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Windows 7: problem with repair.

22 Mar 2010   #1
pikilin

windows 7
 
 
problem with repair.

hi

finaly i upgraded my os from xp to windows 7 and everything works perfect, but (and there is always a but) , i wanted to see how the recovery options works just in case i will have problem in the future and i loged into the recovery tools and in the head of the recovery window , i am getting this:

Operating system: Unknown on (Unknown) Local Disk

now as i said the system works perfectly, i boot without problem , so why i get this messege?

i can't do system restore, can't do nothing but the dos console.

my systme is:
mb-DG33BU INTEL
c2d 6550
the system installed on caviar green wd 500gb hard drive with no partition's.


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22 Mar 2010   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

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22 Mar 2010   #3
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Welcome!

What recovery tools are you using? Did you create a system repair disc, or are you using your DVD?

Can you run a startup repair?
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22 Mar 2010   #4
pikilin

windows 7
 
 

i used recover cd i downloaded from the internet, but it is the same with windows 7 dvd.

as far as i know there are no raid drivers for my motherboard:
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Sear...p+Board+DG33BU

so...whats next?

btw..didn't do startuo repair cause the system is ok, shell i test startup repair anyway?
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22 Mar 2010   #5
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Sure, go ahead and test Startup Repair.

I can see why you can't do a system restore, because you have no restore points yet. You can also try creating one manually, and see if the system restore works then.

System Restore Point - Create
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22 Mar 2010   #6
pikilin

windows 7
 
 

ok wil try this and report.
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22 Mar 2010   #7
pikilin

windows 7
 
 

ok, startup repair went well, but system restore not

i created restore point and when i tried to redtore it from the recovery tools i got this messege:

"to use system restore you must specify witch windows installation to restore"
"restart your pc and choose operating system and then restore it"...or something like that.

btw, i must say that the support is very fast and kind on this forum
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22 Mar 2010   #8
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Make sure that your Windows partition is set as active.

Partition - Mark as Active

Then try running startup repair again, and try a system restore.
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22 Mar 2010   #9
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pikilin View Post
hi



Operating system: Unknown on (Unknown) Local Disk


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Which one of those screens are geting?
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22 Mar 2010   #10
pikilin

windows 7
 
 

well..my windows drive looks like active i mean when i do right click the option to active the partition is grey and not clickable so i guess it is active already and i can see on the drive it says boot,crash log,active (on the disk menagment.
now looks like c drive was not the first drive on the boot order so i made it first and now i will try the recovery stuff again, also will do the startup repair again.
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