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Q: Genuine OS, create ISO frm recovery disc, startup repair

I have a laptop that came pre-installed with Windows Vista Home Basic. Within 10 days of purchase, my hard disk crashed and was replaced. At that time the authorized service centre installed OS Windows Vista Business. I have created a set of recovery disc which contains the factory settings of my laptop (I mean which I got after hard disk replacement-Vista Business,and also contained promotional offers of 60 days free Norton Internet security and 60 days free Microsoft office).

I checked my OS for its genuineness status on microsoft's website. It reports my OS to be GENUINE.
Now my problem is "Is my OS really genuine?" I don't have the product key as the sticker which I got on the laptop contains Vista Home Basics's Product Key. I found the product key using a 3rd party utility that tells me keys of all installed softwares.

My next problem is I don't have a Vista disc. What I have is the recovery disc, which is very different from OS disc and is not useful in many situations. How can I get Vista ISO from recovery disc?

I believe if what I am trying to do is not possible, in that case can I get such an ISO from microsoft?
And if even that is not possible, if I somehow get a disc from my friend and then install Vista from it by entering my own product key(which I have discovered using 3rd party tool), will my installation still be genuine? Can I copy my friend's DVD for future use?

I am so keen on getting Vista disc instead of recovery disc because presently my laptop is having Vista in dual boot with fedora 13. I am planning to install Windows 7 in place of Vista without removing fedora.
In case I have any kind of problem(like one of my programs not working, or any other which I might not think of now) and I would like to revert back to Vista, I still would not like to disturb fedora, and recovery disc cannot achieve that!

And lastly, if I install Win 7 in place of vista, I know I'll not be able to boot into fedora. Can easybcd application for windows create a bootloader that can give me an option for which OS to boot in on startup, I mean can it work for Linux systems as well?

Preferred Solution: Genuine OS, create ISO frm recovery disc, startup repair

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.)

A: Genuine OS, create ISO frm recovery disc, startup repair

If your programs are designed for Vista, they will work in Win7.

EasyBCD claims it can handle dual boots Windows and Linux. But, being that Fedora is a cutting edge distro, it may have something new that EasyBCD can't recognize. I would call up EasyBCD to ensure that it works with Fedora 13.

There is another option for running Linux instead of dual booting. I use SUN's Virtual Box. It is a free virtual machine, similar to VMWare ( ~$160 ). So I can run Linux while I am inside Windows. Works great for me.

Since you're planning to install Win 7, I would save the money and not order a Vista disc.

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I am having a nightmare with my Dell Latitude E4300 laptop. At the moment it runs a continuous loop of start up repair and will not allow me to even attempt to get into Windows 7 until this has been done. When it runs the test it stops, giving the error message no OS files found on disk. Everytime I restart this process just continues.

It is a work laptop, so I do not have and windows recovery disks.

To make matters even worse, before the startup repair loop the laptop wouldnt even let me into the Windows system, even in safe mode. After attempting to get into safe mode it would stop at the driver classpnp.sys. Further tests would also show up the error message 2000 0146.

I am not technical at all, so am hoping this is going to make sense to someone who can explain it in very simple lanuage.

Just to reconfirm, I do not have any windows recovery disks - and cannot access safe mode at all.

Can anything be done?

A:Laptop running startup repair in a loop, no recovery disc

Work through these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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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.

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

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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. 

A:How to create OS Recovery Disc and Applications and Drivers Recovery Disc??

I have a M72e computer which I'm busy reinstalling the OS. I had upgraded to Win 10 about a year ago. Is there software that you can download to usb stick that replaces the discs? I believe you will require 8gb ?

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I have Windows 7 64b with a Toshiba Portege R700.
I cannot create a repair disk, I receive a parameter error. Like it doesn't recognize the CD drive.
I tried un-hiding the administrator account and tried with that account but no luck either.
I also tried to find the recovery folder with the cmd prompt but nada... it cannot open the boot configuration data store.
Any help?

A:cannot create a repair disc (WIN 7 64b)

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I recently purchased a used Toshiba laptop with Win 7 premium home edition. One of the first things I wanted to do is to create a repair disc. I clicked on start and typed in system repair. I got the following list;

Control Panel (5)
Review your computer's status and resolve issues
Restore your computer to an earlier time
View reliability history
Fix problems with your computer
Restore your computer or reinstall Windows

I can't find the repair app. Any suggestions?

