With the help of recovery on the new hard drive disks
I have an old t160.uk of Pavilion. The hard disk starts to sound a bit grumpy. I have a spare I want to replace it with. Can I create recovery discs using the partition, and then replace the hard drive and reinstall windows xp on the new drive? or the recovery disks only works on the original hard drive?
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Hirroshi wrote: what determines if the new hard drive will be compatible with the recovery disk? Could I connect the new hard drive in another Bay and try to use the recovery disk, before removing my old hard drive?
Hello Hirroshi, it seems that drives hard very little HP only work in an HP computer, or so I said. I think it has to do with some code that HP puts in the Master Boot Record, but that's just a guess. I read on the Forum that this is the case.
I suggest that you delete the partition on the replacement hard drive, and then create a new partition and format the hard drive. You should be able to use the recovery disk, if they are not damaged and that you have a valid burn.
You can try to install the replacement hard drive in the system you propose, and it can work very well. It's certainly worth a try.
Here is a link that shows how to perform a recovery facility when a hard drive is replaced.
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I have a laptop HP (pavilion dv7-1245dx) and the hard drive is dead. I had never gotten to burn my recovery disks, so I ordered new ones from HP. When I installed the new hard drive and popped in the disk to reinstall the operating system, it gave me the error message:
"This PC is not supported by the system recovery discs. You can continue to recover this system with these discs. »
Error code: 0100-30 FC-3602-3603
The original hard drive was a Hitachi, 320 GB SATA
The new hard drive is a WD 500 GB SATA
Any assistance anyone can give would be great. :]
Thank you for your time,
EDIT: Trying to recover a Vista operating system
For anyone who has the same problem, I found a solution. I cloned the original hard drive using the Clonezilla fallback option. After using Clonezilla to image on the new hard disk, the partition which held that most of the data of the laptop is not mountable, however the partition containing the restore partition was a perfect copy. I turned on the computer, hit escape to access the menu (for a list of options such as boot order, etc, which included an option for recovery), and then choose recovery option. While the recovery discs, I received from HP refused to work with the new hard drive, the Vista restored cloned recovery partition without flaw.
Original title: recovery of original windows 8
When I bought the new device, it was loaded with windows 8 but a few days before my hard drive has been corrupted and replaced it with the new hard drive but could not get the real Windows back 8.
Please help me to get my windows genuine 8 back so I could get additional updates downloaded.
Welcome to the Microsoft community. I appreciate your efforts to resolve the issue. I will certainly help you with the problem you are experiencing.
If you purchased a computer with installed OEM Windows 8 on it, there could be a sticker on the Tower, or in the back (in the case of a laptop) with the product key to this topic. If there is no sticker, he can be preinstalled on your system BIOS.
See the suggestions posted by Andre Da Costa replied on March 7, 2013.
In addition to this, see:
Product key lost or misplaced (certificate of authenticity) for Windows
If the problem persists, you can contact the manufacturer of the hardware for the same thing and check.
Hope this information was useful.
I have a HP Pavilion dm4. My hard drive died so I installed a new hard drive. The original operating system installed on the computer is Windows 7. I don't have a Windows 7 disc with the computer. If I order the Windows 7 HP recovery disk, it will install Windows 7 on my new hard drive? I got the info from COA. Thanks for any help you can provide.
If the new hard drive is having even or a larger size than the old, recovery disks will reinstall the factory OS on your new drive.
I am currently using SMU 8108 with SMU-1062 q.
The previous record was borken, so I had to install a new hard drive.
The new hard drive is fommatted as NTFS format, and it is currently mounted on 8108.
Unfortunately, I don't have recovery disk available to the general public so I am trying to install Windows 7 on a blank hard drive.
When you start, the LED OK PWK light is all the time, orange DRIVE LED turns on for a few seconds only when I turn on the switch.
LabVIEW RT switches are all off, I cleared CMOS several times to the Board of Directors, but the screen does not show anything.
I tried to use my DVI monitor with any other device as well, and it worked, so there is no problem with the monitor.
In addition, I tried to go in window safe mode by pressing F8 or Del it didn't work, so I can't see anything on the screen when his kick upward.
I tried to put a lot of information I can it will be very appreciated if you can help me with this problem please.
You said that you can't in Windows safe mode, you have installed Windows on the hard drive? Are you able to get into the BIOS of the controller?
