(:)) D HP_RECOVERY
When you perform a backup of restoration & (including a system image) much of the time is the HP_RECOVERY creation (D.) If I created a disc repair system at a previous time and have the original system restore disks, is it necessary to do the HP_RECOVERY operation every time and deepen; It can be disabled?
I don't think you want to exclude the HP_Recovery disc. Go to the backup and restore Control Panel Applet, select change settings, select Let me choose, you can now choose which data files and partitions you want to back up.
You can exclude the HP_Recovery drive but should also uncheck "include an image of disk system: EFI System Partition, OS (C), HP_Recovery (D, since, in my opinion, unchecking does not this will back up this partition anyway.)"
I think that it will cause, after a restoration of the image, the HP_Recovery partition loss and damage recovery to factory Image. If you have created a set of recovery disc and put to the test, then it should not be a problem.
Tags: HP Desktops
I have never needed to use the HP_RECOVERY player and currently have PC problems where I might have to use it. But, I think that my drive HP_RECOVERY is perhaps not current. Please see below:
1. problem Description:
-When I open the HP_RECOVERY (D drive is the 26/04/2005 update.)
-Does mean that this player has not been updated since then?
-Updates should be scheduled such that the C: drive is stored on the D: drive?
-HP_PAVILION (C = 142 GB (= 97.4 GB free space) and HP_RECOVERY (D = 6.95 GB (space free = 880 MB).))
-Control Panel / Perf & Maint / system / system restore shows that the "turn off the system restore on all drives" is NOT checked
2. Office Model = HP Pavilion, a1050y, PU131AV
3 operating system = Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition, Version 2002, Service Pack 3
I apologize in advance for my very basic question. But, basically, I do to make sure my drive HP_RECOVERY is ' day' in case I need to perform a system restore? Thanks for the links or info you can provide.``````````````````````````````````````````
old computer: HP Pavilion PU131AV / a1050y, Intel Pentium 4 CPU 3.20 GHz, 2 GB RAM, Windows XP MCE, SP3 32-bit, Nvidia GeForce 6600
new computer: HPE-180 t, Windows 7 Pro (64 bit), Nvidia GeForce GT 220, Intel Core i7 - 930 quad-core CPU @ 2.80 GHz, 8 GB of RAM
Recovery partition is not updated. It's the original files to reinstall back to factory specifications, as in out-of-box again. The files that you have should be stored on hard drive external USB or burn to cd/dvd_not on the D:
HP System Recovery in Windows XP:
Create XP recovery disc set:
After you have reinstalled Windows Pro 8.1 with the original OS from HP on two EliteOne 800 DVD, I got scores HP_RECOVERY and HP_TOOLS on a PC, but not on the second.
So I got two new 800 EliteOne out of the box, as well with blue screen (iastorA.sys). Sad quality question, but nevertheless, I got the 8.1 original DVD Pro with systems. So I reinstalled completely the two systems. Two BIOSES have the same exact parameters, the two systems are actually identical.
First installed very well system. The DVD of 8.1 drivers to install all the drivers, including Intel RST and SSD caching.
I see drive d (HP_RECOVERY) and drive E: (HP_TOOLS). At the time of startup, F11 works. In Windows, diskmanager shows all partitions.
Now to the second system. Installation went smoothly as well, BUT... I don't see the additional partitions. So F11 will obviously not work.
What happens here?
I also recognized that on the second system, the drivers are not installed properly. Installing the software on the drivers disk HP tells me that everything is installed and I need to reboot, but no. On the next check, drivers were not installed.
What else can I check?
After that I got a 3rd system with exactly the same issues, I believe that this is a generic problem with this type of system.
I formatted all drives outside the system. I used the Bootcd (i.e. UBCD) to do the same while the disc was still in the system. Finally, I was able to successfully install the 3rd system. But I have in vain on the 2nd.
In any case, I put this in the list of the mysteries. I haven't the time more to study.
Overall, I am deeply disappointed with these HP systems.
I formatted my Pavilion dv9910us and Parry xindows xp, xp do not work, I want to go back to vista, but I can find a doftware to restore my laptop, I have a partition named hp_restore I just need the software to get data from this partition, it takes to win xp
cheers of the Argentina
1.right - click on the "Computer" icon and select manage.
2. This will launch the Microsoft Management Console.
3. on the left side of the MMC console, click "Disk management" and it will show you all the partitions.
4. right - click on the "HP Recovery" partition and select "Mark as Partition Active."
