remember if i even got a installation cd along with the computer. I think i read somewhere that the restore process leaves some folders like my documents intact and only repairs the OS.

Answer:Is a system restore disc the same as reinstall disc?

Well...if whatever disk you have...was not made for your system...your questions seems to be moot.

System manufacturers make disks for their specific systems and there is no uniformity that I can discern regarding the use of such...other than that provided by the manufacturer providing the disk. Instructions for using said disks are usually available in the owner's manual or at the manufacturer's website.

System manufacturer and model?

What writing appears on the face of the CD?

Louis

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In S10-3, the One Key Rescue allows user to make a Recovery disc, in the Back up your computer it allows user to make a System repair disc. What is the difference between these two discs? In case the One Key Rescue fails, can I boot the Recovery disc and reinstall the os?  

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Hi, i am planning to do a fresh install of xp on my medion laptop, i am unsure whether to use the specific Medion disk that came with the laptop or to use an oem xp disk that i have. The reason i ask this is that i seem to remember there being a quite a bit of bloatware that came with the laptop such as AOL, BullGuard etc etc and id prefer not to have this, but this disk will also contain the specific drivers for my laptop. Im guessing that the oem disk of xp that i have wont have such bloatware but wouldn't have the drivers i need (but i could download seperately). Am i correct with this assumption? And which way of performing the fresh installation would you advise?Sorry if this is a dumb question, thank you in advance...!

Answer:Fresh install of xp:Laptop disc or oem disc?

I would go with the OEM disk for the same reason you give - avoid the bloatware! Regarding the drivers, you may find them on the Medion install disk itself. But if it's not possible to access them, or if XP OEM doesn't have them, you'll need to download them separately from the Medion website.Make sure you have the XP product key to hand prior to the reinstallation. G

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Hi, I am a total newbie, so please have patience...: I want to install a new ssd-drive, which is empty. I did create a DVD under rescue & recovery.But on startup with the new hdd, it only offers me a restore option, not a NEW system. R&R also only created ONE disc, imho thats not enough, dont I need some more for the whole system? And I cant backup the whole windows system, because even though its fresh its 80 gig (some data was taken along, dunno which)...And thats my problem in a nutshell: I cant create discs with ONLY the windows install-system, or rather I dont know how - I now tried 3 times, and R&R burns only ONE disc, and booting from that, it asks for a recovery. I want a new fresh virgin system... Sorry if this is a stupid question, but I tried a couple of times, did not work. Had to swap back the old drive to work again. System: Windows 7 professionalLenovo L520 Thanx for any help! 













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Answer:new system on clean SSD - R&R-Disc only offers restore of old system, no new system...

ok, found the problem, with no solution (?) - I can't create recovery media because ist was created once already. Unfortunately, that dvd was scratched in an accident (crate fell on it) and now I am stuck...

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1. Open [Backup and Restore] center
2. Set backup settings and Select a optical disc as the location to save backup
3. An informaion pops up, says "System images cannot be saved on this device"

Click [Guidelines for choosing a backup destination] for help, and can find "you can't save a system images on a CD or DVD"

So, my question is why we can't do it, and it is ok to create system images to optical disc from the task of [Create an image backup].

Answer:Why Backup user and system files fails to create system images to optical disc?

You and me both. I don't know why they did this, maybe it will be sorted in one of the newer builds.

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I recently had to return my HP Pavilion g7 Windows 8 64- bit only laptop to the manufacturer for repair under warranty. Prior to this I created a system image as the Hard Disc was going to be replaced. Having now received the repaired laptop
I have been trying to restore the saved image. I watched the microsoft video on the subject and followed the instructions implicitly. However having arrived at the point where I clicked NEXT to accept the <Use latest image> option screen and then landed on the screen entitled <RE IMAGE YOUR COMPUTER....... CHOOSE ADDITIONAL RESTORE OPTIONS> the message I then received was:

<To restore this computer Windows needs to format the drive that the Windows Recovery environment is currently running on. To continue with the restore shut down this computer and boost it from a Windows installation disc or a system repair disc and then try the restore again. If you don't have a system repair disc you can create one now.>

Well I did have one which I had prepared at the same time as I created the image system but the laptop wouldn't boot from it.................. so I went through the entire procedure again and then pressed the CREATE DISC tab. The next instruction was:

<Select a CD/DVD drive and insert a blank disc into the Drive> Ok, I did that ! Then I pressed the CREATE DISC tab.............only to get the message <System repair disc could not be created. The system cannot find file specified ( 0x80070002)>... Read more

Answer:System image restore & system repair disc problems

Hi, I just did a system image restore the other day, and I didn't have to use a recovery disc or go through any of those steps you mentioned.
After it scans your system for other images I presume it see's the one you made on the other external hdd. If so make sure to tick select a system image when you get to the "use the latest image available (recommended)" screen prompt. From there it should be pretty straight forward to recovery. If you see reformat/repartition drives is greyed out on the next screen prompt just ignore it and just click next.

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I want to have a Factory Reset of my computer. In order to launch a System Recovery, I need to create Restore Discs. When I launch the Recovery Disc Creation, it says:

"This computer does not have a burning drive, which is required to make DVDs. Please contact HP Support for asistance."

My computer did not come with a build in CD Drive. Even plugging in a USB CD Drive will not make creating the discs possible. So. I ask you. How can I reset my computer to Factory Condition?

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Computer Specs:

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-Bit)

Model: HP Pavillion dm3 Notebook PC

edit: This notebook came with a Recovery Partition built in. Maybe it can help?

Answer:Cannot Create A System Restore Disc(s) (Cannot do a System Recovery)

At HP logo press F11.
It should give you an access to recovery partition.

I'd also call HP to obtain recovery DVDs.

