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Forum: General Discussion 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By SIW2
Use system restore to return to a point before...

Use system restore to return to a point before you had the problem. Do it from winre. Press F8 repeatedly after starting the machine to launch winre.

Or use the appropraite bit version of my boot...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By SIW2
You might have installed to the wrong partition. ...

You might have installed to the wrong partition.

Type diskmgmt.msc in the start search box.

Click it when it appears. It will take a moment to load the disk information.

Take a screenshot...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By SIW2
To post a screenhot, click the Paperclip. In...

To post a screenhot, click the Paperclip.

In the new window that opens, click browse and select the picture you want to upload.

Click Upload.

Wait till it has uploaded then close the window....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,466
Posted By SIW2
It supports EFi boot, but you need to turn off...

It supports EFi boot, but you need to turn off secure boot. MS refuses to digitally sign win7 to support secure boot.

Just another one of their tricks to "persuade" the masses to move to win10.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,466
Posted By SIW2
I wouldn't worry about it. Many people delete...

I wouldn't worry about it. Many people delete that partition. It is just a diagnostics program.
HP PC Hardware Diagnostics | HP® Official Site...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By SIW2
You can get lenovo recovery media, not sure why...

You can get lenovo recovery media, not sure why you bought a fresh retail copy?

What is the exact model of the Lenovo?

If it came with win7 pro, then it should have the lenovo slic table.
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By SIW2
AOMEI Software: Data Backup & Restore, Hard Drive...

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Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,466
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 2 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,466
Posted By SIW2
Don't need the fonts :-)

Don't need the fonts :-)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,466
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 2 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,466
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 2 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,466
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 2 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,466
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 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 548
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 3 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,466
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 3 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,466
Posted By SIW2
What is inside the folder called Recovery? ...

What is inside the folder called Recovery?

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Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,466
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 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 284
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 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 284
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 3 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 572
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 3 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By SIW2
Don't teach your grandmother how to suck eggs.:-)

Don't teach your grandmother how to suck eggs.:-)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,466
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 3 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,884
Posted By SIW2
Aomei is very good. :-) Best Windows Backup...

Aomei is very good. :-)

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Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 498
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 4 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 498
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...
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