5. when the warning message appears, select 'Yes' – Reboot and it will automatically start in the D:\HP_Recovery Recovery Manager
There are 40% of free space on the C: drive. There are 13% space available on HP_Recovery (D). To function effectively, disk defragmentation requires 15% of usable space. It is said to remove some unnecessary files on the hard drive, but he has little left to delete files. I don't know what to do to be able to defragment the HP_Recover (D); that is fragmented btw, horribly.
Help? I'm not very savvy computer.
Back up and take a breath... wait - exhale.
It is not difficult, and we are here to help... Relax...
What is your problem and you, why you have one? Something or someone say you?
Since the Microsoft Answers forum does not have any kind of information system request when a new question is asked, we know absolutely nothing about your system. Not knowing the basic information a problem prolongs the frustration and the agony of these issues.
Thank you MS Answers, allowing the resolution of simple problems as frustrating and a lot of time as possible.
Provide information on your system, the better you can:
What is your system brand and model?
What is your Version of XP and the Service Pack?
What is your Internet browser and version?
Describe your current antivirus and software anti malware situation: McAfee, Symantec, Norton, Spybot, AVG, Avira!, MSE, Panda, Trend Micro, CA, Defender, ZoneAlarm, PC Tools, Comodo, etc..
The afflicted system has a working CD/DVD (internal or external) drive?
You have a genuine XP installation CD bootable, which is the same Service as your installed Service Pack (this is not the same as any recovery CD provided with your system)?
What do you see (exactly) that you don't think you should see, and when you see it?
What do not you think that you should see?
If the system works, what do you think might have changed since the last time it did not work properly?
I just got my new CPU 8 h8z office. I didn't know that it comes with 15 months of Norton antivirus. I thought that Norton would be a trial of 30 days so I "uninstalled" because the window was annoying whenever I turned on the machine. Now I look on my invoice and I see that I get "Norton Internet Security (TM) 2012 - 15 months", however, since I uninstalled it, I don't see a way to enable it now. I don't want to do a system restore to a previous checkpoint, since I install all my new applications. Is it possible to reinstall Norton Disk "HP_RECOVERY" or by going to the site Web of Norton (but I don't know any serial number necessary to install software)?
Thanks for the tips!
Peter J. Macay
Try the HP recovery under the Start button Manager and all re - install individual program.
Recovery Manager---> reinstall the software program
Norton Internet Security is a software OEM and will activate automatically.
I just bought a desktop computer Pavilion (h8 - 1080t) and partitioned the hard drive to add two new partitions. I would use the drive letter D: for one of my new partitions. Can I safely reassign the drive letter of the the HP_Recovery (D partition or will that cause a problem in the future I should never need to recover the original computer configuration?)
Probably not. I believe that the recovery program looking for C and D, and if you rename D (your restore partition), you may be out of luck.
You did a recovery of the DVD set? See how on the link below.
If you do a recovery of the DVD set, then I suppose you are free to rename or even delete the partition of recovery if you so inclined, you will have the DVD to restore from.
My Pavilion dv6985 has a hard drive of 250 GB almost complete after an upgrade to Win7 64 bit Vista due to a serious virus infestation.
Also, the HP_recovery partition shows that almost complete but clicking on it and the record that there are shows nothing, empty. How can this be?
I want to remove the partition to reclaim hd space but fear there's something hidden that I should not delete even if I enabled "show hidden files."
Thanks for the tips here.
The files are hidden / locked at the factory. This is the files to reinstall Vista with the F11 button to power on. Given that you have upgraded to Windows 7, it should be safe to get rid of him.
BTW, search for a folder on C: named Windows.old.That should be a big chunk of hard drive space. It is created during a Windows 7 update and contains the files of the old Vista operating system. If there are no documents, files in there that you need you can remove it. If you had a really bad virus in Vista, it would be best to get rid of it and the files.
Norton Ghost like no my HP_RECOVERY partition, maybe because it is almost full. Can I remove or at least delete all files in there?
If you created your set of recovery disks - (these will be no only reinstall the OS, but recreate the recovery Partition as well)-you can remove the recovery Partition. If you open the folder Recovery Manager (in all programs), it is usually the option to do so.
DP - K
I have a new HP Pavillion 1235 with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit p7
It came with a hard drive of 1 t with C: and D: partitions. The D: partition is the HP_RECOVERY partition. I want to use the D: partition for my data so I can create a system image independent of my personal files. After burning the DVDs of the HP recovery stuff, I formatted the drive D: for my use. He presents himself as a "healthy (Primary Partition)" in Windows Disk Manager.
