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Windows 7: win 7 restore and f4 not working

01 Dec 2014   #41
rocky903

 
 

Yes my recovery drive got hidden and is good. One quick doubt.
why do I get

"windows 7 and Ramdiskoptions [EMS emabled ] " as choice when I start my PC?


C:\windows\system32>diskpart

Microsoft DiskPart version 6.1.7601
Copyright (C) 1999-2008 Microsoft Corporation.
On computer: HANUMAN

DISKPART> select vol p

Volume 0 is the selected volume.

DISKPART> remove letter=p

DiskPart successfully removed the drive letter or mount point.

DISKPART> set id=27

DiskPart successfully set the partition ID.

DISKPART> detail part

Partition 1
Type : 27
Hidden: Yes
Active: No
Offset in Bytes: 1048576

Volume ### Ltr Label Fs Type Size Status Info
---------- --- ----------- ----- ---------- ------- --------- --------
* Volume 0 RECOVERY NTFS Partition 20 GB Healthy Hidden

DISKPART>


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01 Dec 2014   #42
Kaktussoft

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It's a bug!! Read this Multi-boot BCD entries -some guides are WRONG - Tftpd32 - reboot.pro
So do:
Code:
bcdedit/deletevalue {ramdiskoptions} description
command successfully? Menu shown correctly on reboot?
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01 Dec 2014   #43
rocky903

 
 

Please find the screen shot

C:\windows\system32>
C:\windows\system32>bcdedit/deletevalue {ramdiskoptions} description
The operation completed successfully.

C:\windows\system32>


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win 7 restore and f4 not working-img_20141202_035912.jpg  
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01 Dec 2014   #44
Kaktussoft

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Did you still see that wrong menu after doing #42 ? What happens if you select that option?
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01 Dec 2014   #45
rocky903

 
 

I restarted couple of time and tried different options.

Pressing F4 doesn't do anything. How ever selecting the second option i.e ramdiskoptions it is leading to recovery part.

But I doubt if my computer is infected with virus or so, will I still get boot menu option? how do we set F4 to ramdiskoption directly?
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01 Dec 2014   #46
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rocky903 View Post
I restarted couple of time and tried different options.

Pressing F4 doesn't do anything. How ever selecting the second option i.e ramdiskoptions it is leading to recovery part.
bcdedit/enum all
again please. Looks like something is stuck for unknown reason. Why a hotkey F4 to a bootmenu? Normally F4 was a hotkey for the by manufacturer hacked mbr.


Quote:
But I doubt if my computer is infected with virus or so, will I still get boot menu option? how do we set F4 to ramdiskoption directly?
A virus can destroy anything on disk, so mbr and bootmenu as well. That's why a recovery partition is useless. Make backups instead.
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01 Dec 2014   #47
rocky903

 
 

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\windows\system32>bcdedit/enum all

Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identifier {bootmgr}
device partition=\Device\HarddiskVolume2
description Windows Boot Manager
locale en-US
inherit {globalsettings}
default {current}
resumeobject {7d6a7bbc-ade8-11df-a9e9-002454733de7}
displayorder {current}
{7d6a7bc5-ade8-11df-a9e9-002454733de7}
toolsdisplayorder {memdiag}
timeout 5

Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {current}
device partition=C:
path \windows\system32\winload.exe
description Windows 7
locale en-US
inherit {bootloadersettings}
recoverysequence {7d6a7bbe-ade8-11df-a9e9-002454733de7}
recoveryenabled Yes
osdevice partition=C:
systemroot \windows
resumeobject {7d6a7bbc-ade8-11df-a9e9-002454733de7}
nx OptIn
numproc 2

Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {7d6a7bbe-ade8-11df-a9e9-002454733de7}
device ramdisk=[C:]\Recovery\7d6a7bbe-ade8-11df-a9e9-002454733d
e7\Winre.wim,{7d6a7bbf-ade8-11df-a9e9-002454733de7}
path \windows\system32\winload.exe
description Windows Recovery Environment
inherit {bootloadersettings}
osdevice ramdisk=[C:]\Recovery\7d6a7bbe-ade8-11df-a9e9-002454733d
e7\Winre.wim,{7d6a7bbf-ade8-11df-a9e9-002454733de7}
systemroot \windows
nx OptIn
winpe Yes

Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {7d6a7bc5-ade8-11df-a9e9-002454733de7}
device ramdisk=[\Device\HarddiskVolume1]\sources\boot.wim,{ramd
iskoptions}
path \windows\system32\boot\winload.exe
description Restore to Factory
locale en-US
inherit {bootloadersettings}
osdevice ramdisk=[\Device\HarddiskVolume1]\sources\boot.wim,{ramd
iskoptions}
systemroot \windows
nx AlwaysOff
pae ForceDisable
detecthal Yes
winpe Yes
ems Yes

Resume from Hibernate
---------------------
identifier {7d6a7bbc-ade8-11df-a9e9-002454733de7}
device partition=C:
path \windows\system32\winresume.exe
description Windows Resume Application
locale en-US
inherit {resumeloadersettings}
filedevice partition=C:
filepath \hiberfil.sys
pae Yes
debugoptionenabled No

Windows Memory Tester
---------------------
identifier {memdiag}
device partition=\Device\HarddiskVolume2
path \boot\memtest.exe
description Windows Memory Diagnostic
locale en-US
inherit {globalsettings}
badmemoryaccess Yes

EMS Settings
------------
identifier {emssettings}
bootems Yes

Debugger Settings
-----------------
identifier {dbgsettings}
debugtype Serial
debugport 1
baudrate 115200

RAM Defects
-----------
identifier {badmemory}

Global Settings
---------------
identifier {globalsettings}
inherit {dbgsettings}
{emssettings}
{badmemory}

Boot Loader Settings
--------------------
identifier {bootloadersettings}
inherit {globalsettings}
{hypervisorsettings}

Hypervisor Settings
-------------------
identifier {hypervisorsettings}
hypervisordebugtype Serial
hypervisordebugport 1
hypervisorbaudrate 115200

Resume Loader Settings
----------------------
identifier {resumeloadersettings}
inherit {globalsettings}

Device options
--------------
identifier {7d6a7bbf-ade8-11df-a9e9-002454733de7}
description Ramdisk Options
ramdisksdidevice partition=C:
ramdisksdipath \Recovery\7d6a7bbe-ade8-11df-a9e9-002454733de7\boot.sdi

Setup Ramdisk Options
---------------------
identifier {ramdiskoptions}
ramdisksdidevice partition=\Device\HarddiskVolume1
ramdisksdipath \boot\boot.sdi

C:\windows\system32>
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01 Dec 2014   #48
Kaktussoft

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What happens if you do:
Code:
bcdedit/set {ramdiskoptions} description "Restore to Factory"
And reboot? Don't care to much about the name of the entry.
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01 Dec 2014   #49
rocky903

 
 

C:\windows\system32>
C:\windows\system32>bcdedit/set {ramdiskoptions} description "Restore to Factory
"
The operation completed successfully.

C:\windows\system32>
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01 Dec 2014   #50
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rocky903 View Post
C:\windows\system32>
C:\windows\system32>bcdedit/set {ramdiskoptions} description "Restore to Factory
"
The operation completed successfully.

C:\windows\system32>
Now the boot entry is correct?
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