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Windows 7: Windows Recovery failing on disk 3 of 4

03 Oct 2012   #1

Win7 Ultimate 32, Linux Mint 11 KDE
Windows Recovery failing on disk 3 of 4


My coworker is attempting to recover his computer with a system image he has on 4 dvds. They were made with Windows. When he gets to the 3rd disk it fails.

I'm assuming the disk is corrupt. It contains 6 SWM files that from what I understand are split image files.

Is there any way to recover these files or is he hosed? He hasn't made backups of his data so he is freaking. I don't know the exact error but I will have him run it again and repost.


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03 Oct 2012   #2

Win7 Ultimate 32, Linux Mint 11 KDE

Sorry guys.. nevermind. He does have a data backup so I convinced him to forget the whole thing and just fresh install Windows.
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