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Asking about recovery button in CQ40-308tu

5 month ago, i was buy compaq CQ40-308TU ( DOS) and installed windows vista x64 for the OS. 

my question is, can the recovery button ( F11) activated for recover my OS (if crashed someday), since i bought with non preinstalled OS ( only DOS).?? 

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Re: Asking about recovery button in CQ40-308tu

No, F11 only works with an HP preinstalled OS. Best option is an Imaging app.I use and like Macrium Reflect. It will make an Image on CD/DVD, external USB HDD, network drive...

 

http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.asp

 

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Re: Asking about recovery button in CQ40-308tu

No, F11 only works with an HP preinstalled OS. Best option is an Imaging app.I use and like Macrium Reflect. It will make an Image on CD/DVD, external USB HDD, network drive...

 

http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.asp

 

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