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Then run the command "DSRFIX/F". Top Login to post comments Fri, 2010-12-17 02:08 #13 MudCrab Offline Forum Star Joined: 2009-08-15 Posts: 4308 When you're working on someone else's computer, it can be more difficult. Your drive might have some bad sectors on it, but all hard drives do. It does not move past that screen no matter how long I wait and the only way to get rid of it is to turn the computer off. http://xmailing.net/dell-recovery/dell-recovery-partition.php

If it does, Dsrfix displays an info item that LBA-3 is not empty, as that may suggest LBA-3 contains MediaDirect boot code. The message at the top says do not turn off ur computer during this process, I have a new dell Inspiron One that runs Windows 7 now do I turn it A basic standard dell system! I have no CD available for repair/re-install. http://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/SLN147555

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It has not been tested with SCSI disks. also if i pull out the battery, and then also the launch startup repair option does not work and ultimately i have to switch to the option launch windows normally. I have a reinstal disk for Vista August 14, 2009 Dave The Dell Vista install disk is what you want to boot to. January 16, 2012 Dave The recovery partition should still be there-you can use it every time.

June 3, 2010 Rakesh Hello Dave I need to know dell factory image restore is wipe out my pc due to installion from OS disk ..is there any way to can Believe me I would absolutely love to take it apart and put in a 2nd drive for testing. If these two sizes are different, that suggests a HPA exists! Dell Recovery Partition Vista If you continue to have problem, I recommend you post on our forums for additional help at http://www.pctechbytes.net/forums/ February 16, 2010 Amber Hi, I have a Dell and want to do

The term "restore" has a somewhat fuzzy definition, and users sometimes ambiguously use "restore XP" when they really mean "reinstall XP". Access Dell Recovery Partition Dell website freezes everytime I try to access My Account to try and download a repair cd. Does it take a while for windows to load the files? http://www.goodells.net/dellrestore/fixes.shtml it says bootmgr is missing my laptop dell inspiron n4010 .

Vincent & Grenadines Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Togo Trinidad & Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks & Caicos Islands Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Dell Recovery Image Download Download dsrfix.zip from www.goodells.net/dellrestore/files/dsrfix.zip. (Updated 08-02-2008, version 3.12) Extract dsrfix.com from the archive. (Note to reader: The other files in the archive are supplemental. If not, you can usually obtain recovery CDs from Dell for a small fee. I know this computer was infected and suspect that part of it was making the recovery partition non-accessible.

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Inspiron 500m, 510m, 600m, 630m, 640m, 700m, 1150, 1200, 1300, 1501(AMD), 2200, 5100, 5150, 6000, 6400, 8600, 9300, 9400, B120, B130, E1405, E1505, E1705, M710, M1210, XPS, XPS Gen 2, XPS original site I don't have the CD and the internet. Dell Recovery Partition Windows 10 WARNING: Dsrfix is not a Dell program and is not endorsed by Dell. Dell Recovery Partition Windows 7 The term 'restore' should be taken as meaning to return to a previously saved or stored state.

Review the results to assess whether your system is a good candidate for restoring Dell's DSR feature. his comment is here November 14, 2011 John811c When Ctrl F-11 doesn't work because someone re sized their partition in this case added a D partition to the Hard drive this interferes with the Ctrl now i have access to the recovery partition.. It's the real garbage here. Download Dell Backup And Recovery

i had a lot of problems with viruses and i think that is what is preventing me from restoring. This has worked for me. Did my research before I posted here and everywhere it says the hard drive is completely dead because of those errors and all I can do is get a new hard this contact form What Dsrfix Does Dsrfix first checks for the Dell boot code in the first 440 bytes of the MBR.

DSR (Dell System Restore) is a feature that returns a computer to its "as-shipped" state, through the use of these two specialized partitions. Dell Backup And Recovery Manager If Dsrfix is looking at the right disk and partitions, correcting a fatal condition involves concerted effort, which might include completely restoring one or both Dell partitions from scratch. It's Microsoft trying to save a buck (or make another buck).

Dsrfix may work on other models as well, since I think the same DSR scheme is being widely used across the Dimension and Inspiron model lines.

But ultimately, I want to be able to completely image a dimension system consisting of a single 160GB hard drive. November 10, 2011 Dave Restore options will be different-especially for older PCs. January 10, 2011 David Purcell Do you still have the ability to create the recovery disks? Dell Recovery Key Windows 8 but there i am able to find 5 option only.

Browse other questions tagged windows-xp boot dell-inspiron or ask your own question. The problem here isn't Dell, or any other PC manufacturer. There are a number of utilities available for this purpose, or use mbrsaver.com (included with the download of dsrfix.zip). http://xmailing.net/dell-recovery/dell-recovery-partition-can-it-be-infected.php Why didn't Frodo take a map with him?

If you are unsure of your settings, accept the default selections. The heart of the restore process is recover.exe and the fi.gho file. Test the restore on a new drive before messing with the original. The thing is though, my brother owns the exact same computer - same BIOS, same shipping date, same everything.

November 22, 2011 doc For all of you having the password issue you need to create a Hirens rescue cd (at least ver. 13), and use the password utility to clear If you want Dsrfix to check the fourth partition instead of the third, use the /PBR4 switch. Did you use the recovery CDs you made when you go the computer or did you use a regular Windows disk? Inspiron 500m, 510m, 530s, 600m, 630m, 640m, 700m, 1150, 1200, 1300, 1501(AMD), 2200, 5100, 5150, 6000, 6400, 8600, 9300, 9400, B110, B120, B130, E1405, E1505, E1705, M710, M1210, mini-10v, XPS, XPS

Instructions on performing a backup and downloading the Dell Backup and Recovery Utility can be found below To Restore Your Computer From Within Windows: If you restore from a recent system Amateur Radio K0LO

Top Login to post comments Fri, 2010-12-17 01:30 #12 Keatah Offline Forum Member Joined: 2010-09-17 Posts: 44 Yes I have been imaging/restoring systems for several years. Lucia St. Run as Administrator and in a command prompt, enter these commands : ---- path d:\windows;d:\windows\system32 d: CD Tools PCRestore ------------ It should get you going as well.

Thanks. please help me in solving this issue October 2, 2013 Dave If the Dell PC Restore isn't working, and if the repair option isn't working, you might have a problem with