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Exchange 2007 Recovery

I've been given the task of restoring all user mailboxes from a broken Small Business Server 2008 installation. The installation is a Hyper-V from another machine and all I have access to is the ...
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1answer
40 views

“Do you want to format it” Message when open partition

I can't open a partition on my PC that contains my projects and all my source code, since the PC powered off incorrectly, when I open it I found this message "Do you want to format it" the partition ...
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132 views

Recover data from a diskpart > clean command

This must be my one time blunder but I did manage to clean my 2TB backup external HDD in an attempt to clean a pendrive to make a bootable pendrive for installing Windows 8. Now the help file for the ...
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45 views

Grub4dos Recovery Partition

In many attempts to find a tutorial on creating a recovery partition many had only partly been what I was looking for. The closest I've found is this tutorial The problem I'm having with this ...
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0answers
25 views

Can I recover from partiton without using F8 on Vista?

I have recently been hit by a pretty nasty virus/malware app and would like to do a factory restore. The problem I am having is that when I select the Repair option per F8 on startup I get to the ...
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283 views

Create recovery partition on windows 8.1

I upgraded my nettop Intel Atom system from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 Pro. I'd like to have recovery partition on my PC, but I haven't. How can I create recovery partition on my computer?
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156 views

Samsung S4 Recover a Photo On Internal Memory Without Root

I need to recover a photo from the internal memory of a Samsung Galaxy S4. The problem is that the S4 uses the Media Transfer Protocol (MTP), so Windows cannot access the device as a disk. So almost ...
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83 views

Samsung NP365E5C-S02UB

I recencently pressed the restore option on my Samsung laptop NP365E5C-S02UB,and now when i turn on my laptop all i get is the samsung logo followed by a black screen. I am not very well educated ...
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1answer
79 views

Copy Drivers over to Windows 7

I recently replaced the motherboard for a Windows 7 system and even in safe mode boot it crashes right when it loads classpnp.sys. Do I need to some way manually copy the driver files over to the ...
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2answers
409 views

Getting “NTLDR is missing” and can't boot into Windows XP CD because it gives BSOD 0x07B

If I try to boot normally into hard drive with my Windows XP - I get "NTLDR is missing". If I try to boot into Windows XP installation CD - I get BSOD 0x07B. So, basically I can't access recovery ...
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1answer
112 views

How can i create my own system recovery disc?

I mean i have a system already installed with the os and applications i needed and i want to create a recovery disc for the system so that in the event there is a crash or hdd spoilt i can just use ...
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47 views

Can a Windows 7 disk repair Windows 8?

I expanded the C drive on a Windows 8 HDD and get a error message now saying that it is unable to boot. The OS was pre-installed and I forgot to create a .iso backup of the Windows 8 OS. Would a USB ...
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1answer
58 views

Recover deleted data

I was trying to make some backup's and I accidentally started copying the backed up file OVER the current file; when I realized this I hit cancel only to see that my original 30GB file had been ...
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1answer
32 views

Installing Windows 8 with External DVD Drive

I have Ubuntu on my computer, and I have Windows 8 recovery DVDs. I do not have a build in DVD drive on my computer, so I bought an external one. Will the external DVD drive be able to read the ...
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1answer
190 views

Replace corrupt system file from windows 7 recovery console

I am having issues booting my windows 7 (service pack 1) laptop and I have been online trying fixes for hours. Based on the evidence it seems I most likely have a corrupt ntdll.dll in my system32 ...
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0answers
21 views

need to recover deleted partition in windows xp

by mistake i delete 2 the partitions from windows xp , from control panel--> Disk Management. I had very important data in those partitions. I need to recover both the partitions. I need help.
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2answers
128 views

How to Recover HDD Formatted by “Create a Recovery Drive” Tool of Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I have 2 TB USB HDD which had these drives F: about 1 TB with 750 GB data H: about 120 GB with 60 GB data I: about 780 GB with 250 GB data (For TV: It was raw in Windows but visible in the Smart TV) ...
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0answers
384 views

Asus Windows 8 VivoBook partitioning

There is some problem I cannot find solution for. In the Asus VivoBook S500CA-DS51T laptop I have very tricky partitioning. The screen from Windows Disk management is below I'm interested in ...
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99 views

How to recover bricked installation due to “netsh rpc add x.x.x.x” cmd?

