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mjeroue
What's DOS?
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Registered: ‎03-04-2015
Location: detroit
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Lenovo t430 rescue and recovery

i am trying to perform a resuce and recovery with the included 4 dvd set for windows 7 on a lenovo t430

 

i fly through the first 3 cd's, only to get hung up on the 'applications and recovery disc 2/2' dvd.  it says the dvd is not the correct one.  i ordered a 2nd cd set from lenovo and same result.  i talked to lenovo support and they were no help, made me mail in my other laptop which does not help me long term

 

i have done this many times on a t440 and no issues.  when i try to use the recovery dvd set that is specific to the t430, it gets hung up on the /application 2/2' dvd.  

 

i reset the bios to os optimized defaults.  tried it on two separate t430's and same result.  laptop has no OS on it, trying to perform a factory restore with rescue recovery dvd's and can't get it to work

 

any ideas?

Gmee123
Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎12-31-2015
Location: Canada
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Re: Lenovo t430 rescue and recovery

This thread is currently trying to figure it out on the T430

 

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Two-sets-of-recovery-discs-have-now-fail...

 

No solution yet.. OP there said his dad "cancelled" at the failure point, and somehow got into windows. Not sure how yet myself,. 

radekpletka
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Registered: ‎05-02-2012
Location: US
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Re: Lenovo t430 rescue and recovery

I had a similar problem with it on my old t61p installing W7 from original Lenovo DVDs (paid $50 for them ) on it and solved it by several times putting in different DVDs from the installation set, until the system decided to accept one of them and got me into the windows. I may even hit escape or some other buttons, but not cancel, if I remember it correctly, it was long time ago and it was frustrating.

 

 

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