A:How to create a repair disc

Hello Bill,

If you just wanted to create a System Repair disc, then the tutorial below can help show you how to. Note that this disc is not able to reinstall Windows. It only boots to "System Recovery Options".System Repair Disc - Create
If you wanted to create a Toshiba factory recovery DVD that does reinstall Windows back to factory conditions, then the link below from Toshiba can help show you how to.How to use the Toshiba HDD Recovery Utility
Hope this helps,

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Hi all I'm new here, so I hope this is the right sub-forum for this question. I'm trying to create a Recovery disc for my laptop (Asus Zenbook), and as it doesn't have a CDROM, I'm following the instructions here 95 - Make a bootable Windows Recovery USB Flash drive from a Windows 7 system - RMPrepUSB to create the recovery disc on a USB pen drive. The problem I have is that when I look in the C:\Recovery folder, it looks empty to me. And yes, I have run the command prompt as Administrator. I can't proceed without this step in the process. Can anyone help? thanks

A:Empty C:\Recovery folder when trying to create Recovery Disc

We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create

Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

Before you start make your Recovery disk.
Disable Boot Booster in BIOS setup before you perform system recovery from USB flash disk, external optical drive or hidden partition.

1. Press <F9> during bootup.
Ensure to press <F9> only once during bootup.
2. Select the language you use and click to continue.
3. Repeat the step 1—2 in the previous section.
4. Connect a USB storage device to your Eee PC and click Backup in the Recovery System dialog box to start the recovery files backup.
The size of the connected USB storage device should be larger than 16GB.
Memory cards are not supported for this function.
A dialog box appears as a reminder if you have not connected the USB storage device for system recovery backup to your Eee PC.
5. Select a desired USB storage device if more than one USB storage device is connected to your Eee PC and click Continue.
6. All the data on the selected USB storage device will be cleared. Click Continue to start the backup or click Back to backup your important data.
You will lose all your data on the selected USB storage device. Ensure to back up your important data beforehand
7. The system backup starts and click OK when done.

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Hi all

I had this in the wrong section earlier and got no help, so trying again here. I'm trying to create a Recovery disc on a USB pen drive for my laptop (Asus Zenbook), as it doesn't have a CDROM. I'm following the instructions here to create the recovery disc on a USB pen drive. The problem I have is that when I look in the C:\Recovery folder, it looks empty to me. And yes, I have run the command prompt as Administrator. I can't proceed without this step in the process.

Can anyone help?

A:Why is my C:\Recovery folder empty? (trying to create Recovery Disc)

That partitcion is hidden. Use backup from controll panel or try mini tool partitcian wizard home edition.

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I have a Packard Bell easynote (TM98-GN-030UK), and have had it since Christmas.

On Wednesday, it failed to startup, flashing a quick blue screen and then immediately rebooting. Therefore I cannot get information from the blue screen.
The startup repair option goes to a default blue screen with green nature-y bits. It loads no options, even if I leave it for an hour.

I have tried the system repair disk. It goes to the same background, asks for my language/keyboard settings, and then when I click 'next' again does nothing.

So, I cannot access any kind of repair or restore options as neither does anything beyond show me the default background.

A:Both Startup Repair and System Repair Disc just go to blue backgrounds - no options given!

Have you read the...PB documentation on using these disks?



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I have a problem with my HP Pavilion MS228UK. When I power it on, it runs Startup Repair and then gives me the mesage 'Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically'. In the details all the tests were completed successfully with error codes '0x0' except the last one which gave 'error code 0x490' with the message 'No OS files found on disc'. I ran the memory diagnostic tool which found no faults. I have tried to boot system recovery using F11 but that is not working either.

All help appreciated

A:Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically(No OS files found on disc)

Does the BIOS detect the hard drive? Is there a hard drive diagnostic that can be run (there usually is when a memory diagnostic is also included)?

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Hi all

Windows updates have been doing some unpredictable things to my system so I have done a system restore and and now creating a mirror image using the tutorial on this forum. I read that it should only take about 15 mins and need over 1GB of space to do this (I am backing up on a DVD as I don't have an external hard drive). So far, it has been going for well over 2 hrs and am on my fourth DVD (4.7GB each) and it looks like it's only about 1/4 done (according to the 'windows is saving the back up' indicator). Does this sound normal? My hard drive is 320GB and currently has 128GB used. Do I need to run out and buy enough DVD's to cover 128GB?

Also, the tutorial suggests selecting the NO option to creating a system restore disc when it is finished. May I ask why?

Just worried I am doing wrong.

A:create a system repair disc?

Run out and buy a external USB drive of about 500GB>1TB in size. Forget DVDs for any serious backup.

