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Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jul 2012
Replies: 15
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Posted By fredthewise
yeah, I actually did a Clean Reinstall using a...

yeah, I actually did a Clean Reinstall using a personal (and bloatware-free :) Win7 DVD.
The only thing is that I kept there the recovery partition; I thought it would already be there in case of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jul 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,424
Posted By fredthewise
I cannot unhide neither assign a drive letter; I...

I cannot unhide neither assign a drive letter; I can only delete that volume.




I tried to boot the recovery partition and it started the procedure with the initial steps, correctly. Do you...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jun 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,424
Posted By fredthewise
I confirm that with my new configuration (the...

I confirm that with my new configuration (the recovery partition shrinked has now just 6GB) the recovery works :D
I'll keep some extra GB free in order to put an extra OS in the next days...

btw,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Jun 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,424
Posted By fredthewise
other NEWS! :D :D Without pain, I succeeded...

other NEWS! :D :D

Without pain, I succeeded in shrinking the Recovery Partition to around 6GB
Now I could prepare my recovery DVD's (only 2 needed) and then format the entire windows partition...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,424
Posted By fredthewise
News: I phoned the Asus support, they say I am...

News:
I phoned the Asus support, they say I am free to format/partition the unit as I wish, being aware that I'll lose (if I don't have recovery dvd's) my asus windows license.

After that, I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Jun 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,424
Posted By fredthewise
whoo, that's perfect! I was also...

whoo, that's perfect!



I was also thinking of getting rid of that mess, cleaning up everything.
thank you, I'll first prepare the disks, then try the recovery and eventually try to shrink the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Jun 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,424
Posted By fredthewise
resizing Recovery partition after a warranty service

I sent my Asus K52Je to the warranty service last month, for a HD issue.

When returned, the HD was strangely partitioned:
http://www2.picturepush.com/photo/a/8440830/220/8440830.png...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 May 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 17,186
Posted By fredthewise
actually, there's no dropdown. Unebootin...

actually, there's no dropdown.
Unebootin supports two options:
1. burn a linux distro
2. burn any general ISO

If you select the 2nd option, there's no dropdown, just the input filetype and the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Apr 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 17,186
Posted By fredthewise
I found this: Steps to create a bootable USB...

I found this: Steps to create a bootable USB drive partition manager (http://www.partition-tool.com/resource/manage-partition/usb-partition-manager.htm).

Actually, there's no need of a tutorial: ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Apr 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 17,186
Posted By fredthewise
solution

I GOT IT!

I followed the https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/219533-troubleshooting-windows-7-failure-boot.html :
- no malware was found
- mbr seemed to be intact
...but the Bootrec.exe with...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Apr 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 17,186
Posted By fredthewise
Did you have GRUB bootloader on the HD? This can...

Did you have GRUB bootloader on the HD? This can corrupt Win7 beyond repair.No GRUB was installed.

Follow these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot - Windows 7 ForumsThanks, I'll...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Apr 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 17,186
Posted By fredthewise
MBR damaged, partition unknown

Hi all,


It happened all at once, I restarted my asus K52E with windows 7 x64 and a black page with a blinking underscore was shown, indicating a damaged mbr.

The recovery partition is not...
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