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Q: HP Recovery Manager software with recovery discs obtained fr...

Good afternoon! Tell me, please, how to get HP Recovery Manager software with recovery discs from HP? For laptop probook 6465b. Thanks in advance.

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Preferred Solution: HP Recovery Manager software with recovery discs obtained fr...

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.)

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Well, I did something stupid I think. I was using Dupe to try to remove duplicate files from my very sick PC and I think I deleted necessary system files. The PC will not restart, but I thought I was in great luck when the recovery manager popped up and suggested I make a backup and then restore the system to factory settings. I have needed to do this for a LONG time, but keep putting it off. I couldn't believe when it told me I needed 38 DVDs for backup (4.7 GB each). My sweet husband ran out and got the DVDs and I had completed disc 30 when it stopped and I got an error something like "your partition doesn't have enough memory on it."

NOW WHAT?????????????????????? I've virtually "wasted" 30 DVDs and I still don't have a working PC! I am about ready to just say screw it and wipe it without backing up, but I really don't want to lose music and pictures from the hard drive.

I have a call into a local PC repair person who was recommended by a friend, but I am virtually stuck!

Does anyone have any suggestions? For more information see my other thread from February. Ugh!

Oh I am using hubby's brand new Dell PC with Windows8 to post this. In my opinion, something on this system is very wrong. I could grow old waiting for it to process anything! There is virtually nothing on this PC and it took me over an hour to scan 4 pages to email! Either way, we desperately need a PC repair person but if anyone has any suggestions on how ... Read more

A:Solved: HP Recovery Manager Stopped After 30 Discs!

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Hello,

My computer has many corrupt files. I have done both sfc /scannow and chkdsk /r multiple times, but the corrupt files still remain. Unfortunately, my HP's recovery manager is also corrupt so I decided to do a full factory restore. Because I couldn't do a full factory restore from the computer, I ordered the discs from HP.
When ever I try to do a recovery from the boot menu (F8 or F11), I get the following error:

"Boot Manager:
Windows failed to start. A recent hardware of software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:

1.Insert your Windows installation disc and restart the computer.
2.Choose your language settings, and then click "Next".
3.Click "Repair your computer."

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

Status: 0xc000000f

Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible."

I insert the disc, but nothing happens. The computer returns to the same steps. I even tried going through control panel and Full System Restore. Again, I get the same steps. When I press enter, it allows me to boot Windows 7 or do a memory diagnostic test.

I appreciate any help.

A:0xc000000f Recovery Error - System Recovery Discs not being processed

Hello and welcome sunnyxm well if yo are trying to just reinstall try this it will save all the bloatware from HP being loaded anyway.

REINSTALL

Forinstalling I prefer a disk to be honest but if you want to try again this isthe one to follow
CleanReinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 make sureit is the right version ie Home Premium or Ultimate whatever you have a codefor and then the language and do not use the ones with a large "N" or"old" beside them.
You can use a disk or USB stick with this.

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Hi Guys!

I am new to this forum and not very tech savvy so please bear with me! My mums laptop, an esystem 1201, has been getting slower and slower and slower until today it finally gave in. This stemmed from a virus that we got a couple of weeks back, that i got rid of but for some reason its slowed down ever since.
Anyway, we decided today to insert the "backup1" disc into the computer, to do a full system recovery. These were the discs that the "Tech guys" software asks you to create the first time you use the computer, for any such things such as this and the discs were created without any issues at the time. I Put the disc in, came up with all the menus, selected "full destructive recovery" and it ticked away, asked me to take out disc one, put in disc two, then asked me to take disc two out and put disc one in. Did all that, then i get the error message "Error: Recovery image missing Please restart and try again". This happens around stage 3 of 5, which is the "Installing vista" stage.
Can anyone give me any advice on what to do? I tried a couple of suggestions I found on the internet, which included creating another disc but that didn't work. It makes it look as though you are installing vista for the first time, and when I click on "repair" as suggested on the site (Because the disc is not a first time installation disc) it is supposed to find the back up from the CD. Instead, I get a message that says... Read more

A:Full destructive recovery - recovery discs do not work?

Just wondering, have I posted this in the correct section!?

