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Windows 7: Hp partition

18 Jan 2012   #1
iagbetunsin

Windows 7
 
 
Hp partition

I currently have a HP_RECOVERY PARTITION which is the only thing I have and which is set to active. Upon booting the system comes with winload.exe not found thing. I have checked the RECOVERY partition and discovered that there is no winload.exe in \WINDOWS\system32\.

What do I do.


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18 Jan 2012   #2
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

You might find there is a .wim file on the recovery partition - that may be what is supposed to be booting.

Can you be a bit more specific?

What exactly is on the recovery partition - can you post a screenshot of it's contents?
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18 Jan 2012   #3
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Hi SIW2

OP's other threads.
Repair/Recover HP_RECOVERY Partition
HP Factory Restore
Hp mini 100-3000 factory restore

Looks like Vista is on D:

Ray.
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18 Jan 2012   #4
wanchoo

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit
 
 

Please furnish a more detailed information about your problem.

Do you mean to say that your hard disk has only HP_RECOVERY PARTITION and nothing else? Please also post a screenshot of the partitions on your Hard Disk if you can.
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19 Jan 2012   #5
iagbetunsin

Windows 7
 
 

I have these two files which are in the HP_RECOVERY partition.
C:\sources\boot.wim
C:\preload\base.wim

Can I use them to do a factory restore.
Thank you.
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19 Jan 2012   #6
iagbetunsin

Windows 7
 
 

I have these two files which are in the HP_RECOVERY partition.
C:\sources\boot.wim
C:\preload\base.wim

Can I use them to do a factory restore.
Thank you.
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19 Jan 2012   #7
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

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20 Jan 2012   #8
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

It looks like you have the right files.

What you need to do is get boot.wim to boot - it will load into memory.

Boot.wim will contain a restore program of some kind - that restore program should know where install.wim is - and apply the image - probably using imagex .

If you cannot boot from that drive - it may be you have not set something up correctly.

A screenshot of disk mgmt window would help.
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20 Jan 2012   #9
gregrocker

 

If you cannot boot into Win7 then get a cam snap of free Partition Wizard bootable CD's drive map and listings. Or just type them out in full.
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20 Jan 2012   #10
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

In case you haven't noticed, Greg.

There is a new version of PW - supports gpt.

As far as I know it still uses legacy alignment - bit of a shame.
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