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By mistake my little brother have formated the recovery partition.I am not able to refresh the PC through update&recovery option in PC settings...I have HP pavilion 15 notebook.windows 8.1 single language. Please guide me create the partition again.......
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Hello,

 

Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. Welcome!

 

I am afraid you cannot create recovery partitions if they are deleted. End users cannot do it.

 

If the computer originally came with Windows preinstalled by HP (e.g. OEM Windows), then you can purchase recovery media from HP. They are usually cheap. You can use it to restore your computer to factory default condition. Here is how to do it:

>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bph07143

>> http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html

 

And once you receive the recovery media [DVDs or USB pen drive], here is how to use it to restore back to factory/Windows default condition:

>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03489643

>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PC3sUc3lr3E

 

 

If the computer originally did not come with Windows preinstalled, but you installed it on your own after that, then you need to use Windows installation media to reinstall Windows. You can get Windows installation ISO images from Microsoft web site and then burn it on a DVD >> https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows8

>> http://www.howtogeek.com/80094/how-to-burn-an-iso-image-in-windows-7/

 

 

Please, let me know if this helps and works for you. Don't hesitate to post back for follow-up questions.


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I haven't tried it personally  but they should.

 

Additionally, you will be able to keep this recovery DVD/USB pen drive for as long as you want/need and use it multiple times if necessary.


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With regards to the price, I can't tell 100% but they are usually around 30$.

 

It can be multiple DVDs (not CDs)  OR  USB pen drive. CDs are too small in capacity. CDs can usually have 700 MB max, DVDs can have 4.7 GB or more (depending on DVD type). USB pen drives can have even more.

 

You can purchase it from HP site, by contacting HP support OR from 3rd party. Here is how:

>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bph07143  or contact HP support >> http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html

 

 

Should it happen so that HP no longer provides recovery media for your device, you can also check here >> http://www.computersurgeons.com/


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Or, you can try a third party freeware, aomei onekey recovery, to create a recovery partition based on your current os. Once something unexpeded happen, you can recover system back under the help of the freeware.

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