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Hello all.. Long time Dell user and prior frequent forum visitor, so this question  may seem very basic. Sorry.
I just purchased an Inspiron 5368 (got a new one at the outlet for a good price and thus far am VERY impressed with the machine) and have a back up question.
If I create System Image onto a USB hard drive inside windows 10 and also create the System Repair USB drive, could I use that if I ever had a hard drive failure? I am thinking...

A) replace hard drive with bare hard drive.
B) Boot to Repair USB Drive.
C) direct it to reinstall my System Image.
D) have basically the same system (other than the new hard drive...)
Seems correct from what I know, but just want to make sure. I tend to take backups seriously... Currently use Acronis, but don't actually have it installed anywhere to create the boot USB drive, just boot from the install CD and it works fine. But the 5368 has no optical drive so plan on using the above method if it will achieve the goal should the need arise.

Thanks in advance... I know people here are great - a reason that every laptop I have purchased has been a Dell (except for an Acer I got once on Black Friday as a gift for a relative).

Answer:Windows 10 System Image / System Repair disc?

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
You are correct in saying how you can back up your operating system on to external media.The link below will give more accurate information and also help you set it up on your system.
www.dell.com/.../Dell-Backup-and-Recovery
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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Can someone concisely explain the difference between creating a system image versus a system recovery disc?

Recently in our office a colleague's computer had a "meltdown". I will create another thread with questions concerning that. I understand that it depends on what causes the "meltdown" but I would like to know the best method in which to "fix" these problems in the future.

Any information would be greatly appreciated... thanks!!!

Answer:System Image vs. System Recovery Disc

A "system image" created by a disk backup program such as Macrium Reflect, Acronis True Image (and similar) will allow creating a full hard drive backup (all partitions if there are partitions) to a separate hard drive. With this method (what I use with Macrium Reflect) it will allow restoring the complete hard drive back to how it was when the last backup was created. This includes everything, the Operating System and installed programs and all user data.

Windows has a built in backup but its not as robust or full featured as 3rd party backup programs.

A "System Recovery" disc, in most cases (all that I've seen) will restore the PC to the original factory condition, but does not restore user installed programs or user data.

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Hi,

1) Do I have to create a new system repair disc EVERY time I create a new system image?

2). Why is a system repair disc needed?

3). Do I need a system repair disc if I have the original Windows 7 CD?


The reson I ask is I frequently back-up with this utility.

Answer:System Image and System Repair Disc

Hello Flotzie, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you have a retail Windows 7 installation DVD, then no you do not have to create a system repair disc since both can be used to boot to the System Recovery Options screen to do a System Image Recovery with.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I need clarification.
I am having trouble differentiating system image and system repair disc.

More importantly, when to use one over the other ?
Example, if my computer has stopped working, then I will use ..... which one ?

1. ) I have my system image backed up to my external hard drive. ( Just did one today ).
In the event I am unable to boot my computer, how do I use the system image in order to recover my computer to working order ?
Connect my ext. hard drive to the computer, then what ?

2. ) I also have created a system repair disc.
How do I use the system repair disc when I am unable to boot my computer ?

Thank you.

Answer:system image and system repair disc

Hello Dhu,

The tutorials below can give you more details on the how and what for this. After reading through them, please let us know if you have any questions.

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

System Image Recovery

System Repair Disc - Create

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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have recovery disc for HP dv2145dx and need to reintall Windows 7 - custom format preferably... "Administrator Password lost!" need to put windows 7 on Dell laptop Inspiron M5110..... HELP PLEASE... Do not have recover disc for Dell or back up image. very bad!Thank you so MUCH!Julie

Answer:can I use Win7 HP laptop recovery disc on a Dell laptop

You can't use HP Recovery media on a Dell because all the device drivers and related OEM utilities are different, so Windows will just keep popping up a whole bucket-load of errors (that is, if it starts at all).That Recovery media is only for the laptop it was supplied with.It might also be illegal to try using it on a non-HP laptop.

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Can someone provide some detail about the differences in
content between Win7 system repair disc, system restore point and system image?
And perhaps I should add Dell ISO recovery image to the list.  I don't know (yet) if that is different from the Win7 system image option, or if the latter invokes the Dell ISO recovery image program instead.  If it matters, I have a Dell Precision
5510 laptop.
At the very least, is each option a superset of the other, perhaps in the order that I specify above?
Ideally, what are the folder names that each contains, if indeed their content can be described by complete folders?
I am trying to determine which of those options I need to create in order to have
complete recovery capability.
I have read the following support.microsoft.com articles:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17423/windows-7-create-system-repair-disc
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17101/windows-7-system-recovery-options
Those descriptions are indequate for my purposes, in part because of differences in terminology.
For example, the System Recovery Disc option "can help you repair Windows", whereas the System Restore (Point) option "restores your computer's
system files".
In that context, are "Windows" and "system files" synonyms content-wise; or is one a superset of the other; or do they have some non-overlapping content?
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Hi guys.

CPU: Intel I5-2400
Mobo: Asus P8H67-M Pro
RAM: 16G DDR3 1333
Discs: 256Gb SSD (= system), 1T Seagate, 2T Seagate + the problem disc (2T Seagate)
OS: Windows 7

I recently installed a brand new 2T hard drive. (It's not the system drive.) Later, I noticed that there was a small partition on it, and decided to merge it. Somehow, something went wrong. The drive seemed to have somehow got corrupted. So I then decided to run a file system check and repair (with Partition Wizard). Because it was literally taking hours and I had something to do, I finally forced my computer to shut down, intending to try again later.

When I rebooted, the system wouldn't reboot. It would just freeze at the BIOS splash screen. This is the current state of affairs.

If I disconnect the drive, the system boots up fine.

I found out that I could successfully connect the drive using a USB to SATA cable. So I used that to full-format the drive. Now, it works just fine, but only through the USB port. If it's connected back to the SATA port on the motherboard, it still won't allow the system to boot up . Everything freezes at the BIOS splash screen. (I swapped some other discs into that SATA port. The port is working fine.)

