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I have hp pavilion dv6510ej laptop and recovery dvd disk.

Recently I have to format all my hard disk so I lost my recovery partition.

I want to restore my laptop using the hp recovering dvd disk, but I can't because my dvd drive doesn't work. So I tried to create a bootable flash drive using disk-on-key of 16 GB but didn't succeed.

How to copy my recovering dvd disk to a flash disk so I succeed to use it for booting ? Everything I tried doesn't work.

Thanks a lot

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Order a set of recovery DVD'… – Moab Aug 28 '11 at 17:18
@Moab ummmm his dvd drive doesn't work, how would recovery dvds help...? – John Aug 28 '11 at 17:43
Buy a USB DVD drive, its the only way. USB recovery cannot be converted to DVD's. – Moab Aug 28 '11 at 17:54

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