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Q: HP Recovery Manager Crashes when I try to make Recovery Medi...

I am on Windows 10, and for the past couple months I have had booting/BSOD errors that usually give me "bad_system_config_info" and occasionally, "0xc000021a ". Sometimes, I have been able to boot in by accessing the UEFI settings, other times it seems like it just randomly decides to let me log in to my computer normally. When I am able to login, I check for viruses and I haven't found any, as well as run commands like "sfc/scannow", "chkdsk", or "bootsect". I am trying to recreate recovery media via the HP Recovery Manager, but each time I insert the empty flashdrive, the Recovery Manager suddenly crashes. Please, any response to these combined issues would be greatly appreciated, I haven't been able to use this laptop regularly for months now.
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I will try to be as precise as possible and give as much info as I can but I'm not sure what info is inconsequential and what HP HP manager recovery get inability Recovery Pavilion to error and past isn't at HP Pavilion Recovery error and inability to get past HP recovery manager this point But here goes For weeks I have tried to outsmart whoever it is that has had complete remote access to my laptop but changing as many admin permissions and incoming outgoing connections that I could find to keep them out A couple of days ago I did a system HP Pavilion Recovery error and inability to get past HP recovery manager restore to factory settings thinking this would do it It didn't he was still there He locked me out of all admin tools yesterday I have a system recovery disc made about a year ago and put that in my CD drive tonight thinking I could completely reformat the drive and wipe him out However at start-up I pushed F and came up with a screen that said something about HP Pavilion Recovery error and inability to get past HP recovery manager running the disc from E drive I apologize for not be able to give you specific language but I never thought it would get this far with no progress However under the line showing the drive it was booting from there was another line that started quot DETECTHAL REDIRECT quot then went on to say something about quot redirect name quot and redirect path quot none of which sounded legit to me And considering that this intruder had created so many other fake error info msgs already I didn't want to take the chance of this being something else that he had stuck in there I backed out of that reboot and restarted I've subequently tried to restart over a dozen times from the CD but even in Safe Mode it reverts to the HP Recovery Manager Once there I go through the prompts to reformat but then get an error msg that says error x a If the problem persists contact HP quot I can't get past this error nor can I get any type of command promt to come up I tried starting in safe mode with command prompt and it reverted back to the recovery manager Once the error comes up and I click OK to close it my laptop restarts and I continue in the same endless cycle If I try to boot up without the recovery disc in the CD drive I get a black screen that says quot Operating system not found quot I am assuming then that my Windows Vista system recovery disc is not working although if I put it into another computer I can see the files on it and there doesn't seem to be anything wrong I have a backup disc that I made a couple of years ago when I had Norton installed but have not tried them Should I Also a friend suggested that I use the recovery discs for my PC with Windows just to get an operating system loaded if it will load automatically from the CD then go in and try to access the Vista recovery CD I wish there was a quick fix to all of this as its been a very long weeks trying to get this guy out of my laptop and frustrating because I've been so incredibly unsuccessful I know you ask for detailed system information but I'm not sure what more I can tell you Please let me know what you need and I will do my very best to answer Any help with this issue would be so so appreciated - beyond words at this point So thank you to whoever can help

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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yeah i was just seeing if you could make a recovery disk from the recovery partition? it wouldnt make sense to why u couldnt do it?? but how to go about it??

A:Could you make a Recovery Disc from Recovery Partition?

You would do that by creating an image. Then burn it to a cd.

Do you mean a XP recovery Console cd? or a whole system image?
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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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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: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:HP Recovery Manager says that my recovery partition has been removed

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:Don't have Recovery partition and Recovery Manager to Reset ...

Hi there @HPian_B,  Before I provide troubleshooting documentation, I would like to take a minute to welcome you to the HP Support Community, where you can ask questions, find solutions and get help from the community! I read that you would like to reset your HP Pavilion g6-2310ex Notebook PC to factory settings.  Please read the document called Backing Up Your Files. This will provide you with ways to back up the files you have on your Notebook. Here is a document for you to read called Creating Recovery Discs or Saving a Recovery Image to a USB Flash Drive. I pulled some information from the document for you. The first thing I would like to make you aware of is that only DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD+R, or DVD+R DL discs are compatible with the Recovery Media Creation program. The following disc types are not compatible with the Recovery Media Creation program:CDsDVD-RWDVD+RWDVD-RW DLDVD+RW DLYou will then also see that in the document it says: The Recovery Media Creation software program allows  only one complete set of discs to be created.The Recovery Media Creation software program  requires an uncorrupted recovery partition (Recovery Image (D) to create a set of discs. Uncorrupted means the recovery partition has  not been modified or removed.The creation process takes about 30 minutes per DVD. The entire recovery set does not need to be created in one session.The Recovery Media Creation software can be aborted at any time, except during the writing (burning) process, by clicking  Cancel. The next time the Recovery Media Creation software program is run, it automatically starts where it last stopped.You can use the recovery discs you create on your computer on another computer only if the second computer is the same model as the one that created the recovery discs.Here is a document called Performing an HP system recovery (Windows 7) and another called Recover Windows 7 Operating System Using Microsoft Windows Backup and Restore. - This is used to Recover, Restore, or do a Clean Install of Windows 7.  Please make sure that you read these documents very carefully before you decided to reset to factory settings.  Thanks for being a part of the HP community. Please let me know if this helps resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution". If you require further assistance let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help. Please also re-post with the exact error message you received. If you wish to say "thanks" for my effort to help, click the "thumbs up" to give me a Kudos. Thanks!Have a great day
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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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A:HP recovery manager and hp setup manager not working with wi...