Then when you come home go on the net and get a REAL backup/imaging program. Like Acronis True Image or another make/brand that you know from reading recommendations will work.
Once you install that imaging program make the bootable rescue disk that is included with most any of these programs so you can boot your PC from that disk, with the USB external drive connected and use your most current image to restore your PC.

Do a image before all Windows ?Updates? (some times better known as Windows Screw ups). Do the updates and if you have any problems you can reimage the drive back to before the updates were done.

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I have created a system repair disc for both of my PCs. I also create system backups on a regular basis.

Should I also create system repair disc on a regular basis?

I have recently changed the drive letter of several of my external hard drives, whould this require a new repair disc to be created?



A:How often should I create a system repair disc?

I generally just set up the system make sure everything is as I want it and stable then make a repair disc.
If you are installing a lot of applications and removing them frequently I would say base it on that use.
The best repair is a return to that fresh install + setup state.
...and the computer doesn't see drive letters what it sees are hardware locations like
drive 0 partition 1
so as long as the drives are physically plugged into the same place on the motherboard nothing should change.

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when trying to create a system repair disc, i get the following message: system repair disc could not be created, the parameter is incorrect (Ox80070057)

A:create system repair disc

This worked for me. Might work for you.

First click on the start button from the desktop and then go to the run and type the recdisc.exe and hit the OK button.
Now insert the blank disc on your disc drive. And then click on the create disk button.
After clicking on the create disk you will get the confirmation prompt and now you need to click on the close button.
Now your system recovery should start.

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Finally go it working.

Very simple, just d/l the attached .zip.

Inside is a .7z file, which you unzip onto your Hard drive.

You will have a folder C:\SIW2REC7

In there , just rt click and run as admin on the runmeasadminx64.cmd, or runmeasadminx86.cmd.

Should take a couple of mins to make a boot disc for you.

When you boot it up, 64 bit users will get this:

All those options will be in there - except macrium and partition guru.

If you want to include Macrium Reflect FREE Edition - Information and download and PartitionGuru Free - Download - you need to install them . Then they will be included automatically.

Partition Guru free is an excellent partition manager ( the only one I have found which is native 64 bit ). The free version works for 512kb mbr style - just like the macrium free version.

32 bit users will need to run runmeasadminx86.cmd instead.

Running the runmeasadminx86.cmd.gives you more options - you can include paragon and partition wizard, for example.

64 bit users can run runmeasadminx86.cmd as well - it will download a small part of WAIK (130MB ) and make the 32 bit pe for you.

64 bit users can run runmeasadminx64.cmd first (don't bother making an iso ), then run
runmeasadminx86.cmd and both will be included on one boot disc with a menu to select.
Updated version:

Updated again to v4 - fixed extraction issue, fixed adding old version of macrium - now only adds new version of macrium if you have it installed:

http://www.sevenfor... Read more

A:Create your own Special Repair disc


I understand everything up to

64 bit users can run runmeasadminx86.cmd as well - it will download a small part of WAIK (130MB ) and make the 32 bit pe for you.

64 bit users can run runmeasadminx64.cmd first (don't bother making an iso ), then run
runmeasadminx86.cmd and both will be included on one boot disc with a menu to select.

I already have Macrium Reflect free x64 ver.4.2 build 3775 installed so that will be included when I run your utility.

So when I do run it I do this "64 bit users can run runmeasadminx64.cmd first (don't bother making an iso ), then run
runmeasadminx86.cmd and both will be included on one boot disc with a menu to select".

But then I still have to make an .iso, Correct?

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Known good cd drive & dvd drive installed in my pc.
Known good Taiyo Yuden cd & dvd discs.

Tried discs separately in each drive three ways.

Have tried Search box typing recdisc.exe.
Have tried going through Control Panel to reach the part to create repair disc.
Have tried using an elevated prompt & then typing recdisc.

"System repair disc could not be created. The parameter is incorrect. (0x80070057)."

This error ocurrs on all six attempts.

A:Cannot create system repair disc.

Sometimes a damaged or corrupt system file prevents the creation of a repair disk. Try running a System File Checker scan. If any problems are noted run the scan 3 times rebooting in between each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Another possibility is the CD/DVD you're using. From reading several Microsoft forum threads people seem to have the best results using a CD-R disk instead of the +R, +RW, -RW, or any DVD type disks.

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I've had some instability problems with my Windows 7 system so was recommended by my computer manufacturer - HP - to do a repair installation using a repair disc.

Trouble is, when I go to Backup and Restore and click "Create a system repair disc", a window briefly flicks open then vanishes again, nothing more. There's no error message that I can see, it just opens and closes.

The computer otherwise works fine but I get BSODs occasionally, and worryingly I don't seem to be able to boot into Safe mode. I've done a virus sweep with Malwarebytes but it doesn't find anything.

