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nworbekim
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Registered: ‎05-22-2013
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question about rescue and recovery disk

thanks for taking time to read this....

 

i have a lenovo N500 and it has become unbootable.  i have looked at the rescue/recovery disk set i made when i first got the computer and am tempted to use it.  however, i'm not sure if it wipes the drive or gives me a chance to repair the drive first.

 

 

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Posts: 4,447
Registered: ‎04-22-2013
Location: Philippines
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Re: question about rescue and recovery disk

hi nworbekim,

 

Welcome to Lenovo Communityf Forums!

 

If your Os is Windows 7

 

  If you use the One Key Recovery / Create Recovery CD / Initial Backup

Then it would load the system back to that state deleting all current Data and files on Drive C:

 

as an alternative...

 

Check this thread for downloading a Windows 7 ISO and burn it into DVD as bootable.

http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/W-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/Win-7-ISO-DVDs/m-p/894353#M33884

 

 

Use that and start it as you'll install an OS, then you will reach a page like this

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Choose the repair your computer option to repair your non bootable Windows.

 

Best Regards

Solid Cruver



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