One thing that I noticed is that my other (3) discs are all MBR while this new disc is GPT. I don't remember if it was originally GPT (before I tried to merge that small partition). I'm not sure if this could be related to the problem.

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My problems started with the installation of PC Pitstop Optmizer 2.0. Some programs wouldn't open, so I tried to reinstall them and do a restart. I then got the "Error loading operating system" I thought I could do a restore, but when I put the OEM XP system disk in I still could not open even that. I have verified my Bios is reading my hard disk. I don't know where to turn now, do I have to format my hard drive? Or would it be better to get another HD and load the XP on it and make my old HD a slave and then I could still see my programs and info. Anybody that has any solutions would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks, Chuck

Answer:Xp System Disc Won't Run

caws
Is your bios set to read from the a boot disc?

please check by going to the bios and checking the boot order

thanks
powerjuce

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Question: system disc

I installed a new power supply and now have a message disc boot failure insert system disc and press enter. what system disc are they asking to insert?

Answer:system disc

and welcome to the Forum

Double check to be sure the power is connected to your hard drive . . the system is not finding it

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Question: System disc

Hi, I have a Toshiba laptop running XP. When I switch it on I get a black screen saying,
Insert system disc in drive. Press any key when ready.
What must I do??
 

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Question: Hp system disc

OK MY HP PAVILION A6120N PC SHUTDOWN AND WHEN I TURNED IT BACK ON THE SCREEN IS BLACK AND IS ASKING FOR THE SYSTEM DISC TO COMPLETE A REBOOT BUT I DON'T KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS AND I DON'T HAVE THE DISC LIKE WHAT CAN I DO OR WHERE CAN I GET THAT DISC.

Answer:Hp system disc

well if it says "Boot Disk Failure: please insert system disk and press any key.......That means it is not recognizing the hard drive in the laptop, if that's the case, you need to have the hard drive tested and your data retrieved. or you have an old floppy or bootable cd, other removable media that the laptop is trying to boot from instead of the hard disk.

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Question: Need system disc?

i picked up a computer to try and fix well when i plug it up it says it needs a system disc and i looked and i couldnt find out how to make a new one.:confused
Thanks
Brandox:-D
 

Answer:Need system disc?

Hi

What is the full message you're getting? is it "insert systems disc" or "Non-System Disk Error or Disk Error"

What is the history of this PC, if you know, have you aquired it with an OS (which one if known) on or just a blank HDD?

Check that if there is a floppy drive that no disk is in it.
Check in the BIOS that the 1st boot device is the main HDD if a few HDDs are inside.
Check cables IDE or SATA as well as power.

In the end it with limited information sounds like you need to install or repair Windows, so fot that you will need a Windows CD/DVD.

Could also use a Linux Live CD like Ubuntu to see if anything is on that HDD, or take it out a and slave it to another PC, BUT this is why I ask about history of this PC as if its been malware infested you dont really want to slave it to a good PC, maybe worth just reinstalling Windows or another operating system.
 

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Question: System Disc

I have just installed a new hard drive on my computer, when I try to load windows I get the message invalid system disc - can some help me get round this/tell me what to do.Pete

Answer:System Disc

Thats because there is no o/s on the disk.Insert your windows Cd and press ctrl+alt+delete

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Question: Non system disc

If I accidentally leave a floppy in on shut down, on the next bootup I get a message "non system disc (or something like that), remove it and press any key". If the P.C. knows there is a disc which shouldn't be there why doesn't it ignore it? Just curious.

Answer:Non system disc

Just reminding you to be a bit more careful in future.

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Every time my computer starts up it pops up, and while i'm using it now too. Why does it keep asking me to put a disc into the drive?

-Thanks
 

Answer:Windows-Disc. No disc in drive. Please insert disc. Pops up a lot.

you probably have an application running upon startup to prompt for that.
or
you did not finish an installation of a program/driver properly, and it thinks you are continuing the installation...

START, Run, enter msconfig, and check startup
 

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Hi Everyone!

I have a Dell D420 that had XP on it with no OEM sticker on it. I saw a website that sells restore discs for this model but I dont want to get it if I will need the prodcut key number that was on the computer. I know this computer had one, you can see where it was. I was using Ubuntu on this computer but it seemed to run really hot, then my battery was hosed.I dont know if it was from that OS or not, but didnt want to risk it. I am using Windows 7 trial thing that expires in January.

Thanks for your help!
 

Answer:System Restore Disc

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My system disc with C: and Acer recovery partitions seems to have disappeared.

- Belarc Safety Advisor says TOSHIBA MK6465GSX [Hard drive] -- disabled.
- Disc Management and various partition managers do not show the disc, only my external drive.
- The C drive is normally visible in My Computer and Windows Explorer.
- The computer reboots normally.

I have no idea when or why this happened. Clicking on C:->Properties in My Computer and then clicking on Hardware->Properties shows no volumes on the disc. Clicking on Populate brings up an error message saying the volume information for this disc cannot be found. All very strange.

Does anyone know how I can get my system disc back, please?

John

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 6125 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6650M, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 593993 MB, Free - 411970 MB; G: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 304928 MB; H: Total - 1430799 MB, Free - 1235243 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, JE70_HR
Antivirus: COMODO Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

 

Answer:System disc has disappeared

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i have a oem home edition windows xp and i messt it up and now were windows is the bar only loads half way and windows starts and it restars in 3 minuets by it self so i want to formatt the hard drive and install everything back like new but i dont have that operating system disc to formatted

Answer:were can i buy a oem operating system disc

Newegg.com

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I relocated recently and during the move I have somehow managed to mislay my Windows installation disc. Fortunatly I kept a copy of the key license number, my question is, would it be possible if I needed to re-format my HD to use a friends disc who has the same operating system (Windows HE) (SP2).

I would appreciate any advice.

shipboard.

Answer:[SOLVED] System Disc

Hi Shipboard !