Any suggestions? I don't have any other kind of Windows 7 installation disc, can I just download one? I do have the product key. Can I do a a repair installation with a Windows 7 installation disc? Will that keep my system intact?

A:Can't create Windows 7 repair disc

Hi first off Malwarebytes is not an antivirus scanner, it's a malware scanner 2 very different things. Please follow the instructions here NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum If you cannot complete a step move on to the next, but make note of what you could not do,When finished make a new thread in the virus, trojan and spyware section and post the info there not here. Be aware they can be very busy and will get to you as soon as they can, if however you have no response within 72 hours use a Bump post in your thread to move it back to the top of the list.

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Trying to create a system repair disc I get error #0x80004005. It appears to have something to do with Outlook--I do use 2010 Office Outlook. Any help is greatly appreciated!

A:Create System Repair Disc

Can you tell us in this tutorial where you are getting the error?

System Repair Disc - Create

Follow through the steps listed there and get a screenshot if possible

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Using Windows 7 Backup and Restore, I am attempting to create a disc to save:

"Create a System Repair Disc"

However, when I put in a blank DVD-R disc, that's not been used, the message comes up:

"The disc in the selected drive is not blank"

I've tested the DVD disc and it comes out fine.

A:Create a System Repair Disc

How to Create a System Repair CD

System Repair Disc - Create

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When I try to Restore System image from backup I've got this error:
"The selected system image cannot be restored in this recovery environment"
Browsing this Forum I noticed that folks found that this message could be when one created 32 bit Repair disc and tries to Restore 64 bit OS.
In my case I created a disc on Windows 7 Enterprise PC. I am trying to Restore Windows 7 64 bit machine.
My question: when user creates a Repair disc does he has the option to specify 32 vs. 64 bit?
I simply thought that since I'm on 64 bit system it'll create 64 bit Repair disc ... but maybe I'm wrong and I created 32 bit Disc...
Could someone please highlight it?

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I am unable to create a system repair / recovery disc by either running recDisc.exe or using the option to create a recovery disk in Backup and Retore. It says System Repair Disc could not be created. "The parameter is incorrect (0x80070057)" I have tried using both a blank CDr and a DVDr. I am running Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit. I am wondering if this is caused by how I setup my dual boot system. I installed Win 7 to a clean HD first. I noted that it set up a 100 Mb recovery partition. I then realized there was no good way to convert this to a dual boot, so wiped the partitions and set up four news ones: one for XP, one for Win7, one for data, and a 133 Mb one in hopes that the installation process would find and use it for the recovery partition. I installed XP first, and then Win7 and directed that installation to the partition I had previously setup for it. Any ideas?

A:Cannot create system repair disc

Hello TambourineMan,

You may be able to use the download in OPTION TWO in the tutorial below instead to create one.

System Repair Disc - Create

Hope this helps,

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Hello I'm wanting to  complete a factory restore (reinstall operating systems, app's and personal doc's) to clean & freshen-up my desktop computer.  With that in mind, I went to create a set of recovery disks (with original factory software) and was told I've made a set of disc's in the past.  The system only lets you make one copy.  The only disc's I can locate are labled "reapair" ... are these the same as "recovery"  ??? Any constructive feedback would be appreciated. Blessings XTC

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For the first week or two using windaow 7 on my new computer, a little balloon regularly poped up saying do you want to make a recovery disc, if so you will need 3 dvd's, anyway, i want to do this now but the balloon doesnt ask me anymore, so I did as follows,

•In Control Panel, click System and Security, and then click Backup and Restore
•In the left pane, click Create a system recovery disk
•Insert a blank CD in the DVD, and then click Create Disk

But this only took 1 dvd, not three like it originaly told me, have I done the right think, or is there another way I can create one using the 3 dvd's?

A:is a recovery disc and repair disc the same thing?

It sounds like you made a "System Repair Disk." This will let you make some repairs for which you would normally use an installation DVD--for example, repairing the boot manager as I did yesterday. Also, if you "create a system image" and some day find your hard drive is trashed you can boot to the System Repair Disk and re-image the hard drive from your saved system image. Personally I use Macrium Reflect Free for this, as I don't quite trust that Microsoft got this right their first try.

You can use the Recovery partition to "recover" your system to the way it was when you first turned it on. That is, as long as the special boot manager is not damaged and the hard drive is not inoperable. So, it's best to make your one legal set of Recovery disks--the 3 DVDs required for Windows 7. You may think that you will do the system image mentioned above and not need this, but it's cheap insurance to make the DVDs. If and when you decide to sell, gift or donate the computer it would be good to 'Recover" it to factory defaults and hand the new owner the Recovery disks.