I broke my windows 2008 r2 installation by running netsh rpc add x.x.x.x where x.x.x.x is my LANs subnet. Using F8 to boot in Safe Mode and Last Known Good Configuration either blue screens or hangs ...
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1answer
638 views

Dell Restore to factory state (windows 7, recovery partition)

I have a dell xps with windows 7 and I've been told that using recovery partitions is easier to do when you don't have an OS disc. So I backed up and booted to the f8 menu to select the restore ...
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3answers
5k views

Restore windows 7 without “system repair disk”

I have a blank hard drive. I also have a Windows 7 system image backed up on an external hard drive. I don't have a system repair disk (SRD) and also don't have Windows 7 disk. I only have the ...
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3answers
169 views

Does second os harm my recovery partition?

i've bought Asus N56VZ recentyl but pre-installed Windows 8 didn't cover my expectations so I've decided to install higher version of Windows 8 on my hdd's second partition but i'm wondering about ...
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0answers
25 views

Recovery media windows 7 [closed]

I was making a recovery media of my Windows OS on a flash drive. I don't remember now whether I checked the boxes for boot and data media, but I do have files in my flash drive after recovery. It took ...
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2answers
97 views

Formatted linux partition from windows

My machine is partitioned into windows and linux, I accidentally did a 'quick format' from windows of my linux partition. When I boot into linux I have access to 'grub rescue'. Does anyone have ...
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1answer
2k views

how to fixboot and fixmbr on another drive

I have builtin SSD which I cannot detach before doing bootrec /fixboot and bootrec /fixmbr So this commands result in fixing boot sector on builtin SSD not the drive i want. How to change drive for ...
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1answer
593 views

How to recover files on EFI boot partition

I have a laptop with Windows 7. When I try to install Fedora I delete Efi boot partition. Then I again created it. Then I remove Fedora and now nothings work. How to recover files on EFI boot ...
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0answers
119 views

WD My Book 2 TB hard drive can't access it

From within the Device and Printers in Windows 7 it can see the external hard drive. When I click on Properties it states it working properly but there is no information in the Volumes tab. When I go ...
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2answers
112 views

Where to download recovery disks for Windows [duplicate]

Where would I best go about downloading and finding Windows Recovery disks for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8? Do they fix most problems? What are they typically designed to do? Are they different from ...
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2answers
262 views

How to recover computer from log in screen

Not sure of a more appropriate Stack Exchange website, but I have a really urgent problem that needs fixing, as I am leaving to China soon. Last night my computer shut down abruptly, and upon restart ...
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2answers
54 views

Scan formatted hard drive for ANSI txt file?

Is there any software that will allow me to undelete a text file encoded in ANSI? I know one line of the TXT file (so search would be useful). The hard drive was formatted using a quick format so the ...
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2answers
206 views

Can I uninstall a program or driver from Windows 7 recovery tools?

I just installed Windows 7. The first thing I did after desktop was run a full system update. Upon reboot, BSOD. The message doesn't display long enough for me to read what it says - it flashes for ...
0
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1answer
470 views

C:\System Volume Information is taking up 60 GB

I decided to do some spring cleaning on my laptop, and used a disk analyzer to free up some space on my C drive. I've managed to go from about 13 to about 33 GB of space, but I noticed that I was only ...
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1answer
614 views

Yikes!!! Restore windows.old folder after being deleted? [duplicate]

Basically, I used Disk Cleanup utility on a windows 7 Ultimate machine to delete the Windows.old folder only to discover that it contained a critical amount of data in the 'users/JonDoe/' which was ...
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2answers
196 views

Can Windows XP Recovery Console load drivers from a USB thumb drive?

