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Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Jul 2016
Replies: 1
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Posted By Staarlite
Error message when trying to use "Repair your Computer" on repair disc

I used to be able to access the "Repair your Computer" option when I booted up the install and repair disc (that I originally downloaded from digitalriver since I have an OEM installed version of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Apr 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,044
Posted By Staarlite
I would but I don't understand HOW to do what...

I would but I don't understand HOW to do what you're asking! Your entry is not clear to me - please bear in mind that I am very new to all of this and I'm guessing you're a seasoned veteran.
i...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Apr 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,044
Posted By Staarlite
I downloaded the Win 7 install disc yesterday and...

I downloaded the Win 7 install disc yesterday and can confirm that if booted in UEFI mode I can access it and use it to either re-install windows or use the system repair tool.

If nothing else,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Apr 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,044
Posted By Staarlite
For anyone else who has been unable to boot a...

For anyone else who has been unable to boot a Windows 7 repair disc on a UEFI system, please read this:
"It seems that if you create a Recovery CD using a UEFI system, it can not be used to boot...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Apr 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,044
Posted By Staarlite
That's the problem - when I select the cd drive -...

That's the problem - when I select the cd drive - if I select in legacy mode - i get an error message, if i select uefi mode i get redirected to asus preload wizard - nothing windows comes up. I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Apr 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,044
Posted By Staarlite
Note - when i go to create a system repair disc...

Note - when i go to create a system repair disc the only option is to insert a disc. There is no way that I can see to use ImgBurn to do this instead - if you know of a way round this, please let me...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Apr 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,044
Posted By Staarlite
Hi, can you please clarify exactly what 2...

Hi,

can you please clarify exactly what 2 commands I need to enter after bcdedit? I'm getting a bit confused. Thanks.[/QUOTE]

If you enter bcdedit from an elevated command prompt in windows...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Apr 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,044
Posted By Staarlite
when I type in bcdedit it comes up with the...

when I type in bcdedit it comes up with the details of the boot loader but when I type in the 2 commands:
1 bootrec.exe /fixboot
2 bootrec.exe /fixmbr
the following message came up:
"command" is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Apr 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,044
Posted By Staarlite
Hi, can you please clarify exactly what 2...

Hi,

can you please clarify exactly what 2 commands I need to enter after bcdedit? I'm getting a bit confused. Thanks.
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Apr 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,044
Posted By Staarlite
sorry I don't think i've been clear enough. When...

sorry I don't think i've been clear enough. When I installed ubuntu grub was installed automatically with it - so I don't know exactly where it is - it wasn't saved in a folder that I'm aware of. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Apr 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,044
Posted By Staarlite
Ok i've got the elevated command prompt open but...

Ok i've got the elevated command prompt open but I have no idea where to find the folder for the bootsect.exe is (i'm quite new at this). How do I find this out? All I know is that I need to run...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Apr 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,044
Posted By Staarlite
Ok so I checked and f8 takes me to the windows...

Ok so I checked and f8 takes me to the windows recovery area, but when I click on repair a command prompt comes up and directs me back to asus preload wizard. I'm going to try and burn another disc...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Apr 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,044
Posted By Staarlite
Kaktussoft - as I currently can't access the...

Kaktussoft - as I currently can't access the recovery tool to enter the first 2 command prompts, when you give me the second option to boot from within windows 7, do you mean go to Start and bring up...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Apr 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,044
Posted By Staarlite
Hi and thanks. I've actually burned 2 discs and...

Hi and thanks.
I've actually burned 2 discs and both have had the same result. I used the iso installed in my laptop and it's worked for everything else I've burned so far...but I'll give the other...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Apr 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 12,044
Posted By Staarlite
Unable to boot Windows System Repair Disc from CD Drive ASUS N56VM

Hi,
I burned a system repair disc in Windows 7 from an iso file but it won't boot the Windows Systems recovery options.
I've tried booting this cd from the cd drive in both legacy and UEFI mode....
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