This feature--to create the 3 DVD Recovery set--will probably be "hidden" in some of the stuff your laptop manufacturer installed, and probably not found through Control Panel.

You may have some sketchy paper documentation with this info, or can find it on the manufacturer's web site, or if you tell us the brand somebody may have the answer.

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Hello everyone, I have an older Elitebook which needed a replacement Windows 7 Pro install/recovery disc. Since it was out of warranty I purchased one from a third party. After installation I noticed a few curious things. Having never used an OEM disc before I?d like to run the issues past wiser heads for assessment, to determine if there?s cause for concern: Product key and activation: it never asked for my product key, and Windows was already activated with a different OEM key upon boot. (having read up on OEM licencing I understand this is not unusual).Windows update: showed 140 updates, but only 139 selected. A validation update was unchecked. I selected it, it installed without issues.BIOS change: system BIOS, amongst others, were altered after installing Windows. I was never prompted about this. Other changes, incl BIOS, were:   BIOS: 68SCF Ver. F.08 08/26/2011 -> 68SCF Ver. F.63 05/27/2016   Video BIOS: ATI 03/23/11 -> ATI 09/29/11   Keyboard Controller Revision: 97.45 -> 97.4E   MicroCode Revision: 18 -> 1AI assume the changes occurred during Windows installation and not during Windows update. Also, it didn't install any Windows drivers, and the disk is labeled © 2015 but installed a BIOS dated 2016. The disc label reads:    HP Operating System DVD   Windows 7 Professional SP1   DVD Kit 670234-A26   DVD 650435-A26    ?... Read more

A:Opinion: HP Recovery disc - genuine or counterfeit?

Hi: The recovery disk set for your notebook, questions 1 and 2 would be correct. The disk does not need a product key to activate, and the volume license key used by the recovery disk will always be different than the product key listed on the sticker on the notebook. Windows updates...some may or may not be checked out of the total. Can't answer your 3rd question.   That seems very odd to me. I have been using HP recovery disks for 15 years, and never had one update the BIOS on me. Did you allow the application and driver DVD to automatically install every file listed on it? I don't do that.  I uncheck the ones I don't want the DVD to install. All of the HP recovery disks I have for my HP business notebooks and destops except for one set, have no country of manufacture.  They just have HP copyright dates on them.  The one recovery disk set I do have, states it was made in the United States. I have always bought my recovery disks for my HP business notebooks and desktops, in or out of warranty directly from HP by calling in the USA/Canada...1-800-334-5144. I am almost 100% certain they would still sell them for the 8560p's.  

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I am using a laptop that is a HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook PC.
The OS being used is the 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium.
I am trying to create a system repair disc.
I keep getting the error message as follows:
"System repair disc could not be created. The parameter is incorrect. (0x80070057)".
Please help me fix this problem!

A:Windows 7 cannot create system repair disc

Do you have a backup service?
 and Run sfc /scannow

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Hello, I am trying to create a system repair disc, and I am getting the message: "do not have the files to create system repair disc". Why? How do I get those files. Never had a problem like this trying to create a system back up in the past. Running Windows 8. Thanks!

A:Do not have files to create a system repair disc? HELP!

Try this:

DriveImage XML Backup Software - Data Recovery Product

It works good & is free for home use.

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Is there a way (or tutorial) to create a repair disc for a multi boot Win7/Vista on a USB flash drive? In other words would like to be able to use a USB flash drive in an emergency to boot into a multi boot computer using Win7/Vista. I see where there is a way to create a Vista/XP multi boot USB repair disc but not one for Win7/Vista multi boot. Evidently the boot files for Vista/XP are different from the boot files for Win7/Vista. I have a 4GB flash drive that I would like to use.


A:How to create a USB multi boot repair disc?

Hello FyrmnJ,

I have not tried this, but you may be able to do this.

1. Create a System Repair Disc as normally to DVD.

2. Create a ISO file from this DVD using a program like the one in the tutorial below.

3. Burn ths ISO file to the USB flash drive using the program and instructions in METHOD ONE of the tutorial below.

USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

Hope this helps,

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Hi, i have a Sony Vaio laptop with windows 7 home premium 32bits and i wanted to create a system repair disc with the windows 7 tools but this laptop has no CD\DVD drive so obviously the tool gives an error asking for one to be pluged in...

so the question is, is there any other way to create a system repair disc or do i need to get an external cd\dvd drive?

