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11-13-2016 02:55 AM
Right now I'm using Windows 8.1, but I want to go back to Windows 7. I was wondering if it's possible to somehow get the HP Recovery Manager back, so I can used it to go back to the factory condition Windows 7. I still have a "RECOVERY" and "HP_TOOLS" partitions, so it should be possible somehow, right?
11-13-2016 03:19 AM
Yes you can. You need to create a Recovery set (USB or DVD's) now and keep it a safe place. Page 122 of the last manual an the following link shows you how:
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11-18-2016 03:38 PM
Hi, please go to computer management (where also device manager and disk manager)
Go to disk manager and mark the HP Recovery partition as "active".
Do a reboot of the laptop, if the recovery is NOT broken because of Windows 10 install, the recovery will start reverting to the predelivered operating system.
If not working, please check if you can boot from the other partition in boot options.
Please respond if my advices were helpful.
I would like to help you further.