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Windows 7: Recovering my Overwritten 8GB Recovery Partition

21 Aug 2015   #1
burakace

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Recovering my Overwritten 8GB Recovery Partition

I had a 8gb recovery partition on my laptop, I have overwritten this partition by accidentally by choosing to install new os onto it, it continued to install new os for a while until it said insufficient space which then made me realized I had selected the wrong partition. Can I recover the previous version of this partition exactly the way it was?


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21 Aug 2015   #2
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Sorry, once overwritten completely it is impossible to recover.

What you can perhaps do:
1. Image all your other partitions to be able to restore later
2. Do a factory restore with the Recovery CDs. ( If you hadn't made the
Recovery CDs try to obtain the recovery CDs from the OEM) Factory restore
will rewrite your Recovery Partition.
3. Restore the other Partitions now from the images.( You need to have the
Restore CD for the imaging software you used.)
4. Wait for others to see if they can come up with better ideas. I may
be overreacting or could have lost my balance - or both.
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