The drive tray will open automatically. The error message is as follows: Error We encountered a problem with your request. Over 100,000 helped in forums for 10 years. Lenovo has the same process as I remember it. You can look online for Recovery Media starting with the linked paged: Once there, input your Product name or number. If you have already created the disks, you will not be able to create them again. This Utility only supports Windows 7 per the hp page.
You actually have a few options still available to you. Click to open the software. Thank you for all your help. Your drive tray might open automatically. If you can not find any reference to it, contact the Manufacturer for advice on how to make those Recovery Disks.
If Windows Vista automatically opens the AutoPlay window, close it. Remove the cd , insert first Recovery Disk and restart the laptop. Learn more: --------------------- Otherwise, the Other Person who posted, above, has given you excellent advice. Next go to your support and driver page to install the drivers you need. Does the one they show match your? The drive tray will open automatically for this step. You can also download an alternative recovery disk, if your computer displays boot errors or you need to access and backup your files. On Toshiba laptops as an example when the motherboard is changed the shop has to use a utility to set the Model, the Model part number and the serial number into the new motherboard using a Toshiba utility.
Release the keys when a message displays that Windows is loading files. The proprietary part of the install is your 25 character alpha numeric Microsoft Product Key, which is on a sticker on your computer somewhere. You are not sol just yet though. Cheers It looks like you have a mobo thats not the same one as it should have been. You will not be able to create the disks again. The Automated Repair feature automatically finds and fixes boot errors your computer may experience.
If AutoPlay opens, click it. Simply click the X icon from top right to close the window. With a Desktop it is either on the side, rear or top of the Computer Case. Please do not include your serial number. Hint: If yours is a Dell, you are using the hard drive that came with it, and it came with Windows 7 home premium 64 bit installed, the install process will activate itself without even asking for a product key. You will not be able to recover this system with these discs. Click to open the software.
The key will activate either a 32 or 64 bit installation. Click Next at this screen. Add the next blank disk and then click Next. Under each Manufacturer in the list below are the instructions in the respective links for you to follow on how to use their Recovery Partition Acer — Press Left Alt + F10 Keys. Selecting your media will highlight the choice by changing the background color. In that case you can use the retail Product Key to download the bootable installation files from Follow these steps to do a. Microsoft does not provide installation media unless you purchased a retail copy.
If AutoPlay opens again, close it. You need to check the I Accept checkbox and then click Continue. The above requested information can be found on the bottom of your computer or inside the battery compartment. Moved from System Building to Vista. A recovery disk is also known as a restore disc, repair disc, boot disc or rescue disk. While the System partition was completely inaccessible, the recovery partition was intact.
If you lost your disk you will not be able to create it again. One source you should consider is a friend. I have attempted to use the Cyberlink Recovery Disk Utility from hp but it fails. Windows 8 will automatically show the Search. A progress bar should be positioned in the bottom of the screen.
Sometimes the new hdd requires prepping with Cyberlink Utility cd first. I don't quit for those who are polite and cooperative. Consider using an alternative recovery disk to fix boot errors or to access and backup your files — details here. Such as Windows Home Premium. First, Microsoft does not supply Recovery Disks.