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I'm running WinXP. My pc tells me that I already made a set of recovery discs, but I have no recollection of doing it. On many, many forums, I've found the recommendation of deleting the HPCD.sys files = problem solved. Only on *MY* pc [HP tower, btw], I get an error message of "recovery partition not found" when I delete just one of the HPCD.sys files and then try to run the cd recovery making tool.

Is there a way around this? If not, if I do a complete recovery -- back to factory settings -- will my ability to burn a set of recovery discs be restored?

Thanks.
 

A:HPCD.sys, making more recovery discs & doing a total XP recovery.

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Good evening, where you can find the HP Recovery Manager software (not update)?Thanks. Andrea

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how do you back up your OS; HP recovery manager or cloning software?

A:HP recovery manager or cloning software?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by fluidmotion


how do you back up your OS; HP recovery manager or cloning software?


you use Win 7 Backup and Restore.

The only system image backup software I've ever used on Win 7 systems.

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

If you have further questions, feel free to ask.

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I will try to be as precise as possible and give as much info as I can, but I'm not sure what info is inconsequential and what isn't at this point. But, here goes...

For 2 weeks I have tried to outsmart whoever it is that has had complete remote access to my laptop but changing as many admin permissions and incoming/outgoing connections that I could find to keep them out.

A couple of days ago, I did a system restore to factory settings, thinking this would do it. It didn't; he was still there. He locked me out of all admin tools yesterday.

I have a system recovery disc made about a year ago, and put that in my CD drive tonight, thinking I could completely reformat the drive and wipe him out. However, at start-up, I pushed F2 and came up with a screen that said something about running the disc from E drive (I apologize for not be able to give you specific language but I never thought it would get this far with no progress). However, under the line showing the drive it was booting from, there was another line that started "DETECTHAL /REDIRECT " then went on to say something about "redirect name" and redirect path", none of which sounded legit to me. And considering that this intruder had created so many other fake error/info msgs already, I didn't want to take the chance of this being something else that he had stuck in there.

I backed out of that reboot and restarted. I've subequently tried to restart over a dozen times from the CD, bu... Read more

A:HP Pavilion Recovery error and inability to get past HP recovery manager

It sounds to me like you have malware. I suggest running malwarebytes.

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My problem is not with this computer... I have also Compaq cq50z-100, Windows Vista Home Premiun SP2... my problem is this... Somehow I got a virus...after being so 'effing careful to boot. Now when I start my laptop, I get a quick flash of the command prompt window followed by a quick blank blue screen ... and then these 2 things repeat themselves and then nothing works except my mouse will move. So I tried what I know, recovery and such. It will not do anything in safe mode at all either. It will not let me change the boot drive order ( I guess that is what it is called), to the disc drive to run the recovery from my discs. So I got a friend to look at it. He says that my operating system is fried. He said I need to call Acer and buy an operating system disc set. Ok my question is this... are these discs different than the set of discs that I made when I first got my computer, the ones I call the recovery discs? Also why would I need to get them from Acer? Wouldn't I get them from HP or Compaq since this is who I bought my computer from? I am holding off spending the money to buy these new discs until I am certain that they are what I need to fix my computer. And if this guy really knows what he is doing. Any help is greatly appreaciated.
 

A:Operating system discs vs recovery discs

Your friend told you to call Acer for help with a Compaq computer? If so, I wouldn't go to that friend for any more technical help.

If you already have recovery/restore/operating system disks (whatever you want to call them), then you don't need to purchase anything else. You need to boot from them. Explain what you mean by "it will not let me change the boot order". Does that mean you don't know how? Your BIOS is password protected? They keyboard doesn't work?
 

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I am on Windows 10, and for the past couple months I have had booting/BSOD errors that usually give me "bad_system_config_info" and occasionally, "0xc000021a ". Sometimes, I have been able to boot in by accessing the UEFI settings, other times it seems like it just randomly decides to let me log in to my computer normally. When I am able to login, I check for viruses and I haven't found any, as well as run commands like "sfc/scannow", "chkdsk", or "bootsect".  I am trying to recreate recovery media via the HP Recovery Manager, but each time I insert the empty flashdrive, the Recovery Manager suddenly crashes. Please, any response to these combined issues would be greatly appreciated, I haven't been able to use this laptop regularly for months now.