If you are not able to access the BIOS for the controller, it may be due to bad RAM. If you are uncomfortable installing RAM and you have a few extra laptop RAM of the same type (I think it's the DDR3 for your controller) laying around, you can try to replace the RAM.
Was your hard drive damaged through certain events, or it just stop working?
The hard drive in my C650 just died so I put in a replacement, and the problem I have is that I never create a recovery disc for my laptop.
I tried to use the windows disk 7 I got with my desktop, but when I boot it I get the error ' A required CD/DVD drive driver is missing. If you have a flash driver diskette drive, CD, DVD or USB, please insert now. ".
So, I downloaded the driver for chipset support page and excerpts to a flash drive. The installation detects these drivers "ICH9" on my USB, but after loading them, I always get an error ' no new deices could be found. Make sure that the driver files are correct and located on the driver installation media. ».
I checked the bios and the new hard drive is detected without a doubt.
Is there anything else I can do, short of ordering toshiba recovery disks?
> ' Required the reader driver CD/DVD is missing. If you have a flash driver diskette drive, CD, DVD or USB, please insert now. ".
say that your CD/DVD drive is not detected.
So you need to check if the BIOS so the CD/DVD drive is listed. It should appear on the first page of the BIOS.
If you want to boot from the disk and then switch on and you press F12.
Usually, a menu should appear that allows you to choose the ODD (CD/DVD)
Choose this option and try to boot from the CD.
I have a Toshiba Satellite C660-28 t.
The hard drive has failed. I called Toshiba Support who send me a replacement.
However in the meantime I was going to put in my spare hard drive and do a fresh install of another operating system that I have a spare for (Win 7) key.
However, I can't past the screen "Loading Drivers" as the laptop came with driver disks.
I can't find the drivers on the Toshiba site (I tried some drivers intel which I thought were good, but he says they were not signed and all comes down to the loading screen drivers).
I have made the recovery discs, but obviously can not use them on the new hard drive as it doesn't have the recovery partition.
Any ideas on where I can get the proper drivers from?
> I made the recovery discs, but obviously can not use them on the new hard drive as it doesn't have the recovery partition.
If you have a recovery disk using Toshiba preinstalled recovery media creator tool, you just have to boot from that disk to begin the installation.
More info: all the recovery disk for Toshiba Europe, models of laptops can be ordered here:
I am currently trying to install a new HARD drive in my notebook of 1800-712.
I'm having a few trubbles as my Satellite won't start with my new HARD drive.
I upgraded my BIOS to the latest version.
The new HARD drive is a 40 GB Samsung.
Any suggestions on what I need to do to make it all works?
This device was shipped with 20 GB HARD drive.
You again is 40 GB.
I guess that the BIOS does not recognize the HARD drive because of the size.
I am installing a new hard drive in my desktop e9260f using the recovery discs, that I copied when I bought in 2009.
-using size hard drive 1 TB
-It will accept all 3 recovery CD then said full restoration and will ask you to restart continue.
-for the re-start, it says 'update registry settings' then "the Installer starts services" then "installing devices" to 100%, then immediately error and said... 'installation of windows could not configure windows to run on this hardware of computers', then click 'ok', then the following error starting says "windows cannot complete the installation. To install windows on this computer, run the Setup again. »
What I tried then...
-Start Windows repair... no luck
-J' have changed the SATA contoller in the BIOS, DCIS of RAID and re-tried the recovery process of 3 disc set with the same negative results.
"- I also know the cyberlink disk recovery utility sp44645.exe in the section downloads hp... which States.
As you suspected him of Microsoft Support this error give AF and Windows 7 without SP1 discs.
One of the workarounds, you already tried changing BIOS AHCI RAID. In your case, it did not help.
When doing a clean install with a retail disk would give you the ability to load drivers before installing the OS. Using this method, you would be able to install the Intel RST drivers, but you will not have this option when using self created the recovery disc.
You can't convert a drive AF [4K sectors] on a non - AF [512bytes sectors] drive.
Maybe to order HP recovery disks will solve the problem.
Or worse, you would have to buy a Windows 7 SP1 retail disk.
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My HDD had major errors of io only 1 month laptop warranty. I can't clone the original disc, its dead. I'm relatively new to Win8 but I bought the factory HP recovery disks for my model and have tried repeatedly to restore the OS win8 without success even after support technical advice ofHP and several friends with more experience than me (and I got an A + cert for more than a decade)-I have no idea why he keeps fails. I ordered another set of discs and tried another new hard drive. The log shows all the hardware in the way and a sysprep not found error at the end. What Miss me?