If your copy of Windows was installed using a retail XP Home CD then any other retail XP Home CD will work with your key. But if your computer is a laptop or some brand computer that came with an OEM installation of Windows and a recovery disk then you'll have to contact the manufacturer to get a copy of that disk or else some of your hardware may not be recognized when you reinstall (they should only charge the shipping fees).

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My computer already has the system recovery preinstalled on another drive, but I want to create the discs for it. How would I do it and how many DVDs would I need?

Answer:System Recovery Disc

Hello Arpeejajo, and welcome to Seven Forums.

We will need to know the brand and model number of your computer before we will be able to try and help you with this. Each brand and model has their own specific way of doing it.

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Hello,

When i first got my laptop i made some system recovery discs, which took 3 dvds to make. I want to restore my laptop to when i first got it and can't figure out how to run these discs. I heard that there is another way to factory reset the laptop with like dell datasafe factory image restore or something like that but why did i make these discs if i can do it that way? When i first booted my pc up a windows popped up telling me i should make these discs.

Thanks!

ps: i also have a windows 7 64bit home premium disc that i burned to a dvd,i was linked to the image by a dell rep a while back because they don't ship the dvd. which way should i use to restore this laptop?

Answer:system Recovery disc

Dell Factory SettingsWhat you're talking about is called a hard system restore. The link above will show you exactly how to do it. You will lose ALL of your files and programs you've added since you bought your PC. You will have to go through the entire set up again that you did when you first bought your pc. Just follow the directions and you'll be fine. I've done this lots of times when my computer got some kind of junk on it, virus, what ever. It's really not hard. The only bad part is losing all your files and software. But now I keep everything on an external drive so it's not a problem for me

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Question: system repair disc

Is there any downside to creating a system repair disc (is this the same as a recovery disc?). I have a disc with the operating system that came with the computer but this wouldn't restore the computer after a crash without going through other operations such as hard disk partitioning etc. Please clarify. Thanks

Answer:system repair disc

A System Repair disc will attempt to fix an existing install that won't boot. A Restore disc assumes you want to wipe the drive clean and restore the system to the day it was purchased. To me, the repair disc would be more useful.

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Hi there, We have a ThinkCentre M50 (8189-4CU) workstation but can't find the system Installation Disc any more.Can we get a copy from the tech support? The machine is out of warranty now. Thanks. Jason 

Answer:M50 System Installation Disc

Jason, welcome to the forum, if you need to recover the system you can do this by pressing the F11 button at boot, assuming you have a factory installation. Hope this helps

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i need a system restore disc for a E-machine model W5342

Answer:I need a system restore disc

You had better contact the computer manufacturer and ask for restore disks for your model. The manufacturer may ask proof of purchase for the machine, though.CoolGuy

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The three disc recovery set that I made right after the purchase,  has a bad # 2 disc( I don't know about disc 3) .  When trying to do a "Restore factory image",  the #2 disc runs in an endless loop( ran for twenry-three hours before I stopped it.I followed a message thread from someoneelse's similar problem and went to  the HeiDoc.net site that would give me an iso image file after my entering the product key.  I tried sevral several times, but after the verify step it comes back "ERROR".  After that, I can't find out about the error, or how to continue. The Pavillion model is "p7-1010". Thank you. [email protected]

Answer:bad system recovery disc

Hi: Here is the link to the W7 Home Premium English 64 bit ISO file download link generated by HeiDoc.net. The link is only good for 24 hours from now... https://software-download.microsoft.com/pr/Win7_HomePrem_SP1_English_x64.iso?t=48edd270-f1e0-4862-88...

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Question: System Repair Disc

I had made a System Repair Disc (on a CD) when I first installed Windows 7 Pro 32 bit. This morning I went to use the disc and when I booted the system, I got the prompt "Press any key to boot from CD". I hit the Enter Key several times.

It did not boot from the CD; it continued and boot into Windows.

I thought maybe the disc was bad, so I made a new Repair Disc and tried again with the same results. I even tried it in different CD Rom. Same results.

Both CD Roms read other disks just fine so that is NOT the problem.

Does anyone have a suggestion on how to fix this?

Answer:System Repair Disc

The keyboard might not be working outside of Windows. Are you able to get into the BIOS or do other things outside of the BIOS like boot into other bootable CDs or DVDs?

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What up. My friend was having trouble with his PC, so he stupidly ran a system recovery before backing up any of his data...Now his PC is back to the factory settings, but all of the programs he has since installed no longer work. I was able to walk him through finding a file folder "Backups", where his programs are listed, but they are not active...Is there any way he can restore these programs, or does he have to reinstall all of them? Any help would be appreciated...

Peace

Answer:System Recovery Disc

Generally he'll have to reinstall them - trying to recover them will take much more time and effort than reinstalling (and it's usually not successful anyways).

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Yesterday I tried to get onto the internet and my new PC came up with the dialog box: The Settings we were attempting to process are corrupted and unusable. Restoring and Backup may solve the problem. Details : [ZKCHUNKREADER::ZKCHUNKREADER][DESC:CORRUPT FILE C:\PROGRAM DATA\VIRGIN BROADBAND\ PC GUARD\FREEDOM.DAT]The entire system then shut down.Internet Explorer has since been reinstalled and it seems to be ok at the minute?? As I'm new to this computer lark can anyone enlighten me about the above?Also the PC has since suggested I create a system back-up. The disc drive is a SATA DVD RW drive with lightscribe technology. I need to go out and get some discs to do this. What are discs should I be using? Are there dedicated ones for system backups?Thanks in advance.

Answer:What disc should I use for System Backup?

Any blank DVD +/-R media will do for backups,(I think DVD -R is more common), but if the stuff to be backed up is important, I would look for the brands Verbatim or TaiyoYuden, for best results.

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Question: Backup System Disc

I previously had a IdeaPad that had one button recovery that I could return the computer to how it was delivered originally. Is there a way to do it with the W530? Also, how can I backup the system discs. I was never prompted to backup my system. Will Lenovo send me the Windows 8 discs if I ask? Thanks. 

