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Pc boots into Recovery Manager

Q: Pc boots into Recovery Manager

Recently after restarting my pc it booted into Hp Recovery Manager. After trying the boot repair it worked fine, but after restarting again it did the same thing. Trying the recovery option it failed, so I tried a different recover date and the same thing happened.... Then all of the sudden it booted up as normal. Trying different bios settings and boot disk nothing seems to work. Am I infected? Please help. Thank you.

Windows 7 x64

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A: Pc boots into Recovery Manager

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A:Hd only Boots through windows boot manager

I forgot to mentions my specs
Msi gaming 7
Core i7 4790k
8 gig ddr3 kingston 1866 MHz
Gtx 970 gigabyte windforce

Asus p5kpl - 1600
Random 4 gig 2x2 kit
Core 2 quad
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A:HP Pavilion Recovery error and inability to get past HP recovery manager

It sounds to me like you have malware. I suggest running malwarebytes.
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A:Problem w/ creating recovery disc in Recovery Manager

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Try this:

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
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A:boots to recovery mode no matter what.

it looks like i need to reinstall

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A:samsung boots to recovery after shrinking

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A:recovery from the Gateway Recovery Manager does not work

This might help: seems to often relate to drivers and 0x0000008e to RAM. If there is a virus still about then you could get confusing BSOD errors.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks
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A:Recovery Manager Problem (Recovery fails)

I found away past it. Just close the window with the "X". Don't hit retry or it will just keep starting over. The box will appear a few more times during the process, but just keep hitting X and it should go through. Worked for me! I'm not sure if there are features or files missing because of the errors, but the system seems to work fine so far.
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A:Recovery failure. Cannot access Recovery Manager

Hi @xxboramirxx I would suggest you try the troubleshooting steps given in the link below : I am an HP EmployeePlease click ?Accept as Solution? on the post that solves your issue to help others find the same solution.Click the ?Thumbs Up? to say ?Thanks? for helping!
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Recovery Manager has hiccups sometimes...
Try re-booting and entering at boot.

If that fails you can order the Recovery Media from HP for a reasonable price.
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A:Using HP Recovery Manager to delete the Recovery Partition--...

Hi, I can see C: and D: do not sit next to each other therefore Windows Disk Manager may not like this. Please try: Note: you have to delete D: first. Regards.
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A:recovery manager

Originally Posted by vistafever

hey does anyone know were i can get the recovery manager for my HP pavilion desktop computer a1253w?

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Welcome to the forums!

According to the HP support website, here are the steps to use the recovery manager:

Starting the recovery from Windows Vista
Use the following steps to recover the computer starting from the Windows Vista desktop:
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A:Recovery Manager

Hello and welcome to Bleepingcomputer.

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A:recovery manager

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A:hp recovery manager

Originally Posted by opette

could smeone tell whats wrong with my recovery manager program in HP pavilion laptop... when i run the program, a window appears:

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A:recovery manager

Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. If the computer arrived with Windows preinstalled and if you did not attemp to manually remove HP Recovery manager software then it should be there. You can click on the Start button of Windows and type its name to search for it. If you would like to perform system recovery, here are the official instructions >> If you simply want to create recovery media, here are the official instructions >>  (even though it states Win 8, it will work for Win 10, as well.)  Please, let me know if this works for you.
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A:recovery manager

Too many computer manufacturers don't furnish a Vista installation DVD with their pcs that are pre-installed with Vista. Often they only have a hidden recovery partition that you can access to take back your pc to its original factory installation state! (Thus you lose your data and all installed applications, setting changes, etc.)
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A:Recovery manager

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A:Need help with Recovery Manager

Unless it gives you a further option for Non-Destructive Recovery which saves your files, a Factory Recovery will wipe the HD first before putting it back to factory condition.

It can also be run from boot by tapping the F11 key at bootup.

