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Q: Recover Recovery Manager

i have my recovery partition still working fine. OS is also working. But i cant do the one key recovery. The link which connects both boot agent and recovery drive is gone somehow and HP RECOVERY manager says recovery partition is disabled. But for me its still there. Can you give a solution to recover the recovery manager ?

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Preferred Solution: Recover Recovery Manager

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A: Recover Recovery Manager

Dear Customer, I did research on this issue and found this Document: Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee
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A:Is there any way to recover my (well I guess everything) after performing an HP Total Solutions Recovery Manager process?

Once it is reformatted, it is highly doubtful you will be able to save anythingYou can try PC Inspector: Recuva: don't get your hopes up too high
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Dear All,

My colleague mistakenly deleted all the file from the Windows 7 recovery drive, drive is still there and nothing have been copied in that drive after deleting the recovery files. Machine is HP Probook 4530s. Is there any way to restore the windows 7 recovery reset the system to its factory settings?

Thanks in advance


A:Recover Deleted Windows 7 Recovery Files from Recovery Drive

You might be able to use a free recovery tool like Recuva or MiniTool Partition Wizard. But there are no guarantees that all deleted files will be recovered or that they will be in a usable condition.

Recuva - Undelete, Unerase, File and Disk Recovery - Free Download

MiniTool Partition Recovery

It may be safer to contact HP support and buy a set of recovery disks for your particular machine. I'm taking a guess that you are in India?

Contact HP - Office locations | HP? India
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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:hp recover manager

 Hi @iamvaku, Welcome to the HP Forums! I read your post and wanted to reach out to help you! In your post, you had said that currently your HP 15-r036tu Notebook and needing the HP Recovery Software. HP Recovery Manager only works with the Factory Installed Operating System that came with it not with a upgraded O/S that you installed. The Recovery Manager can be accessed from the Start Menu, or by tapping F11 key as soon as you power on the laptop. This  link shows you how.  Please let me know how this goes. To express appreciation for my post please click the Thumbs up icon. Thanks.
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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 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: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: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 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: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: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:Trying to recover data from a Maxtor, but manager is not compatible with 64-bit OS!!

how about installing VirtualBox and Windows XP 32 bit as a guest software ?
maybe Maxtor Manager would work this way ?
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I hope I can explain this properly...

I just bought an HP Envy laptop with Windows 10 preinstalled. There is a recovery partition, but I'd like to erase the data in this partition and use it for personal files. My question is: if I do ever need to re-install or recover Windows 10 on this laptop, can I do it with a DVD I burned using the media creation tool from Microsoft instead of the specific HP recovery app the laptop shipped with?

Thanks for any info...

A:Using ISO to re-install/recover W10 instead of HP recovery app

Originally Posted by pjfarr

I hope I can explain this properly...

I just bought an HP Envy laptop with Windows 10 preinstalled. There is a recovery partition, but I'd like to erase the data in this partition and use it for personal files. My question is: if I do ever need to re-install or recover Windows 10 on this laptop, can I do it with a DVD I burned using the media creation tool from Microsoft instead of the specific HP recovery app the laptop shipped with?

Thanks for any info...

Recovery partitions that come on a pre-loaded box will contain the factory image as set by HP, in your case. That would include any pre-bundled bloatware and such. If you want a clean, fresh start without the crap, save the contents of that recovery partition on an external drive, and during clean install from your MCT DVD, delete the partition and extend the OS partition. MS Win 10 will create it's own recovery partition.
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A:How do I recover from a System recovery DVD win 8.1

Hi, Try the following. Start the notebook. Insert the 1st Recovery disc and Shutdown the notebook by holding down the power button for 10 seconds. Tap away at the esc key as soon as you press the power button to enter the Start-up Menu and then select the Boot Options Menu ( f9 ). Use the arrow keys to highlight the CDROM (uefi) option and hit enter - if prompted to 'Press any key to continue....' - do so. Regards, DP-K
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A:How to recover Windows 8 from Recovery DVD?


Start your machine and press F12 to enter boot menu. When you see the boot menu on the screen put disc 1 in optical disc drive. After doing that choose CD/DVD as first bootable device and press ENTER button.

ODD should start to read recovery disc. All you must do is to follow the menu on the screen.

When you write “it is not working” what do you mean exactly?
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A:System recovery won't recover?

In safe mode, deinstall your graphics card then try rebooting as normal on vista.
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Please let me know if you need any other information or any other data recovery software i can use ?

A:any way to recover files after system recovery?

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Ran Seagate tools on the drive as well as Bios disk test and it appears to be ok.
I did not try the FIXBoot or FIXMBR commands yet. DIR does not return anything.
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A:Help - Can't boot, can't recover with Recovery console

Additional information:
On Boot the message is:
Non-System disk or disk error, replace and strike any key when ready.
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A:What is better, creating Recover Discs or Recovery USB?

