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Windows 7: System Restore from Recovery CD mapping to wrong drive letter

04 Sep 2014   #1
snathanb

Win 7 64 Home Premium
 
 
System Restore from Recovery CD mapping to wrong drive letter

I'm trying to fix a windows issue via system restore in the recovery CD.

The recovery CD properly recognizes my windows installation (which comes up on the "D:" drive in when booting from the recovery CD.

I launch system restore and it sees all my restore points.

But, when I pick a restore point and try to restore, it tries to restore to the C drive (which is a small empty partition) instead of the D drive, and tells me I have to enable system protection on that drive.

How can I get system restore to target the right disk?


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05 Sep 2014   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello and welcome snathanb mate I don't quite know what you mean by it defaulting to ?D: drive the C: drive is the default for Windows when it is first installed any other letter drives are secondary to that drive unless I am missing something here.

To give us a clearer idea of what you have can you post a pic of the Disk Management please?

Plus some system specs would be good too
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