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Can I restore a Sony Vaio laptop from only an Auslogics (Vaio Care) backup?

Due to an HDD failure I've lost my Vaio rescue partition. I've also lost my rescue DVDs due to media degradation (5 years is too long for some DVD-R media). I have managed to reinstall Windows with a ...
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Reoccuring Issue with Windows Fails to Start After Shutdown

Recently I have completed data migration from Intel i330 120GB SSD to Intel 535 240GB SSD using Intel Data Migration Software. Intel i330 was my first SSD which I also used for data migration from my ...
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Trick Windows 7 into downloading a repair disk without an optical drive

I have, over time, encountered numerous problems which have caused me to repair/restore Windows 7. I don't have an optical drive installed on my system which causes me various issues including not ...
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How to restore and/or repair Windows 8.1 on ASUS Zenbook UX305FA laptop?

A brand-new ASUS Zenbook UX305FA laptop is unable to start Windows 8.1. This happened after a Windows Update hung for over 3 hours and the computer had to be manually turned off. Now, when it's ...
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I am not able to log on to the Windows Recovery Tool

Computer is running Windows XP, User was possibly scammed, has been locked out of his computer. I tried using the NT Password Recovery tool from here: http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/main.html ...
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How to restore MBR (or whatever the issue) so windows 7 can boot? [duplicate]

I was going to install Ubuntu 14.04, so I tried creating two partitions from Windows 7. (I'm new to this partitioning thing.) Initially I had(rounded) C: 150 GB, D: 150 GB, E: 175 GB, 25 GB ...
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Blue Screen STOP: 0x0000007B

I am getting blue screen like this: What i actually did is I marked my system partition as active, when restarted, I had message "BOOTMGR is missing Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart" I inserted Windows ...
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System Repair unavailable after moving Windows partition

After discovering that my System Reserved partition was much smaller than Microsoft recommends, I decided to use GParted to extend it with some of the unallocated space. Unfortunately, there was no ...
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Windows 7 Repair using installation DISK say 0 MB on the system drive

Last Night due to some reason or so my laptop with windows 7 SP 1 64 Bit crashed. I get the blue screen every time I try to boot in. So I decided to repair it using the Installation media. Now , I am ...
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How to prevent the sethc.exe hack?

There is an exploit that allows users to reset the Administrator password on Windows. It is done by booting from a repair disk, starting command prompt, and replacing C:\Windows\System32\sethc.exe ...
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System Recovery will not run from boot CD

A friend dropped off a Dell Studio 1555 for me to try and fix. Its running windows 7. I have found and removed lots of malware and now trying to fix the incredibly slow startup time. I first was ...
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Repair/install Windows 7 without USB or CD

I have encountered the following situation today: I have a computer with one physical hard drive divided into two partitions. On drive C there were Windows 7 installed, and I wanted to re-...
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Backup Windows 7 recovery drive onto DVD

I have laptop which runs Windows 7. There is an OS recovery drive on it. I don't know how to backup that software onto a DVD. How can I do that?
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What are inexpensive options for repairing unbootable Windows Vista after losing disk?

My desktop computer running Windows Vista has stopped booting. Even in safe mode, it loads a bunch of drivers, then reboots. I would assume the OEM Vista disk would be able to repair this, but I ...
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System repair disc for windows 8

Recently, I got a new Surface Pro, and I am creating a system image and a system repair disk to prevent an unexpected crash. I have a system repair disc created from windows 7. Can I use it for ...
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Basic DOS terminal browser partition manager?

Last time I met some problems with my hard drive. I found the Repair your computer mode, you know, when you press F8 and you have admin rights, you can enter terminal with SYSTEM rights. So I can copy ...
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Can't change Windows 7 password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can’t change any system files from cmd I forgot the Windows 7 password on my own computer, I used the trick described in Resetting Your Forgotten Windows Password: Boot ...
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Is there Windows 8 x64 System Repair Disc ISO I can download?

I managed to crash my Windows 8 x64 machine while creating the system repair disc -- now it crashes on boot. Anyone know where/if I can get a system repair disk ISO I can burn with another computer? ...
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Booted System Recovery Options- now what?

So after a painstaking time of extracting an .iso of the Windows 7 system recovery disk, formating my USB to be like a CD and booting it, I'm stuck. I've the the System Recovery Options screen right ...
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Windows emergency repair disk generic?

I wonder if the Windows 7 emergency repair (aka restore) disk is specific for a particular computer, or generic and can be used as repair disk for several computers. In other words, do I need to ...
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Using a Windows System Repair Disc to restore a System Image on a blank HDD

I got a simple question that I unfortunately can't find a simple answer for anywhere. This is the scenario: I made a System Image of my Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit PC on an external HDD. I've also ...
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Can I get the Windows 7 repair CD for free?

I messed up my Windows 7 and I need to run repair, but I don't have the CD. So, maybe it's possible to get just repair thing for free and mount it in USB and fix the Windows?
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Repair Windows 7 without the disk

Is it possible to repair Windows 7 without the disk? This PC hasn't been scanned for a while. Last time the PC was on, it was scanned using Avast Free Antivirus. It detected some corrupt zip files, ...
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How to connect my external hard drive to be used with System Repair disc(Restore Img)

I made a few months back a backup of my machine (Windows 7 64bit edition). The size was like 25gb's so I saved it on my external hard-drive(I bought a case and put a hard drive(Seagate I think) in it)....
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Can I (legally) repair a Windows XP install without a copy of Windows XP?

Can I (legally) repair a Windows XP install without a copy of Windows XP? Restoring from the OEM recovery disk and wiping the applications is not particularly appealing, especially since I'd like to ...
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How do I create a bootable USB Flash PcRepair Kit?

I do PC repair on the side and am looking to use a bootable flash drive as a PcRepair Kit. I'm also looking for anit-virus, anti-malware, Data-Recovery, Hardware testing. It would be great if it was ...
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System restore discs and Recovery partition

My netbook came preinstalled with Windows 7. It also has a recovery partition. Do I still need to create separate system repair discs?