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01-06-2010 12:30 AM
i had the same problem yesterday , so i want to ask
if i used this program won't it delete recovery partition on my HardDisk
and if this happen again how can i recover again
plz answer quickly its urgent
01-06-2010 03:49 AM
You don't have to delete the recovery partition if you don't want to the program gives you the option to if you want to. If you don't have recovery disks made then you don't want to. I just deleted everything and started over with a totally clean drive and recovered with the recovery disks, but as I said if you don't have them then you don't want to. Follow the directions on the program when you boot with it it gives you the option what part of the disk you want to wipe. Any more questions I'll be back in a few hours.
01-06-2010 09:52 AM
i dont understand why you need to wipe out all data from your hard disk.
Just run the recovery procedure and it will handle all cleaning or anything it need to do.
Recovery makes your notebook go the the factory condition.
All data will be wiped out after recovery.
01-06-2010 12:02 PM
Because the regular formatting from the recovery partition or recovery disks leave part of whatever this program is and won't let the computer finish recovery. Once you wipe the drive everything works fine. It only happened to me once and HP wanted me to buy recovery disks from them, because they said mine were corrupted. After investigating this forum thouroughly I found a thread that had the links for wiping the drive for a similar problem and the fix worked. There may be other ways to remove this program, but I searched the web for two days and couldn't find another way.
11-07-2010 04:50 AM
DO NOT apply the CopyWipe method if you don't have the recovering disc, no matter you wipe the entire harddisk or just deleting the partition (which should be "C:" where the OS was installed), you will not be able to boot into the HP startup menu anymore, which means there will be no longer a "F11" available for you to restore you OS.
I've the same UIADump32 problem and thanks to your advise its wipe out clean now, I hope the recovering CD is still available from HP.
11-07-2010 06:25 AM
I was attempting to recover the OS from the recovery disks when this happened. I'm sorry that was not clear. The first thing I did when I got this HP was create the recovery disks. The easy setup instructions advise you to do so. I know this is no help now, but you need to have recovery disks to recover a drive that's been wiped.