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HP 311c-1020sa recovery problem XP HDD

Q: HP 311c-1020sa recovery problem XP HDD

HI I recently purchased a Compaq c- sa mini netbook amp have upgraded the hdd but cannot get it to recover now amp have no way of getting the old HD back Before HDD XP 311c-1020sa HP recovery problem I upgraded I created a recovery set using the built in Roxio Back on Track recovery disc creator It created x recovery boot disc amp x recovery cd s Then I installed the new Western Digital wd bevt hard disc amp tried HP 311c-1020sa recovery problem XP HDD to recover using the verified recovery disc set created amp this is what happens It boots of the st recovery boot disc into the recovery HP 311c-1020sa recovery problem XP HDD options menu amp I choose either disaster recovery or image recovery On the next screen I have to select the image source Revovery cd amp destination However there is no appropriate destination as the hard drive cannot be seen in here I can see a System partition made up of about mb which I assume is the boot disc data loaded into cache memory amp also shows the cd drive but there is no hdd I have checked this disc in win amp it works fine I have fdisk d amp deleted all partitions but still no luck I have tried to recreate partions but that also hasnt helped I know the drive isn t faulty amp I know that some people had issues with xp installs on this machine amp sata drives but I don t want to do a clean xp install but a factory recovery Please help nbsp

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A: HP 311c-1020sa recovery problem XP HDD

Sometimes this happens when trying to do a created recovery. One wrong step or file can make the recovery impossible. You may have to "bite the bullet" and start with a fresh Windows install. A better way to save files is to place the old hard drive in a external USB enclosure. Install the new drive in the laptop and install Windows and all its updates. Then connect the USB enclosure and copy your important files and documents from the old drive to the new drive
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A:Perplexing BSOD messages Compaq mini 311C

Two gigs of RAM for XP is the best for XP and since it is only a 32-bit operating system it can utilize no more than 3.25 max.

Probably the system does not like the memory configuration. Have you tried running it with just the two gig stick? What is the reason that you didn't just buy an additional one gig stick?

By the way, your minidump files with one exception only cite OS drivers and they are too general to be of much help. All error codes that were cited can have memory as a reason for crashes.
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Now in command prompt
1. reagentc/info

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3. Exit and reboot.
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Then I checked the reagent/info in command prompt after reboot. It shows it is disabled.

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Thank you

A:windows 8.1 recovery problem and install dell backup and recovery software...

Click the link below for information on restoring the OS using DBAR.
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A:windows 8.1 recovery problem and install dell backup and recovery software...

just similar same with my problem, my one is factorysetup error 5, i think its different...
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A:Problem w/ creating recovery disc in Recovery Manager

HP PC Recovery Disc Creator, is for your HP Vista only, not for UpGrade of Win 7.

Try this:

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
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Hi Laurina welcome to SevenForums

Try this tutorial below

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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:ATI VPU recovery problem?

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A:HP recovery problem

The regedit fix is as follows. (i would make a restore point first)


Alternatively there is a downloadable fix which does the same, which I have on my desktop at the moment unopened and ready to take with me to try. It's from here (I hope I'm allowed to post links)
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A:recovery problem


At what point do you get the error? Post the full error message?

Boot the system into the BIOS. Make sure that HDD is detected.

Run Diags on the HDD. You can download them frm the manufatcurer website.
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A:Recovery problem !

Quote: Originally Posted by daredevils

I have a toshiba laptop and I dont have any recovery disc .
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For starters download malwarebytes and run it in safe mode (F8)
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A:Recovery Problem

It's usually caused by a bad driver. Maybe your CD has a scratch on it that's messing up the install of the recovery. If you have a recovery partition on your HDD then you can use that and it might work. If not then call HP and have them send you some new recovery discs.
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A:ATI: VPU recovery problem...

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A:hp recovery problem

hai, if you fix this problem at the moment . pls pass to me helping tips. because now i am facing the same problem .                                            thanks...
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You need to take ownership of the folder
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A:Recovery Problem

You need to add the driver for the drives controller [most likely sata drive drivers since that wasn't supported by xp natively] during setup by htting f6 when you see it in the lower left corner of the setup screen. It will want it on a floppy diskette.