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If I abandon my efforts to install the latest Windows 10 update, would it be a feasible and a good choice for me to command HP Recovery Manager to make the "Minimized Image Recovery" to the factory condition of OS (Windows 7 Home Edition) with drivers and select software?  I have used HP Recovery Mgr to backup my files on an external hard drive.  Next question: How do I restore those files to my computer?  Should the restoration be done in Windows 7 or after I install Windows 10 on my computer?

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When I launch HP Recovery Manager to recover my system, the "System Recovery" option is greyed out and has the message "Disabled: Please use Recovery Media to recover your system." I don't have any recovery media (apart from the D:/ 'recovery' drive, if that counts.) What should I do?

A:HP Recovery Manager "System Recovery" option disabled

Hi  Try this Click Start , right-click Computer , and then select the Manage option.In the left panel of the Computer Management window, double-click Storage to expand the options.click Disk Management to display a list of partitions, also called Volumes .Right-click the Recovery partition (D , and select the Activate Volume option.

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Hi All and Pros, appreciate your help. Just bought a new Windows 10 HP AIO. model: 27-a275d.Only started use it for 1 week, and tried creating a recovery media.however the HP  Recovery Manager keeps hang on me. (see attached print screen). apprecaite if someone or HP can really help and advise - how do i still create my recovery media. thanks  

A:Trouble Creating "Recovery Media" on HP Recovery Manager - W...

Let me ask to have your issue escalated.  You certainly can't create recovery media if the Recovery Manager or the Windows OS is broken.

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I am running windows 7 on my laptop. I has windows vista before the upgrade. I had recovery discs for windows vista created from the recovery manager. I tried to make discs for windows 7. I would like to know why it won't let me make a disc for windows 7 because if I had trouble and needed to put in the recovery discs I wouldn't want to use the ones i had for windows vista. what should i do? here are screenshots to show what happens when i try to create the discs for windows 7.

A:Problem w/ creating recovery disc in Recovery Manager

HP PC Recovery Disc Creator, is for your HP Vista only, not for UpGrade of Win 7.

Try this:

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

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I have the same problem.
Recently I updated my PC from windows 8.1 to windows 10.After almost a month I returned back to windows 8.1 from windows 10.
When I tried to install dell backup and recovery (Backup-and-Recovery_Application_64M9D_WN32_1.8.1.71_A00) I got factory error 5.
I cannot refresh my PC from windows also. I am getting the error “could not find the recovery environment”.
Now in command prompt
1. reagentc/info

2. reagentc/enable

3. Exit and reboot.
After the reboot I tried to install dell backup and recovery again. Then also I got the same “factory setup error 5”.

Then I checked the reagent/info in command prompt after reboot. It shows it is disabled.

Please help me.
Thank you

A:windows 8.1 recovery problem and install dell backup and recovery software...

LRKRAO,
Click the link below for information on restoring the OS using DBAR.
http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/dell-backup-and-recovery-1-8-1-71/

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i had upgrade my windows to 8.1, the problem is that i cant install Dell backup & recovery, when i installing and updating PE I get FACTORY SETUP ERROR 5
is there any technical help me please...thx
 
 
however...its cant recovery or reset my laptop back to factory image...

just like this photo...
recovery cant... refresh also cant...
 
 

A:windows 8.1 recovery problem and install dell backup and recovery software...

just similar same with my problem, my one is factorysetup error 5, i think its different...
however my recovery software uninstalled, because installed new version need to uninstall old version, after it cant install new version....
then ur laptop can launch recovery or not??my one cant just show above picture.....

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I had deleted recovery partition because of boot mgr error. pre-installed OS: Windows 8.1 I have also ordered two sets of hp recovery disc but both shows same error (boot mgr) but yesterday I can't even open system recovery from hp recovery disc by press F11, even I try to change bios setting from secure boot to legacy boot but can't  open system recovery  What I do now?

