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Windows 7: Return to factory settings fails

18 Jul 2010   #1
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 
Return to factory settings fails

Hello
Can anyone here help me.I have an acer notebook which has the usual factory backup and restore partitions on the main drive.The problem is the backup to factory defaults option no longer works and stalls at 3% so i have to use the disks i creadted when i first got it.Therefore these partitions are useless to me.Is there a way to delete them and add the space to my c drive.
Or even better anyone know how to repair the recovery partition
Thankyou


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18 Jul 2010   #2
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

best recommendation just format the drive fresh install a copy of os partition it from the os and just update the drivers that are only needed for the laptop such as audio and the controllers other then that

a new os and you creating the partition would be the best thing to do i might be wrong but i would think that would ultimatly solve the issue and to repair the recovery option you need the disc that came with the laptop and once a partition is made is kinda permenant untill a new os is installed

also remember when installing a fresh os format the drive first then install fresh to eliminate all issues then after that you can also choose to partion it
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18 Jul 2010   #3
The Master

Windows 7 Ultimate (Build 7600)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solarstarshines View Post
best recommendation just format the drive fresh install a copy of os partition it from the os and just update the drivers that are only needed for the laptop such as audio and the controllers other then that

a new os and you creating the partition would be the best thing to do i might be wrong but i would think that would ultimatly solve the issue and to repair the recovery option you need the disc that came with the laptop and once a partition is made is kinda permenant untill a new os is installed

also remember when installing a fresh os format the drive first then install fresh to eliminate all issues then after that you can also choose to partion it
your absolutely right
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18 Jul 2010   #4
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

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18 Jul 2010   #5
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

The problem is i havent got a windows 7 disk as it was pre installed. I only have a factory default disk which works fine but still leaves me with the recovery partitions that i cant use.
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18 Jul 2010   #6
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hi Bill
That partedit.exe link is broken where can i get it from please
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18 Jul 2010   #7
The Master

Windows 7 Ultimate (Build 7600)
 
 

have you got another computer you use
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18 Jul 2010   #8
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

No only have this one at present
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18 Jul 2010   #9
The Master

Windows 7 Ultimate (Build 7600)
 
 

is there a computer u could use like someone u know has a comp
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18 Jul 2010   #10
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Ok have checked and the PQSERVICE partition is still there although hidden and obviously not working so repairing this would be a good start
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