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Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Hours Ago
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Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,108
Posted By SIW2
The bcd entry was strange. The device elements...

The bcd entry was strange. The device elements were missing.

Have added a new bcd store ( the original is still in there called bcd-old )

Add these files to your boot folder ( it will ask if...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,108
Posted By SIW2
Don't need the fonts :-)

Don't need the fonts :-)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
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Views: 1,108
Posted By SIW2
Now you have told us you have ...

Now you have told us you have

G:\Recovery\WinRE\winre.wim

and

G:\Recovery\WinRE\boot.sdi

We can probably work it out, but easier if we have the boot folder
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,108
Posted By SIW2
We need the boot folder. Everybodys boot.sdi file...

We need the boot folder. Everybodys boot.sdi file is the same -though not necessarily in the same location - so the location is important.

The Boot folder contains the information we need.The...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,108
Posted By SIW2
On recent HP recov partitions, the bootable wim...

On recent HP recov partitions, the bootable wim is named winreUCD.wim or winUCRD.wim

It might have a different name on your recovery partition.

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You could copy the boot folder from...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,108
Posted By SIW2
What is the name of the files inside the...

What is the name of the files inside the WindowsRE folder?

There is may be a file called boot.sdi

Is there a file called winre.wim or boot.wim or winUCrD.wim? What is the exact name?

This is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Day Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By SIW2
The system builder installation dvds are...

The system builder installation dvds are available from various computer outlets at that sort of price in the UK.

It is also possible to get oem licenses from other machines in Europe and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,108
Posted By SIW2
We are looking for a bootable wim file. Probably...

We are looking for a bootable wim file. Probably called winre.wim ( or perhaps boot.wim).

If that is there, you can find a spare 16gb usb stick, plug it in, open disk management, rt click the usb...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,108
Posted By SIW2
What is inside the folder called Recovery? ...

What is inside the folder called Recovery?

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Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
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Views: 1,108
Posted By SIW2
It is probably F11 at post to start the HP...

It is probably F11 at post to start the HP recovery.

If it is not working, that may be because the bcd entry needs to be corrected.

Post a screenshot of the contents of your HP recovery...
Forum: Software 1 Day Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By SIW2
If you need to increase the scratch space, the...

If you need to increase the scratch space, the max in 64 bit is 1024 (undocumented by MS).

1 Mount the image

2 Load the winpe system hive - name it SYS and add this:

Windows Registry Editor...
Forum: Software 1 Day Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By SIW2
Adding drivers to boot media

1. extract the bootable wim from the iso/usb stick

2. mount the boot image

3. Add drivers using dism or similar e.g. dism++

4. commit the image and unmount

5. Replace the original...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By SIW2
I have had issues with optical drives - they...

I have had issues with optical drives - they don't seem to last very long, even if they aren't used much.

Just got another new one. Thought I would try a cheapo drive from asus this time and see...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By SIW2
Don't teach your grandmother how to suck eggs.:-)

Don't teach your grandmother how to suck eggs.:-)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,108
Posted By SIW2
You shouldn't have any problems. The HP...

You shouldn't have any problems.

The HP partitions were just so you can reset to factory condition.

If you want to pass on or sell your machine in the future, you can do a format and clean...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,519
Posted By SIW2
Aomei is very good. :-) Best Windows Backup...

Aomei is very good. :-)

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Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By SIW2
1. There isn't a newer release of windows7. ...

1. There isn't a newer release of windows7.

2. This is something enthusiasts enjoy doing.
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By SIW2
It might be a bit large with all 8 images. ...

It might be a bit large with all 8 images.

After you have finished , you can delete images 1-4 , then export the install.wim using maximum compression.

For a professional looking finish, you...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By SIW2
dism ++ will automatically run in English. You...

dism ++ will automatically run in English.
You don't need instructions - it is obvious.
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By SIW2
After you have used dism++ to updated image 1...

After you have used dism++ to updated image 1 and saved it 4 times, you want to change the editions of images 6,7, and 8.

Use my dism7.exe to make it simple

Browse to wim
Browse to a mount...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By SIW2
Yes. dism++ can mount, download the database,...

Yes. dism++ can mount, download the database, scan, download and install the updates. It uses the differ engine - so it only downloads the needed parts of the updates.
After INCREMENTAL saving the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By SIW2
After saving 4 incemental images , your...

After saving 4 incemental images , your install.wim now contains

Images
1 HomeBasic
2 HomePremium
3 Professional
4 Ultimate
5 HomeBasic (updated)
6 HomeBasic (updated)
7 HomeBasic (updated)
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By SIW2
I suggest you use dism++ Dism++ | New Windows...

I suggest you use dism++
Dism++ | New Windows Utility (https://www.chuyu.me/en/index.html)

These are the steps with dism++

1. mount image 1

2. ( make sure the mounted image is highlighted...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,519
Posted By SIW2
Last I heard, that is the case for normal retore...

Last I heard, that is the case for normal retore points.


If you use windows system image, shadow storage is created on the drive you store the system image. The resore points in there do not...
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