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My laptop came with Windows 8.1 64bit operating and there is a recovery partition to factory reset. It was protected by the HP recovery manager. After i update to Windows 10, reset my PC (not factory reset) with the option keep my files , so now i have a Windows 10 and i can see  in recovery partition one recovery folder and inside it one file of name "lang" in the Recovery partition rest of the files and i can't see and there isn't any virus in my laptop its just of changing settings i took the step of reset windows 10. i believe my recovery partition is save but due to un availability of recovery manager it is not protected. now i want to factory reset and by going to advance startup option i saw recovery manager ther but when i clicked to recovery manager it says can't open file "x/recovery/hp/rita-tool" . thats why i cannot proceed for factoey reset.please guide me how can i get back recovery manager or how can i make recovery media ? please help !! 

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I recently clean installed win 10 64-bit from 8.1 through a bootable USB which also erased RECOVERY partition & Recovery manager. Is there any way I can get Recovery manager and backup new win 10 partition. Since I currently have no backup partition. I am afraid, I may end up in boot failure and have nothing to restore current windows Thanks in advance !!

A:want to add HP recovery manager and a seperate RECOVERY part...

You can use a third-part solution such as one available at the Paragon Software website.https://www.paragon-software.com/ They have a free version and home and Business versions available.

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Hello, I am trying to completely factory reset my pc but when I select Windows Recovery Environment in HP recovery manager, it just brings me to the login screen after it restarts my computer. I have tried factory resetting using windows but I get the message 'Could not find the recovery environment.'Is it possible for me to factory reset without having to spend any money, or will I have to order a disk from HP?

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This is a last resort for me. My PC failed and would no longer boot to Windows. Just kept spinning while trying to load. At this point, I decided to access Recovery Manager to do a Systom Restore back to factory settings. I know I should have created a restore point when upgrading to Windows 10, but life lesson learned. Either way, my installation failed and I'm no longer able to access Recovery Manager. I did my diligence and backed up my files to USB but it's useless since there's no operating system. I downloaded a copy of Windows 7 and burned to a disk but when booting from CD Drive, it doesn't prompt to install Windows, just says it is preparing set up for first use then an error appears saying "Windows could not complete installation. To install windows on this computer, restart the installation." I tried using my CD key on the microsoft website to try and download a copy of windows 7 but it wouldn't let me because it was a factory copy. I'm at a complete loss right now.....can't find any help with this situation and paying someone to fix this isn't an option. What am I missing here guys? Any assistance would be appreciated.

A:Recovery failure. Cannot access Recovery Manager

Hi @xxboramirxx I would suggest you try the troubleshooting steps given in the link below : http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c01867418 I am an HP EmployeePlease click ?Accept as Solution? on the post that solves your issue to help others find the same solution.Click the ?Thumbs Up? to say ?Thanks? for helping!

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.... but I didn't touch it.
My d:\ is not empty - it is almost 80% full but when i click on it there are no files. Tried - to the extent of my knowledge - to see if the files are hidden but didn't reach anywhere. Tried a restore point but that didnt work either. Please help

A:HP Recovery Manager says that my recovery partition has been removed

Recovery Manager has hiccups sometimes...
Try re-booting and entering at boot.

If that fails you can order the Recovery Media from HP for a reasonable price.

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My laptop has become very slow, I reinstalled windows and installed original drivers from HP's website. But, my laptop is still very slow. So, I'm hinking about restoring my laptop to factory settings. I don't have HP Backup & Recovery manager or Recovery Partition or any disc that came with laptop. If there is any way I can restore my laptop to Factory Settings, Please inform . And If I need to download anyting please give the link with it. Thank You.

A:Don't have Recovery partition and Recovery Manager to Reset ...

