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Windows 7: System recovery options not appearing

27 Apr 2011   #1
mattt

windows 7 home premium 32bit
 
 
System recovery options not appearing

this is directly related to another post from earlier today but is is a sifferent question. i hope that this new thread is appropriate. i have a compaq and it runs with Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI). when you start the computer and go to Startup Menu one of the options is f11-system recovery. from this menu you are supposed to be able to access options including: computer checkup, microsoft system restore, file backup, and system recovery. you are suppose to have these options even if your system can't boot to windows. well, no matter what i try i cannot get to these options. it just brings me to a black screen that says error loading operating system. i need to know why this is happening and why i don't even have an option to start in safe mode. please hold me, tell me everything will be ok, and help me fix this.


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27 Apr 2011   #2
SIW2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

You won't be able to acces winre if bootmgr isn't started up - you need bootable media:

Download Windows 7 Recovery Disc

D/l the 32 bit version - burn to cd-r or dvd-r as an image (not as data ).

Boot it up.
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