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hitm4n
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hp pavilion dv9000 vista recovery manager

hi all.so i have this hp laptop with vista running on it,i need to reset it to factory settings but i cant find the recovery manager.i tried f11 when restarting,i tried alt+f11,i tried to find it in disc manager.so far i cant do it.any help will be appreciated

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Vista Recovery:

 
 
 
 

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this link is useless for me.I HAVE NO RECOVERY MANAGER ON MY LAPTOP!!!

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is there any other way beside those i enumerated to start recovery manager on my laptop.bare in mind it doesnt come up when i type it in start search field

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Do you still have the Recovery partition? If so this might work>>

 

1.Right-click on "Computer" icon and select manage.
2.This will launch the Microsoft Management Console.
3.On the left side of the MMC, click on "Disk Management" and it will show you all of the partitions.
4.Right-click on the "HP Recovery" partition and select "Mark as Active Partition."
5.When the warning prompt appears, select "Yes" - Reboot and it will automatically boot into the Recovery Manager.


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i  dont see any hp recovery in disk management.is there any way i can force factory recovery with a universal recovery dvd or cd?

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The Recovery partition is the first partition showing in the table and 12gb.It says "Healthy (Recovery Partition)" right in the description.

 

 For some reason it does not have a drive letter assigned. It appears that you have created a new D partition for data? I see you also have a 100mb System partition which indicates that you have installed Windows 7?

Try deleting the current D partition and ssign that letter to the 12gb recovery partition.


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sorry,my mistake.this pic is actually from my PC,the one working,the one im using to find answers for the laptop,it runs on windows 7.the laptop is on Vista.i will add a pic of disk managementof from the laptop...

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this is what i see in comp manag.where is the recovery manager in here?vista disk management.JPG

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