Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: I want to factory reset!

13 Jun 2014   #71
Ripshock

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Anshad Edavana View Post
It's midnight in my place. Need some sleep.... See you in the morning (In the meantime, prepare and check the USB drive ).
Good night


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
13 Jun 2014   #72
Anshad Edavana

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Have you had success in creating the USB and booting it in UEFI mode ?.

Also please do the below steps and let us know the result.

1. Download "MountstorPe" from http://www.kare-net.de/Download/MountStorPe.zip

2. Extract the archive and you will find "mountstorPE.exe" inside the folder named "Files". Right click on it and choose "Run As Administrator". This utility will try to assign drive letters to hidden partitions. If it works as expected, recovery partition will be assigned with a drive letter and you will be able to browse the contents using explorer.

Let me know whether "MountstorPE" can mount the recovery partition successfully.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jun 2014   #73
Ripshock

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Anshad Edavana View Post
Have you had success in creating the USB and booting it in UEFI mode ?.

Also please do the below steps and let us know the result.

1. Download "MountstorPe" from http://www.kare-net.de/Download/MountStorPe.zip

2. Extract the archive and you will find "mountstorPE.exe" inside the folder named "Files". Right click on it and choose "Run As Administrator". This utility will try to assign drive letters to hidden partitions. If it works as expected, recovery partition will be assigned with a drive letter and you will be able to browse the contents using explorer.

Let me know whether "MountstorPE" can mount the recovery partition successfully.
I can use minitool partition wizard to unhide and assign letter to recovery partition and it's scceeded
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

14 Jun 2014   #74
Ripshock

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Should I put siw2's zip file in the recovery partition after unhidding and do the steps?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jun 2014   #75
gregrocker

 

Can you add it with EasyBCD now? It may boot with a drive letter.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jun 2014   #76
Ripshock

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Can you add it with EasyBCD now? It may boot with a drive letter.
I have tried that but it is still stuck at windows is loading file but I will give it anoyher go
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jun 2014   #77
Anshad Edavana

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote:
I have tried that but it is still stuck at windows is loading file but I will give it anoyher go
Add the "WInRE.WIM" to BCD store using "EasyBCD" but before trying to boot from it, run the below command and attach the resulting file with next reply.

Bcdedit /enum >L:\BCD.TXT

Feel free to change the drive letter if needed. Attach the file with next reply and we can check whether it is possible to use the "EasyBCD" method instead manually restoring OS from the SWM file.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jun 2014   #78
Ripshock

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Anshad Edavana View Post
Quote:
I have tried that but it is still stuck at windows is loading file but I will give it anoyher go
Add the "WInRE.WIM" to BCD store using "EasyBCD" but before trying to boot from it, run the below command and attach the resulting file with next reply.

Bcdedit /enum >L:\BCD.TXT

Feel free to change the drive letter if needed. Attach the file with next reply and we can check whether it is possible to use the "EasyBCD" method instead manually restoring OS from the SWM file.
The l letter refers to the recovery partition that came with laptop or the one I have made?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jun 2014   #79
Ripshock

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

In aus support it says ems have to be enable should I enable it in easybc?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jun 2014   #80
Anshad Edavana

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote:
The l letter refers to the recovery partition that came with laptop or the one I have made?
You can use any drive letter other than the one for built in recovery partition. Be it D , E , or L , output of the command will be saved there with the name BCD.TXT. Simply attach that file with next reply.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 I want to factory reset!




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Want to factory reset PC without CDs.
Hello, I have an older custom built PC from my father and it's starting to get a little buggy as of late, freezing and such, and honestly the hard drives are getting too full, I feel it'd be better to just wipe the thing clean and start over. The downside is I have no CD with which to reset it,...
Backup and Restore
BSOD Still crashes after a factory reset. Attempt to reset the display
BSOD Still crashes after a factory reset. Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed. I thought a clean factory reset will fix the issue. But it is still has the BSOD. I have uploaded the zip file that contains the dump as instructed.
BSOD Help and Support
I could use some help with a factory reset...
I am new to this forum and this is my first post... In light of recent events my computer has a ton of malware and spyware for the second time now... The first time I was able to go in and just go to control panel and factory reset it by clicking the option... now it no longer exists and It says I...
Backup and Restore
How do I reset Windows 7 to factory?
Hey everyone, I'm returning my Asus G53sw-A1 w/ Windows 7 and getting a replacement shipped. Long story short, my video card is demonic. Anyways, I have done a lot of personal work during the last week and want to make sure everything is absolutely wiped clean before I ship this back. ...
Installation & Setup
Need help with factory reset.
Hi everyone. I have had an Hp G60t-200 laptop for about 5 years and I want to do a factory reset. I have way too much stuff on it and would like to just start out with a clean slate again. There is a problem. It orgionally came with windows vista pre-installed without the OS disks. I got the...
Backup and Restore
cannot factory reset
hi all have been trying to factory reset a dell xps210 with vista as op sys when get to final stage and authorise it say Access to \tools\dp.sc was denied any help to get reset grateully accepted
Installation & Setup


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:43.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App