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A:Recovery problem on ext HDD

Originally Posted by deebee

Hi all, put w8 recovery on a 1TB ext HDD; Decided after to put on smaller HDD & copied to it.
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Thanks in advance

Try Cleaning the HD Drive, using
Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command - Windows 7 Help Forums

I would also like to delete the recovery from the main HDD & save space. I was given this option at the time but can't find it now?

Deleting the Recovery Partition is NOT RECOMMENDED
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A:Recovery Problem


Go to Bios and set to boot from C drive. It is now set to cd or dvd

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A:recovery problem

System manufacturer and model?

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Dont know what you have, but lets start from square one.
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A:Startup Problem after XP Recovery

hi amarrao,
take a look at this and the procedure
rgrds bobby


Below are the full error messages that may be seen when the computer is booting.

NTLDR is Missing
Press any key to restart

Boot: Couldn't find NTLDR
Please insert another disk


1. Computer is booting from a non-bootable source.
2. Computer hard disk drive is not properly setup in BIOS.
3. Corrupt NTLDR and/or NTDETECT.COM file.
4. Misconfiguration with the boot.ini file.
5. Attempting to upgrade from a Windows 95, 98, or ME computer that is using FAT32.
6. New hard disk drive being added.
7. Corrupt boot sector / master boot record.
8. Seriously corrupted version of Windows 2000 or Windows XP.
9. Loose or Faulty IDE/EIDE hard disk drive cable.

Computer is booting from a non-bootable source

Many times this error is caused when the computer is attempting to boot from a non-bootable floppy disk or CD-ROM. First verify that no floppy diskette is in the computer, unless you are attempting to boot from a diskette.

If you are attempting to boot from a floppy diskette and are receiving this error message it is likely that the diskette does not have all the necessary files and/or is corrupt.

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Press any key to boot from the CD

When you see this message press any key such as the Enter key immediately, otherwise it will try booting from the hard drive and likely get the NTLDR error again.

Note: If you are not receiving the above message and your BIOS boot options are set properly it's also possible that your CD-ROM drive may not be booting from the CD-ROM properly. Verify the jumpers are set properly on the CD-ROM drive.
Computer hard disk drive is not properly setup in BIOS.

Verify that your computer hard disk drive is properly setup in the BIOS / CMOS setup. Improper settings can cause this error.
Corrupt NTLDR and/or NTDETECT.COM file

Windows XP users

1. Insert the Windows XP bootable CD into the computer.
2. When prompted to press any key to boot from the CD, press any key.
3. Once in the Windows XP setup menu press the "R" key to repair Windows.
4. Log into your Windows installation by pressing the "1" key and pressing enter.
5. You will then be prompted for your administrator password, enter that password.
6. Copy the below two files to the root directory of the primary hard disk. In the below example we are copying these files from the CD-ROM drive letter "E". This letter may be different on your computer.

copy e:\i386\ntldr c:\
copy e:\i386\ c:\

7. Once both of these files have been successfully copied, remove the CD from the computer and reboot.
Misconfiguration with the boot.ini file

Edit the boot.ini on the root directory of the hard disk drive and verify that it is pointing to the correct location of your Windows Operating System and that the partitions are properly defined.
Corrupt boot sector / master boot record.

It's possible your computer's hard disk drive may have a corrupt boot sector and/or master boot record. These can be repaired through the Microsoft Windows Recovery console by running the fixboot and fixmbr commands.
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It is possible that the Recovery Partition was damaged.

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A:windows 8 recovery problem ? Please help ?

The product key should be on the underside of the computer.

You can contact Acer for a set of recovery disks for which they may charge, but the corruption could be due to a hardware defect and if it's still under warranty, then returning it to have it checked out would be a better option.

What was your reason for trying to recover the system ?
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while following the instructions in part ONE at
I am not able to copy the files from c:\windows\repair to c:\windows\system32\config

the copy command does not seem to be working!!

