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Windows 7: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console


Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console

How to Copy & Paste in Recovery Console on Windows 7 or Vista
Published by theog
24 Jun 2010
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How to Copy & Paste in Recovery Console on Windows 7 or Vista

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

2) Click Repair my Computer
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3) Click Load Drivers.
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4) Click OK
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5) Click Computer.
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6) Choose the HD to copy from.
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7) Choose the Data you want to copy
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8) Choose the HD to paste to.
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9) Close Window.
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10) Click Cancel.
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11) Close Window.
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12) Continue with Repair.


Note your PC's Hardrive must be readable.






06 Jul 2010   #1
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Very useful, thanks!


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06 Jul 2010   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Thank you, BFK.
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09 Jul 2010   #3
joseph10444

Win7 Pro 64
 
 

omg i hope this works on my non-booting new laptop

Thank you.
Now i'll have to buy an external HDD

if i buy an external hdd and connect it, then boot it up, and go to Recvoery console from a dvd, will the external HDD be listed and available to use??
(no drivers required /any other setup before usage?)
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09 Jul 2010   #4
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by joseph10444 View Post
omg i hope this works on my non-booting new laptop

Thank you.
Now i'll have to buy an external HDD

if i buy an external hdd and connect it, then boot it up, and go to Recvoery console from a dvd, will the external HDD be listed and available to use??
(no drivers required /any other setup before usage?)
This will work with a External drive, your Notebook HD must be readable.
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09 Jul 2010   #5
joseph10444

Win7 Pro 64
 
 

what do you mean readable?
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09 Jul 2010   #6
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by joseph10444 View Post
what do you mean readable?
If your HD is so bad that you can not read the data, HD will need to be sent away to a recovery expert.

Example of a unreadable HD: YouTube - Hard Drive Click of Death Explanation and Live Demonstration
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09 Jul 2010   #7
joseph10444

Win7 Pro 64
 
 

Thanks! So i have a external HDD and a working readable internal laptop HDD.

i'll copy/paste the C drive
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09 Jul 2010   #8
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by joseph10444 View Post
Thanks! So i have a external HDD and a working readable internal laptop HDD.

i'll copy/paste the C drive

You are welcome.
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09 Jul 2010   #9
joseph10444

Win7 Pro 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by joseph10444 View Post
Thanks! So i have a external HDD and a working readable internal laptop HDD.

i'll copy/paste the C drive

You are welcome.
Thanks! sorry a quick question
would it be useful to copy the windows folder into the external hdd too??
i will be reinstalling a new home premium version anyway but im wondering if copying the windows folder gives any benefits such as recovering old files/device drivers
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