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Windows 7: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console

24 Jun 2010   #59

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Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console

How to Copy & Paste in Recovery Console on Windows 7 or Vista

1) Boot from your Windows installation DVD/USB or...

My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Aug 2012   #60
Microsoft MVP


You need to boot into the Windows 7 installation DVD or System Repair Disc - Create
to see those screens and choose Repair.

If you need an installer for your licensed version it's available in Steps 1 and 2 of Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 along with other options for rescuiing your files.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Aug 2012   #61

Windows 7 64bit

Thank You, Greg. I see now.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Sep 2012   #62

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I get an error when I try to paste anything. Any ideas?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Sep 2012   #63
Microsoft MVP


Are you trying to paste to external HD from the DVD/REpair CD Recovery console? What is the exact error?

You can also try Rescue Kit Free Edition | PARAGON Software Group - free partition software, hard disk partitioning
My System SpecsSystem Spec

1 Week Ago   #64

Windows 7 Pro 32

This can be used to copy to a USB stick too right? Connected to a USB 2 port to assure there are drivers for it.

If that's correct, maybe update the Tutorial to include that information? Maybe also how to do the copy/paste. Don't think all users are familiar with the right-click context menu.
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