What could be the reason for this problem? Plz help me out

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So, I pressed F11 to do the recovery thing since my computer was totally messed up. I've done it before and I knew that all my files would be in the My Backup (date of recovery here) folder. Well, the problem is that basically all my music files wont play. They wont play in Winamp, Windows Media Player, nothing.

They were just fine before the recovery thing so I dont know what's wrong. Can anyone help me?

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i dont kno how to put a post on this thread but i have a problem with my hp pavilion 521n. It started with the my pc get some virus or i took it on myself to restore it to a earlier date... the pc after that is rstarted and freeze when it is suppose to go back to windows....i got my windows xp installation disc but i cant go into windows to go to fdisk... can you help me out please?

A:windows recovery problem

at what stage does it freeze?, can you boot in "safe mode" ie, by tapping F8 at startup ?
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Hi Guys,

Need some help my hard drive is not picking up and I was told to update bios so I downloaded a newer version I had 3.10 and the newest was 3.15 but the file is exe and not iso how do I burn it and run it at start up because I can't get into windows. PC is Compaq Presario SR1215CL Desktop PC. Bio file is sp26567.

Thank You

A:System Recovery Problem

You might have to use a floppy drive if you have one, or download and copy it on a USB from another computer then use your BIOS update utility and see if that works.
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i have a VAIO VGN-FZ160E. when i tried to recover my laptop to its factory settings by using the recovery drive, i changed the active partition of my hard drive from "C" to "Recovery partition" by means of "Acronis Disc Director" software and then reboot it (because this method was helpful in recovering my old Dell laptop). after that an error appears : "can't find ntldr , press ctrl+alt+del to restart". i try to install new OS (XP,Vista and even 7) but none of them could see my hard drive. i even used some bootable softwares like "Partition Magic" to undo this but it can not find my hard drive either.

A:Vaio Recovery Problem

well, when given information how to fix something on one computer, be wary of trying it on a different computer as things like this can happen. with HP computers (all that i've seen) when booting you can open the boot menu and select the recovery partition and recover that ay. not making it the active partition.

as far as re installing,

are you using a oem cd or a burned copy?

does the cd boot when you start the computer or does it just pop up sayin cant find ntldr?

if the cd boots and goes through the install process til where you would select the partition, is there just not a hdd (hard drive) there at all or does it show a hdd without partitions?
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I have a hp slim pc It was upgraded using hps own upgrade dvd and install assistant the pc works fine but with the exception of one thing the recovery cd creation an error of incorrect parameters and the usual stop symbol pops up ending in error which ive found on the net researched and tried replacing recd exe that made no dif either I have made a successful backup to an external freecom drive which seems to work fine i only found out that the cd recovery didnt work as i used it to check as windows problem recovery 7 you should that the complete pc recovery actually worked fortunately i did have a spare cd from my other desktop so i can use that should problems arise the only difference between my two desktops windows 7 recovery problem is one is oem and the other has a full retail windows which i upgraded over vista premium as hp wouldnt sell me oem upgrade dvd set for my model as it didnt come within microsofts cut off date for free upgrades Its bugging me that i cant find any simple solution ms want cash to give support as its oem hp support are as useful as a chocolate fireguard so ive decided to ask here it isnt anything to do with dodgy cd or dvd media as ive tried that too vista apparently had similar issues so no doubt this is similar to windows any ideas please

A:windows 7 recovery problem

It may be that HP blocked the CD creation. That is so you have to buy theirs.
But I am not completely sure.

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Hi All,
I just bought an open box asus N550JV but it seems to have some problem with recovery partition. I'm trying to figure it out before sending it back since I got a good deal on it.
I can't get into the recovery by pressing F9. I can get to bios by pressing F2.
I try to use the recovery option in windows 8 under pc setting/general/remove everything and install windows but get the error that some of the files are missing and insert media.
The recovery partitions are there. not sure why F9 doesn't work.
Here are some snapshots of the partitions and settings.
Anybody has a clue what might be wrong. It is a UEFI system and I confirmed there are files and folders in the recovery partitions. I'm also not sure why there are 2 recovery partition.

