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Windows 7: cannot create system repair disc error 80070057

22 Oct 2009   #11

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

Temp subfolder?

Seems it is trying to make the rescue disc, but jamming somewhere along the line.

No idea what could be causing that.

Have a look on your dvd and copy recdisc.exe to replace the one you have installed - see if that helps.

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22 Oct 2009   #12

windows 7 ultimate

I searched the dvd but I didn't find a redisc.exe file through search even though explorer is set up to find hidden and os folders.

is there any particular folder it should be in?
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21 Aug 2014   #13

Win 7 64 bit
SOLVED (for me at least)

After soooo many hours of searching relief finally arrived.

I am running Win 7 64 bit HP SP1.

I "MOVED" the "hidden" folder C:\recovery to a flash drive and rebooted. Everything worked after that. The Recovery folder was recreated. I can only assume the original was somehow corrupted.

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