Hi there @HPian_B,  Before I provide troubleshooting documentation, I would like to take a minute to welcome you to the HP Support Community, where you can ask questions, find solutions and get help from the community! I read that you would like to reset your HP Pavilion g6-2310ex Notebook PC to factory settings.  Please read the document called Backing Up Your Files. This will provide you with ways to back up the files you have on your Notebook. Here is a document for you to read called Creating Recovery Discs or Saving a Recovery Image to a USB Flash Drive. I pulled some information from the document for you. The first thing I would like to make you aware of is that only DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD+R, or DVD+R DL discs are compatible with the Recovery Media Creation program. The following disc types are not compatible with the Recovery Media Creation program:CDsDVD-RWDVD+RWDVD-RW DLDVD+RW DLYou will then also see that in the document it says: The Recovery Media Creation software program allows  only one complete set of discs to be created.The Recovery Media Creation software program  requires an uncorrupted recovery partition (Recovery Image (D) to create a set of discs. Uncorrupted means the recovery partition has  not been modified or removed.... Read more

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Guys, I cant complete succesfully my system recovery. Here is an event-by-event detail (I have a DV5 Pavilion): - I Complete Recovery (Recovery is complete message appears......."Once your system restarts and you finish the inital...")- I restart- CMD.exe window appears- Software Installation HP window appears- It restarts, black window with HP Logo, then Microsoft Corporation (windows starting)- "Please wait while Windows sets up your computer" (Black screen)- Please wait WHile Windows Continues setting up your computer (light blue screen)- Restarts again- black screen, mouse pointer, windows logo appears, start sound (Welcome Screen appears.....Vista Home Premium)- Windows setup window............."Windows is now setting up the following items:Pre-PININST (Check)Preinstall Software InstallerPre-PININST2Preinstall software Installer 2ndPost PININSTAC Power CheckingBurnBoot(All this with a HP on the back screen, with the grey completation bar)-Takes long time to complete the second task (Preinstall Software Installer).- Restarts (logging off, shutting down....)- Black screen, white pointer again- Windows "Welcome" screen againNow, when it is in the "Windows is now setting up the following items:- Pre-PININST2An Recovery Manager window appears saying that "The recovery attempt has failed. Please select one of the following buttons:Details or RetryWhen I hit details, it appears the following:- ChkErrBB.CMD: Detect some error during PININST-BBV.- ChKErrBB.CMD: Check C:... Read more

A:Recovery Manager Problem (Recovery fails)

I found away past it. Just close the window with the "X". Don't hit retry or it will just keep starting over. The box will appear a few more times during the process, but just keep hitting X and it should go through. Worked for me! I'm not sure if there are features or files missing because of the errors, but the system seems to work fine so far.

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I'm getting very nervous that I haven't made these impt system recovery discs. I bought 10 CDs at the time I bought PC and was assured they were the right type. When I got ready to create the discs, my PC said I would need 18 CDs. I backed out at that point so don't know if the ones I have are the right kind.

I'm going out this week to buy some more, but still have doubts I'm getting the right kind.

My HP guide says I need: CD-R

What I have is: SONY CD-R AUDIO (compact disc digital audio recordable)

Have I got the right kind? Thanks so much. Fox
 

A:Solved: What kind of discs needed to make "System Recovery Discs"?

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My laptop crashed but I was bale to recover my data from the drive using an external cable to the drive on my desktop PC.  I can see the recovery partition, can I make a recover USB from the drive without it being in my laptop?

A:Re: Don't have Recovery partition and Recovery Manager to Re...

Hi there,  Do you not have Recovery discs?How did you previously load Windows 7 on your Notebook? The media creation software allows only  one system image to be created. If you created a set of recovery discs, you can not create a system image on a USB drive. The media creation software requires an uncorrupted recovery partition (FACTORY_IMAGE D. Uncorrupted means that the recovery partition has  not been modified or removed. That being said, at this point, I cannot guarantee that the image will work on your USB. 

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hello everyone, new here!!!

got a question, i have a gateway laptop with win7 hp 64bit. i created the recovery media from the gateway recovery manager & it used 3 dvds. my question is, can i put all these dvds in a usb? the recovery manages will only let me choose dvd media, but i was wondering if there's a way to merge them all into one usb.

thx in advance...

A:recovery discs to usb

You could always try, I guess. Microsoft has a tool that's linked to on here that takes the .iso files and creates bootable USB drives. You could give that a shot. If the imaging program looks for the second and third file parts...and finds them on the USB drive...it should work. I'd imagine you'd need a 16 GB flash drive for this, though.