A:Problem with recovery partition

Everything seems to look the way it should. Maybe you just need to re-register the Recovery image. Try running the following command in an administrative command prompt and attach the results.

reagentc /info

The two recovery partitions are for the Recovery Tools (small one) and the larger one holds the recovery/reset factory image.
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I m having a problem reinstalling my Win OS following a reformat of my C-Drive Problem Recovery Emergency to clear the W Gibe-F virus My Emergency Recovery Disk autoexec bat file includes the following SET instruction set LglDrv Emergency Recovery Problem Z Y X W V U T S R Q P set LglDrv LglDrv O N M Emergency Recovery Problem L K J I H G F E D C When I boot from this floppy a RAM-Drive is created as D my second Emergency Recovery Problem hard drive does not get recognized and my system assigns C to what is actually my D-Drive which is set to slave -- my actual C-Drive is set to master I determined this from reading the directory contents This appears to be the result of the value linked to LglDrv since the autoexec bat file includes the instruction call setramd bat LglDrv Can someone explain how the set LglDrv syntax works Can I simply force LglDrv to E call setramd bat E by over-writing the set LglDrv instruction Presumably my CD-ROM drive will become F if I do this Cheers davgrave nbsp

A:Emergency Recovery Problem

Not sure how you would achieve that but have you tried disconnecting the slave drive and then reinstall ?
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Can anyone help?
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I have since discovered that the recovery software will read from the hard drive but I am unable to do this because every time I run the recovery software it reverts back to the unfinished session and asks for disc#2.
Is there an easier answer than formatting the disc, installing xp then installing drivers?
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We are having a problem usin ghte NT password recovery as we do not have a Windows disk to adjust the Boot directory.

What do wqe do.
My son is beside himself and can't watch his anime help!!!

A:Having a problem using NT password recovery

Hello Linda, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This may work better for you instead then.

Password Reset : Using System Restore in Windows 7

If you don't have a proper Windows installation disk, have a look at the link below to create a repair disk that can be used to reset your user account password in Windows 7 and Vista.

System Repair Disk - Create
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A:System Recovery using XP OEM CD Problem

if there is not data needed on either partition, delete them both. highlight the partition and press d to delete. you should have to press L to confirm. once they are gone, install in the newly unallocated space.
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My laptop's DVD/CD drive will not write anything and sometimes will not read either.
- I have tried a CD/DVD drive cleaner without success

Q1: Is it possible to make a recovery media on a USB stick ?One option I have is to buy an external DVD/CD drive but some (cheap) devices do not write DVDs but will write CDs
Q2: If so what capacity USB stick would I need for 32bit Win7 Home Premium?
Q3: And how would I make the recovery USB-media ?
- a tutorial would be appreciated, specifically applying to USB stick

Thank you?

A:Recovery disc problem,

I want to do a clean OS install on the same laptop.
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Hey Guys

I have A NEC Versa M540 Notebook and it has a partition that has nec recovery console on it (press F11 to boot to it at power on) and when you press Partial Recovery (reinstalls system files but keeps your data) it says prepairing HDD and then it says Runtime Error 76 and reboots. after reboot HDD is empty!

Why Is This?

A:NEC Recovery Console Problem

It sounds like your recovery partition may have been damaged. Did you happen to recieve recovery cd's with your system or make them from the program menu? If you do not have cd recovery disks then you are going to have to contact NEC for a set. Usually the vendor will send you a set and only charge you for shipping. You could try using System Commander to see if the files you wanted to save are recoverable from your hdd. System Commander can recover files that have been deleted, very effective product. I use versions 8.10 and 9.0 depending on hardware.
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A while ago I was trying to find any other way possible to erase my HP Pavilion zt1145 laptop because the CD Drive did not work. Now, the CD Drive suddenly worked! I excitedly put in my Recovery Disk, and booted from the CD. Alas, my happiness ended when after I followed the instructions (caution this action will erase your hard drive, etc.) I got this message (black screen with white letters)

CDR101: Not ready reading drive X
Abort, Retry, Fail?

