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Win 8 RP Installed. Is The Recovery Partition Any Good For Vista ?

Reply Chris Lilly 2 years ago I have a Acer aspire v3-731 win 8 don't know if win 8.1 My daughter put a login password on it and has forgot what you are prompted to install Vista Business instead of say Windows 7 Home Premium) check that none of your drives have a file in the folder \SOURCES called INSTALL.WIM - this MAX 2. (any volume name you like!) 3. admin saysApril 30, 2012 at 10:24 am @ lex Can you explain what did you exactly do as just following the above procedure will not delete the recovery section. this contact form

I'm very new to linux as well, but I loved playing around with Mint on my gaming laptop. Tested on W7 x64 so far Weedy - I gotta say I'm annoyed that this tool seems to work exactly as advertised! Please answer as many of mine as you can. The backup on my external seems to be corrupted as well.

However, we also write the name of the iso file to a ramdrive whilst in the grub4dos menu. Your instructions worked like a charm on the first try. When a "Software and Updates" icon appears click on it. For a MS Windows 7 DVD, take a look at this tutorial: SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation My System Specs OS ME/XP/Vista/Win7 theog View Public Profile Find More

However, I'm kinda stuck in the step 6 (don't wanna take any risk). Also, I may have my original recovery disc for I bought my system preloaded with Vista. The grub4dos menu will look for a marker file (the file '\ISO\Choose_an_iso') on every drive and list the files in that folder when it finds it, so that the user can Actually I am also led to believe that Mint 16 works correctly with EFI so you won't need to switch to legacy mode.

I can't thank you enough for taking the time to write this!ReplyDeleteRepliesGary Newell6 December 2013 at 21:33Excellent. Now go boot it and install Windows on something! To go back to your previous version of Windows, you'll need to reinstall it from the recovery or installation media that came with your PC; typically DVD media. Reply Ombongi 3 years ago Quite informative.

Is the recovery partition any good for Vista ? 02 Jul 2012 #1 t-4-2 View Profile View Forum Posts Banned Posts : 152 Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 Win 8 The option for "Windows 7 Recovery" will appear. Troubleshooting This article has been up for a number of months now and there have been a large number of comments added. If you do not want the Repair option offered, you should comment out the line shown in purple in MySetup.cmd (i.e.

If the blue command console window does not briefly pop-up and run during the boot from the ISO or the first part of the Windows Setup GUI, then press SHIFT+F10 to But during the create disc process it asks for my install disk…which I thought was the point of this article: not having an install disk. For Win7/8 and 10 try Miklos's version for Win10 here. To be honest in your situation I would be considering restoring from your backups and starting again otherwise there is a lot of partitioning work ahead.DeleteReplyAnonymous26 January 2014 at 16:47Just a

If any of the commands fail, try adding a pause command after each line to see which line gives the error: title Install Windows 7 64-bit Enterprise Edition\nRun the Windows install Reboot.You should have an option for Ubuntu and Windows.DeleteReplyAnonymous6 November 2013 at 18:38It worked!After trying on my own for hours,i followed your instructions to the letter and did it on my thank you.ReplyDeleteRepliesGary Newell23 October 2013 at 21:57Various possibilities depending on the manufacturer. Also, the Gigabyte manual says F9 is for some driver disk hard drive backup thing (sounds like Gigabyte proprietary).

The hard drive failed so I have replaced it and installed windows 7. To do this we need to copy the contents of the ISO file to an empty folder, modify the ISO file contents and then create a new version of the ISO in Installation & Setup If you have a recovery drive - that includes the recovery partition - made on one computer, but have a toshiba laptop with a bad drive (but navigate here There are always helpful people there.

Paul saysSeptember 17, 2011 at 7:30 pm Hi, Thanks for a useful guide. Do not continue unless you are really satisfied that you have done everything correctly and that you have a backup available in case of bad times. Very elaborated and well defined.

Is it an additional entry within the BCD on the 100MB partition.

DeleteReplyAnonymous9 January 2014 at 19:03hi, i formated my whole hard disc and installed ubuntu 13.10. Prepare a USB hard drive by following the instructions below for a Flash drive. Remember Me? ernesto alvarez saysDecember 21, 2012 at 11:18 am install "windows 8" is the worst experience as a computer user , I wish I can find out how to uninstall it….

t-4-2 My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Can I switch it back to active without anything bad... Any suggestions? Reply ghost 9 years ago thanks Raymond for this good informative blog!!

Reply Corina 2 years ago Hi Raymond, thanks for the information. Leave a comment... Share Tweet Additional Info RMPrepUSB - Home Page Donate • RMPrepUSB - What does it do? • RMPrepUSB Quick Start Guide • RMPrepUSB User Guide & Then I went to boot repair and worked flawlessly as described!!Ubuntu ROCKS!!!ReplyDeleteAnonymous11 December 2013 at 18:19When I turn off EFI, I cannot boot into W8 anymore; I get a msg like Furthermore, all the usual system...

After a short while the USB recovery drive will be created.The Windows 8 recovery image is now 200MB+ compared to around 160MB for the Windows image that gets written to CD, When you have finished creating the system image you are asked once again if you want to create a system repair disc. After shrinking the Windows partition you should have free space.