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Windows 10 Installation - Bitlocker Drive Encryption

My windows 10 laptop went kaput and it doesn't reach the login screen anymore. I tried the repair options - fixing the start up steps,etc but i get the message that it can not be fixed. So i decided ...
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Boot manually into Windows 7 when GRUB fails to boot?

I've just edited my hard drive partitions and must've done something wrong, because GRUB enters rescue mode on startup. Can I boot into Windows 7 with a system repair disc, or do I have to format the ...
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WIN 7 popup with message to replace the disk what we can do about it

I am very worry today , I got the following message please advice if we can use any tools to repair the disk ? or do something else I cant replaced the disk because some personal issues , so the ...
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Windows System Repair Toolkits

I'm updating my current roster of go-to utilities for my CD/USB toolkit for service calls. Right now I carry the basics - installers for TeamViewer, a few Piriform programs (Ccleaner, Recuva, etc), ...
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Will performing a “System Repair” in Windows 7 require re-installing my applications/programs?

I haven't done a system repair before, and I'm concerned that the process will alter / screw up my installed applications. Will I have to reinstall any of my apps/programs, or does Windows 7 system ...
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System Repair Disc vs Windows 10 on USB Stick

Windows 10 Home. I already have the Windows 10 installation image on a USB stick. Is there any benefit for me to create a "System repair disc"? Or can I accomplish the same thing (fixing unbootable ...
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Creating a boot drive for windows 10 on a non-empty drive

All I have is an external hard drive two problematic computers, one of which won't fully boot, and fails to repair itself. (just in case someone has experience with this problem, here's a quick ...
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Clone HDD damaged with other the same model [closed]

I have 2 Seagate USB3.0 2TB drives (formatted as fat32) of the same model. One of them has many errors, and needs to be repaired. I've tried to copy the contents of the healthy disk to the damaged ...
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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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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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How can I create a recovery drive for Windows 8.1?

I just installed Windows 8.1 on my computer. I am trying to create a recovery drive. I click start, type "recovery", hit "Create a recovery drive". I click next once, and this is what I see: We ...
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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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How to create bootable recovery partition to restore windows 7 partition as it is now

I have freshly installed and configured a Windows 7 laptop for a relative who will for sure get tons of malware, viruses, etc. over a short period of time. I would like to make a restore partition ...
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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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Create a Windows 7 System Repair ISO?

According to the Microsoft website I can run "Create a system repair disc" from the start menu to burn a recovery Disc. However, there are many situations (including not having a disk drive) where ...
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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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Windows 8 upgrade Recovery Disk

I have upgraded to Windows 8 from Win 7. I want to create a recovery disk for Windows 8, just in case something goes wrong. I didn't find the option of creating it from the control panel. How do I ...
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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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How to fix Windows 7 when System Recovery Options hangs?

The battery power ran out on my HP G60 laptop and it shut down. Even after recharging, Windows 7 will now not start up. After any attempted startup, it bluescreens and takes me to the "Startup Repair ...
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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 to verify recovery disks created from recovery partition?

For my Lenovo T400 with Windows 7, I created three DVDs from its recovery partition. I was wondering if it is better to verify that the recovery disks are working and how to? I don't want my current ...
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Can recovery disk of one laptop be used on another laptop?

I was wondering if the recovery disk of one laptop be used on another laptop? So generally, when we buy a new laptop, are we supposed to get a OS installation disk? Or just a recovery disk? PS: my ...
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Have I created the recovery disk from recovery partition correctly?

I was creating recovery disk from recovery partition on my Lenovo T400 with Windows 7. 6.5 GB of the recovery partition has been occupied. But in the process, I created three DVDs. I might remember ...
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How to use my recovery CDs if my netbook has no CD drive?

I'm not really tech savy but am going to give this a try as the Netbook was a freebee. The hard drive is toast, I have the recovery discs that came with the netbook from the factory. If I replace ...
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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?