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Windows 7: problems restoring machine back to factory settings

06 Jan 2014   #21
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jaylaw17 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jaylaw17 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
So disk0 is something you added later?

In Elevated Command Prompt
Code:
diskpart
select  disk 0
select  part 0
detail part
select disk 1
select part 0
detail part
select part 1
detail part
exit
Post results
Just keeps saying there is no partition selected
https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resi...836858CA%21778
Why aren't you just doing what I asked you to do?


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06 Jan 2014   #22
jaylaw17

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i thought i had done it?
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06 Jan 2014   #23
Kaktussoft

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In your output I see:
465GB partition: Label: Music, type: NTFS, info:hidden
12GB partition: Label: WIN_RE, type: NTFS, info:hidden

We have to unhide the 465GB partition. Unhide the 12GB as well. Both partitions are healthy and NTFS. Quite easy to hack. I need screenshot
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06 Jan 2014   #24
jaylaw17

windows 7
 
 

so what do you need me to do?
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06 Jan 2014   #25
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jaylaw17 View Post
i thought i had done it?
I need the "detail part" output!

First select a disk. Then select a partition (on that disk). Then detail part works
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06 Jan 2014   #26
Kaktussoft

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Maybe easier for you:
Code:
diskpart
select vol  1
detail part
select vol  3
detail part
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06 Jan 2014   #27
jaylaw17

windows 7
 
 

it won't let me do it because it keeps saying theres no partition selected

https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resi...836858CA%21779
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06 Jan 2014   #28
jaylaw17

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Maybe easier for you:
Code:
diskpart
select vol  1
detail part
select vol  3
detail part

ok that worked. here:

https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resi...836858CA%21780
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Jan 2014   #29
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jaylaw17 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Maybe easier for you:
Code:
diskpart
select vol  1
detail part
select vol  3
detail part

ok that worked. here:

https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resi...836858CA%21780
You can see yourself the type = 27 for both partitions. We gonna change volume 1 first

Code:
 
diskpart
select  vol  1
set id=07 override
inactive
Succesfull? Can you assign a drive letter to the 465GB now? Maybe reboot first.
If it works, then:
Code:
 
diskpart
select  vol  3
set id=07 override
Source http://defaultreasoning.com/2009/05/...with-diskpart/
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06 Jan 2014   #30
jaylaw17

windows 7
 
 

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