Microsoft Store: Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool Help

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My G530 4446-38U came with XP Pro pre-loaded and with 3 Vista recovery discs supplied.I burned the recovery discs for XP Pro, but that created only 2 discs. I'm not too worried, but I guess I was expecting 3, like Vista. Are there only 2 recovery discs for XP Pro?





My Computer: G530-4446-38U XP Pro









Solved!

Go to Solution.

A:XP Pro recovery discs

yeap only 2 discs for XP pro. The supplied discs should be 8 CD-discs, but when you burn it through dvd, it is only 2 discs. 

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I'm trying to find the recovery dics for my laptop. I bought it used and the recovery option was erased.

A:Recovery discs

Hi: I don't see that HP sells recovery disks for that model anymore, but you can still get a set from this non-HP vendor at the link below... http://www.computersurgeons.com/p-20294-windows-7-64b-recovery-kit-629997-001-for-hp-notebook-pc-mod...

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Hello,

I wondered if there is more - or + value to doing a restore prior to my sp1 download, I would like to make a recovery disc using brinks great tutorial. I only have my retail purchase computer created one time recovery discs.


Still in Newbie Land

A:recovery discs

Originally Posted by vistadrone1


Hello,

I wondered if there is more - or + value to doing a restore prior to my sp1 download, I would like to make a recovery disc using brinks great tutorial. I only have my retail purchase computer created one time recovery discs.


Still in Newbie Land



Welcome to the Vista Forums

Creating a system restore point before installing anything on your PC is a good policy. Following Brink's tutorial on making a recovery disk is even better. I think you're on the right track. Let us know how things turn out.

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My hard drive failed on my pc and all things conbsidered I bought a new Compaq Prestige. It recommends making a recovery disc. I have had the PC for just under a week and did'nt have the proper DVD (it takes two) to make the recovery discs. My question is that is it ok to make a recovery disc in the next few days (I have downloaded just a few software security progams and my daughter has her MSN back) or would I have to re-set the pc back to the manufacturer's default? The friend of mine that set up my pc for me said its was ok to download these things and then make a disc. I'm just not sure he right? I would really appreciate some hep and advice please.
 

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Hello.
My daughter's laptop is having issues and we need to send it off for repairs. We did not create recovery discs when we received it. I tried to back up her files--not sure if that was successful while trying to recover her system with the Dell backup & Recovery last week. I was not able to complete the recovery process.  I just created recovery discs. How can I check to see if they are viable discs? The backup and recovery option I tried last week was not supposed to damage system files. I am wondering if the recovery discs I just created will recover her system or if I need to purchase a recovery disc from Dell. We will need to get her computer up and running as quickly as possible so I want to  make sure I have recovery discs if they have to replace or reformat the hard drive. Help?
Thank you,
Cathy

A:Recovery discs

I should mention that when I was creating the recovery discs just now, I did receive a message that they were created successfully. I was wondering if there was a way to check them to confirm that, and if The Backup & Recovery I did last week, would have removed any important system info or updates.
Thanks!

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i did one disc but had to formatt the 2nd one not a problem with that but in the meantime the recovery program shut down tried to use it again but will let me carry on where i left off any one out there had this happen to them and if they managed to get going on it again as you only get one go at it which i dont think is very good

A:cant do recovery discs

I will ask to have your issue escalated.   From what you have stated, it would seem that you were unable to complete the process of creating a recovery disk set. I highly recommend that you request HP recovery flashdrive media instead of a DVD set. One scratch on the recovery disk label side and it is ruined. That is not the case with flashdrive recovery media, as it is durable and does not require use of an optical drive.

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I was completing a Refresh of Windows 8.1 and connected to HP Support Assitant to download deleted apps.The deleted apps were reinstalled.I was then advised to create  Recovery Media but I did this this two years ago and you are told you can only do this once.I can only assume that I have received a message that is not really necessary or that the  apps I installed have changed and it may be advisable to create new Recovery Media.What to do.