I have a HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC and I have experienced the same problem with HP Setup Manager after upgradingfrom Windows 7 to Windows 10. It has also de-activated my Microsoft Office 2010 and completely got rid of my Norton antivirus program. Any suggestions would be most appreciated. Thanks WinonaJS
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A:make recovery

Why are you re installing ? What`s wrong with your computer ?

You already have a Recovery partition, labeled (OEM Partition)
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A:how to make a recovery

Hi archaiccitizen Before I answer your main question, you know that the current Windows 10 release is just a technical preview and not the official version, which is set to be released on July 29th, right? Which means that you still have over a month and a half before upgrading to Windows 10.
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A:How Does One Make A Recovery Cd?

With a home-built computer you'll have to use a disk cloning utility or a disk imaging utility to make a copy of the disk - it can take up to 4 DVD's to make a full image (depending on what you've installed).

You can also use the Windows Backup and Restore utility in Vista Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate versions.
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A:Make a recovery DVD

as far as i know, nope. from windows 8.1 only USB recovery is supported.
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A:21 CDs to make RECOVERY disks??? SERIOUSLY????

Hi -

That is about right for CDs which hold ~ 474 MB each.

Use DVD-R - you'll need 2 or 3 at most. Each holds ~ 4700 MB.

The HP system that I have required 2 DVDs to burn the recovery discs.

Also, should you ever have the need, the recovery DVDs can be purchased from HP for approx $25.


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A:make a recovery disk

If you want to quickly restore your system to a state with all your programs, I would look into using Acronis True Image. It is cheap and works like a charm. Johnwill and I are both big fans of it and you can usually find it on the web for under $30.
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A:Help me!!! to make recovery disc!!

Hi Roderick,

This should help you Vista SP1: Create a recovery disc - istartedsomething

Comes with a videoas well
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A:how can I make my own recovery disc

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

You can clone your HDD to a different hard drive for safe keeping.

How to Clone Windows With Macrium Reflect Free - YouTube
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A:Need to make a Win 8.1 recovery USB drive


Originally Posted by Leo G

I get a 0xc0000185 or a 0xc000021a.

Hi -

Unfortunately, exception error 0xc0000185 = hard drive I/O error. Your HDD likely failed.

The owner's manual will tell you to first burn a set of recovery discs, but no one reads them (they are like car owner's manuals).

Have you called Toshiba support to see If the system is still under warranty?

Computers Support | Toshiba

If not, you'll need a new HDD and a set of Toshiba Windows Recovery Discs - OEM Recovery Media

There are ways to try and get files of the failing HDD by connecting it to another system.

Regards. .


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A:Want to make a recovery disk

Your specs state you are using a HP computer, but doesn't state which model.

This tutorial explains the HP recovery procedure for creating a set of recovery discs and recovering your computer with them should the need arise.The procedure may be slightly different for your computer, if so you'll need to check on HP's support site.

Recover Windows 7 Operating System Using HP Recovery HP Pavilion dv7-1245dx Entertainment Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

This tutorial explains how to create a system image backup using Windows 7's software.

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Hi and welcome to TSF did you see this Acer Support - Answers, E-Mail, Chat - How do I create a set of backup recovery disks?
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IT IS IMPORTANT TO MAKE ONE OF THESE, before a situation exists.

"Windows 7 comes with a tool for creating its recovery disc. Click the Start orb, type backup, and select Backup your computer. In the resulting window's left pane, click Create a system repair disc. You'll be prompted to insert a blank disc."

"When you boot from either the Vista or the Windows 7 disc, the boot process just might find your problem and offer to fix it before anything else happens. If not, or if this doesn't work, follow the prompts to the System Recovery Options menu. Everything is pretty obvious from there."

As presented by Langa F. Windows Secrects.

A:Please make a W7 recovery disk


Originally Posted by pat mcgroin

Many people have systems that come preconfigured with W7 and therefore have no recovery disk. This Technique will allow you to create a recovery disk that will not allow for a reinstall, but will allow for the many other system repair functions including boot repair.

IT IS IMPORTANT TO MAKE ONE OF THESE, before a situation exists.

"Windows 7 comes with a tool for creating its recovery disc. Click the Start orb, type backup, and select Backup your computer. In the resulting window's left pane, click Create a system repair disc. You'll be prompted to insert a blank disc."