Make the Recovery Disk set from within that Windows7 utility now so you have another option, or can then consider wiping the Recovery partition although having it as another backup is probably wise with a Win7 computer.

Many tech enthusiasts find a clean-copy retail installer for their version to clean reinstall without the factory bloatware, using the Product Key on COA sticker on machine. In that case, you can wipe the HD before reinstalling, but make the Recovery disks first as sometimes the maker requires factory install to service hardware warranty.
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A:HP Recovery Manager

Hi, There's no download for Recovery Manager, but pretty much all the other software and drivers for your notebook can be downloaded from the link below. Regards, DP-K
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A:HP Recovery Manager

Umm where did you see that cause you can't uninstall it and its not even listed in the Program and Features. You can only disable the windows system restore. I'm pretty sure all HP products have the Recovery Manager to restore you computer to Factory Condition.
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A:HP Recovery Manager

Above link may answer any questions you have about HP's reovery manager.

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A:Recovery manager

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A:HP recovery Manager

Start by updating all of your drivers.

and yes, windows updates can make a huge difference. For example, no windows updates, no directx.
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A:Hp recovery manager

Please explain in more detail what you are attempting to do when you see the error code.  Are you trying to perform an HP  recovery for the notebook from the onboard HP Recovery Manager? Did you create USB or DVD recovery media? You can boot to recovery media to invoke the HP Recovery Manager and perform a recovery.
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A:HP Recovery Manager HELP!

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A:Help w. recovery manager

5 days. all is still quiet. * bump*
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A:Recovery manager

Hello, Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for post. Some (most) HP Recovery procedures include procedure to back-up files before the actual recovery process. However, yoy may back-up your files this way usig external software.Please, download GNU/Linux version - > Linux Mint XFCE 18 - Linux based OS.  >> Download/save the ISO image. You need to write it on a new blank DVD or on empty USB thumbdrive (min 2 GB capacity).  How to create bootable ISO on USB device >> to write ISO to DVD >>   When ready with the USB drive or with the DVD: * Ensure Secure Boot is disabled.* Ensure Legacy mode is enabled.* Save the UEFI/BIOS changes.Details>> Eventually, please, shutdown the computer using the power button.Insert the Windows USB thumdrive or the DVD prepared previouslyPower  on the PC.As soon as you press the power-on button, keep hitting the Esc button (like tap-tap-tap).This should open a HP Startup Menu which may look similar to this one Choose F9 to open Boot options. Select the thumb drive as boot option.You will now boot from Linux Mint media. Once ready and once you open the Files, you will notice it has automatically mounted your PC's HDD - you will be able to browse through your directories and copy/backup to external device the required files.  Once ready, you can use the F11 option to reimage your PC  / restote to factory default condition.Hope this helps, let me know how it goes.
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A:HP Recovery Manager keeps freezing!

Hello heisleyamor,
Have you tried to do this in safe mode ?.
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Hi, Please try the following instructions Regards.
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A:recovery manager does not work

How to make HP Recovery DVD disks:
Recover Windows Vista Operating System Using HP Recovery - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

How to make HP Recovery USB disk:
Creating a Recovery Disk on a USB Flash Disk HP Pavilion dv6700z CTO Entertainment Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

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A:Recovery Manager Hangs

I tried one more time, and suddenly it stopped hanging and churned through the recover process and re-installed all the original programs.  Now,  I have anotherr problem but I will start a new thread for it if I don't find any answers in these forums.
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A:No Recovery Manager on my laptop.

Hi Jugger, I think the computer that you are having is more than 2 years old.   You may use the following link to download the Recovery manager application in your computer, and that might help you to reinstall the windows 7 OS ,.  I don't think , Tech Support  would be able to send you the recovery software since the comp;uter is more than 2 years old.. but .. you may always call them @ 1-800-474-6836 The link i was mentioning about is  : Thank you for choosing HP, You have a great day, Regards, Ashok

Ashok ... HP..always working