Must the drivers for Recovery Console be provided via a floppy diskette, or can I provide them via a USB drive?
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0answers
307 views

Windows 8 - No OS files found on disk

I had a working version of Windows 8 but yesterday my notebook was crashed and became unresponsive so I had to make a reboot by its power switch. After that, I wasn't able to reboot the notebook: the ...
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0answers
81 views

Recover files in windows (NTFS) without actual data copy — ie modify MFT only

I'm looking to undelete some files that I just... deleted. I recall several (10) years ago I used a program than scanned a given drive and undeleted the files in place, presumably by just relinking ...
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5answers
860 views

Started DBAN on an external by accident - can I get my data back?

I was running DBAN on a laptop HDD and I had an external HDD attached. Without realising that, I ran DBAN in auto mode. Completely stupid, I know. I noticed it was attached when the operation ...
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1answer
1k views

Replacing hard drive of laptop having geniune windows 8 [duplicate]

I have bought a new Laptop Sony VAIO E17, it has a pre-installed windows 8 64bit. Now after using it few days I want to replace my HDD with new SSD, if I will change my hard-drive I will loss my ...
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1answer
395 views

Cannot set windows 7 password after log-in with KonBoot

I recently forgot my windows 7 password, and used KonBoot to bypass it. I booted my computer with Hirens Boot CD, and from the menu options - I selected "Password Recovery tools". After Selecting ...
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3answers
3k views

Accidentally deleted windows event logs, what is file extension?

Hey I accidentally deleted windows logs I needed but I havent wrote anything to the disk and I have a third party file restore program so I was wondering if anyboddy knew the file extension of windows ...
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4answers
197 views

Create Live Ubuntu or Windows System on USB

I would like to install Ubuntu to a USB Flash Drive so that when I boot my computer I can boot into the Flash Drive which will have UBUNTU Installed. The objective here is to put some tools on the ...
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1answer
14k views

Windows: how to install driver from recovery command prompt?

I'm trying to enable Intel SRT on my laptop. To do this, I need to change SATA controller mode from AHCI to RAID. The problem is that windows has no drivers for RAID and I can't install it while ...
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2answers
196 views

Harddrive crashed, bought new bigger harddrive, but will not load from recovery disks?

My HP Media center harddrive crashed. I was told I could buy a new harddrive and reload from recovery disks copied off the system when I orignially bought the machine. My brother-in-law is trying to ...
1
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1answer
151 views

Merely chainloading an Acer Recovery Partition deleted all data

I was starting a backup of Acer's factory restore partition located inside of an extended partition to determine whether or not it still worked. I clicked "take no action" once I saw that it had, in ...
2
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4answers
4k views

How can I create a full disk image in Windows 7?

I've just bought a new laptop, it came with Windows 7 installed, and I would like to install linux. I know I can have both, but just in case I want to first backup everything. I want to copy an image ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How to create Windows 7 Recovery disc if it's home edition and it's broken at the moment?

For some strange reason Windows 7 cannot load to Welcome screen, it just black with cursor blinking. Why it hsppened? How to write Windows 7 Recovery dvd disc if I have second loptop with Windows 7 ...
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1answer
2k views

How to access the Windows 8 recovery partition?

I upgraded my Asus UX32VD to a new SSD. Now I want to install Windows 8 again, but that is only on a recovery partition on the old HDD and I cannot acess that. Besides that I am not sure if that is ...
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1answer
65k views

How do I access Windows 8 Recovery partition and how to recover it to factory image?

On Windows 7 I usually enter into Windows Recovery partition by using F7 and choosing it to recovery mode. Now on Windows 8 F7, F8 or any of FXX keys works on booting (even on Full Reboot). How do I ...
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2answers
2k views

is it a good idea to change a recovery partition from primary to logical? [HP laptop]

I have a new HP laptop, model dv6-6c85la, with 1TB hard drive, and it has 4 primary partitions, like this: |<- system [199 MB] ->|<- c: [899.8 GB] ->|<- d:(recovery) [27.5 GB] ->|<- ...
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2answers
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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 ...