Here are the expected lifespans of various data storage methods:

Magnetic data and cassette tapes: 10-20 years
Nintendo Cartridge: up to 10 years
Floppy Disk: 10-20 years
CDs and DVDs: 5-10 years unrecorded 2-5 years recorded
Blu-Ray: Not certain, probably over 2-5 years recorded
M-Disc: 1,000 years (theoretically)
Hard Disk: 3-5 years
Flash Storage: Depends on write cycles, 5-10 years or more

Source: Data storage lifespans: How long will media really last? - StorageCraft

Bear in mind that these lifespans could be shorter, or longer, depending on things like manufacturing quality control, how the end user treats the media, etc. I have several hard disks and CDs that are over 10 years old and still working just fine. I have DVDs approaching the 10 year mark and working well. I also have a couple of 64MB and 128MB USB flash drives that are well over 10 years old and still working. But I've also had brand new flash drives fail out of the box as well as CDs, DVDs, and external hard drives.

My suggestion is to buy quality name brand products, make your recovery media, test it, and then create a second set of recovery media on a different product. (One set of recovery media on CDs and one on a flash drive.) Test the media once in a while to make sure it's still working. And maybe make new recovery media every couple of years "just in case".

And don't forget to make periodic system images. Recovery media will usually restore your computer to original factory configuration and then you have to reinstall everything from scratch. A system image is like a photograph of your entire hard drive and you can restore your computer to the same condition it was in when the system image was made. If you make a system image once a week (for example) your computer will never be more than a week out of date.

Perhaps others will join in with other suggestions and thoughts.
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A:Recover Windows 7 Recovery Partition?

Please post back a screenshot of your maximized full Disk Management drive map with listings, using Snipping Tool in Start Menu. Screen Shots

If you cloned the HD over then the Recovery Partition should be intact, although whether it will still run from the hotkey at boot is questionable. What is your make and model so we can advise you on trying to boot Recovery?

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Hmm, wait until someone gives a green light on this:

Some searching show this is quite common

Make a bootable media of Partition Wizard free and delete the hidden recovery partition.
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Do not format the disk.
this would make your task more difficult or even impossible.

There are free partition recovery tools available on the net.

Question the deletion, was it your operating system or are you still able to boot into Windows. I have never been in this position but someone will post some software for you. Just don't muddle the disk any further.

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[email protected] Partition Recovery Freeware Toolkit.Recover Deleted Partition, Volume.Undelete NTFS,FAT,exFAT,HFS+,Ext2/Ext3.
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Perhaps the viruses are preventing you from recovering your system, or perhaps the disks
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Windows Defender Offline

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Welcome to Vista Forums!

What is the manufacturer, make, and precise model of your computer? What is the manufacturer, make, and precise model of the new motherboard and where did you get it and can you provide a website link for the motherboard? Have you verified with the computer manufacturer that the motherboard will work in that computer given the other components and its requirements? How did you run chkdsk if you can't run the Recovery Disk with the HDD installed and can't boot to the HDD? If you need to re-install, how will you do it (genuine Vista Installation Disk, Recovery Disk from the Manufacturer, Recovery Partition on the hard drive,...)?

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A:my windows 8 recovery drive not found. trying to recover

If I understand correctly you created a USB Recovery Drive when you had Windows 8. It only contains files that help recover Window 8 in the event of a problem, it will not contain the factory recovery partition. It is of no value now since you tried to install Windows 8.1 by DVD. Was it an update version or upgrade to Pro?

Should you wish to return to Windows 8 OEM you must use the recovery partition process as outlined by Acer to reset to Factory Conditions. Hopefully the recovery partition was not corrupted when to tried to go to Windows 8.1. If it was, you will have to order Recovery Disks from Acer for a nominal charge.

Others here on this forum may have different ideas or understood your problem differently.
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The only thing you can do, as far as I can see, is start the recovery again with Disk 1 and hope it can read all of Disk 2 this time.
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Offhand, I think the MS support guy is wrong.

I've never had a PC with a recovery partition, but my understanding is that they will restore without any Windows 7 disc or Product Key.

Somebody will correct me if I'm wrong.

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System Restore and System Recovery are two different things.See this:
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Could you tell us exactly which procedure on your link you followed to cause the problem? You do have the recovery media the site suggests?

You say the system is booting normally, even with the errors?

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Download: Windows Vista x64 Recovery Disc — The NeoSmart Files

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Please post back a screenshot of Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image.

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Hello and welcome to Bleepingcomputer.

Are you stating that you removed Windows system restore from your computer or are you referring to a third party recovery manager program?

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

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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.

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