"When you boot from either the Vista or the Windows 7 disc, the boot process just might find your problem and offer to fix it before anything else happens. If not, or if this doesn't work, follow the prompts to the System Recovery Options menu. Everything is pretty obvious from there."

As presented by Langa F. Windows Secrects.

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Welcome to the forum,

Is this the part you are referring to?

4. Make your Recovery Disks so you have a path back to factory condition, following the steps given in your PC's setup literature or in the Manual located on the Support Downloads webpage for your model computer. As an alternative to Recovery Disks you can save a Windows 7 Backup Image or Macrium Image of the entire HD.● If you have a Recovery or OEM tools partition, these may not run after clean reinstall so be sure to make your Recovery Disks.

● You can wait until afterwards to see if Recovery or (Diagnostics) Tools partitions will run from boot to decide if you want to delete those partitions and recover the space into C or elsewhere (using Step 3 here).

From this tutorial,

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

Your specs only say Toshiba Laptop, can you give us the model number as well.

In the mean time I'll refer the author of the tutorial here.
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This varies from system to system depending on the version of recovery manager ans OS used to make the discs, I have a collection of methods over the years, thanks I will add it to my collection.
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A:Can I Make a Recovery Disc from an ISO File?

Hi Pippin66 You can access the Recovery Environment from the Recovery disc. When you get on the Setup (installation) of Windows 7, when you boot from the installation disc, you'll have an option in small letters at the bottom called "Repair your computer". This will bring you in the Recovery Environment. So yes, an installation disc can be used as a Recovery disc.
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Thanks again

A:How to make a system recovery Disk

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Hi to every body in this forum.,

A:Need help to make a recovery disk in Windows 7

The hidden partition generally contains all the software (as well as windows) the computer originally came with. It's a kind of backup but does not include your personal files.
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A:Too late to make recovery disks?

It doesn't matter when you make them - as long as you make them before a situation comes up where you'll need them.

At work we use the recovery partition on the hard drive rather than the recovery disks - this is because it goes faster.

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I've done a Google search but was unable to find the answer or any instructions

A:How To Make a Recovery Disc from ISO File

It seems that a factory recovery is not available to you.
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A:[SOLVED] Can I Make A Recovery Partition?

Hi Mike. . .

You could contact HP and state case. Resolution in about 20 years.

For faster method, you can order replacement Vista recovery DVDs from HP - I believe cost is < $20.

Regards. . .


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A:Make RECOVERY disk bootable?

All data will be DELETED, backup your data first.

You will need to mark the Recovery Partition ACTIVE.

1) Boot DVD, & Press Shift+F10 (for command prompt)
DISKPART : At PC Startup
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A:Forgot to make recovery disk, HELP!!

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Hi there @PaulSenior?Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, both from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. I understand that you are looking for a method to make a recovery disk for your system after upgrading to Windows 10.  I am happy to help with this. The method you would have used to make recovery media for your original operating system would be to use the factory installed recovery manager.  As an FYI for the Windows 8 method -Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows 8)Troubleshooting HP System Recovery Problems (Windows 8)HP PCs - Creating and Using a System Image to Restore Your Computer (Windows 8) However those tools are not going to help for making a Windows 10 image. For Windows 10, the intention of Microsoft is to dispense with recovery images, however there are still ways to make one. Here are a few pages I found that cover the options in the operating system, how to make a repair disk, and to make an image. Recovery options in Windows 10 - to Create a USB Recovery Drive in Windows 10 - www.tenforums.comReset Recovery Image - Create in Windows 10 - I hope this helps.
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A:Can I make a Recovery Disc for Win8 on a DVD

Just do it the same way as for a CD, but insert a DVD into the optical drive. Or am I missing something?
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The problem arises from the fact that you did an upgrade and not a clean install. I will get you our tutorial on how to do a clean install with an upgrade DVD. You will be so happy with the improvement.
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A:Recovery manager

Backup your files, shut off the PC, turn power on again and keep tapping F11. That will get you to the reinstallation wizard - follow the prompts.

HP Notebook PCs*-* Using HP Backup and Recovery Manager*
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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:recovery manager

Hi, The option to reinstall the OS from the hard drive partition will still be available after you create your recovery media. Regards, DP-K
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A:HP recovery Manager

Start by updating all of your drivers.

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A:Recovery manager

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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:recovery manager

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Originally Posted by vistafever

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

ive looked for it everywere in my computer but it isnt there...

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:
Turn off the computer.Disconnect all connected devices (such as the Personal Media Drive, USB drives, printer, and fax), remove media from drives, and remove any recently added internal hardware. Do not disconnect the monitor, keyboard, mouse, and power cord.Turn on the computer.From the Windows desktop click Start , and then All Programs .Click PC Help & Tools .Click Recovery Manager .
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A:recovery manager

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Windows Vista Recovery Disc Download &#x2014; The NeoSmart Files

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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: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.

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