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Hi Guys

Ok this is the problem i have. we have a couple of pcs in the house, both recently purchased 3 months old both on vista home edition. One pc has picked up virus, not sure where from as it has norton anti virus something to do with add ons. This is my kids pc mainly used for gameing and chat rooms. So i cant go on the internet on this 1 so i decided to do a recovery. I presumed i had done the recovery discs correctly but what ididnt do was disc 2 on both pcs. I have done this on the good pc now and have to copys of recovery disc. But on the other machine i started but it didnt complete as i didnt have both discs. Now i cant get in to this machine , it will only let you go to the recovery menu or nothing at all. So the big question is can i put recovery discs from a hewart packard pc onto a compacq pc will this cause problems. or is there still another way of recovering the pc getting in to the ghost copy on the hard drive. please somebody help me!!!
Mike
 

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Bought a HP laptop just after xmas (cheaper then). A SDSSDHII- 480Gb drive was added instead of the standard 1Tb drive. I have tried creating recovery discs from the HP software but am told there is no recovery partition. Have been onto HP phone support and ran a HD diagnostics at boot (all was good). Still waiting for a call back from support hmmm. In mean time i checked the disc management there is a recovery partition showing but seems cannot be accessed. All I get is a (Help) in drop down menu which goes to Microsoft site (No use what so ever). All other drive show Mount/ Unmount drive etc. My question is there a way to direct the recovery disc creator to the recovery partition? HP support are sending recovery discs via mail however I would like to see if I can get this sorted being a new machine. Cheers

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does anyone have HP Compaq Presario Media Center SR1917CL recovery disc hiding anywhere and if you do could u send it to me. i made the stupid mistake of formatting my hardrive without making a recovery disc so can anyone help me.....btw i checked the website and they dont sell em anymore so thanks in advance!!
 

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you may havea recovery partition and only formated the partition - is this the case?

have you tried contacting HP and asking for recovery CDS
 

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The hdd in the laptop has failed, resulting in boot failure. I have loaded the diagnostics at boot up and the drive has failed all the tests. It is not possible to access the recovery partition. I have purchased a replacement SSD drive, but have no operating system or restoration discs for drivers etc. There is a Windows Vista license sticker on the bottom of the laptop. Is it possible to provide OS and drivers to rebuild the machine with the new drive, please?

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OK, the hard drive that I have in my computer right now is going out, found this out through having problems with the computer and talking to HP tech support. my question is this> They said I need to make a set of restore discs (compaq computers don't come with any discs, they use drive d to do a restore somehow. anyway, it will take 10 or 11 discs to make the restore discs, so should I go ahead and do it with the bad hard drive still in, or should i wait until they put in the new one and then delete the stuff I don't want off the computer and then make the recovery discs. The only extra things I have on the computer are FireFox browser and Yahoo Messenger, and I will download them again when i get my computer back from being repaired.

A:recovery discs

If I were you I would try and make the recovery disks. If memory serves
you can only do it once. Then it will not allow another try. Pay attention
to the prompts. Chances of getting hp to send you the disks are very
slim unless you pay them.

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Hi,  im looking to create a 2nd set of recovery discs for my hp pavillion p6 2000ukm,win7, because i messed up the 1st time. Previously before this i had another topic asking about how to get recovery discs and i was told to ring hp support and they would ship them out for "FREE". 3 mins later and a quote of ?50+ for recovery discs isnt free. But i tried creating some myself and i messed up doing it. I need help to recreate these recovery discs and i dont know how. I looked up previous examples but nowehere could i find the files mentioned. I had "show hidden files etc" clicked as well. Any help would be great. Thanks.

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HP10070 First of all, let me apologize for you being given bad information.  There are new posters on this forum and they have been telling folks stuff that is not true -- including saying that HP Recovery Media is available for free, which it is not. Second, there is no way to make a second set. but if your PC is working properly and all you really want is some recovery media to restore your PC in the event of problems, my recommendation is to do that using Macrium Reflect. Macrium Reflect (MR) provides a FREE version that can be used to image and restore partitions or entire drives.What I recommend is the following:1) Download and install Macrium Reflect (MR)2) Run MR and choose the option: "Create an image of the partition(s) required to backup and restore Windows" to write a full backup to an external drive or USB stick3) Use the option to create a boot USB stick or CDMy experience is that MR, when using the High Compression option, typically can compress the saved image file to about 50% of the USED space in the OS partition.  This means if you have an 80GB OS partition, and 40GB is used, MR only needs about 20GB to store the image file.I use this all the time and it typically takes less than 10 minutes to do the image backup and about the same time or less to do a restore.  Plus, MR has the option to Add a Recovery Boot Menu entry.  This allows you then to boot into WinRE, and you can then use that to do a restore -- when you can't boo... Read more

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i am repairing a friends laptop that had an hdd go bad. It had windows xp on it, so i got a copy of windows xp and i have been having trouble getting it back on. My question is, is it possible to maybe purchase a recovery disc off ebay or somewhere and then run that on the new hdd and fix it that way?