Answer:Backup System Disc

See the Lenovo instructions at http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=HT076024

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I've just got the activation key to enable the 6 month trial, but 2 things;
1.How and where do I enter it?
2.The message that was emailed to me containing the key says it's only a 30 day one!?
Can anyone help me please?, very confused.com!
Thanks
Ian
PS, have now DL the updated 11.7 version...

Answer:System Merchanic - New Disc is ok but....

There's been a couple of questions perhaps worth looking up about this product by other forum member's. So perhaps best to contact the Forum Editor, so he can pass on your message to someone dealing with this product?.

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I turned on my pc earlier today once it booted it was froze on a blue screen 1st instinct was so reset and reboot. once I did that I got the windows was shut down incorrectly would I like to run in safe mode or normal I selected safe mode and now the system just kept looping back to this same page after rebooting, regardless which option I selected. At this point I deceided to get the restore cd and try to restore (since this pc is only 2 weeks old I don't care to lose data to start clean from scratch). When I try to boot from cd I get the blue screen error again. it seemd like every time I try It again I get a differend blue screen error. So far I have got.

Page fault in nonpaged area
pciidex.sys
memory managment

I also wanted to add that I purchased the pc and did some upgrades I aded a radeon 5450 hd video card and a asus bluray player. once this started hapening and it worked fine for 2 weeks I removed both of the upgrades and returned machine back to stock to see if it was any of that hardware that was causing the issue but that didn't help either.

Is there anyway to just wipe this thing and start over from scratch ?

Answer:System will not restore from disc, help.

I kept cracking at it and finaly I was able to get things up and runing again. What I did was removed 1 of the RAM sticks, booted up and windows automatically started correcting a bunch of errors and then re booted automatically. Once it was completely booted everything was fine. I then shut it down, installed the same ram stick I had removed, rebooted and everything worked perfect. As a precauetion I am still going to re install windows. Hope this helps anyone with this issue

::cheers::

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I have a compaq desktop running win 7 with no os disc given, can I make my own os disc? I heard it can be done easily but I've not found out how.

Answer:No operating system disc

i beleave this can be down when the system is brand new it gives you the option to create one but that is the only time you canDavidw

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I have a Lenovo T500 with the Lenovo restore partition installed. I think I damaged the system pretty good, and when I tried to restore it from within Win7 it booted into the restore partition and installed a very old backup that got all mixed up with the new stuff. Now I can't even log into Windows anymore, just into the restore partition. My preference would be to restore a fairly recent image, but I don't have system repair disc. So I am wondering if I can create a repair disc if I was able to boot into safe mode with command prompt, or create one with a different computer that has windows 7 (but different manufacturer and version), or use the windows 7 install discs that I created when the computer was first turned on?

Answer:how do I get system repair disc

System Repair Disc - Create

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Please is there anything to do when i change the booting from hard disk to CD.. And my system does'nt come up all, It only bring erro messages

Answer:System does not booth with Disc at all:-)

You need to provide a lot more details - not really sure what you are asking.

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Hi, When I first purchased my PC a few years ago, it gave me the option to create a system recovery disc. I ran the option to create the disc, but before it finished the process it asked that I insert a second disk. I did not have a second disk so I postponed the recovery disc creation until later. I was not able to buy disks until a few weeks later. I inadvertently damaged Disk 1 and when I tried to create disk 1 again it would not allow me to do so. It only gives me the option to create disk 2. Can someone please let me know what my options are? Thanks

*I recently upgraded to Windows 10.

Answer:System Recovery Disc

In the Control Panel, Backup & Recovery, don't pay attention to where it says Windows 7.
A backup will also create a System Image. You also have the option of creating a System Repair disc.

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Hi.I am in the middle of re-building(recovering?) my PC. The recovery disc I have takes me back to 2000 when the PC was purchased. I have to re-install Broadband connectionVirus SoftwareFirewallNeroDrivers for several devicesSeveral software packagesMost of which requires downloadAnd I have to update (download) loads of Microsoft apps.Can I make my own recovery disc, at the point where I have all the PC set up as I want it? so next time I recover, it takes me back to a point after all these things have been done?Ok, I would still have to update some stuff, or make regular recovery discs.Thanks for any help offeredIan

Answer:System Recovery Disc

Yes - what you need is called an "image" - Norton Ghost, for example, will create an image which you can restore at any time. As you build the OS, create a few images - eg one with just the OS and its updates, one with software that is critical, another with all updates that you want.See click here for some info or click here for general backup info.

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Hello im hoping someone could help me please. OK i installed windows xp first on my 1tb hard drive on a partition that worked fine, then i installed vista 64bit on a second partition and that was fine i got the option to dual boot and everything was fine.

Now i decided to get rid of the xp partition because i wasnt using it so i copied all the files i wanted from it and put it in my vista partition then i used geparted (3rd party partition tool) to format my xp partition.

I then restarted my pc and get a error please insert system disc, now i think the problem is because the xp was first to install that has all the boot records on it so when i formatte dthe partition i deleted the boot files etc etc.

I used my vista recovery disc and used the command prompt to try and re write the mbr using bootrec.exe/fixmbr and /fixboot and a few pther option but nothing worked.

I had a similar problem a while ago i wrote a simialr command using the recover console to re write the whole mbr but cant remember what it was.

Now i have reinstalled vista on the xp partition and can get access to my other vista partition but really want to make the other partition bootable again..........any ideas anyone?

Answer:please insert system disc

im out all aday so wont be able to check back till later

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If I generate a disc image with my 32 bit O.S. then replace the 32bit with the 64 bit version can I then load up from that disc image to restore all my stuff?

Answer:Disc image from 32 to 64 bit system.

You can restore all docs pics music etc. but programs that need to have registry entries will need to be reinstalled from original disk / install software.

