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Windows 7: Why does my OS have "Recovered" appended to it?


25 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 64 bit Professional Edition
 
 
Why does my OS have "Recovered" appended to it?

I was reading this tutorial

Default Operating System - Change Default Boot OS


and noticed that my system has "Recovered" appended to it

check this out:



there is nothing else in the pulldown menu btw


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25 Aug 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Sam,

This usually happens if something had happened to the boot partition of the OS, and Startup Repair fixed it giving you the (recovered) name tag at the end.

You could use the tutorial below to rename the OS to remove that displayed there and in the Windows Boot Manager screen.

Dual Boot - Change OS Name in Windows Boot Manager

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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26 Aug 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Mine displayed the same after I had done a repair install.
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