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Windows 7: Backup Error code: 0x81000019

02 Jul 2011   #71

windows 7 ultimate x64

Here u go..

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jul 2011   #72


Both the Factory Recovery and the HP tools partition may lose their links if you delete the System partition. This is why it's normally best to do it during a clean reinstall where you wipe the HD, although you could later delete those two partitions once you see what it leaves you. You will lose the Repair console on F8 Advanced Boot Options.

To recover the 199mb System partition boot files and disk space into Win7, you will need PW CD and the Win7 DVD or System Repair Disc - Create.

First back up your files and a System image so you can start over if necessary.

Next boot free Partition Wizard bootable CD, rightclick on System to Delete, click OK.

Then rightclick on C to Modify>Set to Active, OK.

Now click on the Win7 HD to highlight it, then from Disk tab select Rebuild MBR, Apply all steps.

See if WIn7 will boot, if not boot into the Win7 DVD REpair console or Repair CD to run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times until Win7 starts.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jul 2011   #73
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Recovering the first partition on a HDD / SSD into the C: Windows partition, to include the "System Reserved" partition is outlined in this tutorial at the link below starting at Step One and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.
Partition : Recover Space Used by an Older OS
My System SpecsSystem Spec

02 Jul 2011   #74

windows 7 ultimate x64

Ok. thanks guys. So recovering the system partition using this method will solve the backup problem, but both the Recovery and HP Tools Partitions might lose their links? What are my other options? Cos this is simply trading one problem for another.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jul 2011   #75


Recovering the boot files into Win7 partition has solved the backup issue in the past, but we cannot guarantee it will work for you as there may be other issues.

Your best approach would be to find a Win7 installation DVD to clean reinstall without the corrupting factory bloatware and useless Utilities which hamper Win7 performance - worst of all on HP's. Reinstalling Windows 7
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jul 2011   #76

windows 7 ultimate x64

Ok, thanks Guys. I will go look for windows 7 CD now...will let you know what's up
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Sep 2011   #77


Thanks to all of you. I just joined in order to say thanks for all your efforts on this subject.

There is a total dearth of information concerning this subject. I thought I was going to have to Clone a drive and do a bare metal install in order to repair a customers rig. You folks really pulled my fat out of the fire.

My final decision (after reading the thread completely) was to convert the "System Reserved" partition from an active "Primary" partition to a logical partition. Then reboot to a Win 7 disk and run Start-up Repair until Windows booted from the HDD. I have the luxury of Acronis Disk Director. However, the conversion could have been accomplished any of the ways mentioned in the thread. I felt that doing it this way was a good idea as it would preserve the DATA within the System Reserved partition. It worked a charm. His rig is backing up ( System as well as Docs & Settings ) as we speak.

I wish I could buy you folks a couple of well deserved rounds.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Sep 2011   #78


Interesting approach. What files are in SysReserved that need preserving? You can see them using your Disk manager. There should only be boot files and a SysVol file used for imaging when SYsReserved exists.

As there is no longer SysReserved in the mix, you can delete and recover the space if needed.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Sep 2011   #79


Absolutely none. The reason I opted not to delete the Sys. Reserv. Partition was one of safety. Not that I wasn't fairly confident of the results. After having followed this thread. However. Should something fail. I have the adapters to remove the drive from the clients computer and connect it to one of my rigs. At which time I can convert the Sys. Res. partition back to an "active" Primary partition. No Harm No Foul.

Since things went off without a hitch. I just simply deleted the useless partition and re-sized C: to incorporate the extra space.

His rig is a custom "white box" I assembled for him. It's running a 1.5TB drive similar to mine and contains damn near 520GB. I created a "System Recovery" partition on the HDD after having installed his OS, programs and utilities, transferred all his old DATA, etc... I really didn't relish the thought of having to retrace any steps. Not to mention that his problems started with a corrupted installation of Acronis True Image Home 2012 . He had not attempted to use MS Backup until then. I played holy hell solving that mess and was attempting to be extra cautious .
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Sep 2011   #80


Very wise, Gunny.

We also don't have users delete SysReserved or System partition/HD until we make sure the System boot files are written to the Active partition and Win7 starts up.

Sometimes it simply won't work when manual efforts have been taken to edit the BCD, Win7 has been tweaked into a mess, or GRUB was on the HD.

Nice work.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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