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Laptop dead after BIOS update. How do I restore original BIOS?

Model: HP Pavillion m7-1015dx Original OS: Windows 7 Current OS: Windows 8 64 bit Problem: I tried to update the BIOS using this file: ...
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How to manually create HP Recovery Media?

My mates HP Pavilion dv5 laptop's HDD is failing and now Windows 7 Home Premium won't boot nor will the recovery partition boot. I took out the HDD and stuck it in a USB HDD cradle and I'm able to ...
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Cancel / Exit HP System Recovery Manager (Windows Vista)

I started the HP System Recovery Manager inadvertently (by hitting F11 during the boot sequence) and am now unable to exit the tool. I do not need or want to run a full recovery or reset the PC to ...
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HP Application Recovery invisible buttons

Running Win XP, Service pack 3 on an HP Pavilion m7360y. Sonic DVD/CD burning software that came with the PC stopped working recently with error message that it was unable to find necessary file to ...
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Truly Clean installation on HP Pavilion DV7 3085DX

Okay, I believe this is my first question on this area, I'm more of a Stack Overflow user, so please feel free to re-tag this question if needed. First of all I own an HP DV7 3085DX laptop, as the ...
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Recover files from a reformatted drive [closed]

My friend has an HP laptop that recently stopped working. It was trying to run chkdsk but it kept on freezing up, and safe mode would not work. So he reformatted the drive and re-installed Windows ...
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Is recovery from a diffrent set of disks possible for HP dv6833?

My Pavilion dv6833's HDD failed and I had to replace it. I bought a WD av-25 wd5000buct (500GB instead of the original 250GB one). The problem is that I didn't make rescue discs - can I use a set of ...
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Can I use HP Recovery Discs for a different hard drive capacity and make?

About two years ago I created HP Recovery Discs (3 of them). Now my hard drive has crashed and new one is still a week from delivery. I was reading up on how to reinstall the genuine OS using the ...
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Windows 7 Recovery Media to HDD without re-partition and Extraction

I want to Restore Windows 7 to HDD without re-partitioning the Hard-Drive. I have a HP Dv6 6115tx laptop. I have upgraded it to 8GB ram and Windows 7 Ultimate (anytime-upgrade). When I restore my ...
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HP Recovery options: System Recovery not showing

I am using HP Pavilion dv4 notebook. Previously, there were following options in Recovery Manager(using f11 during boot): +System Recovery +Factory Restore +Minimized Image Recovery The System ...
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Creating recovery flash disk-on-key using recovery dvd disk for hp pavilion dv6510ej laptop

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, ...
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HP recovery error after moving the partition with gparted

I bought a Compaq laptop that come with HP recovery partition. I moved the HP recovery partition with Gparted from an Ubuntu live CD, and when I wanted to boot this partition from grub2 option, I got ...
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Restoring factory image of HP Laptop

I use a HP G62. I am unable to use my recovery disk to restore to factory settings. I had no problems earlier until I created an additional partition which I hear might have changed my hard disk to ...
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What files are required in my HP Recovery partition on Vista

My HP Recovery "D" Drive is showing some file in blue and some in black print - it only has 450MB free. I have this drive backedup on my stand-alone drive. Are there any files within this partition ...
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HP Recovery Not Working after rebooting for updates?

I own a HP Pavilion DV6000 and I'm running Windows Vista on it. I updated Windows after update I rebooted the laptop. After that It was not at all booting. Even I tried to boot from recovery disk, it ...
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HP dv5 1199el - How to burn recovery disks without HP recovery Manager

I unfortunatly removed the HP recovery Manager on my HP dv5 1199el, and I'd like to burn the recovery disks right now, but i can't find that software! OS : Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit Someone ...
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How do I create recovery discs on a Compaq 615

I am trying to create recovery discs on a Compaq 615 running Windows 7, but I can not find the Recovery Manager that is supposed to be used for this purpose. See this official page for reference. It ...
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Recover an HP recovery partition

I have a (semi)-dead hard drive with an HP recovery partition on it. My goal is to Buy a new hard drive Copy the recovery partition to a drive ( dd if=/dev/sdb1 of=~/recovery.bak ) Make a new ...
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Need HP recovery partition info

I'm configuring a new HP Pavillion DV4 with a 320 GB disk. I made the recovery DVDs, then did a couple other things (including deleting the recovery partition), and finally decided to restore the ...
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How to restore HP recovery partition?

While performing hard disk re-sizing for HP Notebook (Pavilion), an error occurred, and some issues appeared and need to be fixed. While fixing these issues, HP Recovery Partition become hidden. ...
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How do I reinstall Vista from the recovery partition on a HP Pavilion DV9000?

I have no any CD for this laptop but I have HP recovery partition there and I need to install Vista back on main partition. I do not see any option to boot from recovery partition Could anyone ...