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Windows 7: Recovery using USB?

18 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Recovery using USB?

I recently installed Ubuntu and my Windows 7 partition converted itself to SFS. I want to know if/how I can use the recovery ISO in a USB flash drive so get my partition back? And I know this is a Windows 7 forum but I need to know how to do this from Ubuntu. thx.

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18 Jan 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP


You'll have to convert the Dynamic drive back to Basic to get Win7 to boot. Option Four here shows how to do this without destroying data: Convert a Dynamic Disk to a Basic Disk

It's been reported the non-destructive conversion is no longer on the free version of PW unless you can locate v. 4.2 which is here:

PW write to flash stick utility:

Write the Repair CD ISO to flash stick using this:

System Repair Disc - Create
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18 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Is there anyway i can do this from Ubuntu?
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