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I think I've done something stupid.Having got a 2nd hand laptop from a freind I wanted to format it. Having read on the always to be trusted internet I typed in format c: into dos and it duly did that. However when I restarted the computer it comes up with the error message Invalid system diskReplace the disk, and then press any keyI've tried inserting the boot floppy for win 98 and win 2000, also the cd for these OSsIs there anything I can do to resuscitate the computer?thanksandrew

Answer:Invalid system disc

Have you set the floppy as First Boot Device?Otherwise it will try to run from the HD.

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Could any one please help, my computer will not boot up, the computer froze wile i was using Lime wire for legal purposes, so i had to hit the re set button, but the computer would not reboot. it git to post because i heard the beep, but then i got a message saying, non system disc please remove and re boot. Then it just hangs, it will not boot at all, i think since i was using Lime wire, the problem is a virus, but how do i get rid of the virus if i cant boot up the computer?
The operating system is XP home, and ime using Avast anti virus.

Any advise would be more than welcome, thanks.
 

Answer:Non system disc error

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hey how do u create a system repair disc? thanks

Answer:system repair disc?

System Repair Disc - Create

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Hi, the night before last everything was fine with my PC, ut when I woke up the following morning when I tried to boot up, the machine hung for ages. After several attempts it booted but in Win 7 and I can't get it to run in win 10. I lost a couple of drives in this process and I believe possibly my SSD which was the main boot drive, but I can't yet get the PPC to run well enough to know for sure. It is running in Win 7 but is slow. How can I re-install Win 10 as it was a downloaded upgrade from Win 7? I have tried to find some support from Microsoft but can't find a telephone number to call?
 

Answer:re-installing Win 10 without system disc

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Hello! I'm pretty sure I know what the system repair disc does. I made one the first day I turned my PC on. I also made a recovery media on a 32GB flash drive. I under stand that I can use the recovery media to restore my PC back to factory. I can use the system repair disc to boot into the recovery mode when my PC fails to boot into windows. On my model,that's the only way I can get into the recovery mode. I can not get there through safe mode.
My question is, What is the difference between the above and down loading a legal image of W7 from digitalriver.
What does it do that the system repair disc can't do. Hope this makes sense to someone. I'm a bit confused and haven't been able to clear this up in my mind by goggling. I'm sure someone here can get me straightened out on this.
Thank you!
donetao

Answer:W7 system repair disc!

I love it...when everyone NOT AUTHORIZED to do so...asserts that the Digital River downloads are "legal".
 
Microsoft is the ONLY agency with the power to do suchl...and it hasn't made such assertion nor has it taken steps to terminate such.
 
Just to keep the record straight...
 
Louis
 
Are Digital River download links for Windows 7 legal for the general public to use - http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itprogeneral/thread/3f21f41a-514c-464f-89c3-fae48482b054
 
Are Digital River's download links illegal for use by people not - Microsoft Answers - http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-windows_install/are-digital-rivers-download-links-illegal-for-use/9a121cdc-6c23-481a-bd5c-2753f2578423

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Hi guys am new to this website and a complete noob with computers.
Every time I turn on my pc I get the error message invalid system disk, Disk boot failure, Insert system disk and press enter

I found this website
support.microsoft.com/kb/128730
which gives out some solution but didnt understand a thing. tried looking manual book (M2N-SLI Deluxe Motherboard) that didnt help either because am not sure what I should be looking for.

I tried to put the windows vista setup disk, the vista loading bar pop up showed that it was loading. the it seemed to have froze.

I also noticed that when I go into the bios setup menu, in the main section this is how it looks like

Primary IDE Master [none]
Primary IDE Slave [none]
Sata 1 [none]
Sata 2 [none]
Sata 3 [none]
Sata 4 [TSSTCorp CDDVDw]
Sata 5 [none]
Sata 6 [none]

I thought that it should have the name of my hdd in one of the square brakets.

Can anyone help?

Thanks
from Omighty the noob

Answer:invalid system disc

Hello omighty,
It looks like the Bios is not recognising the HDD.
Remove all power leads, remove the CMOS battery for ten minutes and try again.
Also, make sure the leads and data cables are attached to the HDD too.
Give this a go and post your results, good luck.

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The hard drive on my Notebook G62-234DX failed. I have a new hard drive, but I do not have recovery discs. Apparently HP is no longer providing them. Is there another site or solution? Thank you

Answer:recovery system disc

Hp does not stock or sell recovery media for notebooks or desktops PCs when three years has passed the model year. If you live in the US try the following HP Partner websitehttp://www.computersurgeons.com/

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I use windows backup on each of my 3 computers, each with its own external hard drive.
Each of my system repair discs are up to 2 years old. I have made no internal changes to the computers. Do I ever have to create new discs?

Answer:System repair disc.

No need to create new disks unless you think a disk might have been damaged in some way. I have a disk that's over 3 years old and it works fine. I do check it every few months by trying to boot with it. This tutorial gives some more info you might find helpful.

System Repair Disc - Create

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I`ve just been given a Time computer with WindowsMillenium loaded. There`s a problem with it that I can`t figure out and wondered if using the System Recovery disc is a safe thing to do. Would doing so return the PC to factory settings. I don`t know which type the computer is. It`s got a 800 Mhz AMD Athlon CPU, 128 Mb RAM (PC100)and a 40 Gb HDD and as it came to me with a 17" monitor I thought it was worth getting going again. Oh the mobo is msi ms 6316.

Answer:System Recovery Disc

Whats the problem you can't figure out

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Question: System Repair Disc

I am trying to create a system repair disc from the control panel but when I click create repair disc in control panel  I receive an error message saying system repair disc could not be created . The parameter is incorrect (0x80070057)  Can anyone help me?    

Answer:System Repair Disc

Hello. A system repair CD or DVD made in Backup and Restore in Control Panel will not work anyway on a UEFI BIOS. Don't know why you get error. Best bet is make a Win 7 install USB stick.  And then you can run recovery stuff same as on the system repair disc you cannot make by using the Win 7 USB stick You can download Win 7 for your PC at Heidoc. The Grzy

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What is it good for?

