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03-17-2012 12:40 PM
i'm just trying to create recovery media of my laptop using HP Recovery manager, but it seems that something doesn't work,
In fact i launch the program, it says me that i can creat only ONE copy of recovery media, i check accept and press continue, and in the next screen it is waiting for somethin (i suppose a support to be inserted), then i try in roder:
1. to insert my external usb drive, nothing happen.
2. To insert an empty dvd into dvd recorder, nothing happens.
Here a screenshot of the problem:
any idea on how to have a copy of recovery media?
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03-18-2012 02:36 PM
Once you click your method to create the recovery media (Flash, DVD, DVD-DL) it may take quite some time before it actually makes them, give it more time to complete preparation tasks.
03-23-2012 12:23 PM
These option doesn't seems clickable (In fact it asks to Insert one of the required supports).
I' just launched the progam, with both an external drive, and a DVD-RW inserted.
About 20 minutes are passed without any progress. How much time i suppose to wait?
And another partial OT question: Why waste all 4 available primary for a boot, os, system, rescue, partitions ? Why all that stuff couldn't be inserted into some extended partitions?
03-24-2012 09:37 AM
I would contact HP and ask for a recovery disc set, ask for the fee to be waived since you cannot create your own due to a unknown problem. 1-800-HPInvent
Not sure why HP chose primary partitions, see this page if you wish to modify any of the partitions, important reading.
04-11-2012 02:10 AM
Thank you for the link,
it really helped me!
Btw the problem was that Hp Recovery Manager doesn't accept DVD+RW as media. Using Normal DVD-R it worked.