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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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How to make a Windows USB Recovery Drive in Mac

I had a problem after trying to triple boot my Mac when I installed Linux upon Windows and Mac OSX, now Windows won't boot. That's why I want to make a Windows USB Recovery Drive to repair startup, is ...
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Can a System Repair Disk “user account” access any file?

I want to create a simple disk image using a System Repair Disk by simply copying all files to another disk. But can it access all files? I know that when I try accessing the Recycle Bin file on an ...
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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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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 1 physical hard drive divided to 2 partitions , On drive c there were windows 7 installed, i wanted to re-install windows ...
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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: ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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?