04-09-2011 04:43 AM
I have a HP notebook model dv7-1185eg with originally installed Windows Vista Home Premium. I upgraded it to Windows 7 Home Premium. Everything was working without problems until one crash of the system when I had to install Windows 7 again. After that my Cyberlink programs were missing. From the HP website I downloaded the program for my Webcam and QuickPlay, but I cannot find the Cyberlink DVD suite with Power2Go and now I cannot burn CDs and DVDs.
I have a recovery DVDs wihch I made after I purchased the notebook, but I couldn't find a way to intall the program from them. I have also a recovery partition, but I do not know how to use it. Also tried F11 after booting, but it did not work.
Could you please help me?
Thank you in advance,
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04-09-2011 09:39 AM - edited 04-09-2011 10:34 AM
If you could get the recovery partition to work it would install Vista again and in drive "C" there would be a file called SwSetup. In the file is Power2Go, the whole SwSetup file can be burned to DVD and then later used to install anything when you are in W7.
The easier alternative is to simply use a different program to burn CD's and DVD's ; Image Burn.
Use mirror #8 direct from Image Burn.
Let me know if you want to restore back to Vista, there is away to make the recovery partition active again. This method works 99% of the time,but you will have to reinstall W7 all over again just to get Power2Go back.
I may have the program on one of my other machines, let me check and see if it's there and if it's not too big I can put it in a rar file and send it to you.
04-09-2011 12:46 PM
Thank you very much for the reply!
Could you please check if you really have the program and send it to me? I have important programs installed on my notebook and if I have to reinstall all of them again with the proper settings it will take me a lot of time. If not, I will use the program which you suggested.
Thank you once again,
04-09-2011 03:00 PM - edited 04-09-2011 03:02 PM
I Have Power2Go, but it's in suite and it's going to take a couple of hours to upload the 650MB file.
I tried one file sharing site and it just sat there for 3 hours and did nothing, this one seems to be working, it's at 26MB now.
You will need 7-Zip to extract the files. (64 bit)
Right click on the rar file and choose "extract files", click on the file and click "set up" (it's the last one on the list)
04-09-2011 03:52 PM
It's still loading on the file sharing site, it has another 84 minutes to go. I am going out to work in the yard and when I get back it should be finished. I'll PM you when I have it in your thread.
650 MB is a large file.