EDIT: forgot to say, the point is so i can create an image of the system repair disc so i can put it on an USB drive

A:How to create a System Repair Disc without CD-ROM Drive

Welcome to seven Forums TDLopes.
You can make one from ANY system which has 7 Home Premium 32bit. then copy it to your USB flash drive.

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And swap to Create System Image - sick of having stacks of discs


A:How do you disable create system repair disc

This Tutorial by Brink just might be what you are looking for.

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

At the bottom of the page there are a lot of
Related Tutorials that also might be helpful.

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Asus U46E-BAL7 laptop with Windows 7 home.

I have no windows 7 discs so I want to create a backup image on external drive and that option works but I also need to create a repair disc in order to boot from that image but that will not work. I'm using DVD-Rs, is the gossip that only CD-Rs will work to burn a repair disc true? It's not the letter drive of the DVD burner as I have tried many.

A:Cannot Create Repair Disc On Asus Laptop

Ran system file check and repair and have a CBS file saved. Here is the bottom of it. Corrupted files were found and unable to fix or delete.

2014-03-11 00:15:35, Info CSI 000001d3 Couldn't mark for pending delete: [ml:78{39},l:76{38}]"\SystemRoot\WinSxS\Temp\PendingDeletes"\[l:88{44}]"04a359c505cccd01eb070000302ac415.mssprxy.dll". Reason: [13]"Cannot Delete"
2014-03-11 00:15:35, Info CSI 000001d4 Couldn't mark for pending delete: [ml:78{39},l:76{38}]"\SystemRoot\WinSxS\Temp\PendingDeletes"\[l:88{44}]"09363cc205cccd01df070000302ac415.wbemsvc.dll". Reason: [13]"Cannot Delete"
2014-03-11 00:15:35, Info CSI 000001d5 Couldn't mark for pending delete: [ml:78{39},l:76{38}]"\SystemRoot\WinSxS\Temp\PendingDeletes"\[l:90{45}]"09363cc205cccd01e0070000302ac415.WinMgmtR.dll". Reason: [13]"Cannot Delete"
2014-03-11 00:15:35, Info CSI 000001d6 Couldn't mark for pending delete: [ml:78{39},l:76{38}]"\SystemRoot\WinSxS\Temp\PendingDeletes"\[l:96{48}]"0d4e8fc405cccd01e6070000302ac415.FirewallAPI.dll". Reason: [13]"Cannot Delete"
2014-03-11 00:15:35, Info CSI 000001d7 Couldn't mark for pending delete: [ml:78{39},l:76{38}]"\SystemRoot\WinSxS\Temp\PendingDeletes"\[l:90{45}]"0dc7f1bc05cccd01d1070000302ac415.vsstrace.dll". Reason: [13]"Cannot Delete"
2014-03-11 00:15:35, Info CSI 000001d8 Couldn't mark for pending delete: [ml:78{... Read more

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Hi folks

I am sure this problem has been posted before sorry apologies if I am going over old ground. I am trying to create a System Repair Disc for Win 7 Home premium - 32bit. However i contiually get an error message "cannot create a system repair disc- error (0x80070057)". Cannot find a solution as yet.

In truth do i need one if I have an original installation disc?


A:cannot create a system repair disc- error (0x80070057)

Hi martyn64 and welcome to Seven Forums,
Are you using a DVD or a CD?
I would recommend a CD-R.
You can't carry out a backup operation until you set it up.
Click Start>>>>Control Panel>>>>System & Security>>>>Backup & Restore.
Also run a sfc /scannow

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I'm using Windows 7 ultimate RTM and cannot create a repair disc image anymore. i get the error code 0x80070057 incorrect parameter with a dvd inserted. I'm really not sure what's causing this...

Thanks in advance for any replies

A:cannot create system repair disc error 80070057

Curious error - do you only get it when trying to create a recovery disc?

Is windows all up to date?

Dvd is a waste - it fits easily on a cd-r.

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I encountered problems trying to create recovery discs for my hp pavillion dv 5000 on win xp. My pc recognises that I have already created recovery discs and would not allow me create another one. What do I do? If I restore my system to factory settings, would the system allow me start creating recovery discs again?

A:create pc recovery disc

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Purchased a ASUS laptop (K52 series) w/Windows 7 for my mother-in-law, for Xmas. Got it set up, but I can't figure out how to create a the "recovery discs". I've done this quite a few times on other computers - ususally takes about 2 DVD's. Usually the recovery feature is either in "system tools" or "programs". Checked control panel also.