I made one, when prompted, for this WMCE pc on the day I got it home.

The pc is poorly and various reg' fixes etc do not seem to clean/speed it up.

Will running the disc wipe off all my installed programmes, e.g. Samplitude V8SE? Is there a repair function that will leave such alone?

I would dearly like to orf WMCE and get XP Home but I am on sick leave at the moment so the pennies need to be watched.

Re Win 7. I asume it will come in different flavours and price levels? Does anyone have an idea of 1)prices and 2) if the basic os will be like XP Home and fine for serious music use or like Blista bog standard that is bog useless?

Dave.

Answer:System recovery disc

System restore disks put the comp back to its original state as per when bought from the shop.

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I am trying to find a way to create a system repair disc on a usb jump drive. The problem I have is I dont have a dvd burner to create the iso file. Is there another way to do this?
 
Win 7 Pro 32 bit os

Answer:System repair disc on usb

See this guide.
 
https://www.raymond.cc/blog/installing-windows-7-system-recovery-into-usb-flash-drive/2/
 
For creating the bootable flash drive from the iso use Rufus and not the program shown in the guide which is not free.
 
https://rufus.akeo.ie/

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Question: system repair disc

please answer soon....I created a system repair disc using windows recovery,and inserted a dvd,it only required 512 mb but in the end s0ome error came and said could not sreate system recover,what do I do

Answer:system repair disc

You can also use a USB Pendrive.

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I am trying to create a system repair disc and I keep getting a pop up stating "The disc in the selected drive is not blank. You must erase the disc before you can use it." This is a blank brand new disc. I have tried other discs and it says the same thing. What do I do?

Answer:System repair Disc

I have never made a system repair disk.
I do regular system image backup and I use it if I have issues I cannot solve.

I read somewhere that you need to use DVD+r, Not DVD-r.
But don't hold me to that.

here is another article found in the web...............
excerpt: Source
However, most of these companies now develop hybrid DVD drives that support both DVD-R and DVD+R formats. They are known as DVD?R or DVD?RW drives. When looking for media for your DVD drive, make sure it ends in "-R" if you have a DVD-R drive or "+R" if you have a DVD+R drive. If you have a DVD?R drive, you can use either format. DVD-R is still more popular than DVD+R, but since they are both widely supported, it should not matter which format you choose.

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please answer soon....I created a system repair disc using windows recovery,and inserted a dvd,it only required 512 mb but in the end s0ome error came and said could not sreate system recover,what do I do

Answer:system repair disc

You can also use a USB Pendrive.

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Hello,

Have a HP desktop PC that is acting flaky (a small percentage of the time it hangs), but keeps generating msgs about the HD Imminent Failure. Also has corrupted some files I had.

I did run ChkDsk, and it came back with the same message, after several hours of checking.

So, I have backed up everything I could, but would at least try to fix if at all possible.

Guess some of the sectors are now bad.

Have a single CD that came with PC (about 3 yrs old now) that is labeled "HP System Repair Disc", W7, 64 Bit.

Would like to at least try it.

When opened, it has the following:

Files on the Disc:
Boot
Sources
Boot Mgr.
To Be Written To Disc:
Desktop

So, now what ? There is not text or Help file.

Is there anything herein that might correct the bad Sectors, or any other HD
problem that is software and not hardware related ?
If so, how do I use it, please ?

Anything else worth trying at this stage ?

Thanks,
Bob

Answer:HP System Repair Disc

An HP System Repair Disc is similar to a Windows System Repair Disc.

It cannot be used to install your operating system, but it will allow you to boot into the Windows Recovery Environment.

Have a look here: Creating and Using a System Repair Disc (Windows 7) - HP technical support (United Kingdom - English)

You need to backup any data you don't want to lose, as it sounds like you're going to need a new hard drive, sooner rather than later.

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Please help... I'm installing Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 on a desk top as part of the course I am just at the beginning of. For some strange reason part way through the process (everything so far has gone fine) the system will not recognise that the disc is in the cd rom?

The instructions on screen are saying please insert the CD labeled Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition CD-ROM into your CD_ROM drive.

Press enter when ready.

I've done this but when I press enter it just comes back to that screen. But I know this is a valid disc.

What am I doing wrong?
 

Answer:System does not recognise disc in cd rom?

Do you know what the program is asking for. Usually it wants a driver or perhaps a.vdx file or something like that. It should tell you what it is looking for. If so post that info in a post. I've chased my tail on similar things and later found the file was present all along.

Raybro
 

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We currently have four operating computers; two with Windows 7 Pro and two with Windows 7 Home Premium.

After I learned the importance of such things, I created a system repair disc for each individual computer.

This may sound like a dumb-bunny question; but, would a single Windows 7 system repair disc have been sufficient and that disc then work on any old Windows 7 computer, even the neighbors or Uncle Fred's, regardless of which version of Windows 7 ?

Or, is a system repair disc specific to the particular computer from which it was created ?

Thanks for reading.
 

Answer:System Repair Disc ???

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right so i bought a new 80GB WD amd athlon 2600+ and a biostar mobo....and as i wait for my new windows xp pro to come i load up my old win98 for an os. mind you i used some spare parts from my old comp such as an 8x sony cdrom an old video card that cant be identified so on and so forth. so my new copy of windows gets here and i format my new hd only to find that the next time i goto boot all i get is an invalid system disc error. hmmm so i press any key as the screen indicates and NVIDIA's boot agent trys to have a go at it and nothin happens..... the boot agent eventually aborts and i get a media cable error along with another error saying the boot agent has stopped. i've set the bios to boot from the cd all i get is a
Boot CD:
then the same old message.....my bios detects the cdrom and my hardrive i've check to make sure and yes my hardrive is spinnin and not making any extra noises it appears to be fine. and just to make sure its not the hardrive i've tried booting other hds off of the computer and i get the same deal....please help i've questioned all my geeky friends and all tell me to quit being such a cheap *** and take it to the shop.

