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Windows 7: 'Repair your computer' option boots into Windows regular mode


18 Oct 2013   #1

windows 7 pro x64
 
 
'Repair your computer' option boots into Windows regular mode

I have a Dell Studio 1555, win 7 Home Premium. I am trying to restore the system to Factory default. After pressing F8 at startup, when I select 'Repair your computer', it boots into regular Windows.

I think it has something to do with the Partition identifiers? Please help.

Thanks.

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18 Oct 2013   #2

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

rkay,
Welcome to SevenForums. What are you trying to do exactly. Have you changed something in your bios and you want to return to factory default or has an issue developed and you want to restore back to before it began in hopes of correcting as they are two very separate issues?
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18 Oct 2013   #3

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

open an elevated command and type:

bcdedit /enum ALL >c:\mybcd.txt

Then post up mybcd.txt.
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18 Oct 2013   #4

windows 7 pro x64
 
 

Here's the disk management and bcdedit txt


Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identifier {bootmgr}
device partition=\Device\HarddiskVolume2
description Windows Boot Manager
locale en-us
inherit {globalsettings}
default {current}
resumeobject {2e2bbff2-7ed7-11df-9ee6-b8ac6f71b5d7}
displayorder {current}
toolsdisplayorder {memdiag}
timeout 30
Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {current}
device partition=C:
path \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description Windows 7
locale en-us
inherit {bootloadersettings}
recoverysequence {e2c59e81-383d-11e3-a47d-cc480d712c4d}
recoveryenabled Yes
osdevice partition=C:
systemroot \Windows
resumeobject {2e2bbff2-7ed7-11df-9ee6-b8ac6f71b5d7}
nx OptIn
Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {e2c59e81-383d-11e3-a47d-cc480d712c4d}
device ramdisk=[\Device\HarddiskVolume2]\Recovery\WindowsRE\Winre.wim,{e2c59e82-383d-11e3-a47d-cc480d712c4d}
path \windows\system32\winload.exe
description Windows Recovery Environment
inherit {bootloadersettings}
osdevice ramdisk=[\Device\HarddiskVolume2]\Recovery\WindowsRE\Winre.wim,{e2c59e82-383d-11e3-a47d-cc480d712c4d}
systemroot \windows
nx OptIn
winpe Yes
Resume from Hibernate
---------------------
identifier {2e2bbff2-7ed7-11df-9ee6-b8ac6f71b5d7}
device partition=C:
path \Windows\system32\winresume.exe
description Windows Resume Application
locale en-US
inherit {resumeloadersettings}
filedevice partition=C:
filepath \hiberfil.sys
debugoptionenabled No
Windows Memory Tester
---------------------
identifier {memdiag}
device partition=\Device\HarddiskVolume2
path \boot\memtest.exe
description Windows Memory Diagnostic
locale en-US
inherit {globalsettings}
badmemoryaccess Yes
EMS Settings
------------
identifier {emssettings}
bootems Yes
Debugger Settings
-----------------
identifier {dbgsettings}
debugtype Serial
debugport 1
baudrate 115200
RAM Defects
-----------
identifier {badmemory}
Global Settings
---------------
identifier {globalsettings}
inherit {dbgsettings}
{emssettings}
{badmemory}
Boot Loader Settings
--------------------
identifier {bootloadersettings}
inherit {globalsettings}
{hypervisorsettings}
Hypervisor Settings
-------------------
identifier {hypervisorsettings}
hypervisordebugtype Serial
hypervisordebugport 1
hypervisorbaudrate 115200
Resume Loader Settings
----------------------
identifier {resumeloadersettings}
inherit {globalsettings}
Device options
--------------
identifier {e2c59e82-383d-11e3-a47d-cc480d712c4d}
description Ramdisk Options
ramdisksdidevice partition=\Device\HarddiskVolume2
ramdisksdipath \Recovery\WindowsRE\boot.sdi


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18 Oct 2013   #5

windows 7 pro x64
 
 

I just want to get it back to factory defaults, since i'm giving away this laptop to someone.
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19 Oct 2013   #6

windows 7 pro x64
 
 

Does anyone have any suggestions on this please? I really need to get this resolved as soon as possible. I'd really appreciate your help, thanks.
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19 Oct 2013   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Why not just remove your data and any programs and if happy with it's performance now turn it over to the new owner as is?
Otherwise why don't you just wipe the hard drive and do a complete re-install with your HP OS and drivers disks and call it a day......ok a full day !
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19 Oct 2013   #8

windows 7 pro x64
 
 

I don't have OS disks, therefore need to boot from the recovery partition to restore to factory settings. There are issues with the system (intermittent problems), like freezing etc.
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19 Oct 2013   #9

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

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19 Oct 2013   #10

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

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