A:Cannot create recovery disc

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I have a question and am in hopes someone has the answer. Ok my Dad has the Vista64 on his Gateway computer. Well he didn't make the disc when he first got his new computer. We are needing those disc due to we had to take it to bestbuy(under warranty), and they are telling us they have to have the disc to repair his system due to it is corrupt and they are going to have to wipe his system clean and take it back to the original factory settings. This OEM Recovery Disc that is showing in this post and link, can I download that onto my system which is XP to put it on the disc for that? OR will it actually download a vista 64 into my system? I don't want to mess up my system so this is why I'm asking. Was going to purchase the disc but have no idea where to buy them at.

Thanks for the help!

A:Create or get OEM Recovery Disc?

First there is no link shown.
Second, what is the name and make of your computer. There is usually an Fkey that can be used to go back to factory settings.
You cannot make an OEM DVD at this point.
You may be able to get one for cost from the manufacturer/seller of the computer.

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so may time i tried to create recovery disc, but it is not completing, it completes up to 28% and then crash and message came restart your system and try again.

A:not able to create recovery disc

What is the make and model # of your computer? What program are you using to make recovery discs? What type of disc are your using? (ex) CD-R or CD-RW? or DVD-R, DVD-RW etc? What is the full error message? Do you use different blank media each time? Or reuse the same disc?

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Hi to all.
My i have your help please?
I have a laptop hp.
Windows 7 home premium.
I want to creat recovery disc
but when i start to create disc, i see mesage: Error,recovery failed!!! Missing recovery,something like this...
Is first recovery ON THIS LAPTOP

Thnx to all.

A:I can't create recovery disc

Hello Xhimi,

If you are trying to creating a HP Recovery Disc, then could you post a screenshot of your diskmgmt.msc showing your hard disks layout to see if you still have your OEM recovery partition intact. If it isn't, then you are out of luck and will need to contact HP to get a set of recovery disks instead.

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I cannot find "Gateway Recovery Center" and or "Factory Recovery External Media" in "All Programs".... so cannot make a recovery disc.

Thanks for any help...

A:can't create 'recovery disc'

?Empowering Technology?
Other Gateway entries in the Start Menu?

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Hi everyone,
I want to create recovery disc (from recovery partition of my laptop), but I'm not able to do it in Win 8.1. They removed this option in Win 8.1.
I'm able to create recovery usb. I tried to copy all files from usb to BluRay and burn (in Linux). But I'm not able to boot from BluRay, boot from USB work's.
Please help, how to create bootable BluRay? Or how to copy files from usb to BluRay and make BluRay bootable?

Thank's so much!

A:Win 8.1 - create recovery DISC, not usb

hi, it not that they removed the option ,it some manufacturer don't allow you to use dvd anymore ,for some reason they want you to use a usb ,i think it might be your only option

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Hi,I have just bought my HP Pavilion and wanted to create recovery disk and I can not do it. I followed the instructions and  I could not do it. I know it can be done just once. I bought laptop with Windows 10. how can i find out it was done before as the laptop was bought new but second hand. so someone could use it before. I am very  angry that i can not do it. it happened to me before that i did not create recovery disk for my last laptop and it was very  costly to get it fixed when i needed to reinstall system. is there any other way to do it?I would be very grateful if you could help.Sylvi

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I upgraded to Win 10 Pro.  I created a boot disc, repair disc.
Now, I'd like to be able to recover from a system crash. How do do I create a recovery disc with the win system on it?

A:How to create a win 10 recovery disc

Your best option is to create HDD image. Acronis True Image: http://www.acronis.com/ - not free, but the bestFree alternatives:- Macrium Reflect: http://www.macrium.com/ReflectFree.asp- DriveImage XML: http://www.runtime.org/driveimage-xml.htm (tutorial: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/tutorial160.html)- Paragon Drive Backup: http://www.paragon-software.com/home/db-express/

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Hi, recently Vista failed to start on boot-up and I had to do a restore to partition one to get it going. Needless to say this is a lot of work as I lost all of my settings.
Vista (32) came pre-installed on my laptop so I don't have the disc. On windows 7 it seems easy enough to create a recovery disk from "backup and restore" but I don't see the same option in Vista. I have read in forums ways to do it but these were pre SP1 and I have SP2 installed. I want to know if there is a way to do it through Vista. Cheers

A:Need to create a recovery disc

Hello Alamshar,

The recovery disc created through "Backup and Restore" is not the same as your OEM factory recovery disc. The recovery disc through "Backup and Restore" can only be used to repair Vista with, and cannot install/reinstall Vista. The OEM factory recovery disc, can only be used to do a clean install of Vista with.