Problem solved! After another half-dozen recovery more attempts and lose more money on a new HP certified hard drive with the correct part number, I decided to give up Windows 8 and turn this laptop in a Hackintosh, I now on Mac OS X! Microsoft has gone too far now, only not with the security of windows, instead of trying to make sure they get every penny they can from each PC running windows. His self defeat really. Those who cannot or do not want to pay the cost will simply find an alternative. I'm just tired of the headaches and of constantly having to spend my precious time proving that I have a valid OS license for every computer that I've updated or repair. Forcing people to buy the same item several times is aggravating and false. Sorry, just fan frustration.
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (factory installed)
Recovery of HARD drive on drive D (factory installed)
My old toshiba (MK5065GSX) 500 GB hard drive became too noisy and slow so I plan to replace it with the new drive hard toshiba (MK5059GSXP) 500 GB.
I created USB Flash HARD drive recovery.
When the installation is complete and Setup installs devices an error "Windows Setup couldn't configure windows to run on a hardware on this computer.
I've updated the bios
I loaded by default in the bios
I changed the SATA AHCI mode to compatibility IDLE
assistance in this regard will be highly appreciated
Set the BIOS to the default settings and try again.
With the installation of recovery, there is a problem: either it works or not. If this isn't the case, bad luck and the only solution for you is to order original Toshiba recovery DVD on https://backupmedia.toshiba.eu/landing.aspx
By the way: do you use that stick of recovery for the first time?
Don t know if anyone can help, I am just out of warranty by a month and I think that my hard drive has failed, or I had a virus that has hit loads of files and the PC is always eager to run the disc scan and still get errors on commissioning, sometimes start even goes just right to start mode then crash again and again the same thing.
I have the recovery disk, but this is not sort on the question, so if I get a new hard drive the recovery disc will actually load on a new HARD drive? Why don t Toshiba just give us the full operating system to start with?
Someone has answers or similar questions that could help please let me know.
Of course, you can use a recovery with new HARD drive media. No problem at all! Swap the HARD drive and install the operating system using recovery DVDs. All that s!
My F10 won't boot from a hard drive and because of its obvious from the hard drive, it is definitely broken. I changed the build in Toshiba 80 GB HDD for a Toshiba hard drive with 60 GB.
I put an Installation of Windows XP disc in the drive and press C at the start to boot from the CD. It does not start the installation, but on the contrary, he says that I have to remove the hard drive.
Why? Is this only possible ti disc editing hard identical because there is not bios?
Your new HARD drive is recognized correctly in the BIOS?
Plus when you get exactly the message installing Windows and which will be displayed exactly?
Can try you with Toshiba Recovery disk, please?
my computer that just had a new hard drive installed is itself restore after trying to install 28 updates. four updates failed to install. When I authorized the computer install the other 24 updates, it has installed them without problem. four updates numbers: KB971644, KB982525, KB983589 and KB979910. How can I solve this problem? Thank you
How to reset the Windows Update components?
See if that helps, if not post back with all the information, such as what operating system of Windows you use, the software security etc and important error codes.
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I have a Satellite A100-225 with a 100 GB SATA Hitachi drive I int it that recently started showing bad sectors. Then I bought a Hitachi 320 GB SATA II drive to replace it. I tried the drive and it was recognized right away, so I didn't need to change the SATA speed. I ran the restore a disk installed newest. The problem I have is that the computer keeps freezing and crashing with the new drive. It takes a lot of time to load up when turned on and there is a noticeable to untermittant delay when you drag the cards around solo.
I tried to run the Hitachi drive test and it comes back fine. I also tried to turn the SATA speed of the drive down from 300 to 150 via the firmware, and although I saw a slight improvement, it is still not right.
I talked to Hitachi and they say that he could not be 100% compatible, so the problems. Someone at - it else sucessfully set up a replacement for this notebook drive and if so what make and model. Has anyone else had simular problems?
Years ago, I've updated yet more former Satellite M70 with SATA HDD (270 GB if I m remembering well) and everything was fine.
In my view upgrade with SATA HDD normal shouldn't be a problem. Do not SATA II because it will not work faster.
I can't say for sure, but there must be a compatibility problem.
Let's see if someone else had better luck with the upgrade of the disk on the Satellite A100.
Have you checked this forum with advanced search option? Maybe you can find some old NET on upgrade the HDD on A100.
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