My problem is that when I use the Windows 7 built according to "Create a system image", it always includes the D: drive in the image and I have no option to deselect. How can I keep D: out of the picture of the system?
Just thought I'd post a solution I found for my problem. It's not very elegant, but it works.
Re my original problem, HP has confirmed that they have named D: drive as a system drive, which is why 'Image system' included with no option to include it not. They tell how they did it, or how to change its designation.
So here's my solution:
1 format the D: partition. (Gets rid of all HP recovery data)
2 minimize the D: partition. (Mine ended up to ~ 3 GB)
3. reduce the C: partition. (The max shrink allowed brought to ~ 480 GB)
4. Add a new partition in the resulting unallocated space to shrink C: (wasn't able to determine how combine unallocated space it to shrink D: to shrink C:, so there are about 14 GB unallocated)
5. move my personal data for the new partition.
RESULT: Now when Windows creates a system image I can choose whether my new partition with my personal data is included or not.
The product name and number: HP Pavilion dv6700, Windows Vista 64-bit, the original operating system crashed and a technician installed a new Windows Vista 64 bit OS. (D) HP_Recovery Partition is always resident. It has 12.8 GB of stored data. (D) HP_Recovery Partition has the following warning message:
This area of your hard drive
(or partition) contains files used
for the recovery of your PC.
Do not delete or modify these files.
Any change to this partition could
prevent any recovery later.
Unfortunately the Recovery Partition D contains that files necessary to reinstall the operating system, it will not contain personal files (unless the files have been saved to that partition accidentally).
DP - K
I have a desktop HP 64 bit PC which had a serious virus problem. My son has restored its system which was to empty his hard drive and lose all the programs stored on it.
The first time that I turned it back on this past a lot of time download and install updates. Earlier I turned it then turn it on again; once more the machine has passed a long time (more than an hour & half) download and installation of updates. While he was off, I plugged the external hard drive I had stored all my files to transfer them to its internal drive.
After I turned the PC back and waited until these updates have been installed, I opened "Computer" in the start menu. The external drive seemed not - only the following:
Hard drives (2)
-OS(C:)-785 GB libre de 919 Go)
-(D) - 0.99 free HP_RECOVERY of 12,06 GB
Devices with removable storage (3)
-DVD RW (e :)) Player
-CD drive (f :)) WD SmartWare)
0 bytes free 442 MB / UDF
-[hp logo] CD (k) HP Smart Install player
0 bytes free 16.0 MB / UDF
"WD SmartWare" refers to the external hard drive, but the drive itself does not appear;
Although HP_RECOVERY (D :) appears to be complete (12 busy Go, less than 1 GB free), its content - "Quick Installation Guide" and "Valorisation" files - contain less than 2 MB total content.)
As I mentioned above, whenever I stop the machine it takes a long time to install updates and configuration as long when I power the machine back up (2 times so far). If this happen over and over again? (I'm about to turn off the machine again, and once more, he wants to install updates before you turn it off).
Any help/advice/suggestions will be highly appreciated. Thank you very much!
The HP recovery disk has a large Image of Windows which is hidden and cannot be displayed by the browser. In fact, you should never do anything with the recovery disc, any attempt to write a file could make inoperable recovery.
Attached disk open with the USB Manager and check to see if the drive is listed in the lower pane. The left box can identify as an outsider who will need to import until it is visible in the Explorer.
If the port is USB 3, it may need drivers load before a drive connected is displayed. After that a reconstruction, there will be a large number of updates to install, and they must be installed in phases is not uncommon to find updates are applied to a number of reboots. You can check the update history to see if specific updates fail, manually run the update to see the history option.
I resized C: and added another F: partition to back up my documents, pictures, etc. If I run HP_recovery, will she also shaped the new partition F:?
I don't want THAT to happen...
Babby, I don't think that the restore CD or partition will allow for the collection of partitions. They will create a single partition only.
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Hi, when I click on properties of my HP_REVOVERY disk (D :), I find that 4.48 GB of memory is used and 950 MB is available. However, when I click on drive D: real to see what I have here, I find that there is only the recovery file that is only 185 KB in size. (Btw, I didn't typo with my units!).
I checked to see if he has nothing hidden - there is only a single hidden folder that is empty and so 0 bytes.
Now, if I see only 185 KB, where is the rest 4.48 GB - 185 KB? I'd appreciate an explanation for that, because it drives me a little crazy...
Thanks in advance!
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