It appeared exactly like that. Please help!

A:Problem With Hp Recovery Disk

Do you have a program meant specifically to create recovery disks? On my Toshiba, I have a program called Toshiba Recovery Disk creator....
--- Jesse
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In control panel when I click on system under the General flag it shows that I have XP Pro Service Pack 1 installed and very little information about the PC itself just that it has 1 GB of memory. When I go to add/remove programs it shows that Service Pack 2 is installed.
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I've had my computer freeze twice already as I need to leave it on for aprox. 2 weeks for the program to fully recover everything. Is there a quicker way to do so? Perhaps a more efficient program?

A:Data recovery problem

what are you trying to recover? Just one/two files or the whole system?
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Hi I have a hp 15 notebook pc windows 10  64 bits. First i wanted to reset my laptop  and during the reseting it said problem has occured with reseting so i continued normal to windows 10 but it did not even want to startup . It only showed the hp logo. Then i opened F11 and tried to recover  the computer. It then said there is no image recovery file and it cant reset , refresh and recover and also it doesn't have the image file at all . So im asking how i can fix this situation and alos i doh not have a recover usb . and i would also like to ask where i can download the image revovery or get it

A:recovery image problem

With Windows 10 you can use the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft and make an installation disk for just the operating system, at least. You might also or instead do a startup repair. Have you tried that?
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A:Possible bios recovery problem?

Hi, How do you know that the other devices are not being recognized?  Upgrading from one OS to another will not change the CMOS settings but removing the CMOS battery will in some cases.  Check the voltage of the CMOS battery. If it's not 3.3 volts then replace it.
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I have an XP OS, Dell Dimension L100r PC with error message that says," windows cant' start, file is missing or corrupt: WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM

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C\WINDOWS>. I put my admin password in anyway and it repeats the same screen prompt.

Please help. Don't want to lose my files that have been backed up in Live One Care and have to Re-Insatall my OS altogether.

A:XP Recovery Console Problem

See here for the steps you need to take to resolve the issue
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HI, I'm running a dell c840 (laptop) about 14mth old.

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I run panda which cant find any viruses. Albeit, that trendmicro housecall finds WORM_DUMARU.Z(, which it dont seem to delete and if i follow the guide there are no signs of the virus in the registry. I understand that this is their error e.g. it aint on my PC.

Current Problem:

Everything seems fine except when my machine recovers from standby - it dont. The system (taskmanager) showns 99% and my CPU is at 100%. The only thing to do is hard power off and reboot. Everything is then normal as long as i dont use standby.

Any idea whats up? Would like full control over laptop again!

A:recovery problem from standby in XP

had an update on panda and got rid of 6 viruses.

still need help in fixing recovery from standby mode... please!
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Hi i would like to ask where can i get  a recover usb so recover my laptop because my recover files are gone and i cant recover it . where can i download it or get it. also i do not live  in the usa

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A:recovery image problem

Hello @Amro12, Welcome back to the HP Support Forums! I came across your post about the Recovery Media, and wanted to help! To start, can you provide me with the Product Number of the notebook?  Here is a link you can use that will help you find your Model and Product Number:HP Customer Support - Products Looking forward to your reply. Have a great weekend!
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sorry I'm not particularly computer literate so if this is the wrong place to put this thread please point me to where I should be.

I just turned on my 3 year old Samsung R60 Plus and instead of starting up properly the only option I got were to start a recovery and start windows normally. When I started normally it would go into a loop and start again after a blank screen. When I clicked instead to repair I wanted to make a basic recovery rather than a full restore which would delete all of my saved data (including some really important college documents I should've backed-up but forgot).

When I click to basic restore it says 'Windows partition or drive not found'
so I'm stuck now...really no idea where to go with this and starting to panic a little. Any help would be greatly appreciated