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Windows 7: Samsung NP300E5A not restoring to factory reset!

03 Feb 2014   #1
Manzoor

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Samsung NP300E5A not restoring to factory reset!

Hi All,

I have Samsung NP300E5A-A09SA. I intalled win 7 ultimate after formating C drive. Now I want to restore my notbook to factory reset.

I press F4 but factory image restore not started. I check the samsung_Rec partition, it is there with all data. I intalled Samsung recovery solution 5 and tried to start restore but it is still not working.

Then I tried win7 recovery option from control panel, it is also not working.

Please help to sort-out this problem.


Thanks,

Manzoor


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03 Feb 2014   #2
gregrocker

 

Recovery will rarely run after a Reinstall unless you create a Boot menu to trigger it to run using something like this: Boot Recovery Partition using EasyBCD

But the facory install is a grossly inferior install larded with bloatware and duplicate utilities which interfere with better versions built into Win7. You'll never even experience true perfect native Win7 performance until you do a Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. Everything needed is in the blue link.
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07 Feb 2014   #3
Manzoor

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Gregrocker,

I restore my notebook as follows;
  • Installed easeus particion software
  • Give a leeter to recovery particion with this software
  • go in recovery drive \winclon\admin\winul\setup and intall samsung recovery solution 5
  • restart
  • then F4 will start working
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07 Feb 2014   #4
Manzoor

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Now I have another issue in my same notebook,

I have a builtin camera which is installed. It is also showing in device manager. When go in propertise, it shows that this device is working properly. But when I launch camera with youcam or other software, it is not giving display. I several time install/ uninstall the drivers and other things but still display is missing.

please help
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07 Feb 2014   #5
gregrocker

 

Go to the Samsung Support Downloads webpage for your model, import the Camera software from the driver/software downloads. Make sure you have the correct driver if software is not available.

Did you do the superior Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 or Factory Recovery?
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07 Feb 2014   #6
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Are sure you fully applied the recovery image.

You can use the apply image app here, if you have a install.wim:
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08 Feb 2014   #7
Manzoor

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I formate the c drive and make it factory reset competely.

I also visited the samsung webpage but not found any webcam driver.

I also download new/ updated driver from web but not working.

My camera is Vimicro USB webcam (Phosphor)

I have youcam software inwhich this cam is not giving display
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08 Feb 2014   #8
gregrocker

 

What camera driver is installed in Device Manager? Is it shown as not having a driver, or an Unknown Device?

Strange since Factory Recovery should put the laptop back the the exact same state as when you got it, and this is the cam that came with it, correct? If so try the Camera Driver here: Support - Laptops NP300E5AI | Samsung PCs However the cam driver is for XP so may need to be installed in Compatibility Mode .


Otherwise if you can find the exact camera model here are the drivers for Vimicro Products cams. If the make/model is not listed in Device Manager, you can trace it's exact model name/number using Hardware Identification.
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22 Jul 2014   #9
bloodyprince

Windows 7
 
 
How to accsess recovery drive?

Thanks a lot, I found this thread very helpful, but I have one problem.
How do I make windows to display my so-called system and recovery drives?
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23 Jul 2014   #10
gregrocker

 

Your System drive which is booting Windows should be marked System Active. Post back a screenshot if you want us to look it over for you. What makes you think you have a hidden Recovery partition on the drive? It should be seen in Disk mgmt, or try free Partition Wizard.
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