If you wanted to create the OEM factory recovery disc instead, then please post back with what brand your computer is and if it's a laptop or desktop. I'll be happy to see if I may be able to find and post back the instructions for how.

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I replace my hard drive by using a system repair disk and a system image on 4 DVD's

Everything is running well except Win 7 report it is not genuine. I plan to deal with that later.

Now I noticed that the indexing is not running

Went to search, indexing options, advanced, it says indexing is not running

Select Advanced, Rebuild, it just runs and runs,

I tried - C:\windows\system32>sfc /scannow, it reported Verification 100% complete.

Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them

Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\Logs\CBS\CBS.log.

I can open the file but it is 1Mbytes of data and I have no idea what it means


A:Win 7 not genuine after using Sys Repair image recovery, No indexing

I've learned to never waste time with a corrupted image. You will save time if you Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 following the steps in the blue link to get a perfect reinstall.

In addition get the cleanest possible slate by wiping the HD from the booted installer with Diskpart Clean Command.

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Hi there

I tried to run a backup and create a system repair disc on a very old laptop with OS Windows XP SP2.
I followed the steps on how to supposedly get to the backup wizard:

- start
- all programs
- accessories
- system tools

but there is no 'backup'.

The only choices I get are: character map, disk cleanup, disk defragmenter, files and settings transfer wizard, internet explorer, scheduled tasks, security center, system information and system restore.

Also, there is no wizard to create a system repair disc with - not even in a sub in 'system restore'.

I do not have a windows XP disc, as we purchased that second-hand laptop as a backup laptop, in case both our laptops were temporarily out of order.

to add one more problem with that laptop:
it cannot be switched off the 'normal' way (start, shut down) - only by pressing and holding the on/off button.

thank you in advance for your assistance!!!

A:how to run backup AND create system repair disc on windows xp sp2 and shutting down

What is the make and model # of your laptop? Only certain manufacturers and certian models allow you to create a restore disc in their programs. Like HP or Sony.
What version of Windows XP do you have? Windows XP Home or Professional, or Media Center Edition? Microsoft Backup is only included in XP Pro not Home. There are many other Backup programs like: EaseUS Todo Backup Free - CNET Download.com
Newer laptops come with a Recovery Partitions that you would access to restore Windows. Many Computer Manufacturers allow you to order a Recovery CD from their web site. Worse case scenario is you can get one on Ebay or Craigslist.

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As title says, when I try to burn a system repair disc the program stops working

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: recdisc.exe
Application Version: 6.1.7600.16385
Application Timestamp: 4a5bc512
Fault Module Name: ole32.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.1.7600.16385
Fault Module Timestamp: 4a5be01a
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 0000000000039c9b
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

here are the details that it gives me for failure.

What Am I supposed to do ?

A:Trying to create a system repair disc, application stops working

I'd start by going through this tutorial for creating a system repair disc. Make sure all of the steps were followed.

System Repair Disc - Create

If you have a box of discs did you try using a different disc? Can you try a different brand and perhaps a different format (if a +R disc failed try a -R.)

You could also have damaged or corrupt system files. Try running a system file checker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two.) If problems are noted run the can 3 times rebooting in between each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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If you type "System" into the search bar you will get "Create a System Repair Disc". You can make a recovery disc within windows yourself. This would be handy if you can not boot into the self healing Recovery options Menu or instead of using an OEM or Installation disc.. It takes about one minute to make a recovery disc.

A:Create a System Recovery Disc yourself!

Hi Aaron,

I do not think that is working yet in Windows 7. It will create one, but when you go to test it, it is a dud. The problem is that it does not ask for the Windows 7 installation dvd to be inserted, as it did in Vista, to add the boot files needed.

Did yours work?

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I recently purchased a Gateway laptop M-6888U that had no software disc provided. I was told by Bestbuy to simply backup my entire drive. I wish to know is there a way to make a recovery disc that WILL install a fresh copy of vista64 or am I screwed since everyone is trying to cut corners? I know I can make a recovery disc that works IF I have a working installation of my OS. My concern is if the drive gets corrupted and my OS needs to be reinstalled I'm screwed, with my only option being to purchase a new copy of Vista.

Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.

A:Create a Gateway OEM Recovery Disc

Hello Gruvin, and welcome to Vista Forums.

This link at Gateway will help show you how to create a set of OEM recovery discs to use to restore Vista back to factory defaults with if you are unable to from the hard drive's recovery partition. Just repeat again, and select the other option to create the Vista recovery disc and not just one for the applications and drivers disc.

Gateway Support - Create System Recovery Discs for the Applications and Drivers External Media in the Gateway Recovery Center

Hope this helps,

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