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Windows 7: how I can use the DVD windows recovery ?

09 Jul 2012   #11
gregrocker

 

Does the F2 key work to get into BIOS setup? If so what happens when you set the DVD drive to boot first? Do you get a prompt to "Press any key to boot CD?"

If you cannot get into BIOS setup then reset the CMOS: Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS - Reset BIOS

You can also try marking the Recovery partition Active to see if Recovery will start when rebooted: Mark Partition Active - Method Two. If you use the Win7 Installation DVD to do this then you can also rescue any stranded files this way: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console

As a last resort you can wipe the HD with Partition Wizard bootable CD to force the Recovery Disks or Win7 Installation DVD to autostart on its own.


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