Answer:My invalid system disc

If your friends tell you to take it to the shop then they aren't 'geeky' in the least bit. When you get that 'Invalid system disc' error....it generally means you've simply left a floppy in the floppy drive or a CD in the CD-Rom that's not an installation disk like the winXP installation disk or a memory diagnostic type disk. If it isn't any bootable media that's meant for repairing or adding to your computer via dos, then the disk doesn't need to be in there.

Have your boot sequence set to:

1: Floppy
2: CD-Rom
3: HDD-0

that's the best sequence for someone who's not insanely computer adept. If you don't have a floppy then make your CD-Rom the first bootable device. Point being make sure there are NO DISKS in your computer when you are trying to boot up.

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Question: System repair Disc

I am trying to create a system repair disc and I keep getting a pop up stating "The disc in the selected drive is not blank. You must erase the disc before you can use it." This is a blank brand new disc. I have tried other discs and it says the same thing. What do I do?

Answer:System repair Disc

I have never made a system repair disk.
I do regular system image backup and I use it if I have issues I cannot solve.

I read somewhere that you need to use DVD+r, Not DVD-r.
But don't hold me to that.

here is another article found in the web...............
excerpt: Source
However, most of these companies now develop hybrid DVD drives that support both DVD-R and DVD+R formats. They are known as DVD?R or DVD?RW drives. When looking for media for your DVD drive, make sure it ends in "-R" if you have a DVD-R drive or "+R" if you have a DVD+R drive. If you have a DVD?R drive, you can use either format. DVD-R is still more popular than DVD+R, but since they are both widely supported, it should not matter which format you choose.

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Windows Vista machine stopped booting and is asking to install windows installtion disc.
I don't have one.
I do have Win2000 and XP (Which I prefer)
I tried to install Ubuntu which someone recommended and it stops at the DOS prompt.

I don't like Vista Can anyone help
Thanks
 

Answer:System Disc Missing

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  I don't have a system repair disc and i can't creat it as it looks like i lost the media drive.I need help please    

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This is kind of stupid but, Would a system recovery disk or reinstall disc work in installing Windows XP on a computer with no OS?thanx,Killomatic555

Answer:System recovery disc

Didn't you just do a complete reinstall ??http://www.computerhope.com/cgi-bin/yabb/YaBB.cgi?num=1143063483/6#6http://www.computerhope.com/cgi-bin/yabb/YaBB.cgi?Has it failed already ?dl65  

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This is driving me mad? Ive formatted the hard drive in the laptop, put in a new cd/dvd rw, used a windows millenium floppy boot disc to set up the drives, Changed the bios boot from 1st floppy to 1st cd rom, second hd, third floppy, 4th lan, although the cd drive was recognised when i used the floppy as F drive and the diognostic tools were loaded to E drive, When the computer starts it doesnt recognise the Cd drive although the light comes on , the disc spins, the draw comes in and out, but i keep getting the error , invalid system disc. The primary master comes up as the hd, but the secondary master always said NONE. HELP PLEASE

Answer:invalid system disc

Hi, are the Jumpers on the back of the drives set correctly?

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Question: Insert System Disc

Sorry for Bad spelling/discription ill try my best tho

About 2 months ago i got a 0x24 bsod that couldnet be fixed so i saved up money and managed to purchase a toshiba 500 gb SATA
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Okey i instal the Harddrive just like i have done with all the other harddrive i have sloted in, Erhm i thought it would be a good idea to reset the CMOS on my MSI K8N SLI (Plug-N-Play)
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I boot up check BIOS I se that the motherboard reconises the harddrive etc, i restart the computer with CD Drive as first boot option
Erhm i get bast the Press DEL for bios etc,
I get to Checking Virtual pool data or what ever its called it loads for about 5-15 sec then the error message comes up:
"Disc boot failure, insert system disc and press enter"
I thought nothing of it, open the bay and enterd the disc with all util etc and pressed OK
Loads for about 1-2 sec and i get the same error message:
"Disc boot failure, insert system disc and press enter"
I try with drive as the first boot option

So Sech Support Guy what can i do?
BTW My system:
MSI K8N SLI-F
AMD 3800x2
HDD - 500 GB SATA Toshiba (or something haha)
2 Geforce 7800gt SLI Enabled
1 GB RAM kingston haha =)

 

Answer:Insert System Disc

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I reformatted the hard disk (c drive) of a pc with the intentions of reloading win98. (I have done it before with no problems). This time however when I turn the pc on after the reformat it comes up with 'incorrect system disc' I have tried the win98 cd in the d drive and the win98 floppy in the a drive but neither make a difference. It seems the pc is not reading either drive. Any suggestions?

Answer:incorrect system disc

Have you looked in the bios for boot options?Check that it is set to boot from floppy first.Also, try a new boot disk, say from click here

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I'm attempting to create a repair disc for Win 8. ...I'm using Windows 7 File Recovery found in the control panel. Everything appears to go well, until I get to the 6th file to be written and everything stops. I can wait for ever it seems.
The disc is not ejected, so I assume it's not finished. The 5 files that are quickly written on the disc are: boot, efi, sources, bootmgr, bootmgr.efi, and then there's a heading that says "Files ready to be written to the disc(1)' and under that, the file's name is desktop.ini This is where the waiting begins. It's been 25 minutes at least now. If I take the disc out before it's ejected, will it be finished properly? Should I do something with the 6th file myself? Suggestions please. Thanks.
 

Answer:Creating a System repair disc for Win 8...

I will answer on other topic.
There is no advantage in creating a new one.
 

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The computer boots up and ask for password, which we do not have. Is there a way to recover a system back to factory state?

Answer:I need to recover a system without a disc. I do not have password

Purchase restore disk from manufacturer or OS disk.

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