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Check on the first boot screen or in the computer's Manual to find what the Fkey is to press at boot to run Factory Recovery to see if it works.

The XP installer needs to be the exact same version and an OEM copy if this was factory preinstalled, or retail copy if it was store bought.

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I made recovery discs, but I didn 't save a recovery image.  I recently re-formatted my computer back to factory settings.  How do I recovery my files from the recovery discs?  I have 27 discs.  I have them backed up on my computer from the discs and I also put them on an external hard drive, so I have a folder on my desktop named, "C:\System Recovery Files".   Can you tell me now to put my files back onto my computer?

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Please help.I ordered the recovery disc for my HP DV6-6c40usAnd received 4 discs.System Recovery DVD Windows 7 Recovery Media Discs 1-3Application and Driver Recovery DVD When I did a restore on my system using Disc 1.  It restored and never asked for the other 3 discs.Was I suppose to know when to use them, or when to pull from them, etc.? I ended up having an issue with an erractic keyboard.  When I type an A it gives me something like acqi.  Normally any letter typed will give me 4 odd alphanumeric characters. Or pop up more pages.ALTHOUGH using a USB keyboard with my laptop works perfect.I uninstalled my keyboard driver and it asked to enter where the driver is, so I put the Application and DRIVER Recovery DVD in my CD player.  It did not access anything, it said there were no drivers on the disc. The instructions provided from HP ask you to enter the first disc and simply say you will be instructed when to enter the others - I'm still waiting.  That's why I'm asking. I also attempted to research the erratic keyboard issue and had no luck at all, seems lots of HP and COMPAQs expereience this, and others, but not as much. Now I am reformatting the disc in its entirety and will once again insert disc 1, but not feeling to lucky for success. Please advise.

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I had a new hard drive installed on my Compac desk top. I had 3 recovery discs from a previous crash. How do I get the stuff from my recovery discs onto my new harddrive? The first disc opened with 2800 images - none of which are photos or video that I had taken. The other 2 opened with hp folders. Do I drag the folders to "My Computer"? Also, I used to have Microsoft word. Now it's gone. Would it be on one of the discs and I just don't understand it's label? Thanks.
 

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If you didn't specifically backup your pictures and videos, they're not going to be on any disks. If the disk just contains data, you can drag and drop the files from it to anywhere you'd like on your computer.

If Word, a complete version and not a trial, was purchased with the computer, you should have received an installation disk for it.
 

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Hi All:Hoping one of you good people will help me out. 1.  I have a Veriton X498G and an Aspire 5750Z which I purchased a couple of years back. I have just done a complete Restore on both, which worked great.     Now that I have all the Win 7 updates should I make new Recovery discs for both with all the updates installed? 2.  What are your thoughts and recommendations to letting Microsoft install Windows 10?     Should I do anything to my B1-730 Tablet.










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Recovery disks don't include any updates you installed, but just the plain OS from factory to re-install. so, if you need to have a disk with all the updates, the only way is to create a system image (an updated copy of your installation), so you don't need to re-install all the windows updates; by the way i don't know if your windows 7 version has this option. About Windows 10, i would follow this instruction to check if your laptops are suitable:http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/36850#_ga=1.197989999.1394453040.1432193183

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Yeh me again
Ive just been told by someone that you cant create hp recovery discs after 1 month of buying?
If thats the case then i can't do it

However i also heard that it can be done by disc or hard drive, meaning i might aswell not waste money on a few discs when i could do it much more easily via hard drive? Is this the case? is practacally the same thing thats on the discs on the hard drive aswell?

I have a hp g6062ea running vista premium if it helps
 

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